Banter with the birds, gaze at the hills

Built in 1927, this is a charming, four-room planter’s bungalow. The evergreen forest behind it attracts many species of birds. If you’re lucky, you may spot the Great Indian Hornbill, among others. From your room, you may also catch the Lion-tailed Macaque galloping across the garden, or the shy Nilgiri Langur. Lose track of time watching the sun set behind the Anamallai Hills, until the aroma of a homely meal graces your table.

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Our Tariffs

All tariffs are inclusive of Lunch, afternoon tea/coffee, dinner, breakfast with tea/coffee and all taxes. Food and beverages ordered additionally will incur additional charges.

All Rooms

2 ADULTS each

₹ 12,000


Subject to weather conditions and wildlife activity.

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Discover the vanished lifestyles of a bygone era. The day unfolds amid lush tea estates.

Explore our history in the library or match wits over a board game, with the birds chirping in the trees.
Built in 1923, this three-bedroom bungalow is named after the region’s first bakery or ‘rotti kadai’ (means ‘bread shop’).


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Explore the wild

The sleek gait of a leopard. The bold colours of the Great Indian Hornbill. The Anamallai Hills are home to astonishing wildlife. Love birds? Bring your binoculars, borrow our bird book, and identify your feathered friends. When night falls, take a drive under starry skies. Later, listen to the locals narrate their legendary encounters of elephants.

Take the tea trail

Two leaves and a bud converge, and the story of tea is born. A mystery and a pleasure that has transcended time, place, and culture. Now learn what goes into the making of history’s beloved beverage. The experience gets richer because, by the end, you’ll pluck a few leaves and make some tea for yourself.

Revive the forgotten art of the picnic

Head out in the morning with a picnic hamper. Stumble upon secret worlds in trees, under rocks, and besides a stream. When you’re back from your adventure, you’ll be just in time for that exquisite, time-honoured tradition forged by Anna, The Duchess of Bedford: ‘Afternoon tea!’