Escape to what has been named the most magical destination on the planet, but most people call Scotland of India - Coorg. A place where your mind, body and soul will relax and become one with nature.Rated B+ and Approved by Tourism Dept of Karnataka.
"Welcome to the land of Soldiers and Olympians. You are at Ponnampet the trading hub of South Coorg. Ponnampet is named after Dewan Cheppudira Ponnappa who was Dewan in Mysore Durbar. Located at Kodagu (Coorg) in Western Ghats range, Ponnampet is 2748 feet above sea level with a population of around 10,000 people. Majority of the people are from Kodava, Amma Kodava, Kogadu Hegade, Kodava Mapile, Yervas and Kurubas communities.(URL HIDDEN)Smt Vasanthy Appachu a progressive farmer based at Field View, is into Organic farming from past few years in association with an organization Phaladha Agro- A leading company in organic sector in South India. Field View is the perfect retreat for plant enthusiasts, animal lovers, hippies, bird watchers, and entomologists. Stop by Field View to enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience with Mother Nature. There are around 40 varieties of fruit bearing trees, variety of medicinal herbs and Bee hives in her estate. Keeping Eco Tourism in mind she is ensuring visitors enjoy their stay with family and have an experience of coffee plantation and paddy cultivation. Main crops grown are Coffee, Pepper, Arecanut, Paddy and Orange. Students from Forest College Ponnampet come here to do Coffee research for their PhD thesis. This estate is Plastic Free Zone.
Visitors are requested not to expect 24hrs TV, Uninterrupted power supply, Internet access, Mobile access or Loud music. This place is to enjoy the village living and nature in its own style, away from pollution and your busy city life. Please see no damage to any property or animals around you.
If you are happy with the stay, tell your friends, else tell us."
Approved by Tourism Department of Karnataka and rated B+
1. Estate Trail.
2. Camp Fire * Seasonal
3. Bicycle Ride.
4.First Aid Kit.
6. Badminton/Shuttle Court.
7. Swing for kids.
8. Wifi Enabled.
9. Cable TV
10. For Jeep lovers, estate trail in open 4X4 Post-War Willy s Jeep. *Extra cost
11. Carom Board / Chess Board.
12. 24Hrs water supply with Hot water on demand.
13. Organic Vegetables fresh from farm.
14. Petrol Station within 200mts.
15. Canara Bank/Corporation Bank ATMs within 100mts
16. KSRTC Bus Station within 100mts.
Interaction with guests
Available in the property most of time and love to meet and interact with people.
Other things to note
Tourist spots are not at walk able distance from this Home Stay. All major tourist attractions can be reached by road in 45mts to 1Hr time from this Home Stay. On request Taxi can be arranged and will be charged separately.
1.ID proof to be carried by the person who is visiting the Home Stay.
2.NRIs to submit copy of their Passport and Form C on arrival.
3.Avoid carrying / throwing plastic bags. Estate is Plastic Free zone.
4.Children above 10yrs are charged Rs750/- per day.
5.Morning Bed Tea/Coffee and evening Tea with Snacks available.
6.Veg / Non-Veg food will be provided.Request at least 3hrs in advance. Lunch and Dinner will be charged separately. Breakfast is complimentry.
7.Pets are not allowed.
8.Liquor is not served. We insist "Drink by Measure and Eat by Pleasure".
9.You are here to enjoy nature, so no loud speakers and late night music.
10.Any damage to property will be fined accordingly.We dont entertain footprints of guests on wall.
11. We dont take any responsibilities for Guests with critical illness as good hosiptals are 100kms away from home.
12. House is located in village , kindly bear with us if powercuts are there.
We are eco friendly & experienced hosts who love to travel. We love exploring places. We are small-scale organic growers and we grow several varieties of wild fruits along with coffee,pepper,orange,jackfruit and paddy that we supply to local markets. We spend our weekends hiking in the coffee estate, eating outdoors, and playing with our kids.
We love living in Coorg and we can point you in the direction of our favorite local tourist spots. By choosing to stay at our guesthouse "Highway89" or at our home-stay "FieldView" you can look forward to a relaxing stay and a delicious organic breakfast each morning.We would like to give everyone the possibility to enjoy a unique farm experience.
We look forward to the pleasure of hosting you!