Gowrinivas – Coorg Homestay

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  • Type : Coffee Plantation
  • Karnataka / coorg homestay madikeri
Contact :
Email: gowrinivas@yahoo.com Ph: 09448193822


Gowri Nivas, situated in Madikeri which has been rebuilt meticulously, is an ancestral home known for its legendary hospitality to family and friends. It has its own story to tell from handmade floor tiles to the antique door, pillars and windows rescued from a chieftain’s house and painstakingly restored. Gowri Nivas offers you a quality home stay service in Coorg.

Set amidst misty hills and lush green coffee plantations, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Gowri Nivas Home Stay is located in central Madikeri, Coorg. Famous tourist places like Ganapathi Temple, Kanchi Kamakshi Temple and Rajas Seat are located within walking distance of the property. Preferred by leisure travelers, the property makes arrangements for a range of thrilling adventure activities like trekking, rappelling, river rafting and kayaking

Gowri Nivas was the birth place of a hundred dreams of many members of the family who eventually went on to achieve them. Gowri Nivas signifies kindness, courage, strength, hard work and success. Eventually over a period of time different branches of the family decided to sell their portions and move to the city in search of a better life.

The home has three rooms and the tariff ranges from Rs.3500 to Rs.6000 per night per couple. This includes breakfast.

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  • Rooms Kodava style home

    The House consists of one room which is well furnished with cable TV, hot water kettle, attached bath with running hot & cold. The Cottage consists of two independent rooms which are well furnished with cable TV, hot water kettle, attached bath with running hot / cold water with a common sit out.

  • Food Coorgi cuisine

    Food is home-cooked with a Coorgi touch.

  • Hosts Bopanna and Muthu

    Bopanna and his wife Muthu are the third generation of the family who decided to acquire Gowri Nivas and keep the legend of hospitality alive. Bopanna has been a sailor and worked in the merchant navy in Vietnam for quite some time prior to returning to Coorg. He has fun & interesting tales to share and is always willing to help the guests with all their queries regarding the place.

  • Suggested Activity #1Raja’s Seat

    Just located at a 5mins. Walk from the homestay, Raja’s Seat or the Seat of the King is a famous sunset point in Madikeri. It was once the platform from which the kings of Kodagu used to enjoy glorious sunsets. Raja’s seat stands inside a splendid garden of seasonal flowers and musical fountains. The garden becomes a colourful sight when the flowering plants are in full bloom. The fountains dance to the tune of rhythmic music and gush out colourful water. The sunset point overlooks a valley and offers a spectacular view of green mist-laden mountains beyond the valley.

  • Suggested Activity #2Abbey Falls

    It is located 8 km from the homestay. The water cascades over rocks to calm pools. A hanging bridge constructed comes in handy to view the falls. There is a Kali Mata temple on the other side of the bridge and access is through a Coffee estate

  • Suggested Activity #3Adventure Sports

    Micro-lite Flights, located 80km from Madikeri, can be arranged on request (seasonal) along with other sports activities like Still Water Kayaking in Kakkabe, River Rafting, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking. Prior notice and additional costs needs to be paid for these activities.

  • Suggested Activity #3Day Trip to the estate

    Take a day trip to their estate ‘Laxmivana’ which is situated at the foot hills of Coorg’s highest peak Tadiyendamol. The host will provide you with a detailed map to walk through an unexplored part of coorg. You will get to have a rare insight to life in Coorg which has not changed for generations.

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