Old Magazine House

Old Magazine House

Ganeshgudi | Dandeli | Karnataka

Old Magazine House is categorised as Experiential Jungle Lodge

Dining area (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Malabar Grey Hornbill at Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Oriental White Eye at Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Emerald Dove at Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
White Bellied Blue flycatcher at Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Yellow Browed Bulbul at Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Brown Cheeked Fulvetta at Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Tripods and Birdbaths (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Cottages (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Within Old Magazine House (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Views from Birdbath (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Dining area and Reception (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Cottage Interiors (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)
Cottage (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 May 2015)

Old Magazine House is a rustic resort in middle of forests at Ganeshgudi in Dandeli area (Karnataka), popular with bird watchers.

Reasons to Visit
  • Experiential jungle lodge at Ganeshgudi, surrounded by the thick rain forests
  • 5 Non AC ethnic cottages with 3 beds and an attached bathroom
  • One Non AC dormitory with a capacity of 20 people equipped with electricity
  • Huts are located on slope, overlooking the thickly forested hill ranges
  • Dining arranged on a large terrace
  • Bird watching is prime activity here where serious bird photographers sit around the bird bath and take photos of exotic birds all through the day
  • Other Activities that can be arranged include whitewater rafting, trekking, Coracle ride
  • Recommended for bird watchers
Know It
  • Hot water is available according to timings
  • The dormitory has semi-private cubicles
  • Ganeshgudi is where guests can see a lot of Hornbills and wide ranging bird species
  • No TV in Rooms
  • 16 kms from Dandeli Town
Recommendations
  • Standalone Wildlife and Bird watching getaways in Karnataka
    "An experiential jungle lodge in Ganeshgudi area in Dandeli that offers unique bird watching experience for serious bird watchers. Here bird photographers set themselves up around the bird bath and birds arrive all through the day for them to photograph. Old Magazine House over 25 years have maintained the area in a way that a large variety of birds do their nesting there and therefore one is able photograph so many species at one places. Recommended for bird watchers."
About Dandeli

Dandeli is a tropical rain forest located on the northern tip of Karnataka adjacent to Goa Border, renowned for Bird watching, river rafting and a nature centric experience.   more

Things to do in Dandeli
  • Places to Visit

    Special Interest Syntheri Rocks
  • Activity

    Bird watching at Dandeli (Bird Watching), White Water Rafting in Dandeli (White Water Rafting), Kavala Caves (Trekking)
  • Excursion

    Little Tibet (80 kms)
Access

Old Magazine House

Ganeshgudi | Dandeli | Karnataka
Rooms
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
111
155
Total Rooms6
Total Occupancy40

Facilities

Food and Beverages
  • Indian Restaurant
Activities
  • Trekking
  • Kayaking
  • White Water Rafting
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating

Old Magazine House

Ganeshgudi | Dandeli | Karnataka

Getting There

Air :
Hubli (74 kms), Belgaum (93 kms), Dabolim (145 kms)
Rail :
Londa (52 kms), Hubli (74 kms), Belgaum (93 kms)

Old Magazine House is located in Ganeshgudi

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Ganeshgudi A thick rainforest area by the gurgling Kali river at 15 kms from Dandeli towards Belgaum Getaway

Overall Ratings

4.5/5

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 133 reviews
Summary
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  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
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Great place for nature lovers
By Gaurimadiwale on 24th Apr 2017
4/5

Old magazine house is situated right in the middle of densely forested hills of Uttar Kannada. The property has some beautiful bird visitors everyday. Apart from that you also get to see butterflies...

Birding heaven!
By AngadAchappa on 21th Apr 2017
5/5

The name Old Magazine House is synonymous with birding! The resort is a small yet lovely place under the Jungle Lodges & Resorts group. The resort has setup bird baths which attract a huge number of...

paradise for bird photographers
By George J on 15th Apr 2017
4/5

Small but Superb lodge set in Jungle. Has family accommodation too. Set in Dandeli jungle, this place is ideal for Birding and Bird watching. If you are lucky you may also spot leapord, barking deer...

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Hotel

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  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

Hotel History

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Call 022-6150 6363 or email oldmagazinehouse@nivalink.co.infor the Reservations.

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