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Discover Balekhan

Spend Summer Under the shade of the Jacaranda Tree!
Set amidst 100 acres of the Balekhan Estate and surrounded by the amazing Kudremukh range is an experience waiting to be discovered!

 

About the Campsite

The 100 year Halemane or Old house of the Pinto Family forms the hub of the campsite. Set in between 100 acres of Coffee and Araca Nut plantation, the home has been with the family for the last three generations. Fresh milk from Lakshmi the cow, Neer Dosas cooked on firewood and wooden staircases running across the house, all form part of the Balekhan experience. With streams running on the estate, winding paths leading to the hills and inviting trails to be explored, the estate is a nature lovers dream.

 

The Discover Experience

Experience life on a farm in the midst of nature, farm animals and coffee plantation.

Experience nature and adventure while trekking, climbing and other adventure filled activities!

Learn about snakes during a session with a herpetologist.

 

Program Activities

  • Farm Stay at the Estate, experience farm animals, flora and fauna and session of coffee cultivation
  • Experience Trekking in the wilderness, exciting rope activities such as Zip Line and Jummering
  • The energy packed Treasure Hunt through the Estate that is now legendary
  • Session with Herpetologist, demonstration of different types of snakes and reptiles.
  • Session on myths and facts on snakes and handling snakes
  • Peek into Malnad culture and its people.

Where:
On the outskirts of the ancient town of Kalasa, lies Camp Balekhan, 350 km's from Bangalore.
Route: Mysore-Hassan-Mudigere-Kalasa

When:
April 3rd to 8th 2011
April 11th to 15th 2011

Group Size: 15

Age Group: 10-14 yrs

 
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