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Mahua Kothi
Bandhavgarh National Park

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Mahua Kothi is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Safari Lodges in Asia.

Mahua Kothi is the first luxury camp to be opened in India by the joint partnership of CC Africa and Taj Hotels. Mahua Kothi offers 12 beautiful Kutiyas (jungle village huts) - each is accessed through private courtyards with shaded seating, traditional swings and mud floors. The interiors include richly coloured local textiles in shades of rust and burnt orange, wooden shutters, mud-coloured walls in lime and earth washes, open rafters with roughly-hewn wooden beams and handmade pottery roof tiles. There is a swimming pool and beautiful open areas for dining and relaxation. The naturalists offer a superlative level of service when taking guests into the park. They focus not just on the larger mammals but also on understanding the whole ecosystem of the forest.

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When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.
Susan Heller

So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India

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