- 240 Kms. from Bengaluru
- Bengaluru -Mysore - Bandipur - Mudumalai - Elephant Valley
Elephant Valley is nestled on the foothills of the Nilgiri mountain ranges at an altitude of approximately 1500m above sea level located about 40 KMS from Ooty and 19 KMs from Mudumalai Tiger Reserve within the evergreen forest corridor of Mudumalai wildlife range . The adobe is surrounded by exotic flora and fauna in a magnificent ecosystem.
South Indian, North Indian, Chinese and continental style of cuisine with made-to-order using only organic ingredients with cold pressed oil, fresh vegetables and meats are used.
Elephant Valley booking are on hold due to covid-19.
Check-in : 12noon
Check-out : 11am
Satish KumarJan, 2020
Nice place enjoyed the stay
Food was good staff were cooperative
RAGHAVENDRA JOSHIJan, 2020
The experience was very good
Thiru Muragan is an excellent host and ready to help with any small things
Highly recommended for spending a quite day or two in the middle of nature
Elephants gazing at a distance would be an added plus
Food is also very good and tasty
We enjoyed a lot during our 1 day stay
Load all review
Very beautiful place and located in a very good location. suggest everyone to visit with family. The owner Murugan is a very good person and was taken care of very well by all the members. Even the food was also very good. Saw elephant family & leopards during my visit to this beautiful place. Will visit surely again to this place and recommend others also to visit
DEVRAJU HDec, 2019
Super food and Host Murugan good people, room very nice
One of the best places that I have stayed so far, we went as a group of 7 Adults & 5 Kids. If you are looking to soak yourself around nature, this is place to be. Owner Murugan is a perfect host and was very accommodating. The rooms were clean and the view from the balcony is just breathtaking. The support staff were kind and courteous and ensured our stay was happy and memorable.
If you are looking for peace of mind then this is the right place to visit, had been with a family of 6, went well. Owner Murugan was very cooperative and helpful, he is down to earth person who intends to help his guest. We spotted few elephants and a bear, elephants were less than 50 meters from our room. Amazing south indian dishes with a homely touch. Chicken curry and Idly was excellent. Worth a visit. Rooms were quite clean, toilets were good, I recommend a 5 star for the place, hospitality, food and ambience..
Im basically a traveller, I have stayed in many places cross the country but this place is the best ! Mark my words its the best and most beautiful place.
VIKAS PATILSep, 2019
Our stay at Elephant Valley had been wonderful. The place is on a hill surrounded by tea estates. During our 2 night stay we could spot elephants and sambhar deer near the property. We could only spot bright eyes of leopards in night. Murugan and his staff (Stanley, SP and Ramesh) made our stay memorable. Try to get a room on first floor to get an excellent view of the valley. Only one drawback is the narrow, steep and broken road leading to the property from Gudalur town. Murugan is confident that it will be repaired within coming days.
The whole stay at Elephant Valley was wonderful experience. Thanks to Mr. Murugan and his team members for their Hospitality. The only regret is we couldnt sight any elephants during our stay:(
Awesome location, good food and perfect location to sight wild animals. I would recommend to all people who loves nature and sighting wildlife from a safe distance. Big thanks to Chirag for suggesting the place.
Thank you Trailroots for the wonderful experience. Elephant Valley is surely one of its kind places. We checked in on 25th around noon, got served a hot cooked meal both healthy and delicious. We trekked down about a kilometer, visited the neighboring tea-estates and interacted with the wonderful flora. Got back to our rooms to enjoy the scenic beauty. It was our luck that it rained all night and the following morning so we did not get a chance to spot any elephants. We were practically in the middle of a cloud so no complains it was just amazing. The team managing the place is extremely courteous and welcoming. They make sure you are happy and comfortable.
We were carrying our water bottles from home that turned out good as all other kinds of use and throw plastic bottles are banned in the area. So happy to know that.
Fantastic property setup in perfect harmony with the nature around. The whole stay was made even more comfortable with Mr. Murugan and his crew. Food was spot-on. 5-stars for the property, for the crew and for the whole experience”
The place was just awesome. Felt like staying back for another day away from pollution and traffic.Owner and Staff were very much caring and polite. Food served was yummy.great climate surrounded by greenery and mountains.Balcony look was fantastic.Will make this our regular tour spot. Rooms were well maintained with good infrastructure.
The most beautiful place I have seen in Karnataka!! Lunch was jn balcony and we were surrounded by greens. Mr. Thiru the owner was a great host and took care of us very well.
