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Specifications

RESORT NAME WILD PLANET LUXURY JUNGLE RESORT
LOCATION Wild Planet Luxury Jungle Resort, Devala, Between Wayanad Hills & Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Nilgiris, Kerala, Tamil Nadu 673212
Distance from Bangalore 268 KMS
TRAVEL TIME 6 Hrs
ACTIVITIES Campfire, Swimming Pool, Kid swimming pool, Guided Trekking and plantation walk, indoor & Outdoor games, Jungle safari in Bandipur, Masinagudi and Mudumalai
FACILITIES Hill Top Cottages, Jungle Wood House, Honey Moon Lake view cottages, Restaurant overlooking the hills.
SIGHT SEEING Ooty, coonoor, Masinagudi, Bandipur, Mudumalai, Wayanad

Description

Wild Planet is truly one of a kind, all inclusive Indian eco lodge which is surrounded by forest and is one of the most remote, adventurous, romantic and unique resort one can ever come across. At Wild Planet, guests take the road less travelled and will find unprecedented solitude, serenity, rest, relaxation and refreshment. The green blanketed misty hills cleanse the mind, soul and body. The resort setting is picture-perfect with a dramatic finely embroidered luxurious living in the ruggedness of the jungle.

In an age where the accelerating destruction of pristine wilderness is beyond repair, Wild Planet is making a profound difference. Orchestrating an interdependent relationship between Nilgiris communities, wildlife and tourism, Wild Planet is blazing a trail which is seldom achieved on this scale anywhere else on the continent.

An extra ordinary destination offering memorable getaway packages to the global tourist. Accommodation Options:
HILL TOP COTTAGES
Looking out to jungle views and incorporating elements of luxury and practicality, our well-appointed Luxury villas in Wild Planet Resort.
LAKE VIEW HONEY MOON VILLAS
JUNGLE WOOD HOUSE

LOCATION

Welcome to Wild Planet Resort – an intimate, secluded, luxurious resort located in the middle of a dense rain forest. Nestled in the natural beauty of the wilds, Wild Planet Jungle resort is located at Devala-(The Cherrapunji of South India), in the Nilgiris, the border of Wayanad hills and Mudumalai tiger reserve. . It is an iconic Indian retreat, set in 100 acres of land which is hidden inside the secluded 3300 square kilometers of tropical rain forest in the midst of Nilgiris mountain range- the meeting point of Eastern and Western Ghats.

Built on family owned land about 1300m above sea level, this hill station is renowned for its coffee, tea and pepper plantations. Mountains and forests combine to create numerous outback trails, trekking routes and opportunities for other adventure sports. Wild Planets mission is to share this unique part of the world, while maintaining respect for the natural environment and challenging accepted notions of luxury. Dedicated to environmentally conscious hospitality, Wild Planet Jungle resort is no ordinary tourist destination!

Facilities

  • Lush green surroundings
  • 10 Hill Top Cottages, 3 Jungle Wood House and Lake View Honeymoon Cottages
  • Comfortable Rooms with Living Room and Balcony
  • Bonfire
  • Live Barbeque
  • Wild Life Library
  • Open air Restaurant
  • Well maintained modern toilets
  • Spacious private parking area
  • Pick up and drop facilities

ACTIVITIES


A Wildlife Adventure
Imagine a place where a tropical rainforest literally offers spiritual and natural refuge to human creation. Glimpse real animals in their natural habitats during a ride off in an open-air vehicle for a tour of a lush forest reserve. As your bumpy transport makes its way through rugged terrain, glimpse an array of exotic animals in a variety of unique habitats, your helpful guide providing you with valuable information during the journey.

The resort is an embodiment of the sacredness and the uniqueness of Nilgiris living. It is here that visitors can view the largest concentration of a wild life like Elephant, Guar, Tiger, Panther, Spotted Deer, wild boar, etc., Birds like Minivets, Fairy blue birds, Jungle Fowls species in the world.

For freshwater angling enthusiasts, there cannot be better destination than the natural water body which flows through the 100 acre property.

It is in these prime conservation areas that visitors can free their spirits while connecting with nature. Whatever your pleasure, whatever your adventure, Wild Planet Resort awaits your visit. Experience the warmth of its people, the tapestry of its wildlife and the luxury of its facilities!.

Be sure to keep your eyes open and have a camera ready! You never know what amazing animals you’ll see on a wild planet tour.

  • Hiking – Small and long route.
  • Plantation walks.
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Swimming Pool
  • Jungle Safari at Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary and Bandipur National Park
  • Indoor Games – Pool, Table Tennis, Carroms, Chess, Darts & Other Board Games.
  • Campfire
  • Lawn Cricket(for Children)
  • Archery
  • Basket Ball
  • Shuttle Badminton
  • Coracle Ride
  • Fishing
  • 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.

Sight Seeing

Edakkal Caves : 46 KMS from Wild Planet Jungle Resort
If you are an art lover do not miss out Edakkal caves while visiting Wayanad. Edakkal cave is a captivating prehistoric cave located near Sulthan Bathery. The excellent rock engravings found on the cave walls have drawn attention of worldwide historians and archaeologists. Edakkal caves comprise of three distinct sets of petroglyphs. Archaeologists suggest that these cave etchings date back to at least 5000 years. Edakkal caves have been inhabited at various historic stages.

In Malayalam, Edakkal literally refers to “a stone in between”. The term Edakkal is used to denote how the cave is formed in a fissure in the rock. Some consider the carvings as handiwork of Kurumbars tribes of Wayanad. This cave is indeed an archaeological treasure with undiscovered historic facts. This cave is also an excellent trekking spot. Edakkal cave in Sulthan Bathery is an excellent historic treasure which is yet to be completely explored.

OOTY – 72 KMS from Wild Planet Jungle Resort
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
The beautiful countryside with tea and eucalyptus plantations. Undisturbed sholas and fine views are ideal for drives and picnics.
Coonoor: 90 KMS from Wild Planet Jungle Resort

Sims park
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.

Dolphin Nose
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
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: 75 KMS from Wild Planet Jungle Resort
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 – 27 KMS from Wild Planet Jungle Resort
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 "Theppakadu".

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
Gudalur 250
Devala 266
Wild Planet Luxury Jungle Resort 273

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

Baburayanakoppal – 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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