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RESORT NAME APNA SAPNA Recharge
LOCATION 19th Hair Pin Bend, Oory – Bandipur Highway, Nilgiris, Ooty District, Tamil Nadu.
Distance from Bangalore 262 KMS
TRAVEL TIME 5 Hrs
ACTIVITIES Campfire, Guided Trekking and plantation walk, indoor & Outdoor games, waterfalls, running streams, Jungle safari in Bandipur, Masinagudi and Mudumalai
FACILITIES Villa Cottages, Restaurant overlooking the hills and Kalahatti Waterfalls, Hot water facility.
SIGHT SEEING Ooty, coonoor, Masinagudi, Bandipur, Madumalai, Kotagiri, Mukruthi National Park, pykara lake, Avalanche, Dodda betta Peak.

Description

Imagine looking out from your balcony and seeing the magnificence of the Kalhatty Waterfalls. Or strolling up to look down on the rich green foliage of Bandipur. or watching a spectacular sunset from viewpoint….As nature weaves its healing magic, all those small irritants and stresses of life simply fade away.

Apna Sapna Recharge, a well known Home stay in Ooty which home away from home perfect for your honeymoon, provides top class facilities same as hotels in Ooty at an affordable price.

Located just 9kms before Ooty, on the Bandipur- Ooty highway. Exactly opposite the most famous kallahatty waterfalls. Just 265 kms from Bangalore.

We are developing a 55 acre eco-friendly gated community with four star resort facilities. Disha holidays offers a soothing sight of Kalhatty Waterfalls with its soft gushing sounds that resonates quietly as you enjoy your lunch with your kids, family or loved ones, friends or your partner.

Apna Sapna Recharge in Ooty is about a kilometer before the Kalhatty check-post. Which means you get to enjoy all the attractions of Ooty without having to bother about the hordes of tourists jostling for space?

constructions of the villas on stilts without disturbing the topography of the land, moving a step forward from recycle and reuse to no trace concept, by doing so we avoid the soil erosion, as well as the regular rain water harvesting will be put to optimum use.

Facilities

  • Lush green surroundings
  • 4 Villa Rooms with TV,
  • Comfortable Rooms with Living Room and Balcony facing Kalhatty Waterfalls
  • Campfire area
  • Well maintained modern toilets
  • 24 hours hot water
  • Music
  • Spacious private parking area
  • Pick up and drop facilities
Climate data for Ooty (Udagamandalam)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.9 (67.8) 20.4 (68.7) 22.2 (72) 22.4 (72.3) 21.7 (71.1) 18.3 (64.9) 16.9 (62.4) 17.4 (63.3) 18.5 (65.3) 18.8 (65.8) 18.7 (65.7) 19.7 (67.5) 19.58 (67.23)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.4 (54.3) 13.6 (56.5) 15.2 (59.4) 16.3 (61.3) 16.6 (61.9) 14.8 (58.6) 14.1 (57.4) 14.4 (57.9) 14.4 (57.9) 14.6 (58.3) 13.7 (56.7) 12.9 (55.2) 14.42 (57.95)
Average low °C (°F) 5.6 (42.1) 6.5 (43.7) 8.8 (47.8) 10.7 (51.3) 11.4 (52.5) 10.2 (50.4) 11 (52) 10.9 (51.6) 10.4 (50.7) 10.1 (50.2) 8.6 (47.5) 6.7 (44.1) 9.24 (48.66)
Precipitation mm (inches) 20.5 (0.807) 10.2 (0.402) 25.8 (1.016) 75.4 (2.969) 147.5 (5.807) 136.7 (5.382) 181.1 (7.13) 123.7 (4.87) 134.9 (5.311) 189.2 (7.449) 139.9 (5.508) 52.8 (2.079) 1,237.7 (48.73)

ACTIVITIES


  • Hiking and plantation walk.
  • Jungle Safari at Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary and Bandipur National Park
  • Private Jungle Safari in Masinagudi : You can drive on your own Vehicle or hire a jeep from Masinagudi.
  • Route: Masinagudi to Moyar Dam on Moyar Road. The probability of seeing the deer, peocock and various birds are high. If you are lucky, you can spot an elephant or may be a tiger. Best time for sighting is from 5.30 PM – 9.30 PM. There is abundant wildlife in this route but in dark you need a lot of skill and patience to sight anything.
  • Visit to Kalhatty Waterfalls.
  • Campfire
  • Indoor & Outdoor Games
  • Bird watching: Unwind your passion of bird watching, pull out your binoculars and try to capture with your digital eye, over 50 species of migratory and resident birds. The Western Ghats are home to over 500 species of birds.

HIKING TRAILS

The SCOTTISH TRAIL in the Blue Mountains

Trek in Hattikulli Estate – Within the property

Coffee plantations, and the surrounding forests, lake, Valley, rocky hillock, sunset point are few of the many interesting things that Hattikulli Estate offers for trekking enthusiasts.

Hiking Destination OOTY SCOTTISH TRAIL
Location Sholur, Ooty – Gudalur Road, OOTY, Tamilnadu.
Distance from Homestay 262 KMS
Trek Start Point Sholur village
Trek End Point Bokappura Village
Hike Time 5 Hours
Trekking Distance 10 KMS
Difficulty Moderate
Elevation 2000 Mtrs or 6562 Feet
Range Nilgiri Mountains
Highlights Waterfalls, Bamboo Forest, deciduous forest, Eucalyptus groves, wild Life, scenic beauty, Tea and coffee estate and panoramic view of western Ghats
The Ooty Scottish trail is a lovely weekend trek out of Bangalore. This is an unexplored part of the Porthmand ranges of the Nilgiris and has a lot going for it. The changes in scenery on this trek are dramatic. Every hour on the clock a new vista opens up. Picture this: on the trek you run through Scottish like meadows, dark eucalyptus groves, acres and acres of perfectly pruned tea gardens, views from the summit where the eyes stretch far beyond the Bandipur forests to Kerala. And when you thought that the trek has shown you all, the descent through the deciduous forest to Mudumalai surpasses all your expectations – the trail winds down through a mixed forest before entering the darker forests, clear streams run through the forest, wild elephants roam on the slopes and near the end you pop out of a Bamboo forest that is so dark that at places sunlight never touches the floor. For a weekend trek near Bangalore, the Ooty Scottish trail is almost perfect.

Kalhatty Waterfalls

Hiking Destination Kalhatty Waterfalls or Kalahasti Waterfalls
Location Sigur Ghat Road, Bandipur – Ooty Highway, Nilgiris, OOTY, Tamilnadu.
Distance from Bangalore to Homestay 250 KMS
Trek Start Point Apna Sapna Recharge via kalhatti Village
Trek End Point Kalhatty waterfalls
Hike Time 2 - 3 Hours ( To & Fro)
Trekking Distance 2 KMS (one way)
Difficulty Easy to Moderate
Elevation 2000 Mtrs or 6562 Feet
Range Nilgiri Mountains
Highlights Waterfalls, wild Life, scenic beauty, Tea and coffee estate and panoramic view of western Ghats
Kalhatty falls is located at a distance of 13kms from Ooty on the Sigur Ghat road. Water flows down from a height of 120 feet. The water fall is located at around 2,000 metres above the sea level and the entire route runs through the Kalhatti Ghats.

One can also find animals like Panthers, Spotted Dear and Bison, who come here to drink water from the falls in the early hours of day and night.

This is one of the best picnic spot in Ooty for persons interested in Hiking, Bird watching and Trekking. To reach this falls there are buses available up to Kalhatti village on the 6th mile of Sigur Ghat road and has to go by foot for the next 2 miles .The falls is also connected by a road.

Situated on the slopes of Kalhatti Mountains, the water fall also has varied rivulets and other water bodies attached to it. The best time to visit this attraction is during the months of September through November.
 

Sight Seeing


Kalhatty Waterfalls - The picturesque waterfalls come down a 36 m drop. A popular spot for picnics and treks. This water falls could be seen in ooty mysore route at a distance of 13 km from ooty. The road runs via the Kalhatty Ghats. It is situated 2,000m above main sea level and with many waterfalls and rivulets. Situated on the slopes of Kalhatty, the magnanimous Kalhatty Waterfall stands pretty amidst picturesque landscapes. But falls could be seen in a particular season from September to November. The height of this falls is 40m.

