Hingaara Nature stay is a heritage home situated in Guddekeri that is close to Agumbe. Agumbe is generally famed as the Cherapunji of the south. It is a 300 years old traditional house that is an ideal merger of adventure and heritage. It lies among the warm nature’s bounty and shows a diverse lifestyle of the Malnad region.
This ancestral house was called ‘Guddekeri Manee’ and now it is known as, ‘Hingara – Nature Stay’. It has transformed into a hospitality sector and arranges many activities that attract hundreds of people to this spot. You too can reach here, but first get hold of a reliable travel agent and book your tickets to Bangalore and from Bangalore you can buy bus tickets to Guddekeri (Hingara). Bus timings are from 10 pm and reach Hingara in the morning at 6:30 am.
If you want to get away from the boring and stressful city life, then you can visit Nature Stay at Hingaara that offers a warm hospitality with a spice of rejuvenating activities. This is a serene locality that provides the travelers an enthusiasm for photography, adventure, bird watching and a lot more.
How to reach
· Nearest airport:
1. Mangalore airport
2. Bangalore International airport
· Nearest Railway station:
Udupi and Shimoga are closest railway stations and from here tourists can either rent a car or make bus tickets booking online or through a travel agency for Hingaara.
· Direct bus services are from:
1. Mangalore to Guddekeri – a 3 hours trip from Mangalore.
2. Bangalore to Guddekeri – an 8 hours ride from Bangalore.
The package offered for one day and one night that is 24 hours costs Rs. 1950 per individual. The activities that are carried out in the package includes rope climbing, fishing, pedal boating, water cave walk, swimming in the nature pool and visit to a stream.
A trip to the Kundadri betta for watching the sunrise, early morning is just awesome. People living in the city have forgotten what a sunrise is and this experience is totally unbelievable. Agumbe is a sunset point in the Western Ghats that is 825 meters from the sea level. The sunset point is crowded by tourists to watch the enthralling scene in the evening. The camp fire in the night with a natural backdrop is a must experience. Meals that includes breakfast, lunch and dinner are very tasty, a touch of the Malnad cuisine.
People also join in various adventurous trekking programs. There are various sites for trekking around Hingaara-nature stay.
Trekking spots near Hingaara Distance (Kilometers)
· Akki Raashi Battadha 2
· Jogi Gundi 2.5
· Vanke Abbi 3
· Kaar Bailu Gudda 3.5
· Kundadri Betta 4
· Barkana 7
· Varaahi Back Waters 10
The encampment in the Back water Island for one day costs Rs. 400 per person that involves lunch and tea. This is a very exciting activity to sleep by a campfire in a camp bed under the stars at night. If you are motivated by an adventurous game to shun the stress then you can make online bus tickets booking and reach this place to enjoy the best hospitality, adventure and food.