Ammathi is a small town 28 km away from Madikeri Karnataka. