The Blackbuck Lodge sits in splendid seclusion along the Velavadar Blackbuck National Park, near the west coast of Gulf of Cambay. This wildlife resort offers unsurpassed luxury in the middle of an untamed landscape. In this majestic tapestry of the wild, the Blackbuck Lodge spread across 70 acres becomes an ideal destination for the discerning traveller with its luxury villas, exclusive dining area, proximity to the Velavadar National Park and historic places of Gujarat, the indigenous wildlife and rich birdlife. You’ll be inspired by the magnificence of this secluded setting that’s perfect for family reunions and vacations and weekend getaways. It is a great place for those who want to revel in the region’s breathtaking beauty.

Accommodation and Facilities
 
With 14 air-conditioned cottages, the wildlife resort wins you over with its attention to minimalistic chic interiors and stylish architecture.
Each room is spacious and furnished with kingsize beds, chairs and tables.
There is a specially designed relaxation area by the windows in the room to enjoy the starlit clear sky.
Each room has a verandah at the back with deck chairs for sunbathing and watching the blackbucks.
The bathrooms are large and each bathroom comes with a separate dressing area providing urban comforts. There is an alternative open air shower area near the bathroom for guests who want to enjoy a hot water shower under the tropical sun in the close environs of nature.
The resort will soon boast of a swimming pool and an open air barbeque area for their guests.
All our luxury cottages come with the following features
 
Satellite Television
Telephone and direct dialing through operator
Room service menu
Mini Fridge
Tea-coffee maker
Wi-fi available (At a nominal charge)
Restaurant
 

The walk to the restaurant from your cottage, through the lush natural grasslands of the region is a unique experience in itself. Built from local materials, the restaurant offers scenic views from its large windows. After a day of activity or relaxation, enjoy gourmet comfort food in the lodge’s dining area overlooking the water body, near the restaurant.

 
The menu features Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine, besides regional Kathiawadi specialties.
Add to this smiling, well-trained staff that makes the whole experience of enjoying the meal worth it.
The restaurant is open from 6am to 10 pm for the residents as well as non-residents of the Blackbuck Lodge.
Library
 

As you enter the resort, near the reception area, there is a section dedicated to books and magazines on wildlife and is just the place to relax and exchange jungle stories.

Tariff
 
From 01st Apr to 30th Sep 2014

Air-conditioned Super Deluxe Cottage: INR 9,500/- *

 
Plan Double Occupancy Single Occupancy Extra Bed Additional Tax
5 TO 11 YRS 12 YRS & Above
AP INR 9,500/- INR 8,500/- INR 3,500/- INR 4,900/- TAX AS APPLICABLE
MAP INR 8,500/- INR 8,000/- INR 2,750/- INR 3,700/-
CP INR 8,000/- INR 7,500/- INR 2,000/- INR 2,500/-
From 01st Oct 2014 to 31st Mar 2015

Air-conditioned Super Deluxe Cottage: INR 14,500/- *

 
Plan Double Occupancy Single Occupancy Extra Bed Additional Tax
5 TO 11 YRS 12 YRS & Above
AP INR 14,500/- INR 13,000/- INR 3,500/- INR 4,900/- TAX AS APPLICABLE
MAP INR 13,000/- INR 12,500/- INR 2,750/- INR 3,700/-
CP INR 12,500/- INR 12,000/- INR 2,000/- INR 2,500/-
* Christmas Surcharge INR 3,000/- Applicable Per person - 24th Dec 2014 and 31st Dec 2014
Special Bush Dinner can be arranged on prior notice at an additional cost of INR 3,000/- per person (Minimum of 4 people) Inclusive of taxes. (P.S. Contact Reservations/Sales Office or The Lodge for detailed information).
 
Please note:
The hotel check-in time is 12:30 hrs (IST) and the check out time is 11:00 hrs (IST). Early arrival and late departure requests are subject to availability and can be arranged at an additional cost.
 

