Bungalows in Meghamalai
Literally translated, Meghamalai means the mountain of the clouds and this is where Travel Your Dream's hand-picked Briar Bungalows is located - a truly ‘on top of the world’ kind of holiday. Sharing a common boundary with Periyar Tiger Reserve, the land for long teemed with elephants, tigers and other wildlife.
En-route is the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (Indira Gandhi Wild Life) Sanctuary where Tiger, Panther, lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri and the common Langur, Malabar giant squirrel, Elephant, Gaur, Spotted deer, Sambar, Barking deer and Wild boar reside.
Meghamalai is popularly known as High Wavy Mountains and is a 4-hour drive from Madurai. Meghamalai and the surrounding areas are home to some of the last untouched tropical forests in the world.
Briar Bungalows in Meghamalai are virtually cut off from the rest of the world. Little hamlets of tea plantation workers are all that reminds one of an earth inhabited by humankind. The pace, therefore is relaxed and time seems to move slower.
Briar Bungalow in Meghamalai resembles similar ones built during the British Raj. Glass paned windows, sprawling lawns and a way of life that still reminds one of the golden years of the past come alive.Cloud Mountain
Lakes and hills, in a quaint, serene atmosphere with birds chirping, an occasional trumpet of an elephant, the musical tones of the Malabar Whistling Thrush scintillate the air! Towering trees as a backdrop, a lake at your doorstep, a fishing pond five minutes away – that's Cloud Mountain for you!...Sand River
Sand River - a two bedroom plantation cottage tucked away in the hills with a breath taking view of the mountains in all its lofty grandeur! The verdant tea gardens lined by thick forests adorn this beautiful setting...
Even amidst the quiet setting of a place like Meghamalai, you’ll discover that there is much to do - if you choose to. And then there is always the luxury of switching off the urban world, completely.
Birdwatch: Meghamalai is home to a host of native and migratory birds and with a pair of binoculars, you could close in for a stunning view of them.
Cooking treats: Briar’s chefs can drum up an instant course on some much-loved Anglo Indian cuisine, should you want. You could engage in a session of learning to make the famous Bread pudding from the finest hands in the land.
Heritage tour: Titbits on architecture, lifestyles and tea traditions can be had with a Briar Heritage Specialist. Revel in conversation over a four-course meal.