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  Embrace Nature’s Mystique, Nurture Mindfulness, Renew with Ayurveda


Nature Mysticism

Embark on a journey to explore the rich biodiversity and mystical beauty of the Western Ghats. Delve into lush forests, vibrant ecosystems, and encounter rare wildlife, all while deepening your connection with nature and experiencing profound inspiration and awe. Gorukana offers a precious opportunity to commune with the natural world, fostering a sense of grace and connection for those seeking a transformative experience.


Mindfulness at Gorukana is a way of life, embracing the present moment fully and allowing for a deep connection with nature and tranquillity. Our holistic approach to mindfulness permeates every aspect of your experience, from nourishing meals made with locally sourced ingredients to eco-friendly accommodations designed for rest and relaxation.


Ayurveda is woven into the fabric of our wellness philosophy at Gorukana, offering a holistic approach to health and healing. Our Ayurvedic programs aim to promote balance and harmony within the body, mind, and spirit, drawing upon ancient traditions and modern practices. Whether you seek relief from stress and fatigue or wish to enhance your vitality, our Ayurvedic offerings provide a pathway to greater wellness.

Gorukana offers a captivating weekend escape that leaves you eager for more. From engaging cultural interactions with the Soliga tribes to immersive nature trails and rejuvenating Ayurvedic treatments, every aspect of the experience is designed to be enriching and fulfilling.


Explore the amazing biodiversity of the Western Ghats with our captivating guided nature walks and bird watching adventures. Wander through scenic trails, immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings as you explore diverse flora and fauna of the western ghats. Keep your binoculars handy to catch glimpses of the vibrant kingfishers, lively parakeets, melodious bulbuls, majestic hornbills, and an array of other bird species that inhabit the area.

Whether you’re new to the experience or an avid enthusiast, our nature walks and bird watching activities offer an unforgettable journey, fostering a deep connection with the natural world.


Embarking on a trek to Ranganathaswamy Temple and viewpoint offers a captivating blend of adventure, spirituality, and stunning landscapes. Perched atop the white cliffs of Biligiri (meaning “white hills” in Kannada), the Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple offers a serene sanctuary for reflection and prayer. The temple’s architecture and ambiance invite contemplation and reverence, providing a spiritual respite from the journey. The viewpoint unfolds panoramic vistas of the surrounding valleys and hills, unveiling a breathtaking spectacle of nature’s grandeur.

Together, this trek provides a harmonious blend of cultural heritage and natural beauty, inviting visitors to explore, contemplate, and connect with the essence of the Biligirirangan Hills.


Immerse yourself in the vibrant heritage of the indigenous Soliga community with our Tribal Cultural Program. Through captivating performances of music, dance, and storytelling, guests are immersed in the cultural tapestry of the region, gaining insights into the customs, rituals, and way of life of tribal communities. Discover the legendary romance between Kusumale, daughter of Bomme Gowda, and Lord Ranganatha, a tale that encapsulates the enduring connection between Soliga culture and Hindu traditions.

Note: This program is not a paid event but rather a celebration of cultural heritage of the Soliga community. Terms and conditions apply: minimum of 10 guest is required.


Exploring a Soliga tribal hamlet, known as a “Podu,” provides a rich immersion into the traditional lifestyle and cultural heritage of the Soliga people. This visit offers a firsthand glimpse into the enduring traditions and harmonious coexistence of indigenous communities with their environment.


Immerse yourself in a leisurely property walk through 8 acres of majestic silver oak and indigenous trees entwined with pepper vines and lush coffee shrubs, nestled alongside the serene lakeside at Gorukana. Here, tranquillity and natural beauty converge to create a truly enchanting experience. As you wander along the tranquil lakeshore, be mesmerized by the serene waters mirroring the vibrant colours of the surrounding landscape. Whether you’re in search of solitude, relaxation, or a moment of quiet contemplation, the lakeside property walk offers a rejuvenating escape amidst the splendour of the natural world.


Ayurvedic Herbal Garden is a sanctuary of healing and discovery, where guests can explore the rich diversity of medicinal plants and herbs. Guided tours offer insights into the therapeutic properties and traditional uses of each plant, fostering a deeper connection to nature and holistic wellness.

At Gorukana, we invite you to discover the transformative power of nature’s pharmacy in our Ayurvedic Herbal Garden—a sanctuary for mind, body, and spirit.


Nestled within a pavilion overlooking picturesque coffee and pepper plantations, “Oota Mane” at Gorukana is a culinary haven offering simple, yet delicious, local food. Here, guests can indulge in authentic dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients, showcasing the essence of the region’s cuisine. From wholesome breakfasts to hearty lunches and comforting dinners, every meal at Oota Mane is a celebration of the flavours and traditions of the area. It’s a place where guests can enjoy the rustic charm of homemade dishes while immersing themselves in the serene surroundings of Gorukana.


In the serene embrace of nature, Gorukana offers a refuge where guests can unwind and rejuvenate, liberated from the distractions of modern technology. With a commitment to minimal environmental impact, we have consciously chosen to exclude TVs, Wi-Fi, and phones from our guest rooms, fostering an environment conducive to digital detox.

Amidst the whispering trees and melodious songs of native birds, guests are encouraged to relinquish their electronic devices and immerse themselves wholly in the present moment. Freed from the incessant buzz of notifications and the glare of screens, guest can rediscover the simple pleasures of genuine human connection and the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world.

At Gorukana, we believe in the restorative power of disconnecting from the digital realm, allowing our guests to rejuvenate their minds, bodies, and spirits amidst the tranquillity of our surroundings. Join us in unplugging from the noise of modern life and reconnecting with the peace that can only be found in the embrace of nature.


Nestled amidst nature, the Eco Wellness Centre offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the serene surroundings while enjoying its tranquillity in a circumambient pollution free zone. Committed to providing guests with a smoke-free atmosphere, Gorukana ensures a breath of fresh air for all.

At Gorukana, every room is designated as non-smoking, and the entire property, including common and public areas, is strictly no-smoking zone to ensure the comfort and well-being of all guests. For guests who wish to smoke, a designated smoking area is conveniently located in the parking area, near gate 2.


At Gorukana, we encourage our guests to savour quality family moments in an alcohol-free environment. Enjoy a tranquil atmosphere conducive to wellness and connection, where you can focus on rejuvenation and quality time with loved ones.


Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the jeep safari at K.Gudi, BR Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore diverse habitats, encounter wildlife, and soak in scenic vistas as you enjoy off-road exploration, immersing yourself in nature’s wonders.

*Note: Safari is conducted by Forest Department at a fee. We do not have any arrangements for Safari bookings. Timings: 07:00am to 09:00am & 03:00pm to 05:00pm. Drive to K.Gudi (18kms, 40 mins) and back in guest own vehicle.