About Us

The hill station of Coorg is one of the most popular holiday destinations of India. Traditionally known as ‘Kodagu’, this distinct geographical entity is situated in the heart of the Western Ghats, which is identified as one of the world’s 18 bio-diversity hotspots.

Coorg comprises of beautiful hilly terrain and dense tropical jungles embracing Mother Nature in pristine purity. The sacred River Cauvery, which is the lifeline of the people, traverses through the region. The chill weather and sloping terrain being ideally suited for the cultivation of coffee, one can find hundreds of plantations, big and small, ensconced in the hills and valleys of Coorg.

Special also are the people of this region. Belonging to the 'coorgi community', they form a distinct ethnic grouping boasting of a rich culture and heritage of their own. Basically a martial community, many of them have today taken to plantation life which is a world all its own. Today thanks to the concept of ‘Home Stay Holiday’ curious travelers can get a glimpse into the Coorg way of life as paying guests.

We invite you to explore this exclusive and exotic world as our guests in the ‘Home Stay Holiday’ properties Madikeri mane which is fully furnished Family rooms,with westren attached toilets and bathroom, with home theater, Bar counter and very good view of town and forest and mountain on the right side. Newly done rooms are available for groups (15-20 Members) with all the fecilities with very good view,with attached westren toilets and bathrooms.

coorg style delicious food available both veg and Nonveg.

Madikeri Mane situated in Madikeri, the main city of the district, allowing you to be well taken care of, while you spend your holiday in Coorg. With many interesting places worth a visit, Coorg is an ideal destination for the travel lover and it would be our pleasure to extend traditional Coorg hospitality for you during your stay with us.

Know your Hosts

Host's Family

Dr. Mohan Appaji (Nanda)
Dr. Mohan Appaji is an highly qualified ENT surgeon and academician.  
Hailing from the reputed ‘Koleyanda’ family of Kaggodu village near Madikeri, Dr. Mohan Appaji is studied for his MBBS, DLO and MS (ENT) degrees from Government Medical College, Mysore.
He joined government service in the year 1990, serving at Bangalore medical college until taking voluntary retirement in the year 2005.

He presently holds the post of Professor and Chief ENT Head & Neck Surgeon at the Dept. of ENT Head & Neck Surgery at KVG Medical College, Sullia, which is situated at the foothills of Kodagu.

He also has a busy practice as a medical consultant at Vivus Hospital & Ashwini Hospital, Madikeri and Amrutha ENT Clinic, Coffee Krupa, Raja Seat Road, Madikeri.

He worked as a senior E.N.T. specilist for Ministry of health, kingdom of saudi arabia in a major tertiary care Hospital, King khalid Hospital at Kingdom of saudi arabia for 5 yrs.

Dr. Mohan Appaji is happily married to Nisha and the couple is blessed with two children: Somaiah and Kaveri.
He is also an avid sportsman having a keen interest in shuttle badminton and golf.
There is a philanthropic side to his personality too and he has been organizing free medical and surgical camps at Ashwini hospital every year since 1998 on World Health Day, completing the 13th free camp in 2011.

Club membership:

  1. Kodava Recreation Club, Bangalore
  2. NGV Builders’ Club, Koramangala, Bangalore
  3. Down’s Golf Club, Madikeri, Kodagu
  4. Cosmopolitan Club, Madikeri, Kodagu

Present positions in Kodagu:

  1. Past president – Indian Medical Association, Kodagu branch - 2 terms, (2014- 2019).
  2. Past president-- Karnataka State ENT President,( AOI- K) 2018-19
  3. President – Coorg District Badminton Association.
  4. President – A.O.I. Kodagu branch.
  5. Chairman, Antiquackery Cell  I.M.A. – K.S.B.
  6. Past president – Rotary Madikeri.

 My Commitment as I.M.A President Kodagu branch for 2 terms. (Read More)

Mrs. Nisha Mohan (wife)
A Hindi scholar, Mrs. Nisha Mohan has the rich experience of working as a Hindi teacher at International School, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and at Kendriya Kodagu Vidyalaya, Kodagu. At present she is dedicated to fulfilling her responsibilities to her family as a homemaker and also running their home stay facility at Madikeri Mane for both domestic and international countries. She is an active member for Inner Wheel Club Madikeri and Mahila Samaj Madikeri. she is the president on inner wheel mercara

Somaiah Mohan (nikhil) (son)
Graduated from T.Jhon College, Bangalore. B.H.M. (Bachelor of hotel management)- working for flipkart – Bangalore.

Miss Kaveri Mohan (daughter)
Graduated from Manipal university, and holding B.B.A. degree present by  working at Decathlon – Marketing division, Mangalore. Wants to perceive her post graduation at overseas.

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