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Chambal Safari Lodge
Why we like it
- Oasis retreat just an hour's drive from Agra
- Nature walks and wildlife cruises
- Visit the Bateshwar Temples and local villages
- Family run property
- Home cooked food
Walk into the local village for an authentic experience of Indian rural life.
The organisation was spot-on and A & K representatives met, fetched and carried at each venue, always on-time friendly and knowledgable. We had one driver throughout the trip - Pravin and he was a pleasure to be with.
Surrounded by beautiful landscapes, Chambal Safari Lodge is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of every day Indian life. Steeped in history, this home has just 12 guest rooms. Meals are home-cooked with ingredients sourced from organically grown local ingredients. There are many short walks available from the property and you can explore the nearby village, untouched by tourism. 10km from Chambal Safari Lodge are the Bateshwar Temples. Located on the banks of the river Yamuna, there are over 100 temples to explore. You can take a wildlife cruise in search of the gharial crocodile and Gangetic river dolphin, or lookout for the 180 species of bird recorded in the grounds of the property.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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