On occasion or per request we provide our guests with a bonfire in the evening with a barbecue and buffet. The bonfire is a great way to get our guests together sharing stories, music, good food, and the warmth of a fire.
As per tradition, it is customary to serve tea to our guests and we offer only the finest teas from the Nilgiris. Choose from black or green tea served twice a day. Tea times are 7:30 am and 4:30 pm. We also offer our tea to purchase as a souvenir to bring back to family […]
The Red Hill forest area offers you a wide variety of camping experiences; from family friendly camping on Red Hills Estate to popular backcountry sites. Imagine the solitude of a wilderness setting. A night sky so full of brilliant stars that you can actually point out the constellations to your kids. Add to that the […]
The Todas are a unique tribe that has lived in the Nilgiris for centuries. The distinction of their village is the round tops on their homes with small doorways. They welcome visitors but do expect tips for pictures. The Toda Village can be visited on the way to the Western Catchment and Trout Hatchery.
Several Mountain bikes are available to ride along the roads and paths around the estate. There are numerous trails that you can take down to the lake and around the tea plantations.
This is a bird watchers paradise. This area is home to over 60 species of birds. Some of the birds you find in the area are Grey Hornbill, Wood Pigeon, White-bellied Treepie, Barbet, the Black-Orange flycatcher, White Scavenger Vulture, Bonnellies Eagle, Black Eagle, Hawks, Honey Buzzard, Falcons, Kestrels, Harriers, Jungle Owlet, Brown Hawk Owl, Rock […]
Fishing in the lakes at Red Hills can provide an angler with some of the best fishing the state has to offer in a remote, isolated and beautiful setting. For a person who enjoys fishing in solitude, this is the place to be. Fishing pressure is generally light to almost non-existent on most mountain lakes […]
Trekking in the hilltops and valleys around the Red Hills area allows you to immerse yourself in the spectacular physical beauty of the best kept secret of the Nilgiris, whose climate is often sunnier and kinder than the surrounding regional forests. Landscaped by nature, the hills have many treks for all ages. Our guides are […]
If you need to get away for a yoga retreat and looking for a family environment, this is the place for you. At Red Hills, we want you to know that the practice of yoga is for everyone…..regardless of age, athletic ability or conditioning objective. When you stop by our temple, our instructors will actively […]