M21554 is an Organic Fruit Farm and Farmstay nestled in the serene Cumbum Valley. A short 15 minute drive from Kumily, Thekkady, Kerala, the farm is strategically located at Lower Camp, very close to the famous Periyar Tiger Reserve. M21554 grows pomegranates as it chief harvest along with papaya, grape, coconut, tender coconut, sapota, mango and an apiary that produces the finest honey. The farm is also home to cows, geese, turkey, flying ducks and a flock of hens. A well laid out vegetable garden and an herbal garden ensures that there is fresh produce at all times in the kitchens. Accommodation is simple and comfortable with scenic views of the valley. Delicious traditional and local cuisine is served. Guests are invited to join in activities like haveting in the fruit garden and tending to the animals. It is a great opportunity for people to learn about organic farming and with this hands on experience. As the sun sets, guests can relax, watch the stars, or simply read in quite luxury.
- Air Condition
- 24 hrs hot water
- Generator back up
- Rates are inclusive of all meals
- TV, living room, kitchenette, dining room, fridge, board games, library shelf, magazine, doctor on call, housekeeping.
Nearby attractions and activities:
Farmers market at Cumbum – 15 mins - visit Cumbum market between 5:30 am and 11 am. Watch farmers bring in their freshly harvested produce and sell them at government regulated prices.
Suruli falls – ½ hour – trek up a steep but short climb to the Suruli falls, a stream that passes through 9 km of herbal forest to cascade gently over rocks. Valley drive – 45 mins – take a drive around the Cumbum valley to see farms growing a variety of produce from vegetables, tomatoes and onions to pomegranates, grapes and mangoes.
Temple visit – There are a few temples in the area that are over a thousand years old and still operational. Some hewn out of rock and other built with carved rocks.
Wholesale farmers market – 15 mins – A market where loads of produce are loaded on trucks and sold off to markets across the state borders in Kerala & other neighbouring states. There is no governmental supervision and hectic bargaining activity can be seen
Lord Pennycuick Memorial – 10 mins – a memorial dedicated to Lord Pennycuick who was instrumental in providing water to irrigated the otherwise dry & barren lands of the Cumbum valley. He occupies the status of a hero in these parts.
Periyar Tiger Reserve – 20 mins – visit the Periyar Tiger Reserve, one of the best maintained reserve forests in the world. Go on a boat cruise to the calm interiors of the dam catchment area, sight wildlife in their natural habitat, elephant herds, bison, foxes, wild dogs, hornbill and a variety of birds and animals.
Kumily Town – 20 mins- indulge in retail therapy at the quaint Kumily town, buy spices, essential oils, tea and other local produce.
10 km from Thekkady.
Flexible policy for cancellation. 50 % advance at the time of booking.
We are offering stay@ of Rs. 6000.00 on twin sharing basis (A.P.basis). We can also accommodate one person in each room by providing one extra bed @of Rs. 1500.00.Children above 6-12 yrs will be charged @ of Rs. 750.00 and above 12 yrs @of Rs. 1500.00.
- Welcome Drink
- Accommodation in a non A/C room with breakfast, lunch and dinner (AP basis)
- Guide service for tour within the farm.
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M21554 is an Organic Fruit Farm and Farmstay nestled in the serene Cumbum Valley. A short 15 minute drive from Kumily, Thekkady, Kerala, the farm is strategically located at Lower Camp, very close to the famous Periyar Tiger Reserve. M21554 grows pomegranates as it chief harvest along with papaya, grape, coconut,...
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