The summit of nearby Kaloor Ridge.

 

 

With our rich biodiversity, the Rainforest Retreat is becoming recognized as one of the finest birding and trekking destinations in South India. We offer a variety of nature walks and treks (accompanied by a trained guide), as well as a thorough tour of our certified organic plantation. We can also offer valuable advice to help you plan your travels in south India and beyond.

Awaken to the melody of singing birds and the fragrances of exotic flowers.  Walk leisurely through a tropical evergreen forest and discover the meaning of "biodiversity" with our help. Here you can unwind and let your senses be soothed by the sights, sounds, and smells of Nature. All this and more is awaiting you !!!

 

Mojo Plantation Tour: ~2 hours

Participate in an exciting ecological experiment as you learn how coffee, cardamom, pepper and vanilla are cultivated organically in the shade of rainforest trees, and see for yourself the different methods of organic cultivation being practiced here. You will learn first hand about the broad diversity of medicinal plants and their many uses.

 

Treks: Half or Full-Day.

With our rich bio-diversity, the Rainforest Retreat is becoming recognized as one of the finest birding and trekking destinations in South India. We offer a variety of Nature Walks (accompanied by a trained guide) through evergreen rainforests and idyllic valleys. You can participate in long rugged treks or opt for more leisurely walks but the memories of being in a tropical forest will linger long after you have returned home.

 

Birdwatching

Over 100 species have been spotted on our property and the surrounding area, including Hornbills, Orioles, Drongos, Flycatchers and more! Check out our full bird list.

 

 

Dubare Elephant Camp - Half or Full Day

No visit to Kodagu can be complete without a visit to the Cauvery - the sacred river of Southern India. Dubare Elephant Camp offers an interesting elephant interaction program, including bathing and feeding their resident elephants.

 

 

Golden Temple at Kushalnagar - Half or Full Day

A visit to the nearby Tibetan settlement at Kushalnagar is a must. The Golden Temple features some very large statues of the Buddha, intricate paintings and a peaceful atmosphere. Trips to the temple are often combined with a morning trip to the Dubare Elephant Camp.

 

 

Educational Programs for School Groups

We are able to accomodate school groups. Please mention your group size and needs in your booking email - we will do our best to customize our educational programs to meet your needs.

 

Please Note:

Half-day treks are included with the price of your accommodation. Full-day guided treks are also available for an additional Rs.750 per person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A nearby temple in a Sacred Grove.