If anybody ask me for best cheapest hotel or resort in Bandhavgarh, then without any hesitation, I will suggest "Kumkum Lodge". It is conveniently located close to Tala Safari Zone entrance gate in main road, close to Tala village barrier check-point. Spead over a large area covered with natural trees with 12 non-airconditioned rooms, Kumkum lodge realizes the dream to visit Bandhavgarh with low budget. It is managed by local village boys gives a feeling as if we can turn the things as per our own choice means their is not hard & fast rule to follow. Rooms are simple with double beds, almirah, table-chair and separate attached bathroom. As it is a one of the cheapest accommodation facility available at Bandhavgarh, one should not expect too much luxury at such nominal charge. We have often seen bagpackers use to stay here for 3-6 days. Staying at Kumkum is a value for money deal.
Address: Kumkum Lodge Bandhavgarh,
Resort Manager: Kamal (Contact Number: +91 9424330200)
Near Tala Village Check-point,
Tehsil - Manpur, District - Umaria
Madhya Pradesh – 484661, India
Note: Resort don't have its official website or email-id. Beware of fake websites with its name. Tariff: INR.700/- Per Room Per Night on room-only basis (unbeaten price). Contact us for lodge booking.
Kumkum Lodge is conveniently located in main road, close to Tala village entry point. It is hardly 300meters from Tala safari zone entrance gate which means one can enjoy morning walk to Tala village and even can go to entrance gate for safari booking. Their is no other adjoining resort or construction due to which make is disturbance free presence of wild bushes, tall sal trees and wild surrounding makes it peaceful place to stay. More access details are as follows:
About 200 kms from Jabalpur Dumna Airport.
About 255 kms from Kanha National Park.
About 250 kms from Khajuraho.
About 130 kms from Satna.
About 250 kms from Amarkantak.
About 35 kms from Umaria railway station.
About 100 kms from Katni railway station.
Equipped with 12 simple non-ac medium sized rooms. Rooms are simple with traditional local house style. Its roof is specially designed using wood logs and bamboos with mud plaster which make room cool during summers. This technique is used in traditional village houses. Know more about the facilities available are Kumkum:
Attached bathroom to be used separately by room-occupant.