Welcome to Casa Deep Woods, Masinagudi. Bask under blissful shades of Nilgiri Mountains. Feel at home in the enchanting wilderness.
A captivating jungle resort where you can often see elephants & deer nibble on bamboo shoots by your cottage space. Listen to mesmerizing sounds of countless bird species that come calling right here. Climb into the BIRD HIDE built specially for keen birders and watch more than 300 species of birds. Thrill yourself with exciting jungle safaris in Bandipur & Mudumalai Tiger Reserve nearby.
Casa Deep Woods jungle resort offers you the perfect back to nature break.
You could try a well-designed wellness module in the land of refreshing deep breaths. Dr. Shiela Nambiar, the very well-known Fitness & Lifestyle Consultant & Yogadarshanam, Mysore’s reputed Yoga Institute have come together here to make Casa Deep Woods an eco-spa and jungle retreat. Tailored for the bone-tired in the city to take small steps or advanced leaps towards treasuring our own health, one especially for women.
We’re among few resorts in Masinagudi where you can throw in a bonfire by the stream and grill-a-chicken-on-coals. Wi-Fi in the lobby, or enjoy a game of badminton with your kids who are very welcome here (by the way, the kids will be completely thrilled to ride an elephant and feed him too!) Plan a picnic by the river, amble along a nature trail, choose a stream or the swimming pool, or simply cozy yourself in a hammock under a tree. Feel a sense of peaceful seclusion all around the vast open space. Casa Deep Woods resort- its your jungle retreat with a picturesque landscape, a place that lets you unwind like no other. A balm for the senses.
ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO
In the very heart of a spectacular, protected world of natural sights and fascinating local histories.
Situated at the tri junction of Kerala, Tamil Nadu & Karnataka, discover the natural beauty and storied history of Sigur plateau.
Our location at the foothills of the Nilgiris and by the banks of a rivulet is, as most birders know, a spectacular invitation for both migratory and local feathered flocks. Wildlife Photographers Chandrashekar Kalyansundaram & Giri Cavale have designed a special Bird Hide for professional bird watchers & photographers.
There are 227 bird species found in this region, which include the unique near threatened black-and-orange flycatcher.
Endemic species you can often see at the resort BIRD HIDE include Malabar trogon and Malabar grey hornbill
Bird Watching :
Morning: 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Evening: 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Charges: Rs. 1000.00 per person for bird watching and bird hiking.
Jeep Safari is one of the best ways to explore the rich flora and fauna of Bandipur & Mudumalai. You get to see some of the species found only in this part of the world. The floral beauty is definitely a visual treat to one’s eyes. If you happen to be the adventure enthusiast or the wildlife photographer, then the jeep safari is a trip you must not miss. You get an opportunity to see the untouched part of the world through such safaris. One can find the various species of the animals such as deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, crocodiles etc., ranging over 450 species of animals and birds. Here is a good list of animals and birds that you get to see in a safari.
MAMMALS: Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Gaurs, Dholes (Indian Wild Dog), Sloth Bears, Langur, four-horned antelopes, chital deer (Spotted), Sambar deer, Muntjac (Barking Deer), Mouse Deer, Wild Boar, Indian giant squirrels
BIRDS: Peafowl, Grey Junglefowl, Honey buzzards, Red-headed vultures, Indian vultures, Flowerpeckers, Hoopoes, Indian rollers, Brown fish owls, Crested serpent eagles, Changeable hawk-eagles.
REPTILES: spectacled cobra, Indian rock python, viper, rat snake, muggers, monitor lizards, Indian chameleon, Indian pond terrapin, agamids and flying lizards.
The Jeep safari is an Open Jeep Safari and it lasts usually for 2.5 hrs to 3 hours and the timings are always from 6:30 am to 9/9:30 am (the morning safari) and 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm (the evening safari). The best time for the safari is from the month of October until June. The weather during these months is clear, thus increasing the chances of getting the glimpses of the animals.
Jeep safari charges: Rs. 1850.00 Per person
Elephant Feeding Camp
More than a hundred years ago, elephants were used for timber extraction in these royal jungles. But tribal expertise with elephants predates this. When you come to the Elephant Camp at Theppakadu today, you can watch them being fed or grazing, with the mahout nearby. Did you know they are given Ragi too, in their grain rations? While this is a conservation centre open to the public in the evening, there is also the option of taking an elephant ride or watch them in puja mode.
Morning: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Evening: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
And..It is absolutely free of charge !
Elephant rides are available in Mudumalai, which has the Theppakadu Elephant Camp (Tel: +91-423- 2526235), one of the biggest elephant camps in South India. The camp has elephants that work in the forest, log timber and do other forest activities. The evening feeding shows at this camp are crowd pullers. Camp viewings may be closed for short periods for the public. However, enquiries can be made at the Forest Office in Theppakadu to check the status during your visit. Advance bookings for elephant rides can only be made at the Range Reception Office in Ooty.
Morning: 6:30 am to 9/9:30 am
Evening: 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Charges: Rs.550 per elephant per ride (4 Adult Max)
Note: Rates are subject to change.
Cottages are built in bamboo clearings, since we have a deep commitment to the environment. The surround sight and sound is rustic, untamed & serene. The interiors of where you stay – are stylish, comfortable and high on privacy. The beauty of the forest is always at hand – best enjoyed with no TVs & no room service.
These are discreetly built along the rivulet and surrounded by thick vegetation for utmost privacy. One Suite opens onto an veranda overlooking the rivulet and other 3 suite rooms overlook the Nilgiri mountains. Ideal choice for a family. See details
- Suite Room with open to sky bath
- Suite rooms without open to sky bath
In the more private corner of the resort, these luxury rooms have a rivuletfacing verandah. A wildlife loving couple will find privacy, peace and some wildlife here. See other unique features:
- Luxury rooms with open to sky baths
- Luxury rooms without open to sky bath
A few kilometers away from the resort, these villas are a sanctuary by themselves. With stunning views of the Blue mountains and a story to their name.
- Planters villa
- Zacharia’s villa
Wellness & Fitness
A sanctuary of wellness in the calming midst of calming forest.
Holistic Wellness Centre
Luxury Room 1 : INR 3,900 per room per night, 2 Adults , 1 Child, 1 Room (Inclusive of Breakfast).
INR 8,200 per room per night, 2 Adults , 1 Child, 1 Room (Inclusive of All Meals).
Luxury Room 2 : INR 2,633 per room per night, 2 Adults, 1 Room (Inclusive of Breakfast).
INR 8,200 per room per night, 2 Adults, 1 Room (Inclusive of All Meals).
Suite Room : INR 6,000 per room per night, 2 Adults , 1 Child, 1 Room (Inclusive of Breakfast).
INR 10,200 per room per night, 2 Adults , 1 Child, 1 Room (Inclusive of All Meals).
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