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Fringe Ford

Cherrakara P.O Tahlapoya Post, | Mananthavadi, 670644, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a 550 acre property that the owner has let nature take over. That is remarkable, as it used to be a working cardamom and coffee plantation, and would be worth crores in annual profits if worked upon. The fact that the owner has decided to let it revert to nature is truly admirable. The place is small, with... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Jan'16 I visited Fringe Ford with my family. My daughter and wife felt that it is wonderful place amidst wild life. It is perfect place for a real vacation, completely separated from normal civilization because no TV, no cell phones no residential nearby. Even without TV and cell phone it was a pleasant stay. The cottage was comfortable and... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Amazing local tracker who knows every corner of the jungle. one of the most serene and beautiful locations. Brilliant view! The trekking trips from around the resort into the jungle make for a lifetime memory.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

The lesser reviews you read about this place, the better it is - you don't want to spoil the surprise that awaits you. Fringe Ford had an air of mystery about it from the moment that you are picked up at Thalapoya by the manager Anil. After about 20 mins of an exhilarating drive on a dirt road through forested... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

When I searched in the google Map for a real place away from civilization (i.e. away from human habitat) I finally landed with many resorts. Then carefully going through trip advisor review I landed in Fringe Ford (not even a single bad comment). It is a 500 acres property owned by Mr.Ahmed, a wild life enthusiast. To avoid human animal... More 

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1 Thank amirthavkm
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place is one of its kind. Located amidst dense wilderness, the buzzing of insects and gurgling of stream water can be music to your ears while your mobile phones take a hike. I think the best time to go there is when the rains are away and the skies are blue because that's when everything comes to life. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Fringe ford is far far from the madding crowd. It is 268 km from Bangalore. We drove from Bangalore to Wyanad. The drive was beautiful and the roads very good. It helped that we drove in July when the weather was cool and pleasant. The Manager Anil of Fringe ford met us at a particular place and then drove us... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We drove into silence, punctuated by the short grunts emanating from the Bolero and the twch of black bulbuls (now renamed square tailed bulbuls). Once your ears were accustomed to the quiet that is uncharacteristic of urban areas, the more subtle sounds floated into the far recesses of my ear passages. Croaking, chirping, tweeting and then the pitter-patter of rain.... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our six day stay at Fringe Ford was nothing short of perfection. We enjoyed treks with Shaji whose boundless energy and depth of knowledge was infectious! He knows and respects the jungle and we felt honoured to explore this special part of Kerala with him. We were fortunate enough to see monkeys, bison, tropical birds and, on the way back... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A fantastic area to just relax whilst watching for wildlife and enjoying the blissful peace of the surrounding area. Our guide Shaji was the most lovely person and really made the trip special, even when we encountered the leeches!!!!!!! (Thank goodness for the leech socks!) Even though we did not see any big cats up close we did see the... More 

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