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Backwoods Camp

1 room, 2 adults
Very Good
4.5/5

Excellent stay in natureon Dec 27, 2019

We had an excellent stay at Backwoods Camp. Saw a large variety of birds far beyond what we had i...Read All

Motken, Tombdi Surla, Sancordem, Sanquem, none, GOA, GOA, India, Pin-403704 , Goa
Amenities:
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Front desk
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  • hotel_trip
    Excellent stay in nature
    on Dec 27, 2019
    We had an excellent stay at Backwoods Camp. Saw a large variety of birds far beyond what we had imagined we would see. Loven is excellent in finding birds and in focussing on them in a jiffy. Would highly recommend for any birder and nature lover.... More
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    Outstanding Backwoods Camp!
    on Apr 12, 2019
    We spent 5 nights at Backwoods Camp in early February 2019 as part of a 6 week trip to North and South Goa. It is difficult to do this excellent place justice in this review and we can only thoroughly recommend that people go and experience it for themselves. If you are interested in birdwatching, nature, wildlife and spending quality time in the amazing jungle setting, you won’t be disappointed! We stayed in a room in the main building which was great. We cannot fault the hospitality of Sandeep who looked after us so well, always with a smile and time to talk, and the daily provision each evening of the bucket of hot water for showering was always very welcome! The food was delicious and plentiful, cooked outside by 2 lovely local girls who always were friendly and helpful, although sadly we cannot remember their names. As for Loven the main bird guide - well, what can we say? We learnt he has been at the camp for around 20 years since it opened and he has lost none of his passion and enthusiasm for sharing his expert knowledge with birders. We were taken on 3 guided birdwatching walks each day and learnt so much from Loven and saw a huge array of different species in a variety of habitats. He really is a tremendous guide and is friendly, patient and trustworthy with a great sense of humour! The whole Backwoods experience was a something that we’ll always treasure and we are so grateful to have discovered this very special place. We had only one criticism - that is, we had to leave! We would however, not hesitate in returning. ,... More
  • hotel_trip
    Perfect birding location.
    on Mar 3, 2019
    Recently returned from 3 weeks in India and one of our highlights was our short stay at Backwoods. Fairly basic amenities, but very clean and efficient. Pramod took us birding on all our trips and although he wasn't able to find us an Indian Pitta, we saw a good deal of other birds including a pair of Frogmouths. Full marks to the kitchen staff too for the lovely food. Sandheep who served us so nicely was also a keen bird enthusiast and 'guardian' of the resident Frogmouths. Highly recommended.... More
  • hotel_trip
    Bird lovers paradise
    on Feb 22, 2019
    We’ve never been but birding before so it was a whole new experience. No internet or phone signal, just surrounded by nature. I was totally out with f my depth especially as the other guests were experienced bird watchers, but I needn’t have worries, Lovem took us out and opened our eyes to a whole new whole. I found myself living in the here and now, not even considering tomorrow, the birds were stunning and so fun when you spotted something special. We loved our time there and especially Lovem and Sandeep, thank you so much for opening our eyes to a whole new experience. I’m now really enjoying the birds in our garden!... More
  • hotel_trip
    Amazing oasis with the most wonderful staff
    on Feb 16, 2019
    How can I possible describe the 3 days that I have just enjoyed at Backwoods Camp? The place is fantastic, superb, amazing but even those words hardly do it justice. I went there to do a little bird watching, not only were my bird watching needs thoroughly met, Loven possibly the best guide I have ever came across, but the place itself was situated in a most wonderful tranquil place. I so much enjoyed being at Backwoods Camp itself, the different mammals that visited the camp, the different birds that visited the camp. The guided walks were fantastic, Loven bird knowledge and patient in showing them was truly outstanding. My only negative was that I had to leave. Birder or non birder, simply go!... More
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Overview

Backwoods camp is a bird watcher centric jungle lodge located at the Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary, near Mollem in Goa. The eight rooms are well kept and equipped with essential amenities. Each room has a bathroom having hot and cold running water. The rooms are covered verandah overlooking the forest it is the perfect place to relax during the heat of the day. This cottage has a front desk to solve guests queries and needs. Guests can avail room service and laundry facility. There is a space for parking within the property premises. In case of power failure it has power backup facility. Backwoods Camp is situated 66.4 km away from the Goa Airport, 55.4 km from the Madgaon Railway Station, 59.3 km from the Benaulim Beach and 58.1 km Colva Beach.

