Eco-lodge establishments have become a popular accommodation form for eco-tourists. They provide accommodation, amenities, food, and facilities for tourists and their level of amenity standards vary. Eco-lodge has extended their accommodation preferences to include not only service quality, but the surrounding natural environment, sustainable design, and wildlife availability. The study attempts to gain an insight about the functioning and sustainability of the eco-lodges operating in Maguri Bill, a wetland attracting hefty tourist located in Tinsukia, Assam. The study reveals various parameters attributing to the profitability and operations of these eco lodges and also the tourist perspective of these lodges. Eco-Lodges are an important factor in providing the essence of Eco-Tourism and hence efforts must be directed towards their sustainability.
Key words: Eco-Lodges, Maguri Bill, Eco-Tourism.