Botanical Garden – 15.5 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge Botanical Garden is one of the best tourist attraction places which attract the tourist from all over the world. This garden was laid out in 1847 by the Marquis of Tweedale and is spread over 22 hectares ascending the slopes on the hill at an elevation of 2,400 meters above Main Sea Level. An explicit collection of flowering tress, beautiful shrubs, and rare colored lilies are seen.

Ooty Lake: 13.2 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge : From just behind the central Bus Stand (also near the Railway station) the famous Ooty Lake stretches, in an irregular 'L' shape, for about 2.75 kms in length and varying distances in width(100m – 140m). For the curious, this lake was artificially formed by John Sullivan, the founder of Ooty, in 1823-25 by damming the mountain streams flowing down Ooty valley

Rose Garden: 16.3 KMS from D Apna Sapna Recharge Rose Park is situated in the heart of Ooty town and it is located less than a km from Charring Cross at Vijayanagaram, the rose garden is laid on 10 acres of land. This garden has been beautifully laid out in terraces with rose tunnels, pergolas and bowers with rose creepers

Doddabetta Peak: 21.5 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge The Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters. It is the highest point in the district, making it possibly the best vantage point around Ooty. It is merely 10kms from Ooty so you can simply grab your camera and head straight to the peak, and click amazing pictures of the valley below. On a clear day, which is honestly not that often, one can see far off areas, even the plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of Mysore

Pykara Lake/ Pykara Boat House: 23.2 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
The placid lake of Pykara, amid the lush green valleys is a lovely getaway from Ooty. Here, a calm lake is surrounded by forests. There is a forest rest House at Pykara. A boat house by the Pykara falls and Dam is added attractions to the tourists. The major attraction of this place is the boathouse, with restaurant and a rest house to provide you with ultimate comfort. It is a clean and scenic lake in between the hills. It is an isolated lake free from pollution and maddening crowed . Boating is conducted here. You will get a wonderful experiences over here

Avalanche: 33.4 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Located at a distance of 25 km from ooty. A place that should not be missed. An exotic experience of mountain trekking could be realized in this place.

Emerald Lake: 30.2 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Located at a distance of 25 km from ooty. A place that should not be missed. Emerald lake is a wonderful lake in the upper plateau region of the Nilgiri hills. It is a part of the silent valley and is beside the Red hill nature resort which is a best picnic place of the region. The site of the lake is wonderful and one would definitely love being at that place. The chirping birds and ducks and other swimming creatures add beauty to the place and the sun set and sun rise is also spectacular here.

9th Mile (Shooting Spot) : 19.5 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
It takes 9miles from the Ooty city you can reach this spot. Its green & very lengthy shooting spot which is surrounded by forest & mountains. This place is called as "Shooting Medu". Very calm place and very good for picnics. Dont miss to take your family to Shooting medu.

Glenmorgan: 26.4 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
The beautiful countryside with tea and eucalyptus plantations. Undisturbed sholas and fine views are ideal for drives and picnics.

Ketti Valley view: 24.8 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Situated on the coonoor Road This valley is the second largest valley in the world. This region is a seen with larger constellations of villages, that forms the parts of coimbatore and mysore. Home to the Badagas and tribes such as the Todas, Ketti represents a way of life that revolves around caring for livestock and cultivation of vegetables and potatoes.

The Mukkurthi Peak And National Park: 33.2 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Mukkurthi is a beautiful peak while programming your Excursions in Ooty, which is located at a distance of 40-km from Ooty. Ideally located on the Southern corner of the Nilgiri Plateau, this peal attracts tourists from distinct corners. The Kollaribetta and Nilgiris Peak are the other major peaks, close to this peak which are for the famous tourist attractions in Ooty. A large number of perennial streams flowing between these peaks, make a complete picturesque reality. Furthermore, Bhavani Puzha. Silent Valley, along the Western Ghats, is a feast to the visitor's eye.

Sims park - Coonoor: 34.4 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Sim’s Park is a 12-hectare park in Coonoor, which exhibits over 1000 species of plants. The park is situated in a deep ravine on the Northern side of Coonoor Railway Station at an elevation of 1768 to 1798 mts.

Kodanad View Point - Kotagiri: 25.1 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
It is about 16 kms. from Kotagiri on the eastern edges of the Nilgiris. On either side of the road one can see the panoramic view of the tea estates and the river Moyar is breath taking. A watch tower is there to view the panoramic view of Rangasamy peak and pillar. From Kotagiri bus services are available.

