Woodway – Chikmagalur Homestay
- Type : Coffee Plantation
- Karnataka / chikmagalur
Contact :Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 082622 48023
WHAT TO EXPECT
Woodway is located 14kms from Chikmagalur, at a height of 4300 feet above MSL on the “Chandra Drona” range of hills, and a convenient distance from many tourist spots such as the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Belur, Halebedu, Kemmanagundi and Ranganabetta. Woodway makes for an enjoyable getaway for the family in a warm and hospitable home style setting. The ‘Bungalow’ is surrounded by Coffee bushes and hills which offer an abundance of trekking and cycling opportunities to all.
Escape to the peace and tranquility of Woodway, nestled amidst lush coffee bushes on the giri range of hills. Woodway is the perfect place to unwind and take in all that nature has to offer. Trekking, bird watching, golfing and a visit to the local shandy are some of the activities on offer…all that and a breath of fresh air!!
The accommodation is comfortable, the cuisine is home cooked and includes a taste of local food. Not to forget the endless cups of aromatic south Indian coffee.
They have 5 rooms with the price starting from Rs.3500 per person per night, Rs.1750 for children (5-12 years). This is inclusive of all meals, a bonfire, 1 limited veg. starter, coffee (3 times a day), a coffee tour and trek to ‘Bendgall’
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There are 5 large rooms each with a unique shape, size and character of its own. All rooms come with attached WC. The Bungalow is surrounded by Coffee bushes and hills.
Food Local Chikmagalur cuisine
Multi and Local Cuisine from Chikmagalur including “Akki Roti” and “Koli Saaru” is the speciality. Vegan, Jain and vegetarians are also catered to. Meals are on a fixed menu basis. A la Carte menu is available at extra cost.
Shreedev and his family has enjoyed the Woodway for many years and would like to share it with you. He has opened up the ancestral plantation home and offer a glimpse into the planter’s life. You can visit them to sample the famed “Malenadu” hospitality that they have to offer.
Suggested Activity #1Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
A 30 minute drive away from the homestay is the amazing “Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary”, a Project Tiger reserve and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna including the elusive big cat, ‘The Tiger’.
Suggested Activity #2Coffee Estate Tour
You can spend time going through the vast coffee estate and enjoying the natural sounds and scenic beauty of it all.
Suggested Activity #3Mullyanagiri
Mulyangiri is the highest peak in Karnataka and is close to 2000 metres. This peak is supposed to resemble a trekker’s backyard. Mullayanagiri has amazing trekking trails. The nature walks here are among the best in the country. Located 12 km from Chikmagalur, Mullayanagiri is the highest mountain between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. On top of the peak there is a small temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, hundreds of Shiva devotees trek all the way up to offer their prayers.
Suggested Activity #3 Baba Budangiri
Also known as the Chandra Drona Parvatha, Datta Peeta has several high mountain rises. There are three caves here. Three siddhas are buried here. Siddhas are religious oracles. An annual ceremony is held in these caves. When you are at the Baba Budan Giri mountain range, do try to make it to these caves. The scenery around this region is spectacular. The combination of scenic beauty and the intriguing caves makes this place a frequented one.