A holistic yoga retreat near Mysore, Karnataka
Where: Western Ghats of Goa and KarnatakaWhen: June 14 to 16, 2019How long: 3 daysHow much: Rs 18,000 per person, includes accommodation on twin sharing basis at field stations and homestays, meals, field travel, basic equipement, community fees and sessions on conservation photography, rainforest ecology and conservation science.
What to expect:
This photography expedition will take a small group of 4 to 5 enthusiasts through the dense rainforests of the Western Ghats in Goa and Karnataka during the monsoons to see and photograph the many amphibian and reptile species that call these forests home. The expedition will include hands on-field classes on rainforest ecology and conservation photography by herpetologist and conservation photographer Nirmal Kulkarni and his team.
An artistic estate homestay in Coorg, Karnataka
A forest hideaway near Gokarna in Karnataka
Where: Hulgol, KarnatakaWhen: October - AprilHow long: 3 daysHow much: From Rs 11,200, including accommodation for 3 nights in guesthouse, all meals during stay, services of private guide and road transfers from Hubli/Kumta.
Hulgol is a typical Western Ghat village, well known for spice-growing and close to the market town of Sirsi. Explore the fascinating hamlet and spice gardens with your own guide, trek to 10th century temples and forts and enjoy picnics by rivers. You stay in the Spice House, a guesthouse on the fringes of the hamlet. This comfortable traditional-style bungalow, owned and run by the community, offers three twin-bedded rooms, and the food here is made using local produce and is freshly prepared by local people.
Read more: https://www.villageways.com/india/spice-gardens-of-hulgol
A forest homestay in Karnataka
Where: KarnatakaWhen: November to MarchHow long: 3 nights (can be extended)How much: From Rs 12,500; includes accommodation (3 nights), meals, private guide, and road transfer from Kumta train station.
The palm-shaded fishing village of Pavinakurva, up the coast from Managlore, is an idyllic spot to relax. Here on the sandy beach you will have just seabirds for company most of the time. The Village Ways guesthouse is shaded by coconut palms and offers river and hill views. This is a great base for discovering coastal life. Enjoy a picnic in the grassy shaded areas along the edge of the dunes, stroll along the beach at sunset and spot the wonderful birdlife as you explore the village and the Tarabagli estuary—a haven for nature lovers.
Read more: https://www.villageways.com/india/coastal-karnataka-pavinakurva
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