Ever wanted to stay somewhere that was out of the ordinary on your vacations? Wanted to feel at home even when you were somewhere else? Felt the need of a local experience in a land filled with things-to-do? Then home stays and plantation bungalows offer all these possibilities for you.
Understand the local ethnicity by staying at one of the home stays that are usually converted ancestral homes. Mingle with the family staying along with them in the comfort and privacy of the ancestral traditional houses. This is also gives an insight into the strong values of the Indian families. In the evenings, why not go into the village and see a temple festival and watch a cultural dance show or musical performances. Savor a hearty treat of home cooked food and maybe even get tips on how to cook them.
Indulge in an offbeat experience by staying in a plantation bungalow. The renovated British bungalows around various varieties of plantations offer a good range of options to explore the surroundings. Head out for a brisk morning walk amidst the mist clad plantations, and come back for a steaming hot traditional breakfast. You can safely enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside or try skills of plucking the tea leaves or cardamom along with the friendly estate workers.
Try out home stays and plantation bungalows around coffee plantations in Coorg or tea plantations in Munnar. How about staying with a family who owns a spice plantation in Thekkady? Discover the beauty of the countryside when you are on your holiday. Away from bustling life of the cities, relax in a piece of rural haven at one of the country’s various home stay and plantation experience. bowed heads.