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Hingaara Homestay

The nature’s bounty at Agumbe welcomes you all to refresh and rejuvenate your mind and soul at Hingaara Homestay. The homestay is a perfect blend of heritage and adventure in Western Ghats region of Karnataka. This homestay is the traditional house of Guddekeri close to agumbe and is tucked in lush green landscapes of Malnad. Those who have a enthusiasm for a lot of adventure will sure love this place.

The hometay offers packages including the activities and that remains as one of the speciality that visitors have appreciated till date. Come in any season to the homestay and enjoy the beauty of malnad region at Hingaara Homestay, the Nature Stay.


Location: GPS

Guddekeri, Megaravalli,

Close to Agumbe, Thirthahalli taluk,

Shimoga, Karnataka. 


Regular Package: 1 Day 1 Night (24hrs)

Home stay  - Rs.1950 / Person per day 

Camp site - Rs. 1500 / Person per day

Camping in Back waters Island (1 Day)
Rs.400 / person (includes lunch & tea)

Kids: 6-12 Years are charged half the adult rates

Activities you get:

1. Water Cave walk
2. Fishing
3. Rope climbing
4. Rope walk
5. Pedal Boating
6. Arecanut plantation tour
7. Visit to Kundadri betta (For sunrise)
8. Visit to Agumbe (Sunset point)
9. Swimming in Nature pool
10. Rain volleyball
11. Jogi gundi falls (Seasonal)
12. Visit to stream
13. Camp fire 


Kaar bailu gudda (3.5 kms)

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner- Malnad Cuisine)

*Barbecue can be organized if informed at the time of booking, will be charged separately


  • 1 Large Dormitory + 1 Large Room + 1 Medium Room (With Attach Bathrooms)
  • 1 Family Room (Inside Main House with common bathroom)
  • 5 to 6 Tents
  • 24x7 Hot water
  • Table Tennis
  • Parking Facility
  • Veg and Non veg Food served
  • Party and Campfire are
  • Trekking in the morning
  • Starters at Extra Cost



  • Trekking to Akki raashi Battadha Gudda
  • Trekking to Sringeri puta betta
  • Sight Seeing (Kundadri betta, Agumbe Sunset view point)
  • Visit to Unexplored Water falls
  • Areca nut Plantation tour
  • Village Tour by walk
  • Visit to Barkana falls (Seasonal)
  • Visit to Jogi Gundi falls (Seasonal)
  • Games (Soccer, Volleyball, Chess, Shuttle)
  • Barbecue*
  • Fishing
  • Visit to Vankeabi falls (Seasonal)


1.5 days Program schedule for Trekking Team

Arrive @ Hingaara around 7:00 am. Home stay is located in an Arecanut plantation.

Breakfast – Start of Malnad food experience in Hingaara nature stay.


First Half of the day

Visit to Onake abbi Falls - around 3 kms Trekk in the dense Rain Forest. To witness the 400 years old tree and mesmerising Waterfalls from the top, this place is house for many flora & fauna (2.5 hrs – approx time)

Malnad Style Buffet Lunch

Relax for sometime


Post Lunch

We take you for a Plantation tour, give you a brief on different crops grown in Agumbe region (40 – 50 mins)

Experience the private Water Cave walk

Visit to Unexplored Kattina Madike stream / Bheemanakatte backwaters & Hanging Bridge / Jogi gundi falls (1.5 hrs)

Camp fire (30 mins)

Night trail in & around home stay - Great chance to capture beautiful frogs of Western Ghats through your camera lense or your eyes. If lucky we get to see snakes, byson, barking deer, sambar (20 - 30 mins)


Day 2

Refreshing Early Morning Trekk

Trekk to Akki Raashi battadha Gudda - around 4 kms. You get to see Nature @ it's best from this hill (1 hr)


Visit to Kundadri Hills - one of the best places to watch Sunrise, there is a Jain temple on top of the hill which is more than 450 years old. Kundadri is Malnad's heaven (1.5 hrs)


Rafting in Rive Sita

Trekk to Kavaledurga fort - One of the ancient forts in Thirthahalli taluq

Koodlu Theertha Falls - 3 kms trekk

Barkana view point - 3rd highest water falls in India


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