Published on August 20, 2008
Memorable drive through Western Ghats: Memorable drive through Western Ghats Western Ghats in Monsoon. A Temptation difficult to resist: Western Ghats in Monsoon. A Temptation difficult to resist Visit to Manjrabad Fort in Sakleshpur: Visit to Manjrabad Fort in Sakleshpur Scenic beauty on the way to Rottikkal: Scenic beauty on the way to Rottikkal The Misty…Rottikkal…: The Misty…Rottikkal… Getting instructions to Trek in Rain: Getting instructions to Trek in Rain Heavenly Rains and heavenly pleasure: Heavenly Rains and heavenly pleasure It Rains and Rains and Rains…Rottikkal receives 20 times more Rainfall than Bangalore: It Rains and Rains and Rains…Rottikkal receives 20 times more Rainfall than Bangalore Dead-end?..Nope the thick fog make these roads to look so: Dead-end?..Nope the thick fog make these roads to look so The No-Artificial playground to play games like football, Volley ball in unconventional fashion.its more fun when it rains: The No-Artificial playground to play games like football, Volley ball in unconventional fashion.its more fun when it rains Time to play in water.Benne stream which cuts through rottikkal: Time to play in water.Benne stream which cuts through rottikkal Again .. Nothing is artificial here. Everything is provided by the almighty nature: Again .. Nothing is artificial here. Everything is provided by the almighty nature This is all yours…While your stay: This is all yours…While your stay Rottikkal from another angle: Rottikkal from another angle Some fire…to beat the chill: Some fire…to beat the chill In front of Our dining hall: In front of Our dining hall Slide17: Tariff Rs 1600/- per head Includes your 2 days stay and, 1 night accommodation, and all the food charges. No extra charges. We advise you to come by a private vehicle, so you can reach till Rottikkal. If you are coming by public transport to Sakleshpur you might have to hire a private vehicle to rottikkal. We can arrange for this vehicle, provided advanced intimation. This is not included in the package.it may cost you anywhere between 80 Rs to 100 Rs per head. Slide18: Activities 1. General aspects Come in the urge of enjoying the true monsoon. 2. Things to bring: 1. Your personal kit (Shorts, Towel and other stuffs) 2. Things which you feel are helpful to protect you from rain 3. Any critical routine medicines if applicable 3. Things to avoid: 1. Any items which are harmful to nature 2. If you plan to bring plastic packaged food, please ensure that you bring it to our notice for the proper disposal. We want to keep Rottikkal a plastic free area as it is now. 3. All your valuables As though there is no such harm in bringing them it's advised to avoid them to spend your precious time without any tension. 4. Duration: 2 days + 1 night Slide19: 5. Activities: 1. Day1 1. Visit to Manjrabad fort 2. Trek to Rottikkal(nearly 2.5 hours) 3. Sumptuous Lunch 4. Either at Rottikkal view point or at the "Rottikkal Home stay" depending on weather conditions 5. Your free time 6. Normally Guests opt to play field games in rain. 7. Snacks 8. Any entertaining events 9. Dinner 10. Sleep in our cottages Slide20: 2. Day2: 1. Morning walk to nearby Hill top's (optional, you can still decide to sleep) 2. Breakfast 3. Jeep Safari to various nearby Unexplored places (Jenkall Mountain, Shisshila parvatha, bettadha dhevarayana gudi. devavrundha) 4. Lunch at any one of the above place 5. Snacks at Rottikkal Slide21: Quick Facts about Rottikkal and Western Ghats “Rottikkal”, in Sakleshpur is an unexplored place as yet and hence remains very peace and calm without much human intervention. Sakleshpur is proudly referred as Switzerland of Karnataka (Refer to the attached Bangalore Times article), because of its scenic beauty. Sakleshpur is the Easiest entry point to Western Ghats from Bangalore (4.5 hours drive if you cross Bangalore in an hour), as compared to Coorg and Chickamagalore which are other two picturesque beauties of Karnataka. Sakleshpur receives twice Rainfall, as compared to Chickamagalore and coorg and its 20 times more as compared to Bangalore Western Ghats is the one of the Eighth hottest Biodiversity hot-spots in World (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Ghats) Slide22: Facts contd: “Rottikkal” is truly a “No artificial place”, unlike other Resorts which are all manmade. Unlike organizing other trips and outings, here you need not worry for making travel arrangements, picking up necessary things and other. We arrange it for you all and we have all the necessary items like Tents, Rain-coats, sports utilities etc etc Malnad ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malnad ) (Areas in this region of Western Ghats are popularly called as malnad) has a very rich food culture and it’s the best opportunity to taste the same. Home Stays provide you a cheaper accommodation than compared to manmade Resorts because of the Karnataka governments decision of not to tax them (http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Bangalore/No_tax_get_high_on_homestays/articleshow/2168402.cms ), as they are no harm to nature and ecology. Contact Info: Contact Info Call us @ 99864-32225, we are happy to come to your place of choice to discuss any clarification or to book your package. We will also get you a better deal with any travel vehicle, with our existing contacts Please feel free to let us know, if there is anything more you would expect. We are happy to customize the package as per your requirement. Slide24: Other Info 1. All breakfast and meals will be of "malnad (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malnad) style"(Areas in this region of western Ghats are popularly called as malnad). 2. Food includes both veg and non veg and is cooked separate. Looking forward to invite you for a great weekend. Thank you…Looking Forward to welcome you for a great holiday/weekend…..: Thank you… Looking Forward to welcome you for a great holiday/weekend…..
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