Set at only 30 kms from the heart of Bangalore city, the Malur Mane is located in the buffer area of Bannerghatta National Park, surrounded by dry deciduous scrub jungle. An eco-conscious territory and a green haven for nature lovers, the stone house has been painstakingly and patiently built over the last 6 years using typical south Karnataka styled architecture. The surroundings of the property is home to over 275 plant species, 160 bird species and over 1200 species of animals, creating a rich and vibrant natural environment for visitors. There is an iconic natural pond located within the premises of the property known to be the highlight for all, including the pets that come along with their owners ever so often. The hosts strongly promote the concepts of sustainability and conservation and urge their guests to follow leave no trace principles while visiting the property. Thus, as a rule, any non-recyclable material brought to the property will have to be carried back.
The Malue Mane is a stand alone farm cottage meant for two, but can accommodate up to 7 adults with extra beds and bedding. The house come with a fully equipped kitchen that includes a fridge, microwave, kitchen stove, gas, and cutlery. One can opt for tented accommodations too; the hosts provide three Coleman Sundome tents on a twin sharing basis.
The Malur Mane is a self catering property with a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can therefore prepare their own meals with ingredients brought by them from the city. Basic ingredients are available. However, one can also order traditional, authentic South Indian meals with at least a day’s notice at an additional cost. All food is prepared fresh with local produce sourced from nearby villages.
Ideal for those who want a break from man and mayhem. Best suited for a couple, but small groups of families and and friends can be accommodated.
The property is located an hour and a half from Bangalore city. Accurate details will be provided upon confirmation.
things to do
There are several activities that one can indulge in like hiking, bird watching, cycling, etc. The hosts also create a space for their guests to learn skills such as eco brick building and plogging. At an additional cost, and a few day’s notice, activities such as slacklining, and workshops on building a structures made of plastic bottles and building a rafts made out of old tyres can be organised.
Prices begin at Rs. 5,400 for two adults exclusive of meals.
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