VOYE HOMES Oryx Forest Stay

Muthanga, Wayanad, KeralaView location map
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About Property

VOYE HOMES Oryx Forest Stay is a forest resort in wayanad with 05 private bedroom wooden kind cottages in the midst of Muthanga forest valley. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad attracts thousands of tourists round the year with its lush green forest that promises amazing views and experiences hard to forget for years. This wayanad rainforest resort in muthanga is well known for wildlife and naturally beautiful, this forest resort transports you to a world inside the woods. The canvas of the land painted in shades of hazel and green, surrounded by a vast expanse of paddy is bound to keep you captivated.

We all have a role to play in maintaining the ecological balance. Nothing makes you more aware of how much we take for granted than a visit to the wild. Be prepared to leave an environmental activist, as the wildlife experience is known to touch the deepest recesses of your mind. The sheer majesty of elephants so aware of their power, the enormity of the forest and its ancient secrets, the unblinking gaur that dares you to try stare him down, and if you’re lucky, a glimpse of a tiger or leopard, arrogance clearly written on their feline features: is a resounding lesson in learning to respect nature. With over two hundred species of birds including peafowl, hornbills, woodpeckers, the Crested Hawk Eagle, wagtails, blue jays, partridges, etc. one can spend hours trying to spot as many of these brightly hued winged creatures as possible.

The Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala; Muthanga consists of tropical moist dry deciduous, evergreen forests, bamboo thickets and plantations, and is home to many varieties of birds and animals. The Sanctuary has a large population of pachyderms and has been declared a Project Elephant site. Elephants roam freely here and tigers are sighted occasionally as well. Various species of deer, monkeys and birds also live here. A drive along the road to Muthanga and further offers chances to watch these roaming animals. Best season to visit is from December to May.

The moist deciduous forest of Muthanga is blessed with varieties of trees and other plants. Maruthi, karimaruthi, rosewood, venteak, vengal etc can be seen here. Explore and get excited with the sight of wild animal like elephant, tiger, panthers, jungle cats, civet cats, monkeys, wild dogs etc. The sanctuary is also popular for endless population of birds like peacocks, babblers, cuckoos, owls, woodpeckers, jungle fowls etc.

Muthanga wildlife safari -the highlighted ecotourism programme of wayanad is the two-hour jeep safari conducted by the forest department inside the forest. Jeep safaris are conducted in the morning and evening when animal activity in the tourism zone is relatively high. You can go for the wild, with the help of an expert guide and a driver. You would not know how time flies as the jeep bumps along the rainforest, revealing stunning spectacles every now and then.  Herds of elephants and gaurs are a usual sight in the forest trail, while the sight of big cats comes as a bonanza. You need to hire jeeps from the entrance for the safari. Timing is from 07.00 AM to 10.00 Am, 40 Jeeps are allowed in the morning. And evening slots starts from 03.00 PM to 05.00 PM, 20 Jeeps are allowed in the evening.

Muthanga wildlife Sanctuary located around 16 km away from Sulthan Bathery. This is a rainforest which connects Nagarhole and Bandipur parks in Karnataka and Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu. Spread over an area of 345 sq km, the sanctuary is an abode of rich flora and fauna. This is established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1973, the Muthanga wildlife sanctuary was brought under the Project Elephant in the year 1991-92. You can also explore semi-evergreen, moist deciduous and dry deciduous forests.

Visitors are restricted to the outer tourist zone in Muthanga. It gives one an excellent perspective on how we must strive to conserve these natural wonders. The sanctuary is full of tuskers, creepers, colorful birdies & butterflies. The lush green forest promises endearing views and these experiences are hard to forget for years. The eco friendly cottages, panoramic views, and immersive experiences will help you to relax, rejuvenate and revive at this forest villa. How to reach Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary – It is situated in Muthanga, Sulthan Bathery is the nearest town and is about 97 kms from Kozhikode town. You can reach easily by Private Transport.

You can make a visit to this wildlife sanctuary from June to October; this is the best time to explore muthanga wildlife. Frequent buses are available to reach this destination, private transport also possible. Wayanad wildlife sanctuary consist of four ranges – Sulthan bathery, Kurichyad, Muthanga and tholpetty forest. Muthanga and Tholpetty ranges are mostly targeted by the tourists’ to Wayanad from different part of the world. They are separated by plantations and these are the two eco-tourism centers in Wayanad wildlife sanctuary. The eco-tourism in these places helps to create awareness in the minds of the travellers on importance of conservation and to maintain the sanctuary and its premises well. Elephant camp visit, jeep safari, trekking, bird watching, tribal folklore are the main eco-tourism programmes here.

