Coast to Ghats

Three Homes, one of a kind!

Embark on a seven-day journey from Karnataka's serene coast to Kerala's majestic Western Ghats. Explore three beautiful homestays, including the historic Thalathoor Heritage in Kasaragod, tranquil Chengappa Homestead in Coorg, and scenic Amaryllis in Wayanad, each offering a unique experience encapsulating the charm and hospitality of South India.

Days
6 Night / 7 Days
Route
Mangalore - 2N Kasargod -2N Coorg - 2N Wayanad - Calicut
From / To
Mangalore to Calicut
Best time to visit
August - March

Policies

Booking procedure:
Step 1: Upon enquiry, we will share an approximate cost for the trip based on the changes (if any) made to the mentioned itinerary.

Step 2: Once the approximate costing and the route is approved we ask for a nominal adjustable deposit of Rs.1000/- per head before we can give you the exact cost (which is plus or minus 5% of the approximate cost).

Step 3: An advance payment of 50% of the total amount (incl taxes) is needed to confirm the homestays. It needs to be paid at the time of booking.

Step 4: Balance payment is expected 2 weeks prior to the date of departure.

Step 5: A final detailed itinerary would be shared after the balance payment, which will include all the experience, included and recommended.

Cancellation policy:

  1. In case of a cancellation due to any unforeseen circumstance a credit note will be issued to the guest for the amount paid till date.
  2. The credit note will be valid for use within one year from the period of booking.The guest can redeem the credit note against the amount of any future booking within a year and pay the balance if any as per the rates applicable on that date. This credit note is also transferable and can be used by the guest/transferee only once within the stipulated date.
  3. Raahghar would keep your credit card information secured with us and it won't be charged unless needed.
     

1

Mangalore Airport - Kasargod - Thalatoor Heritage (65Kms)

Upon arrival at Mangalore Airport in Karnataka, cross over to Kerala and check in to Thalathoor Heritage, a 150-year-old home owned by Shyamala Nair, your host for the next two days. The evening is free to relax in the plantations surrounding the stay.

2

Thalatoor Heritage - Local sights

In the morning, enjoy a traditional North Kerala breakfast while conversing with Shyamala about how to spend your day. In the evening, take a drive to the famous Bekal Fort, scenically located on the coast. Enjoy a farewell dinner with the host along with more stories of the region.

3

Thalatoor Heritage - Western Ghats - Chengappa Homestead (150Kms)

From the coast to the Ghats, drive back into Karnataka and ascend the Western Ghats to reach your home for the following two nights, Chengappa Homestead.

4

Chengappa Homestead - Local Sights

Chengappa Homestead features a natural water body amidst rice fields, which extend further to the Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary. An easy day trip to the town of Madikeri is an option, where you can enjoy a local lunch in Kodogu style. Early in the evening, return to Chengappa and enjoy an easy hike to the foothills of the Ghats.

5

Chengappa Homestead - Wayanad - Amaryllis (97Kms)

Today’s drive promises to be the best one yet as you continue driving on the Western Ghats, ascending to Wayanad. Enjoy a warm welcome from Victor and Rajini at Amaryllis, a pioneer of homestays in the district. The home is beautifully located on a hill with lovely views of the surroundings. Enjoy an easy stroll on the property before dinner, which is a laid-out affair at Amaryllis.

6

Amaryllis - Local sights

The day is free to take in the surroundings of Wayanad or simply relax by the pool at Amaryllis. The hosts will be happy to organize a Kerala massage (extra) or any other particular requests you may have to make your stay comfortable.

7

Amaryllis - Kozhikode (Calicut) - Back home (100Kms)

Bid adieu to your hosts and drive back to the coast in the morning, heading to the city of Calicut. We recommend a stay at the Taj Calicut to further explore the town and enjoy the long promenade. However, if you prefer, there are evening flights from Kozhikode to fly you back home.

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Note

  • * Raahghar Supporting Property: A homestay / Small hotel chosen largely to be a part of an itinerary, and where necessarily the owners do not reside at all times. 
  • At Raahghar, all of our itineraries are centered around our homestays, which are complemented by other supporting stays.
  • We do customise the itineraries based on your stay & destinations preferred by you.
  • Letting us know a period of travel with flexible dates helps us to organise your holiday better owing to the limitation in the room inventory at the homestays.
  • Please refer to our inclusions and exclusions section for more details.
  • Please refer to the payment terms on the earlier page along with the booking procedures.