|Silent Valley Resort - "A home away from home"|
Whether it's holiday makers, honeymooners, corporate executives or foreign tourists not many may be aware of an awesome destination, the eco-friendly Silent Valley Resort. A truly exotic getaway nestled cozily at the foothills of Kudremukh Reserve forests, situated at 2,400 feet above sea level. It is located between Kalasa and Kudremukh on the eastern slopes of Western Ghats of Karnataka. About 4 kms from Kalasa on Kudremukh road in Chikmagalur dist.
For families wanting a homely atmosphere, there are in all 15 well maintained and fully furnished cottages in ethnic style but having all the modern facilities like attached bath & toilet with continuous hot water and satellite T.V. Tents are also provided in case the guest wants to enjoy an outdoor experience deviating from the routine. While 60 persons can share 15 cottages under three/four sharing, around 40 people can utilize the dormitory hence can accommodate nearly 100 people at a time. In addition to well maintained cottages there is an emerald swimming pool, quaint walkways, a terraced eatery and Indoor/ out door games. The resort has a 6000 sq.ft well equipped three tier multi-cuisine restaurant serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. The team here will extend such an hospitality which you have experienced never before.
For nature lovers wanting a novel lodging experience, the Resort offers a paradise beyond compare - The Tree House. This tree house is made fully with wood and bamboo, featuring a portico, a bedroom, an attached bath and a toilet. Without compromising on comfort, the tree house has electricity, an intercom, and back-up emergency lamps. It's built in such a way, that it gives a guest 360 degree view of the entire valley, the golden sunsets and fabulous view of the mountains right up to the Kudremukh peak, and the sun rays slowly peeping in from the fog at dawn, right from the bedroom. Due to it's location at the top it provides excellent privacy to any one who wants to have a secret rendezvous with their loved ones, in fact it is an ideal honeymoon getaway for newly married couples.
It's also an important corporate destination especially for companies who are on the look out for a suitable place for outbound training and experiential programs for their employees, as it provides an ideal atmosphere at a reasonable cost with special package for Corporate which would not pinch their pocket. For team outing, it is the perfect destination as it's far away from buzzing, crowded & congested cities and provides all the required facilities. There is a full-fledged conference cum training room that can accommodate 70 persons, with all the accessories like white board, flip chart, along-with personal computers with internet connectivity for the convenience of guests. It is also an ideal location for corporate meetings, dealer meets, training workshops, association programs, retreats, seminars and social get togethers.
While Silent Valley may not be a STAR resort, it has been thoughtfully designed keeping in mind the fact that one may admire and enjoy nature's bounty without compromising or damaging it in any way. Guests can take part in adventure sports such as trekking, rock climbing, kayaking and river rafting under the able guidance of skilled trainers. In addition to this we organise swimming, fishing, campfire, trekking, white water rafting, cultural activities, picnics, visit to water falls, heritage temples etc.,