Surrounded by the forest from all sides and we have daily wildlife sightings right inside the property and cottage itself is a sightseeing spot for the visitors. Best among the wayanad resorts, It is an ideal escape for wildlife and nature lovers. You can see animals from your room’s balcony as they graze in our premises or come for a drink in the watering-hole near to the cottage. Oryx jungle resort is a holiday experience located in the rainforests of the Western Ghats in Wayanad, Kerala. This is one of the eight hot-spots of biodiversity in the world, blessed abundantly with the lush green forests and rich in wildlife. Oryx Forest stay was built preserving this natural beauty. Great care and effort has been taken to pass on Wayanad’s unspoiled beauty of the Muthanga resort's architecture and surroundings.

If you are seeking a forest resort wayanad, where you can enjoy all the modern amenities and also feel close to nature and spend some quality time with friends or families, then Voyehomes Oryx Forest Stay is an ideal destination and top muthanga forest guest house in wayanad. Muthanga forest stay will be an ever memorable experience for the lifetime. Never miss this chance to explore Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in wayanad and muthanga jeep safari is the other great advantage you have.

Top Amenities

24x7 Caretaker
24x7 Caretaker
BBQ facilities
BBQ facilities
Best for Team Outing
Best for Team Outing
Couple Friendly
Couple Friendly
Driver Shelter
Driver Shelter
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Emergency Medical Kit
Emergency Medical Kit
Flat-Screen TV
Flat-Screen TV
Hot Water / Geyser
Hot Water / Geyser
Indoor / Outdoor Activities
Indoor / Outdoor Activities
Kid Meals
Kid Meals
LGBT Friendly
LGBT Friendly
Mountain / Valley View
Mountain / Valley View
Non-Smoking Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Outdoor Dining Area
Outdoor Dining Area
Outdoor Fireplace
Outdoor Fireplace
Outdoor Furnitures
Outdoor Furnitures
Party & Picnic Area
Party & Picnic Area
Power Backup
Power Backup
Private Holiday Home
Private Holiday Home
Safe & Secure
Safe & Secure
Sanitized Rooms
Sanitized Rooms
Secured Parking
Secured Parking
Towels & Toiletries
Towels & Toiletries
Trekking / Hiking
Trekking / Hiking

Location map

  • Private Jungle Cottages.
  • Forest Stay.
  • Close to Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • In house restuarant.
  • Forest Drive.
  • So close to Tribal Settlements .
  • Campfire & BBQ.
  • Kabani River Canoeing.
  • Kabani River Hiking.
  • Campfire & BBQ.
  • Muthanga Wildlife Jeep Safari.

Respect wildlife / Tribal life. Never ever disturb their daily habitat

We are undertaking every possible preventive measure to ensure safety of our guests. All our holiday homes are integrating to a COVID FREE environment by implementing hospital kind security systems and sanitation methods.

Our holiday homes are the better options for social distancing instead of jam-packed hotels.

✓ Contactless Check-in

✓ Temperature Screening

✓ Sanitization and Disinfection after every checkout

✓ Sufficient Gap between 2 Bookings

✓ Trained Caretakers on COVID 19 SOP

✓ Emergency Medical Kit


Our priority is safety for all. As a mandate, we request all guests to submit an RTPCR negative certificate taken within 72 hours of Check-in or the First dose COVID vaccination certificate download from the COWIN website.

For those who wish to be one with nature, forest, tribals, this is the perfect place… serene… tranquil… scenic… breath-taking… no matter what words you choose to describe it, you cannot do justice to Serene woods until you come experience it yourself.

Muthanga is small tribal village in Wayanad, near Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary,  which shares boarder Kerala and Karnataka. Muthanga can be accessed through Bangalore - Sulthan Bathery  route.  Do you love forest? Want to take a break from hustles and bustles of daily life? Feel like giving a break to your eyes seeing all concrete buildings all the time? Imagine a laid-back vacation home getting one with nature. 

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is contiguous to the protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka on the north east and Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu on the southeast. Rich in bio-diversity, the sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The management lays emphasis on scientific conservation with due consideration for the general lifestyle of the tribals and others who live in and around the forest region. The Sanctuary has a large population of pachyderms and has been declared a Project Elephant site.

