We are a nature retreat in Emerald, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India . The main building is a 150 year old British Bungalow, overlooking the Emerald lake, with tea plantations surrounding it. We also run an offgrid permaculture farm
We provide an opportunity for our guests to experience exceptional natural beauty of the locality, climate, nature bound activities and home cooked food.
We provide a calm atmosphere and an opportunity for trekking, fishing, mountain cycling and bird watching.
What are we doing here:
Building a Green House
Taking folks on amazing treks
Fishing when we feel like it.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
Learn to cook organic healthy local food, work on an organic farm. Practice your already well honed social media skills. Help organize treks and enjoy the company of our guests.
We use vegetables from our own farm where organic farming practices are applied. With us, one can learn about cooking with farm grown vegetables, starting from harvesting, cleaning, preserving, cooking, and finally putting it on table for food enthusiasts.
Volunteers can trek (half day & full day), fishing, bird watching, cycling etc. Those who are interested in nature photography, Redhills offers a scenic location.
We are looking for a
1. Yoga instructor
2. Web Developer / Social media marketer.
3. Hospitality people
We would also entertain folks that are interested in guest relations and naturalists / guides.
English, Tamil, Hindi.
Cottage/double or single occupancy as per the availability. Or a yurt or a tent All meals will be provided.
Workaway volunteers will have plenty of free time as we may not have guests all the time or fully occupied. Ooty known for its natural beauty has plenty of places of visit including peaks, old monuments and gardens. Volunteers can also go for trekking (half day & full day), fishing, bird watching, cycling etc. Those who are interested in nature photography, the place offers a scenic location.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week