An internationally acclaimed eco lodge far from any human habitation, Vanghat is nestled deep in the awe inspiring Ramganga valley. Our 5 mud and stone bungalows have been exclusively crafted for wildlife enthusiasts, bird watchers and nature lovers. The envious location of the lodge affords long walks in the wild country and unexplored territories, the experience of which is enhanced by some of the finest and most experienced naturalists of this landscape. Keeping in mind the needs of the international traveller, each cottage is designed with modern interiors to ensure maximum comfort. Each mud cottage has a spacious bedroom and attached toilet facilities. A hike of 1.5 km gets the travellers on the banks of the Ramganga. From here a bamboo raft ferries you to remote Vanghat.
Adventure at heart and average fitness is thus vital. A safari will not be missed once you are Vanghat and we wish to promote on foot forest excursions. However if one is eager to explore Corbett please inform us well in advance. Bijrani and Jhirna Zones of Corbett Tiger Reserve are best explored from our lodge Tiger Camp situated close to the entry points.
If you wish to do safaris based out of Vanghat you’ll need to keep in mind the hike (DURING TWILIGHT HOURS!!) from road head and the long drive to the park entrance. Arrive Corbett and check in at your jungle lodge with rest of the day at leisure or explore the surroundings. Overnight at lodge. (L, D)
Guided Walking Safari You'll have your own dedicated naturalist and tracker. We will be heading into the forest early with packed breakfast and spend wildlife rich morning hours in the jungle. We will trek at a pace convenient to our guests We will observe wildlife from vantage points, natural & man made hides. We may return to camp for lunch and rest. In the evening we will head back into the forest and return to camp for bonfire & refreshments under the open sky. Cost for two guests on double share basis – INR 13500/
Morning & afternoon game viewing drive in Corbett Tiger Reserve by 4x4 open Gypsy. Corbett National Park - named after legendary hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett, this park not only has the glory of being India’s oldest and most reputed National Park, it is also the place where Project Tiger was first launched. An interesting aspect of Corbett is that it offers one of those rare opportunities where you can actually stay inside the heart of the national park; a true experience any wildlife enthusiast craves for. Exploring the forest on foot is another very unique experience Corbett offers to its visitors. Walk on the buffer forests gives an exciting opportunity for better understand the park.
Altitudinal variation (400 to 1200 m above sea level) has blessed Corbett with rich biodiversity. Vegetation ranging from Himalayan and peninsular are found here. While forest type is mostly tropical broad-leafed Sal, there are river valleys with massive grasslands.
Dominant predator here are Tiger followed by Leopard, Leopard cat etc. Herbivores found in Corbett include the Hog Deer, Muntjac, Spotted Deer and Sambar. Savannas are dominated by herds of elephants and other mammals seen here are Indian Pangolin, Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Wild Bore, Otters, Martins etc. Overnight at lodge. (B, L, D).