Tribal life | Forest Stay | Jungle Stay | Wildlife | Privacy | Safety | Wayanad

  • Campfire & BBQ

  • Muthanga Wildlife Jeep Safari

  • Guided Trekking 

  • Forest Walk

  • Jeep Safari

  • Kabani Canoeing

  • Nature Walk 

  • Tribal Visits

  • Bird Watching

Activities may cost additional charges and subject to availability and permissions.

  • Private Holiday Homes
  • Welcome Drink
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Nature Walk
  • Kitchen can used with additional charges (INR 600.00)
  • Lunch, Dinner, BBQ can be provided with additional charges.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in itinerary
  • Any transport.
  • Muthanga Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary (0.00 kms)
  • Muthanga Forest Jeep Safari (1.90 kms)
  • Bandipur Tiger Reserve & National Park (09.00 km)
  • Kuruva Island (56.00 km)
  • Chethalayam Waterfalls (27.00km)
  • Thirunelli Temple  (65.00 km)
  • 900kandi (59.00 KMs)
  • Sulthan Batheri (16.00 kms)

Places to see at Wayanad-Would you like to know more about Wayanad? Let’s make this easier for you with our amazing list of Tourist Places to visit in wayanad.Here we go-Edakkal Caves,Kuruva Island,Chembra Peak,Banasura Sagar Dam,Pookode Lake,Neelimala View Point,Meenmutty Waterfalls,Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary,Bamboo Forests,Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary,Soochipara Falls,Chain Tree,Jain Temple,Phantom Rock,Lakkidi View Point,Karlad Lake.The other places to see in wayanad would be The Bamboo Factory,Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary,Thirunelli Temple,Pazhassi Raja Tomb,Pallikkunnu Church,Krishnagiri Cricket Stadium,Ripon Tea Factory,Sulthan Bathery,Wayanad Heritage Museum,Varambetta Mosque,Karapuzha Dam,Kolagappara.You can also have the Bon Fire and Stargazing Experience in Wayanad,Wayanad Tea Processing and tasting experience,Camping in wayanad,Multiple Adventure Activities In Wayanad like Cycling, Camping, Cave Camping, Rafting And Trekking etc. Must visit places in wayanad would be Chembra Peak, Edakkal caves, Thirunelli temple, Soochipara waterfalls, and Banasura Sagar dam which you cannot afford to miss.

Nearest airport is Kannur International Airport which is 94.00 kms away and the nearest railway station is Mysuru Railway Station which is 104.00 kms from our villa. Nearest major city is Suithan Bathry and the nearest bus station is Muthanga.  Private buses, taxi's jeep's and tuk tuks are available for commuting. VOYE HOMES Oryx is just 900 meters away from main road and the private road condition to property from main road is avarage and inside forest. 

- No public vehicles allowed to resort without prior permission.

- Commutting to/from after 07:00 PM is strictly prohibited towards forest area.

- Bikes and scooters are not allowed after  07:00 PM at any situation. 

Landmark: Kumizhi Tribal Settlement, Muthanga. 

✔ Normal check in and check out time is 01.30 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should inform to us. Early check in and late check out options are available depends on availability and we may charge additional charge.

✔ Please read our Terms and Conditions page in our portal before reservation.

✔ VOYE HOMES is a branded holiday home network. These are someone's second home, hence do not expect any hotel kind luxury and services in our holiday homes.

✔ Mentioned price is for 02 people in 01 room. However, 02 more extra persons can be allowed in a cottage with an addtional charge of INR 650.00 per person with additional matresses.

✔ Please be informed that,  guests should be adhere to meal timings displayed in room. We should not serve any meals or coffee/tea to any guests outside meal timinngs.

✔ We do not confirm any booking without receiving 50% advance payment. VOYE HOMES has all rights to refuse check-in if there is any due.

✔ All guests should submit e-check in form prior to arrival. We do not allow any guests to check-in without submitting their check in form. 

✔ Inform us your food preferences prior to arrival.

✔ Gambling, Contraband, Prostitution, Weapons, Explosives, Flammable objects, Poisons, Drugs, Dangerous Animals and Loud music are strictly prohibited on villa / resort premises.

✔ Mobile networks and internet networks are very poor in this region, hence please consider this in mind before booking this holiday home.

✔ If you are going outside after check-in, please reach back resort before 06:00 PM. Road will be closed after 06:00 PM by forest department. 

✔ Visiting nearby tribal villages are strictly prohibited. 

✔ All guests details will be shared to forest department in a dialy basis.

