A protected region called Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary can be found in Karnataka, India’s Western Ghats. It has a total area of about 492 square kilometers and is home to a wide range of plants and animals. The population of mammals, birds, and reptiles at the refuge is renowned for its diversity. Some of the popular wildlife species found here include elephants, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, gaurs, and several species of deer. For those looking to explore the sanctuary and its surrounding areas, Woodway Homestay is a popular accommodation or Homestay Near Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary.


Woodway is situated in a small village called Jakkanahalli, which is uniquely accessible to all places of interest. Mullayangiri, Dattapeeta/Baba Budan Giri and Seethalayangiri are all on the same range of hills as Woodway. The Woodway Estate homestay near Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary provides cozy rooms surrounded by luxuriant vegetation. Guests can enjoy activities such as trekking, bird watching, and nature walks in the sanctuary and its surroundings.

Places to visit

The Bhadra wildlife sanctuary is a short, scenic, drive from Woodway. The homestay is surrounded by charming hills, where you may go bird watching and enjoy the local culture. Heritage sites such as Shraavanabelagola, Beluru, Halebeedu, and Belavadi temples are all located en route to Woodway.

  • Shraavanabelagola: This ancient town is famous for its 58-foot tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali, a revered Jain figure. One of the largest monolithic statues in the entire world, according to the sculpture.

  • Beluru: Beluru is home to the famous Chennakesava Temple, a 12th-century temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is well known for its beautiful carvings and sculptures, which are thought to be some of the best representations of Hoysala architecture.

  • Halebeedu: Halebeedu is another town known for its Hoysala architecture. The town is home to the Hoysaleswara Temple, a Lord Shiva temple built in the 12th century. The temple is well known for its exquisite carvings and sculptures, some of the outstanding examples of Hoysala-style architecture.

  • Belavadi temples: Belavadi is a small village located near Chikmagalur, known for its ancient temples. The Veera Narayana Temple and the Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple are the most famous temples in Belavadi. Visiting these heritage sites is a great way to explore the rich cultural heritage of Karnataka and experience the beauty of the region.

Woodway homestay near Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary also organizes guided tours and safaris to explore the wildlife sanctuary. Woodway Estate is an ideal place to stay for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers who want to experience the beauty and tranquility of Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary.

The Coffee Experience

This Coffee plantation stay allows you to experience the life of a passionate coffee grower.. Right from the workings of a plantation, picking & processing the berries, or just walking through a guided tour along with the friendly estate staff. It enables you to enjoy the homestay in Chikmagalur and the plantation trails that have been set up for our guests to explore.