Welcome to WILD HAVEN
Jungle at your doorstep
A truly local resort run by local people for a GENUINE experience of the jungle.
Situated at the foot of the beautiful Nilgiri Hills on the edge of the Mudumalai project Tiger reserve and surrounded by unspoiled mountain and forest we are truly a haven for wildlife. Yet we are only a 45 minute scenic drive from the hill station of Ooty with its’ tea gardens and toy train and 2 hours from historic Mysore.
Whether you are seeking; The thrill of encounters with wild animals, the fascination of ancient tribal culture or just a beautiful place in which to relax and unwind, we have it all, along with UNRIVALLED LOCAL KNOWLEDGE and GENUINE HOSPITALITY, So why not share our jungle home and let us introduce you to some of its’ special magic.
Why choose Us
In addition to our stunning location and superb wildlife viewing these things set us apart.
Unrivalled Local Knowledge. “others read about it – we live it.” Born and brought up here our connections to the area stretch back for generations. We are proud of our links to those hunters-turned conservationists who first established the sanctuary . Wild Haven itself has an interesting history and was an old hunting lodge as far back as 1901. Over the years we have gained unique, first-hand experience of the jungle and its’ wildlife so why not let us share some of its’ best kept secrets with you.
Genuine Hospitality. You can be sure of a genuine welcome at Wild Haven. Our team, who are mostly local too, work hard to maintain its’ relaxed and family friendly atmosphere and are always happy to go that extra mile to make you feel at home..
Our rooms. Perfect for your stay in Masinagudi
Our charming cottages with en suite rooms are simply but comfortably furnished, each with a veranda or sit out from which you can enjoy panoramic views over mountain and forest. Early mornings and evenings are particularly magical times when you’ll often find large herds of deer grazing within a few feet of the buildings.
Kitchen – Using fresh local produce our kitchen provides a range of delicious local and regional dishes cooked to order and we are always happy to prepare continental or less spicy dishes too according to your taste. When rooms are full we serve a tempting buffet.