REETU DHALL NARANGMay, 2019
It was just an amazing trip, beautiful location ...can sit for hours n hours in balcony. Thanks to Chirag for convincing me to opt for this place and thanks to staff for feeding us with yummy food and also a big thanks to Gautam for trekking which was just out of world experience... Will definitely be back to this place...
RIDDHI BANERJEEApr, 2019
Experience - amazing
Location - amazing
Staff - very cordial & helpful
Hygiene - very nice
Food - tasty & homely
Animal sightings - yes
SREENIVASA TNApr, 2019
Elephant Valley is a very good place for family/friends gathering, Murugan is a good caretaker,
Food & rooms are very good.
Caritor SolutionsMar, 2019
The location is excellent the property is on a hillock with a forest view. if you are lucky can spot some wild animals.
The food served was delicious the staff and the owner were very cordial.
Nice place for a short vacation.
MARUTHI UJWALFeb, 2019
Elephant valley is a wonderful place to visit, sit and relax. Its a place to laze out full day enjoying the greenery. Nice rooms with great beds... Got a TV and guess what a WiFi connection as well in each room. Staff are very friendly and courteous. Food provided is simple but very very tasty and heartfilling. Been to many places in Tamilnadu, dont get good food in many places. But here it was excellent.
With regards to wildlife, we were lucky to see herd of Elephants and it was heart warming. Saw a barking deer as well. Scenary is good sorrounded by hills and tea estate.
Mr Muruga was good in communicating. Cars dont go up hill small distance to resort. However we managed to bring it up. Overall, we loved this place. Best place for couple, gang etc.not for kids. Loved the stay planning to visit once in 3 months for sure.
Elephant valley home stay… Its a home, away from home. The service and ambience are fantastic. The owner (Mr Thirumurugan) and staff make you feel very welcome from the time you arrive and go out of their way to make your stay the best it can be. There is wildlife galore and the walk around the plantations and home stay are relaxing and worth wile.
It was nice to stay here with peace, and comfort along with great hospitality by Mr Thirumurugan. Our room were opened to jungle view, which was really eye catching.
The day we reached we were greeted by Mr Thirumurugan and were served lip smacking food. In the evening we could see Elephants from our balcony. According to the staff members, its not uncommon to get an opportunity to watch animals from there.
Service they offered was really excellent. Room was very big, almost double size of a double bed room. Plenty of space, nice balcony and a big bath room too.
It was a wonderful stay, service n hospitality is admirable, food is really good n the locality of the home-stay is also good. keep the good work going.
HARISH GOUTHAM KJan, 2019
Amazing!!! I have previously Mudumalai forests but the most exciting site for seeing a big cat & stunning landscapes is at Elephant valley. All hosted by inspirational passionate wildlife warrior Thiru Murugan a most delightful fellow with boundless energy. The guest cottages are clean and comfortable and very well maintained.
The staff are most courteous and well trained.
The food is magnificent.
If you want to spot a leopard in the wild and have an authentic experience that will forever remain in your memory banks, then Elephant valley is the place & also to experience Wild trek into forest.
Thanks to Trailroot team for guiding us.
DURGA PRASADJan, 2019
It was an excellent stay at Elephant valley we were absolutely thrilled by the beauty of the property, warmth of Mr Murugan and staff. I will recommend this place to all my friends and colleagues.
Let me step back - This trip was our family annual event, all brothers & sisters with their kids and better halves meet which calls for a great place with great food and people to cater us.
Mr Murugan and his staff went out of the way in making us comfortable and churning out great dishes. I should mention couple of names here to appreciate - Kishore the cook and Ramesh the assistant and trekking guide.
Overall an excellent stay.
My sincere thanks to Usha from Trailroot, Mr Murugan for making the trip a memorable one and great start for 2019.
We 2 family with 4 adults and 4 kids wanted to stay in a jungle resort/homestay close to a jungle and almost zeroed in a property from trailroots. After spending time in trailroot page, we happen to see Elephant valey and expressed our interest with Usha, who guided us very well and booked with Elephant Valley.Journey day,we were there @Gudalur by evening and the road stretch to the resort gave us an experience of the forest with a narrow road and trees and bushes on either side. We parked our car in a designated place and Mr.Murugan , the host was there to pick us up in his Jeep as the road to the resort from there could be done only through a four wheel drive. It may be around 250m but not suggested to venture for a walking in the night. Adjacent to the resort there is a hill, the bacony view from rooms which will get the real feel of jungle resort with lush green cover all over. Just before the dinner , we were lucky to spot 2 Bears (these guys have a very good torch which could focus well)which made our night very well set.The room is nice will all facilities and we had a good sleep. Morning,we had our breakfast and we went for a walk on the road near the resort with the finding of droppings of bear and elephant. One among the good qualities that Mr Murugan possess is that he enquires whether we have any liking for any paricular food and he along with the staff arranges for the same.Once we were back we were served with a sumptuous Chicken Biryani by the staff which was really a commendable one. We headed for a Safari from there to Mudumalai( 17kms) and were one among the lucky few who could get into slot of the last bus of that day. Once we were back, Murugan took all of us for a small ride in his Jeep upon our request to a ceratin point which was quite a nice experience. Next day morning after breakfast we went for a trekking on the hill under Rameshs(staff) guidance which didnt have a proper path with thick bushes all around wherein some areas would be around 6-7 ft tall.The experience was amazing but had to desecend half way(not even half way) as kids and better half were little exhausted. The 2 days stay there was a memorable one and hospitality and humbleness of Murugan and staff is worth mentioning. Thanks a lot Usha from trailroots for guiding us in the right direction.
