Nestled within the rainforests of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is a beautiful hill destination that lies in the heart of coffee plantations. It has something to offer to all – trekkers, pilgrims, tourists and research enthusiasts. There are beautiful waterfalls of Kalathgiri, Hebbe, Manikyadhara and many more; The Muthodi and Bhadra forests provide habitat to various species of birds and animals; Sringeri, Horanadu, Kalasa, Balehonnur are the famous holy places. Temples of Hoysala art are found at Amruthapura and Belavadi.
It is well-connected on road to cities like Bangalore (260 km), Mangalore (145 km) and Hassan (78 km). The nearest railway station is Kadur, about 55 km away. The nearest airport is Mangalore airport. From Mangalore, you can hire a taxi or take a bus plying to Chikmagalur.
This tastefully done homestay is located in a small village in Chikmagalur which follows the tradition and culture of malnad. It is surrounded by acres of coffee and pepper plantations. Its carefully curated artifacts and colonial heritage furniture gives it an old warm charm. There are 4 rooms, each with its own unique character; One is a double occupancy room ideal for couples, two rooms are good enough for 4 people each and a dormitory that accommodates 8 people. There is a well maintained garden and ample space for bonfire and barbeque outdoors.
It is not just a homestay, but a well curated series of experiences. Bird watching, walking through Coffee plantations, hiking, adventure activities like jungle gym, flying fox, archery, paintball, rifle shooting, jeep safari are some activities that will keep you engaged during your stay Here. Do purchase local coffee from the estate.
Location: It is located 18 km from Chikmagalur
Number of Rooms – 4 ; Total Capacity – 18
Punith KV will host you who stays here with his wife and parents. He is passionate about farms, nature and plantations. For the love of it, he left his job in NewZealand and came back to take care of his farms. He has been managing the homestay along with his farms for the past 4 years. He is a friendly person and does his best to make his guests comfortable. Punith is a knowledgeable person who can be your travel guide to enhance your trip. Make sure to find time to talk to Punith for guidance on go-to places, culture, food, and everything about Chikmagalur.
The host serves tasty and delicious cuisine of Malnad style. It includes traditional dishes of that region. Regular north Indian and Continental dishes are also provided according to the customers’ needs and preferences. Both veg and non-veg food is available. Do try their pork and fish dishes. Also the cuisine is modulated according to your taste.
Parking • Internet • Running Hot Water • Seating Areas • Television • Toiletries • Play Area • Smoking Allowed • Bonfire • Barbeque • Pick and Drop Service (paid)
Bird watching • Star Gazing • Reading • Hiking • Village Walk • Shopping • Forest Walk • Cycling • Adventure Sports
Per Person – 2500/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Dinner, Tea/ Coffee and Snacks
Upto 8 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Rangaan betta (9km) • Muthodi forest (19km) • Mullayanagiri (20km)
Hirekolale Lake (22km) • Bhadra Tiger Reserve (29km) • Jhari Waterfalls (37km) • Baba Bhudanagiri (40km) • Devara mane betta (42km) • Sharadamba Temple (77km) • Vidyashankara Temple (77km) • Hebbe Falls (80km) • Kudremukh National Park (97km)
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