Rejoice in Malnad Village Life & Learn Organic Farming
A stay at Vihar is a truly unique way to relax and unwind in our peaceful and unspoiled heaven. Our farm is run on organic and eco principles, Our water is heated with ayurvedic herbals, vegetables grown with home-made compost, Methane from our cows’ manure is recovered to provide gas for cooking.
We also provide the opportunity to participate in organic farming activities, you can learn about the Malnad crops and its traditional organic agriculture methods.
Our farms & crops: Black Pepper, Areca, Clove, Rice, Banana.
Western Ghats Forest Walk
One of the Special programs that we offer is a walk in the rain forest, that keeps many surprises for you! The walk refreshes your mind and body alike. The two-hour walk through the forest and back through the areca farm is an amazing experience at Vihar.
Swimming in the River Aghanashini.
A rare experience at Vihar is a swim in the river. The water here is safe and clean. It may be the only place in India where a swim in the river is possible. The river carries no waste or sewage as it is coming from the hills of Western Ghats. You can swim as long as you want in the river surrounded by forest on all sides.
Birding in the Western Ghats
Vihar is rich with a lot of bird’s life. One will be able to see about a hundred varieties of birds including many endemic species, a birding enthusiast reports in his blog that he saw twenty-two varieties of birds while sitting on a bench by the riverside for an hour.
Photographic Holidays @ Western ghats
Vihar is rich with natural beauty and is ideal for nature photography. Many of the pictures on this web site are taken by our esteemed guests. You could come either alone or in groups to enjoy a photographic holiday.
Traditional Havyaka Cuisine
Traditional Malenadu style Havyaka food served in its pure form. Explore healthy and sathvik food culture which is evolved from ancient times with a proper combination of taste and Ayurveda which rejuvenates your complete health. Each taste is balanced following the principles of Ayurveda, promoting equilibrium and a sense of well-being in mind and body. Unforgettable Malnad Havyaka food at Vihar Homestay.