A bison forest in the middle of a range of hills, the Katikan Homestay in Kalasa, Chikmagalur, is where you’d want to rest your weary head and wake up refreshed to smell the mountain air. This exclusive and very private weekend getaway is absolutely unparalleled. So, it’s no surprise that it is called ‘Your home in the hills’ or Nimma malenaada halli mane.
This homestay is a unique getaway that combines relaxation with peace and the satisfaction of going trekking. Travelers who complain of urban fatigue or the need to get away from it all are frequent visitors here. Many like them retrace their steps back home extremely reluctantly, promising to return very soon. And they do.
Located in the Navuru region of Chikmagalur district, Karnataka, this homestay is the ideal relaxing point for anyone leading a hectic lifestyle. A hill station, it stands at an elevation of 1200 meters and is surrounded by lush greenery and has a dramatic interplay of clouds that make for a colourful yet serene ambience. About 8 kms from Kalasa town lies Katikan Homestay, bang in the middle of a 100-acre coffee estate, very near Marasanige.
Once you come here, there’s never a dull moment for you. You might like to take a drive around the mountains, a walk through the coffee estates or go bird watching, or take in the freshwater ponds and the deep and beautiful valleys around. You can also indulge in mountain cycling and playing outdoor games that include cricket, volleyball and badminton. And at the end of the day, when you want to play indoor games, you can choose from our popular selection of chess, carom or scrabble.
- Power backup
- WiFi internet
- Room service
- Pet friendly
- Hot water
- Coffee maker
- Children’s playground
- Kids pool
- Special diet menus (on request)
- Breakfast in the room
- Water park
- Free parking
- Packed lunches
- 24-hour front desk
- Night trekking
If, on the other hand you’re outdoorsy, we offer you a two-day night trekking programme. With our homestay as our base camp, situated in a corner of a beautiful green mountain – Maidadi Hill, the trek involves walking through 100 acres of exclusive, picturesque and private gorges and lush green forests. Make your way past freshwater with wildlife like bison, deer and peacock through dramatic escarpment landscapes.
After carefully observing the needs of the traveler, we have put together tour packages that cover the most popular things to do in Chikmagalur like trekking, sightseeing and temple visits. To book them online please click here.