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Mela Kothi - The Chambal Safari Lodge

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Mela Kothi Road, Agra 283104 India See on map
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Breakfast included
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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

After a 'bumpy' period of a couple of years my wife and I needed a relaxing break, some 'time out' to recharge the batteries. And after over 30 trips to India we didn't seek adventures. This place is popular with birders and there are delightful...More

3  Thank Palitana
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Our room was delightful, clean, quiet and lovely ensuite bathroom. Our guide was Gejendra who could not have done more to make us feel welcome despite us not wanting to go out on any big trips. All staff were attentive and food was great! Wifi...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautifully restored old hunting lodge run as a family eco lodge. Cottage rooms with outside seating areas ,with a/c and comfortable beds. Restaurant meals are all home made and with locally sourced ingredients. You are personally welcomed by the owners and guests share a pretty...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

It was a great place with a great staff, great food and a great naturalist tour guide. We could see so much of the wild life and the local life of the area thanks to our guide. We highly recommend the Chambal River Tour.

1  Thank Arnold_Juinieu
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We arrived early evening and left after morning river safari, so there was not enough time to explore. Found the rooms clean with everything required. Dinner and breakfast were yummo, chef even cooked us a vegan meal. Staff very pleasant and polite. Would like to...More

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Response from RPSJ, Owner at Mela Kothi - The Chambal Safari LodgeResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you WeloveAsia for your review. Chambal has much to offer, especially to those keen to explore and experience India away from the touristy trail. Glad you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again for a longer stay. Team Chambal...More

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A family run eco-lodge nestling in 35 acres of reclaimed land. An oasis of peace, tranquility, and gracious hospitality. An opportunity to explore the Chambal Valley. River Safari for Gharials, Marsh ...More crocodiles, Gangetic river dolphins, and Indian skimmers. Jeep safaris for Black-buck & Sarus cranes. Camel safari to Fort Ater, and excursions to the medieval temple complex at Bateshwar - site of the second largest animal fair in India (Sonepur in Bihar being the largest). Nature walks and village walks. Less
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India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra District > Agra
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2 April 2018|
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Response from zortean | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they are the only people who offer this safari. They will provide transport if you don't have it, at extra cost. BTW, the river safari was awesome and if you're interested in birdlife, it's well worth having... More
22 September 2015|
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Response from dnaruka |
KarenKMG, The Lodge contact details are on their website. Tripadvisor is not letting me paste the exact link, but you can look for CHAMBAL and SAFARI and LODGE via google and the website will come up. The 'contact' page will... More
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"It depends what you want. Ours was fairly close to the dining area but there are 'cottages' which..."
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"All Bungalows are good but those to the West are quieter, you have to walk further for meals is all."
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"All the cottages looked lovely, well spaced among the forest"
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"All their rooms are extremely tastefully done !"
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