Tadoba Tiger Reserve: Svasara Resort
Located near the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in Central India (Maharashtra),Svasara resort aims to take the wildlife enthusiast on a magical journey. A 2 hours drive from Nagpur(which is 100 kms away and well-connected by air,bus and train) the resort is located just 300 metres from the Kolara gate at the north end of the Tadoba Tiger Reserve.
Wildlife enthusiasts’ and nature lovers’ paradise- yes, that’s how one could describe Svasara Resorts at Tadoba Tiger reserve in a nutshell. Awarded, ‘The most promising new destination’, at the prestigious Travel and Tourism fair in 2011, Svasara is poised to attain new heights of glory. Svasara sits on a nine acre oasis of greenery. It is also the premier luxury resort at Tadoba Tiger Reserve.
Guests at Svasara can go on a thrilling tiger safari at Tadoba which boasts of frequent tiger sighting at close quarters due to its high tiger density.
Shutter bugs and wildlife enthusiasts can also feast their eyes on more than 185 species of birds, leopards, wild dog, Gaur (Indian bison), Sambar etc.
Then there are the hauntingly beautiful ‘ghost trees’, so called because of their white bark, which could mesmerise you.
“Svasara Resorts Private Limited is developing a new chain of luxury wildlife resorts across select wildlife locations in India. Each Svasara Resort will offer the ultimate fusion of luxury, convenience, and a wildlife experience. The Svasara Resort at Tadoba is the first resort in the luxury chain, and is situated at the Kolara Gate at Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra”
The resort’s twelve luxurious suites are comfortable and echo the wildlife theme. The facilities are family-friendly. After an enchanting safari there could no better way to relax as you savour the old world hospitality coupled with high standards of luxury.
Recreational activities such as volleyball, walking/cycling trails, play area for children and indoor as well as outdoor games are available. A gym, spa and swimming pool are on the anvil.
Svasara is dedicated to wildlife conservation and promotes eco- tourism, local community development and green practices.
Water is recycled to be used for agriculture, and waste disposal is managed in such a way so as to minimise the impact on the local ecosystem.
“Svasara guests take pride in supporting a business that aims to promote sustainable eco-tourism, and echo our commitment to conservation, local community development, and green practices. For example, the resort has undertaken an extensive plantation program of native plants on its premises and this in turn provides employment to local farmers. The resort carefully manages its waste disposal to minimise the impact on the local ecosystem. Water is recycled for plantation and agricultural use.”