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Check in Check out

Hotel Check-in Time is 11 AM, Check-out Time is 10 AM.

Policies
  1. Guest must be over 18 years of age to check-in to this hotel.
  2. As per Government regulations, it is mandatory for all guests above 18 years of age to carry a valid photo identity card & address proof at the time of check-in. Please note that failure to abide by this can result with the hotel denying a check-in. Hotels normally do not provide any refund for such cancellations.
  3. The standard check-in and check-out times are 12 noon. Early check-in or late check-out is subject to hotel availability and may also be chargeable by the hotel. Any early check-in or late check-out request must be directed to and reconfirmed with the hotel directly.
  4. Failure to check-in to the hotel, will attract the full cost of stay or penalty as per the hotel cancellation policy.
  5. Hotels charge a compulsory Gala Dinner Supplement during Christmas, New Year's eve or other special events and festivals like Diwali or Dusshera. These additional charge are not included in the booking amount and will be collected directly at the hotel.
  6. There might be seasonal variation in hotel tariff rates during Peak days, for example URS period in Ajmer or Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri, the room tariff differences if any will have to be borne and paid by the customer directly at the hotel, if the booking stay period falls during such dates.
  7. All additional charges other than the room charges and inclusions as mentioned in the booking voucher are to be borne and paid separately during check-out. Please make sure that you are aware of all such charges that may comes as extras. Some of them can be WiFi costs, Mini Bar, Laundry Expenses, Telephone calls, Room Service, Snacks etc.
  8. Some hotels may have policies that do not allow unmarried / unrelated couples or certain foreign nationalities to check-in without the correct documentation. No refund will be applicable in case the hotel denies check-in under such circumstances. If you have any doubts on this, do call us for any assistance
  9. Any changes or booking modifications are subject to availability and charges may apply as per the hotel policies.
Booking Policies
  1. The standard check-in time is 11 AM and the standard check-out time is 10 AM. Early check-in or late check-out is strictly subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.Any early check-in or late check-out request must be directed and reconfirmed with the hotel directly.
  2. The primary guest must be at least 18 years old to be able to check into this hotel.
  3. The hotel reserves the right of admission. Accommodation can be denied to guests posing as a couple if suitable proof of identification is not presented at check-in. Goomo will not be responsible for any check-in denied by the hotel due to the aforesaid reason.
  4. Child policy apply which may vary from hotel to hotel.
  5. Failure to check into the hotel, will attract no show charges as per Hotel policies.
  6. The total price is inclusive of all applicable taxes. However, it does not include additional personal expenses like telephone charges, meals that aren't a part of your meal plan, any hotel services you use (like laundry and room service) or tips.The hotel will charge you directly for these when you're checking out.
  7. Hotels may charge a mandatory meal surcharge on festive periods e.g. Christmas, New Year's Eve etc. All additional charges (including mandatory meal surcharges) need to be cleared directly at the hotel.
  8. Some hotels may require guest(s) to furnish a valid photographic proof of identity in original at the time of Check-in. Kindly carry the same along with you to avoid any inconvenience. The following documents are recognized for this purpose: Aadhaar Card, Driving Licence, Passport or Election Card.
  9. Note PAN Cards will not be accepted as a valid ID card.
  10. All refund requests must occur within 60 days of hotel check-out. Any refund for checking out early or for no shows will be given at the sole discretion of goomo.com.
  11. In case of increase in tariff during the URS period in Ajmer or Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri, the customer is liable to pay the difference if the Check-in date falls during those periods.
  12. Goomo acts purely as an agent to hotels/suppliers, hence Goomo shall not be responsible for issuance of any invoices on hotel room charges.