Home Stay - Madkal Homestay


Surrounded by dense coffee plantations, this serene town of Naduvinamadkal lies 5km from the town of Mudigere in the scenic malnad district of Chikmaglur, Karnataka. Mudigere lies about 3000 feet above sea level and is one of the most enticing places one can imagine.

This peaceful town has much to offer for nature lovers- the breath of fresh coffee, the scenic lofty mountains and babbling brooks are just some of the enchanting sights here. The Hemavathi River, an important tributary of the river Kaveri starts in the Western Ghats in Mudigere Taluk at an elevation of 1,129 metres. Weather generally cool throughout the year, with a maximum temperature of 28 C.

Neighbouring this scenic locale, about 30kms away, is the twin temple town of Belur and Halebid. This magnificient archaelogical town displays the grandeur of the Hoysala empire art and architecture. A panoramic town, one visit to Naduvinamadkal will make a lasting impression for a lifetime.


2 double bedrooms with attached bathrooms.

11 sleeper dormoitory style arrangement which includes bunk beds and clean bathroom.

Total guest capacity of 40 persons. We have cottage and tent accomodation.

Organic Food

Malnad Style Buffet

There is minimum usage of oil in our cooking

We use of good quality sunflower/olive oil

Mean and fish, are obtained from known sources who ensure hygienic breeding

We recycle and compost where possible

We use energy efficient equipent using local available fuel

There is great focus on water conservation

Our cleaning products and practices are environment friendly


Activities include a guided plantation tour, bonfire & barbecue, lazing on a coracle or fishing at the private mini-lake, target shooting, bird watching, basketball, badminton, indoor board games, nature walks, treks (in the plantation or to the village). There is also a friendly-animal pen.

You can opt for an jeep drive to the nearby villages and plan visits to tourist destinations close by like Belur, Halebeedu, Dharmasthala and Sringeri Mutt. A visit to the Shandy (weekly local market) - Chikmagalur on Wednesday, Mudigere on Friday, Aldur on Saturday and Handi on Sunday, will be a worthwhile experience.

Cottage and tent accommodation

Malnad Style Buffet

Party Set Up and Camp Fire

Play in Stream

Coracle Ride

Guided Trekking

Cricket / Water Foot Ball

Adventure Activities

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In & Around Homestay

Chikmagalur is situated in south western part of Karnataka. Carved against a mountainous canvas this beautiful malnad district is full of surprises... lofty peaks... delightful dales... racing rivers... sparkling streams... captivating cascades... and the bracing mountain air - a balm to the work-weary. Climb high above the world where the mountains seem to touch the sky. Marvel at the unspoilt beauty of the snow-white coffee blossoms.

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