PRADIP BASUDec, 2018
It is awesome property. Location, view from balcony, food quality, courteous staff and ever helpful owner . It was special and excellent trip overall. I liked specially the balcony. I strongly recommend for all
It is indeed a beautiful location in a remote area but all your amenities are available.Rooms are specious specially I like balcony the view from it is awesome. You can spent whole day sitting on balcony enjoying nature. I give 100% mark for the location .
Food is excellent and all the staffs are courteous. They are always there whenever you are required.
We have sighted Elephant, Sambar . Night is thrilling.
I must mention specially about owner , he is extremely helpful person
We had a very pleasant stay for a night and day. Thiru Murugan is very nice and concerned about our comfort and stay.. The food was amazing and tasty. Mudumalai wild life Safari his about 45 mins drive from here.
This place is itself is so beautiful that we can easily stay here for two for full days..
Excellent location and hospitality.
If I get a chance I would come back to same place again with family.
We enjoyed the stay at Elephant Valley. The location is well surrounded by mountains and complete greenery. Personal vehicle cannot get there as the roads are rough and terrain. Once we landed, it was so foggy until afternoon. But we were very lucky to get the sight of Wild Elephant just 50 feet ahead in the evening. We couldnt go to forest trekking as the wild elephants came out of the forest, started climbing down the mountains for food and water. So surprisingly next day morning we saw Leopard. Mr Thirumurugan (owner), Mr Ramesh and Headcook were very supportive and friendly. Mr Thiru was very cooperative right from picking us from picking us from the city, he ensured that we are happy with the stay by taking care of all our request. Mr Ramesh was very friendly as he shared his experience and he also took us short walk into the village. The food was delicious, tasty and amazing. They even provided accommodation and food for the Driver. We were very sad while leaving the place. The place left us with such a beautiful memories. We are planning to visit again in the next summer. In my next visit, I would like to do the forest trek. We would definitely recommend this place to all friends. Thanks to Chirag who suggested this place from trailroot.
Once again great experience and fantastic stay at Elephant Valley
Nice place to stay. Staf was good. Nice rooms. Food also was good. Very polite staff. A good place for a weekend with family and friends.
Good location to spend with family and friends....
We were three families with 6 children., it was a great experience. I have myself stayed around these valleys many a times in the past, this is best of all. The views from the location, elephants gazing around, deer, samba and not to mention other wild animals were just amazing. Food and service was excellent, rooms and bathrooms were clean and tidy. Mr. Thiru, Ramesh and the head-cook were very supportive and took care of our needs. Pictures to follow.
The location of the place is excellent except for the approach where we need to depend on the property owner every time to ferry us to our car parking. Food was very home made and good taste...thanks to Mr Joseph who always satisfied our taste buds. Thanks to Ramesh for house keeping support.
Many Thanks to Mr Thiru Murugan - owner of the property for his being a kind and courteous host. This is a perfect place to de stress, rejuvenate, breathe fresh air and come back fresh. The view opposite the rooms are the hills where we got to spot wild elephants every day which is a delight to stay at this property.
Overall many thanks to Chirag (trailroot.in) for recommending this property big time against all other trailroot destinations.
A well spent holiday for our family....
Manas SahuOct, 2018
I enjoyed my stay at Elephant Valley. The property is next to a hill after the Gudalur town on the way to Ooty. The owner Mr. Thiru took personal care to make sure our stay was comfortable. We were a group of 10 people and the entire resort was booked by us. The rooms are large and comfy and can accommodate 4 people easily. each of the rooms come with large balconies overlooking the hill. The property is part of the forest range and hence sighting wildlife is quite easy. On our first day of stay an elephant came out of the forest and very close to the boundary of the property. The staff is courteous and the food was excellent.
