• In the woods... by the River Side

    let the time take some rest...
  • Anandadhama

    a nature retreat
  • Winds of enchanted drums

  • Something for everyone

  • Walk forgotten meadows


Located approximately 100 KMs from Bangalore (towards Kanakapura) inside the forest and on the banks of river Kaveri. Anandadhama nature retreat is close by to Bangalore and closest river retreat of Bangalore.

Last 30 KMs when you exit from Kanakapura Road, it starts offering scenic drive through well laid empty roads of villages (country roads), lonely hills, absolute no traffic, 3 hairpin curves and finally last 3 KMs of Forest Drive. It offers everything you are looking for, a resort near Bangalore. See it on google maps

The facilities at Anandadhama enables Organized activities, Team building activities, Facility for Confidential business meetings, Family get together and reunion, Family functions, Company team outing and so on... Also provides a right environment for Cultural activities, Eco tourism and Outbound Training.

Facility in the Resort

Accommodation that goes with jungle environments, though indoors are cozy enough. Anandadhama offers different types of accommodation for your comfortable stay.

Accommodation Types

  • Villas
  • Luxury tents
  • Delux tents

Landscaped and well paved walk path inside the resort


Anandadhama provides activities such as - Indoor Games, Archery, Adventure, leisure that suits guests and as per the prescription with their abilities. Landscaped gardens and 2kms long footpaths with the absence of vehicles, the time seems to take rest.

What you can do

  • Enjoy tranquil silence of the forest
  • Relax with excellent vegetarian food
  • Yoga and Meditation points
  • Secluded River front
  • Archery
  • Unique Jungle Gym - Obstacle course (Tarzan jump, ditch jump, maze, balancing beams, trust fall etc.)
  • Cycling
  • Getting into River and enjoy
  • Relaxing by the river side
  • Coracle ride in the man-made pool
  • Spending time in large open area with hill, forest, river views
  • Bon-fire @night

Depending on how you want to enjoy, you can pack a couple of extra clothes... there is plenty of water to enjoy.
As this is in a forest, you might want to wear something that fits for adventure. Jeans might take more time to dry. Its a river bed, the temperature will be on the higher side, so wear relax-style fit. Sports/sports-like shoe is best. Swim wear, sun-cream (SPF), Cap/Hat, Sun glasses will keep you more comfortable.

If you prefer Jain Food (resort with Jain Food) you need to mention that during booking.

For overnight staying guests, its preferred to carry a Battery-Torch and Mosquito repellant balm. It helps, incase if you plan to take long walks inside the campus at night. If you are interested in doing Sky gazing at night you can carry a suitable telescope. Early morning sunrise is very beautiful and it happens over the river front of the property. You can inform the staff and they will wake you up around that time.

As the resort is in the Forest, you need to be overall accommodative for the location.

We enable local employment and most of our staff is from in and around villages of the forest. So most of them talk only in Kannada (native language). Our site manager can speak to you in Kannada, Hindi, English and possibly Sanskrit.

Cellphones might not be operational and there will be no Music and Television/cableTV in the Resort.

About Us

Anandadhama derives its moral strength from its Mother, which is a adjacent Vedic Institution namely "Om Shantidhama Veda Gurukula Mahavidyalaya". Anandadhama Fully committed to support its Mother's noble objectives and projects.

Om Shanitdhama - GURUKULA

Om Shantidhama - GURUKULA is a registered body engaged in the area of Spiritual, Educational, Cultural, Social & Rural Medical Service projects since 1991. Om Shantidhama is a 'Vision' conceptualized to uphold the tenets of Ancient Indian Wisdom and to propagate eternal Knowledge of the Vedas in the modern era. It runs a Gurukula, accommodating students from all over India and Abroad, Vanaprasthashrama, Rural Medical Service, Vatikavana, Goshala, Residential School, Yoga & Ayurvedic Center among other projects. It is nestled on the banks of River Cauvery amidst hills & forest, 90 kms from Bangalore near Sangama -Mekedatu of Kanakapura Taluk, Ramanagara District. For more details please visit www.omshantidhama.in

Anandadhama is associated with the following organizations -

  • Wicked Ride, luxury bike rental company: www.wickedride.com
  • Capture Earth: www.capture-earth.com
  • Travelife: www.travelife.in
  • Indus Outback: www.indusoutback.com
  • Human Networking Academy: www.hna.jgi.ac.in
  • People’s Skills India Pvt Ltd: www.peoplesskills.in
  • Life Rhythm Consulting Pvt Ltd: www.liferhythm-consulting.com
  • The Space Explore and Experience – Lifeskills and Softskills trainers


Here are some testimonials from our customers

Janak Vidyalayaa

Very Good place for picnic for students. Food was excellent, instructors were very obliging.

Sanjay P

Excellent, Rejuvenating & good hospitality, the Ayurveda massage was great, will recommend this place to my friends. Many thanks.

Deepavali R

This is one of the best forest resorts I have been to. The warmth and hospitality of the people are worth applause, What’s even more touching is the amount gets appropriated to the Gurukul... way to go... it is truly Anandadhama. Kudos to the kitchen for replicating home food!

Contact Us

For booking contact our corporate office

Anandadhama Retreats Pvt. Ltd # 3371, 13th Cross, K.R. Road, 2nd Main
Shastrinagar, Bangalore - 560028
Booking Number: 9480887545
WhatsApp (Booking) us at: 9901182007
Desk/Alternate contacts: +91 80 26761057, +91 80 26768866
E-mail: anandadhama@gmail.com

Feedback, suggestions and complaints WhatsApp at: 7795500400

Postal Address of the Resort
Anandadhama Retreat
Near Om Shantidhama,
Sangama, Mekedatu,
Kanakapura Taluk
Bangalore Rural Dist