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Cherrakara P.O Tahlapoya Post, Mananthavadi, 670644 India See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Room Service
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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

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

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Stayed here for 2 nights and without mobile network . Food was cooked by one man Army Muthu who is in Fringe ford from past 47 years . Every day every meal was different and it was home cooked , not the typical resort buffet...More

Thank Sandesh s
Reviewed 12 April 2018

If i had to choose one place on earth....which comes closest to my imagination of heaven.....it would be FRINGE FORD....FRINGE FORD....FRINGE FORD. The calmness of the place surrounded by untamed wild nature grips your imagination like a magnet....simply magical and unforgettable...i don't think the imprints...More

Thank RajivDhir
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The place is great if you like to live in the forest alongside nature. The cottages are comfortable (not luxurious) and the food is good to average. However the highlight of the trip is the nature walks with Shahji. He is one of the best...More

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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
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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India > Kerala > Wayanad District
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India > Kerala > Wayanad District
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"the front one which has a view of hills right out of window ."
17 Apr 2018
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"we stayed in the Hornbill room suitable for couples only."
28 Jan 2017
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"They only have 5 rooms and all are good."
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..."
4 Feb 2016
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