GIRISH RAOOct, 2018
The property was good and we had a very pleasant stay
Food is Very Excellent, Will continue to stay here in my next trip with family
The place where the resort is located in excellent. Early morning view outside the resort is scenic. Service is excellent would recommend to maintain the same. Thank you Trailroot and Elephant Valley for making our holiday special.
very good hospitatality Resort is located in such a nice place on the top of the hill, food quality & taste was excellent. its worth for money.
totally it was a memoriable 2 days stay fr me.
thank u trailroot & thanks elephant valley.................
Akash KhichaSep, 2018
Writing this review on behalf of my Parents. Thank you Trailroot for suggesting such a wonderful place. Hospitality was good, food was superb and guys if anyone wants to stay with nature do visit this place.......Will love to visit in coming future??
Nice stay...thanks for suggesting Trailroot Holidays
I think this place is the best one to relax and rejuvenate. The location of the property and the views are breath taking. Perfect setting to have a drink at the room sit out having a view of lush green mountains surrounded. Also could spot a barking deer and a bear from the balcony. If lucky can spot elephants too. Missed out on trekking as we checked in late evening and couldnt wake up early in the morning. Food was simple and very tasty. Cook and staff was very friendly and cooperative. Overall a good memorable stay at Elephant Valley with my friends. Surely will plan and visit again with family. Thanks Mr. Thiru Mrugan (Owner of the property) for being such a lovely host and Chirag (Trailroot) for suggesting this place.
It was indeed an Amazing place to spend time with family and friends, highly appreciable hospitality by Thiru murugan and his staff. If anyone wants to stay relaxed away from city, this is the place.
One of the best places visited till date... Nestled in the Niligiri forest and away from city is the Elephant Valley. Small place but very neatly maintained. Standing on the room balcony, one can see a hill right in front and cloud touching the top of the hill is a sight to behold. The ever changing weather and different views of landscape. It was awesome!!
Thiru Murugan was the perfect host, taking care of everything... Right from picking from Gudalur to dropping back. Since the resort is on a terrain made of rough and small roads, we have to go in jeep there.
Food was like home made and very delicious. It was not a special food that was prepared but whatever was cooked was very tasty and lip-smacking. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Elephant Valley for its location, food and everything.
Thanks to Thiru Murugan and his staff who took care of us. Will definitely recommend this super place to all my friends.
Lastly, Thanks to Usha at Trailroot, who suggested this place.
I visited this place with a bunch of 12 people from my office. I was a bit doubtful whether the house will be good or not but it is just fabulous. Our caretaker Mr.Thirumurugan arranged food and other amenities perfectly. Food is available in North and south Indian style and the staff are really good. We did not face any hiccups in our one night stay. Rooms are available with WiFi and TVs are equipped with dish connection which I dont suggest to use because the nature you get to see from the property is breathtaking. This is a great place to stay by with wild animal sighting if youre lucky enough.
Super place. Suited for family and couples.
Must visit place
We had been here for our corporate outing...the location is just marvelous and food was excellent....the host was very helpful.
I am so glad that Team Trailroot suggested this place, we loved it..!!!
ANAND KUMAR SJun, 2018
Elephant Valley !!! Its just an awesome place for a weekend getaway. Location was so peaceful and in a adorable manner. Friendly staffs. Nice food. Overall Its an excellent place.
Amit ShahJun, 2018
Amazing place with peaceful tranquility.. The host was courteous & gave us a hearty welcome !!
A must experience for any nature lover , A place that helped me discover me from myself !!
Good food .Also the staff was friendly & ready to serve with a smile.
I thank Trailroot especially Chirag to help me discover this place.
1. Courteous owner, staff - Mr.Ramesh, Good food. Overall good experience.2. I got a shock when owner told me that trekking charges was Rs.500/hr. I was completely taken aback by this. The trekking charge on an hourly basis was never mentioned anywhere. I conveyed this to the owner and as I didnt want to end the trip on a bitter note and also had money, I paid him. Appreciate this is taken care. Overall thrilling experience.
Very nice plc who loves nature. Well maintained rooms, tasty foods, good staff, awesome nature.. best plc I suggest to all who loves nature
Ramya Krishnamurthy Mar, 2018
It was really a fantastic stay at Elephant valley , Thanks to trailroot.
Based on customer review...
Masinagudi, 240 kms from Bengaluru 3,500/room for 2 pax
Mudumalai, 240 kms from Bengaluru 1,950/room for 2 pax
Masinagudi, 246 kms from Bengaluru 1,900/person
Bandipur, 212 Kms from Bengaluru 7,650/person
Mudumalai, 250 kms from Bengaluru 2,000/person
Masinagudi, 238 kms from Bengaluru 3,150/room for 2 pax