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Cherrakara P.O Tahlapoya Post, Mananthavadi, 670644 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
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All reviews nature lovers bison outside world morning and evening one of a kind doing nothing close to nature stayed here for nights the cottages jungle experience birds singing tiger elephants forest treks campfire signal
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A place you should visit atleast once in your life. Awesome location, a guide who knows the forest inside out, good food. Great place for birding, hiking and spotting wildlife. Make sure that you carry your binoculars and camera.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank vivekv716
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Fringe ford is the ideal place for vacationing for nature lovers who want to stay away from the hustle bustle of the city life. Fringe ford offers long treks along leech infested routes to mountain tops and waterfalls Nestled In the laps of the Kerala...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Fringe ford is one of a kind experience. The road up there is pretty jumpy (potholes in the jungle!) but the second you get out of the jeep you immediately understand the magic of the place. The views are surreal, the house beautiful, the staff...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Indiana M
Reviewed 9 May 2018

You have to visit it to believe the excellent ratings. Raw jungle experience. Shaji, the guide has spend almost his whole life learning about wildlife and he will take you through an experience of learning, excitement and fun. And the food is authentic and never...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank RanjanT45
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We loved this place, so close to nature. No telephone, no mobile signal, no wifi.....Just birds singing, monkeys calling and all the sounds of the jungle. The food was plentiful and delicious (veggie available). Shaji the guide made our stay by explaining everything we saw...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Snuggled into a cosy valley, high up in the hills, with the grand old forest peaks towering paternally around it. Fringe Ford is as cut off from the world as you can get. It probably doesn't feature on a map, has More no traffic fumes, no traffic, not even a road, and is thankfully ignored by the cell phone towers. What is does have however, is a fabulous, authentic experience of living in the middle of a remote plantation surrounded by forest, some great treks, silver silence punctuated only by the occasional warning calls of birds or monkeys when a carnivore comes visiting. And it offers you the best peace you've had on vacation anywhere anytime. There is a 360 view of the remote plantation surrounded by forest; all looking identical, but each with its own tale. The balding Namboodri peaks, named after the estate's ex-accountant, the range of hills that rises almost perpendicular at the back of the house, which once climbed, leads one on to Coorg, the peak out there, with the watch tower, which was built one day, and demolished that night by wild elephants. Fringe Ford was named by the Englishman who had first bought the land and built it into a plantation. It changed hands since then, and was finally acquired by its present landlord, Ahmed, who being a naturalist, let the land remain as plantation but adhering to strict eco friendly practices. In fact, the 520-acre property shares its boundaries, not fences with the wildlife sanctuaries of Wyanad and Tholpaty reserve forest, making this entire stretch, one of the last remaining bastions of the Malabar rain forests around, with shelter for its fauna and flora. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
5
Location
India > Kerala > Wayanad District
Number of rooms
5
Location
India > Kerala > Wayanad District
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"the front one which has a view of hills right out of window ."
561sandeshs
17 Apr 2018
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"we stayed in the Hornbill room suitable for couples only."
trirudranetra
28 Jan 2017
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"They only have 5 rooms and all are good."
Hebbar25
19 Dec 2016
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"Rooms in the main bungalow have higher ceilings, the outhouse where we stayed has 2 rooms, which can get a..."
Dipayan_Chakraborty
4 Feb 2016
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