Dolphin Nose: 42.6 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Dolphin’s Nose around 10 km. away from Coonoor is an excellent viewpoint. It encompasses the Catherine Falls. Lambs nose is another point on the way to Dolphins Nose

St. Catherine Water Falls: 32.5 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
From Dolphin's Nose of Coonoor one can have a magnificent view of St. Catherine Water falls which is about 250 feet height. But it can be reached from Kotagiri at a distance of 8 kms. To reach the top of the hills tourist should take a diversion at Aravenu on Kotagiri - Mettupalayam road.

Gopalaswamy Betta: 56.5 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
At a distance of 19 Kms from Bandipur & 9 Kms from Hangla (which is between Bandipur & Gundlupet/Mysore), Gopalaswamy Betta is famous for 13th century Gopalaswamy temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Situated at an altitude of 1454 meters, Gopalaswamy Betta has pleasant weather throughout the year. It is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park. This Gopalaswamy temple was built by the King Chola Ballala during 1315 AD. There are several lakes around the hill.

The temple on top of the hill is well connected by road. A car festival is celebrated for 7 days in March / April. Entry fee is collected at the forest check post at foot of the hill (4 Kms before the temple).

Timings : 6 AM - 5 PM
 

Wild Life


Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary – 35 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Wild Life Sanctuary Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
Location Mudumalai, Tamilnadu – Karnataka Border
Best Season Throughout the year
Distance from Bangalore 243 KMS
Total Safari Distance 20 KMS
Safari Timings 6.30 AM – 9 AM or 3.30 PM – 6 PM
Total time required for the activity 3 Hours
What to expect? Elephant , bison, spotted deer, leopard, tiger, Wild Dogs, Common Langurs, leopard, bear and wild boar, Malabar giant Squirrel, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer
An ideal adventurous place, located in Nilgiri Hills, where the offshoot of the Western Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats. Area :32,155 hectares. Along side the adventures of the sanctuary, you will also find a varied mixture of flat land, open grassland, swamp, valley and nullas at this place.

The Famous Mudumalai wild life Sanctuary is situated at an elevation of 1000 metres and extending over an area of 321 sq.mts lies this sanctuary between Kerala and Karnataka states. Langur, bonnet macaque, tiger, leopard, wild dog, hyena, jackal, sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, spotted deer, Indian muntjac, mouse deer, wild boar, rodent and flying squirrel are part of the wildlife in Mudumalai. This is one of India's best sanctuaries.

Mudumalai wildlife reserve was the first sanctuary in south India. Within the sanctuary is an elephant camp called "Theppakkadu".

Safaris : Moving inside the park is not a problem with jeeps available for hire at reasonable prices. The uneven terrain of the park can be easily covered on a sturdy vehicle which can also penetrate deeper into the areas inaccessible by some of the other means. Besides jeeps, elephant safaris provide a unique thrill and excitement to the visitors. Elephants being a part of the animal kingdom can get closer to the animals without frightening them. Mini bus safaris are organized by the park authorities, the timings for which are 7-9 AM and 3-6:30 PM

ELEPHANT SAFARI : Moving inside the park is not a problem with jeeps available for hire at reasonable prices. The uneven terrain of the park can be easily covered on a sturdy vehicle which can also penetrate deeper into the areas inaccessible by some of the other means. Besides jeeps, elephant safaris provide a unique thrill and excitement to the visitors. Elephants being a part of the animal kingdom can get closer to the animals without frightening them. Mini bus safaris are organized by the park authorities, the timings for which are 7-9 AM and 3-6:30 PM

ELEPHANT SAFARI : In Mudumalai, 40 minutes elephant safari has been started with bookings to be done at the Ooty forest office and 50% of tickets sold at Mudumalai Theppakadu reception center on a first come first serve basis. Maximum 4 people per elephant

