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Accommodation at Kemmangundi Karnataka


Posted Date: 10-Mar-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Temples in Karnataka    
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This article gives complete information on where to stay in Kemmangundi Karnataka.



The first choice of accommodation for most visitors to Kemmangundi Karnataka is the Horticulture Department Guest House (known as Raj Bhavan), which provides a number of cottages. This is a budget dormitory-type accommodation with a double room costing less than Rs.300/-. However, be warned: most visitors are unhappy with the facilities, with unwashed bed sheets and limited (cold) food.

You need to book accommodation at the Horticulture Department Guest House well in advance and it is very rare that you will find a cottage vacant otherwise.
Phone Number of Horticulture Department Guest House: 08262 - 237126
You can also book this accommodation with the Bangalore Horticulture Department –
Contact: Director of Horticulture - Ph: 080-6571925

There is also a Horticulture Department Guest House in Kallathi village, where the famous Kallathi waterfalls are located. Phone Number of Horticulture Department Guest House Kallathi: 08262-235334

There are many more comfortable accommodations in Kemmangundi Karnataka:
1. Nature Nivana Homestay at Chikmagalur
Nature Nirvana Homestay is a bungalow located in the Baba Budanagari Range, 38kms from Kadur railway station. Activities offered to guests include trekking, fishing, coracle rides, etc.

Tariff: Rs.1950/- per night. Tariff could be higher during the peak season from 20th December to 5th January & from 1st April to 31st May. Tariff includes all meals and taxes, a few treks and a plantation tour. A variety of day/night packages are available.

Address of Nature Nirvana Homestay Chikmagalur: Baba Budanagari Hills, Chikmagalur. [please see map for exact location]
Location of Nature Nirvana Homestay

Phone number of Nature Nirvana Homestay Chikmagalur: 0-98440-42152 / 0-94483-64152

Email of Nature Nirvana Homestay Chikmagalur: naturenirvana@yahoo.com

2. Planters Court Hotel Chikmagalur
The Planters Court Hotel is located exactly opposite the KSRTC Bus stand in Chikmagalur. The in-house restaurant serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Since most of the staff primarily speak in Kannada, it is advisable to learn a few Kannada words!

Tariff ranges from a little over Rs.400 up to Rs.1200/- +.

Address of the Planters Court Hotel Chikmagalur: K.M. Road, P.Box 109, Opposite KSRTC Depot km Road, Chikmagalur, Karnataka

Phone Number of Planters Court Hotel Chikmagalur: (08262) 235881 / 235882‎

3. Rangers Camp Chikmagalur
The Rangers Camp is about 13kms from Hebbe Falls, one of the main attractions of Kemmangundi Karnataka. It is not a jungle camp – there are furnished cottages with all the requisite facilites. Since it is located at the base of the Kemmangundi hills, there are plenty of outdoor activities for guests including bird watching, trekking, nature walks, cycling, etc. You can even laze around in a hammock!

Tariff: Cottage for 2 is Rs.1,250/- (taxes extra). This includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a campfire.

Here is an update on the price:
the tariff is Rs.1350/-per person/day on multiple sharing basis and Rs.1500/- per person/day on twin sharing basis - The package includes lunch, dinner, breakfast and stay. Games and activities are also included in the package, please refer website - rangerscamp.net. The tariff is valid upto March 2012.Proprietor,Rangers Camp.


Address of Rangers Camp Chikmagalur: Ballavara, Tarikere Taluk, Chickmagalur – 577129, Karnataka
Phone Number of Rangers Camp Chikmagalur: +91 8261 258138 / 200 // Mobile : +91 9448555633
Email: mailto:info@rangerscamp.net
You can also get in touch with their Bangalore Contact: Ms Manjula, Sorakaya Holidays -
Mobile Ph : +91 9880296167
Website: http://www.rangerscamp.net/

4. The Taj Garden Retreat
The Taj Garden Retreat is now known as The Gateway Hotel. The resort is located in the midst of the Baba Budangiri Range, near Kadur railway station. The hotel arranges sightseeing visits to the Bhadra Tiger Reserve and the Mulliyangiri Peak, amongst other tourist spots in an around Kemmangundi Karnataka.

Tariffs vary depending on the type of room. The least expensive is the Standard Garden View room for Rs.11,700/-.

Address of Taj Garden Retreat Chikmagalur: K.M. Road, Opposite Pavitravana, Jyothinagar Post, Chikmagalur – 577 102, Karnataka.

Phone Number of Taj Garden Retreat Chikmagalur: 91-8262- 220202 / 220821 / 220824 / 220404 // Fax 91-8262-220222

Tip: For those who love the outdoors, there are some camping sites in Kemmangundi Karnataka near the Raj Bhawan Horticulture Guest House.
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Responses to "Accommodation at Kemmangundi Karnataka"
Guest Author: Ryan Fernandes     20 Nov 2011
this is with regard to the details on rangerscamp which are not correct and needs to be corrected immediately --- the tariff is Rs.1350/-per person/day on multiple sharing basis and Rs.1500/- per person/day on twin sharing basis -the package includes lunch,dinner,breakfast and stay.games and activities are also included in the package,please refer website -rangerscamp.net.The tariff is valid upto March 2012.Proprietor,Rangers Camp.


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