✔ As the resort is inside Muthanga Forest, all guests should strictly follow guidelines and restrictions by Forest Department. Resort management shall not be responsible for any casualities or losses. 

✔ Mobile networks and internet networks are very poor in this region, hence please consider this in mind before booking this holiday home. 

Can I book only one or two rooms, or do I need to book the entire Home?

Yes, you can book just one room also.

Is Driver and/or House-Help accommodation available?

Yes, Driver and/or House-Help accommodation is available

Is parking available onsite or nearby?

Yes, Secured Parking is available on site.

Is this home couple friendly?

Yes, we allow adult couples with local ID proof.

Can I reserve your place for special functions such as engagement ceremony, a small wedding ceremony or a birthday party, etc?

Yes, we do allow small events/ photo shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email

Is this home senior citizen friendly?

Yes, it is a senior citizen friendly home.


Food and Beverages

Is outside food allowed? Are we allowed to cook ourselves?

Guests are allowed to access the kitchenette with an additional service charge of Rs. 600. Outside food is not allowed.

Do you allow us to stock things in your fridge?

Yes, you can use the fridge in the kitchen to store food/beverages.

Is there an aquaguard for drinking water supply? Do we need to carry our own Mineral Water bottles or are these readily available at your villa?

We provide mineral water bottles with additional charges.

Is Alcohol allowed?

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. However, guest should not create annoyance to other guests or tribals.

Are meals provided onsite? What are the charges?

Breakfast is complimentary; Meals are provided onsite at extra cost. For your convenience, please pre-book your meals. Please be mindful of the meal timings, so that our staff has adequate time to prepare. Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and afternoon tea time. If you would like tea/coffee during the day, this will be arranged at an additional charge.

What is the type of cuisine served?

We provide traditional kerala style cuisines. Fish • chicken • Mutton • Karimeen (Pearl spot fish) • Oyster • Mussels etc.(subject to availability)

Can I pay the caretaker some extra money and request the Cook to prepare fish or chicken dishes for us?

Yes, but charged extra at cost. Please do inform the caretaker in advance to make ,  arrangements.



What is the cancellation policy?

Days before check in date when we receive your notice to cancel

Cancellation charges

30 days prior to check in date

20% of booking amount

20 days prior to check in date

30% of booking amount

10 days prior to check in date

50% of booking amount

05 days prior to check in date

70% of booking amount

Below 05 days prior to check in date

No refund

GST at applicable rates will be charged on this cancellation fees.

Can I pay 50% now and pay the remaining 50% closer to the date?

Yes, you can pay 50% now and next 50% before 02 days of check in

How can I make a payment?

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

How can I make payments onsite, at the home?

Meals have to be pre-booked for your convenience. Other items procured extra, like extra ice, meals, or cold drinks etc have to settled at the site in cash.


Things to do

What can we do for fun around the property?

nature walk, jeep safari, trekking, canoeing activities are available with additional charges.

Are there water bodies nearby (such as a pond/ river/ lake etc)?

Yes, There is a small stream and pond nearby. However, entry is as per availability 


House Rules

Do you allow loud music?

We do not provide music system, however, given the location of our home, guests are requested not to play loud music but rather enjoy the quiet and peace of the estate.

Is smoking / alcohol consumption permitted?

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the room. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.

What are the Check-in & Check-out timings? May I request for late check-outs or an early check-in?

Normal check in and check out time is 01:30 PM to 10.00 AM. Any changes should inform to us. Early check in and late check out options are available depends on availability and we may charge additional charge.

What formalities are needed during check-in and check-out?

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

Are we allowed to access all areas?

Depends, if you book a single room, you cannot access other rooms, and common areas can be accessed. But if you book entire villa you can use all area inside property.



Is there a security guard / watchman?

There is a caretaker at the Home.

Is the property properly fenced? Is there a boundary wall?

Yes, our home has a wall surrounding the premises.

Is there First-aid kit available at your Home?

Yes, we do have a first-aid kit (free), sanitary pads (with additional charge) onsite.


Room specifics

Is there Internet/ 3G/ WiFi connection available onsite?

We offer Free wifi, There is adequate network connectivity,

Does the villa face frequent power outages? Are there any invertors or gensets to address this issue?

Yes, we have a power backup in case of rare occasions of power failure. Guests are requested to switch off the ACs during power outages as it consumes more power.

Do you provide toiletries and bath towels?

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo and toilet paper. We also provide towels.

Is the Home air-conditioned?

We have 05 Non AC Rooms