- The rates are quoted per room, per night and are based on two adult sharing a double room and are priced
   in Indian Rupees.
- This includes accommodation as detailed, taxes and meals as per the plan.
- Child Policy: Child below 5 years can share parent’s bed and above 5 years extra bed is mandatory.
- An infant is a guest under the ages of 5 – Free of charge.
- Guests are not allowed to carry outside eatables and beverages within the lodge premises.
- Safari visit to National Park extra at INR 2000/- per Jeep for up to 5 Pax. Camera and Park entry charges
   extra as per forest department rates.
- National Park remains closed from 15th June to 15th October.
- All Guests must carry and present on demand valid photo identification at Check-In.
- The Drivers those who are accompanying with the guest will be charged INR 1,000/- per day.
- Our Visiting guests are requested to please note that our Resort is close to the National Park and hence
   Loud Music, Honking of Car horns is prohibited. Use of plastic is also restricted /avoided.
- Special rates apply for Christmas and New Year periods.

Cancellation Policies
 
- 45 Days prior Full Refund
- 30 Days prior 25% Cancellation
- 15 Days prior 50% Cancellation
- 7 Days prior 100% Cancellation
- 23rd Oct 2014 to 26th Oct 2014 and 24th Dec 2014 to 31st Dec 2014 NON REFUNDABLE
Kindly deposit the above amount 60 days before the check in date.
 
Our bank details are as follows
 
Name: Bank of India
Account Name: Bhal Hotels PVT LTD
A/C number: 200120100002311
FISC Code: BKID0002001
Branch: Panchvati , Ahmedabad
Restaurant Timings
 
Breakfast 07:30am to 10:00am (IST)
Lunch 13:00pm to 15:00pm (IST)
Dinner 20:00pm to 22:00pm (IST)
Charges for Safaris
 
Exclusive Couple
Jeep Safari
5 Pax
(Exclusive Jeep
Safari)
7 Pax
(Exclusive Jeep
Safari)
10 Pax
(Exclusive Jeep
Safari)
Additional Tax
INR 1,500/-
(INR 300/- for extra per person)
INR 2,000/- INR 3,000/- INR 3,500/- TAX AS APPLICABLE
Park Entry Charges (New rates as per the Forest Department.)
 
Particulars For Indians Nationals Rs. For foreigners US $
Entrance for Adults
& Walk-in
INR 20/- USD 5
Entrance For Adults & Walk-in
Saturday/Sunday
INR 20/- USD 6
For any Car Entrance
(Above 6 pax)
INR 500/- N/A
Jeep/Car Entrance
(upto 6 pax jeep)
INR 200/- USD 20
Jeep/ Car Entrance
(upto 6 pax jeep)
Saturday/Sunday
INR 250/- USD 25
Bus Entrance
(5 to 15 pax)
INR 500/- USD 50
Bus Entrance
(5 to 15 pax)
Saturday/Sunday
INR 625/- USD 63
Camera INR 100/- USD 10
Guide INR 250/- USD 10
 
*Safari rates are Per Jeep Safari Per Entrance.

On Saturday/ Sunday for Indian National overall an extra of INR 50/- will be charged.

Please note that rates mentioned above are subject to change as per Government policy.

We remain at your disposal for any further information that you may require for the National Park or our lodge.
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The Blackbuck Lodge
Velavadar National Park,
Dist. Bhavnagar, Bhal,
Saurashtra, Gujarat, India

Lodge:
Tel: +91 8154973478 & 9978979728

Ahmedabad Sales Office:
Tel: +91 79 40020901, 02, 03
Fax: +91 79 40020902

637, Shops and Offices
202, Second Floor,
Panchavati Second Lane,
Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad-380006


Reservation Office timings:
Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM to 19:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM to 16:00 PM


Email:
reservations@theblackbucklodge.com


For feedback, write to us at:
feedback@theblackbucklodge.com


Website:
www.theblackbucklodge.com

 
 
 
 
  
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