Timings
Morning - 7 AM to 8.30 AM
Evening - 3.30 PM to 5 PM

Bandipur National Park – 35 KMS from Apna Sapna Recharge
Wild Life Sanctuary Bandipur National Park
Location Chamarajanagar District, Karnataka – Tamilnadu Border
Best Season June to October
Distance from Bangalore 217 KMS
Total Safari Distance 20 KMS
Safari Timings 6.30 AM – 9 AM or 3.30 PM – 6 PM
Total time required for the activity 3 Hours
What to expect? Elephant , bison, spotted deer, leopard, tiger, Wild Dogs, Common Langurs, leopard, bear and wild boar, Malabar giant Squirrel, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer
It is located in Chamarajanagar district on the border of Karnataka - Tamil Nadu between Mysore & Ooty. Spread across 874 Sq.Kms, the altitude of the park varies between 780-1455 meters. It is part of the famous Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve along with Nagarhole National Park, Mudumalai National Park (12 Kms towards Ooty) and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. Bandipur forests used to be the private game reserve of the Maharajas of Mysore. This Sanctuary is one of the 15 sanctuaries belonging to the Project Tiger Scheme. Bandipur was declared a National Park under the Wildlife Protection Act in 1974.

It is home to around 70 tigers and over 3000 Asian elephants, as well as other animals like leopards, dhole, gaur, sloth bears, and a variety of birdlife. Gopalaswami Betta is the highest peak in the Bandipur range.

The entry point & interpretation center of the park is located in Bandipur village on Highway after Melkamanahalli Village.
 

Getting There

Apna Sapna Recharge, 19th Hair Pin Bend, Oory – Bandipur Highway, Ooty District, Tamil Nadu.

Getting there: Ooty

Distance Meter

From Bangalore KMS
Mysore 143
Nanjangud 167
Gundlupet 204
Bandipur 222
Theppakadu 235
Masinagudi 243
Apna Sapna Recharge 262

Where to Eat:

365 Smiles Restaurant (Veg and Non-Veg) Phone 9241111244 | 9738386489
Bogadi Ring Road, Bogadi, Mysore. ( opposite GLN Convention Hall)
365 Smiles is a multi-cuisine Outdoor restaurant on Mysore Ring Road, Mysore. In fact, 365 Smiles Restaurant is catering North Indian, South Indian and Chinese food to its customers.
It opens from 7 am to 11 pm. The ambience of the restaurant is very cozy with Green Lawn and Pergola Tents.
Facilities : Huge parking area and Toilets

Vaishali Restaurant
Vaishali Restaurant is one of the multi-cuisine restaurants on Bangalore-Mysore highway. In fact, Vaishali is catering traditional Andhra style food to its customers. Vaishali is a drive-in restaurant located in Mallur Hobli, Channapatna Taluk, Ramanagara District on Bangalore-Mysore highway.

Vaishali entertains vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian gourmets. It opens from 7 am to 11 pm.

The ambience of the restaurant is very cozy. It provides a very good parking space and the area is fully lit with floodlights.

Must Try : Nati Koli (Desi Murg), Leg soup and Neer Dosa.

Facilities : Huge parking area and neat toilets

Mc Donald :
The world famous fast food chain is around 10kms after Maddur, driving towards Bangalore. Comes on right side. Got the usual menu. Who has appetite for western fast food, its heaven. It has everything, to make it a perfect highway stop.
Facilities : Huge parking area, petrol pump and neat toilets

Shivalli Restaurant :
Shivalli Restaurant is located on the 67th KM between channapatna and maddur, exactly between Bangalore and Mysore.

Cuisine :Udupi style
Speciality : kadabu, Kharabath, Masala Dosa and Hot Filter coffee.

Facilities :Huge parking area and toilets

Baburaykoppal – Jai Bhuvaneshwari Military Hotel
The staple in this area are giant ball of cooked ragi. The Mutton chops and chicken are served separately from the gravy which is very spicy. Flavoured with cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves the meat is a blend of sweet and spicy, cooked to just the right level of tenderness.

JB Hotel has a small eating room and serves only Non-vegetarian food, but if you order vegetarian food, you will be served vegetarian Thali from a hotel across the road.

Specialities :Ragi Ball and Mutton Chops

Out Travel Partner :
For any kind of the travel requirement please contact our travel Partner.
Vehicles Available : Mini & Large Coaches and cars like Indica, Indigo, Logan, Swift Dzire, Etios, Qualis, Tavera, Xylo, Innova and vans like Tempo Travelers, Mazda & Mini Coach.
A tour in charge will stay in touch with you to make sure everything is going according to the plan and that you are enjoying holiday.

 

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