Gitanjali Homestay


  • Stay with a local family
  • Relax on the garden-facing veranda
  • Enjoy, and create, tasty Kodava cuisine
  • Benefit from Ayurveda treatments
  • Meet the cats and dog



Open: Gitanjali Homestay is open all year.

Location: This homestay is located near the Chamundi Hills 4 kms from the city of Mysore, also known as Mysuru, Karnataka state.

Rooms: There are 4 guest rooms located in a building in the grounds. Each is air-conditioned, has an en-suite bathroom with a full running water and a supply of toiletries, and has access to a shared veranda. Every room has a kettle and supply of tea and coffee, full electricity and WiFi internet access.

Activities:  You can go sightseeing in Mysore. The homestay can arrange cookery classes based on Kodava cuisine, cultural performances of music and dance, yoga sessions and Ayurveda treatments, all offered subject to availability.

Facilities: There are attractive gardens. While here you are highly likely to encounter the pet dog and cats.

Dining: Enjoy home-cooked Kodava cuisine served in the family home. Breakfast consists of both Indian and international dishes, with dinner and special group meals available on request.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.

Communication: There is WiFi internet access in guest rooms.

Notes: Gitanjali is owned and run by the Achaiah family, members of the minority Kodava community. As well as being a family home it has been operating as a homestay since about 2010.

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