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About Kodachadri

Kodachadri is a mountain peak of the Western Ghats. It is known for its picturesque landscapes and vast forest. Located at an altitude of 1343 meters above sea level, the hill descends steeply into deep forest. The biodiversity of Kodachadri, rather the Western Ghats, is very diverse. Western Ghats is identified to be one of the top 10 hottest biodiversity spots in the world. It has over 5000 species of flowering plants, 139 mammal species, 508 bird species and 179 amphibian species. At least 325 globally threatened species occur in the Western Ghats Known for its picture perfect sunrise and sunset, it attracts photography enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Photographers are frequent visitors here capturing the vast mountain backdrops of Kodachadri. Home to sandalwood trees, King Cobras, Black capped Kingfisher, its also a migration spot for birds like Amur Falcon which migrates from Siberia seasonally. Simha Farms is the best homestay in Kodachadri


The mountains in Kodachadri are fascinating, so are the clouds! The amount of joy when both these combine together and produce a visual spectacle!. Monsoon is the time to enjoy this. When Kodachadri is hit by the monsoon showers, trekking through the grasslands is pretty adventurous and wonderful. The flora and fauna is everywhere and very well built!!. At some places, trekking might become a real challenge, but every trouble melts away when you see the huge dense clouds hitting right at the high peaks of the Sahyadris! The eyes start to think if its a reality or any kind of dream or illusion!!. Witnessing Monsoon is one of the best experiences in Western Ghats. Simha Farms, the best homestay in kodachadri is uniquely situated at the heart of it to enjoy it to the fullest. It is all our visitors opinion that holidays' in Simha Farms during rain fall is the finest they have had.

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