Arali Marada Koppalu
Sidapura,Alur TalukHassan DistrictKarnataka, INDIA
Explore the ridges, valleys and nature at foothills of the westren ghats (Sakleshpur) at Hassan with dynamic, knowledgeable, caring staff. Small in size, with a high staff:camper ratio, small groups, independent projects and a non-competititve attitude, this camp builds a lasting community. The Rappa is a campsite that happened to educate: we incorporate laughter, games, arts and music into a relaxed but high quality program on adventure activities, animals, plants, geology, astronomy, ecology and conservation. Located in a beautiful remote 70 acre island sanctuary just 3 hours from Bangalore or 2 hours from Mysore.
Backwaters offers both adventure and opportunity for nature lovers. Tucked away from the hustle - bustle of urban settings, yet close enough for you to reach, this camp offers a slice of nature that is entirely unique, one in which you can totally feel free!
Sakleshpur is located in the Western Ghats, a mountain range that stretches from South-western India to Gujarat. The southern range, which includes Bisle Reserve Forest and the region around Sakleshpur is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of flora and fauna. The sub-tropical climate and heavy rains during the wet season create an environment where several unique plant and animal species flourish. With people of Karnataka being very hospitable, the tourism industry is increasingly embracing the Bed & Breakfast model and now offers several choices for a weekend getaway.