KATHMANDU: Jagatpur Lodge, a safari and luxury resort managed by one of Nepal’s leading five-star hotels, has come into operation from March 1.
Set by the Rapti river, on the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Chitwan National Park, the lodge which is under Hotel Annapurna’s management strives to combine the natural beauty of its surroundings. with an understated elegance
“Now, we have a new property that offers a true jungle experience,” said Shreejana Rana, Executive Director of Hotel Annapurna. “What makes it special is that it is backed by the service and quality standards of one of Nepal’s leading five-star hotel. Guests will enjoy the splendor of Chitwan’s wildlife and jungle activities with our experienced Naturalist. And they will leave with memories and experiences of a lifetime.”
Spread over eight acres of jungle grassland., Jagatpur Lodge has seven tents imported from South Africa turned into luxuriously appointed rooms with en suite bathrooms, according to Hotel Annapurna. Besides the tents, the lodge also offers 20 well-appointed rooms housed in five bungalows. They have en suite bathroom and its own private balcony or terrace.
Raju Bikram Shah, Executive Consultant of Annapurna Group of Hotels, said that Jagatpur Lodge is only targeting high end tourists at the moment, charging $205 for deluxe twin shared room for one night stay (which includes one night meal, breakfast and jungle safari).
With the addition of Jagatpur Lodge, the group now features three properties. It has been running Hotel Annapurna in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, and Fish Tail Lodge in Pokhara.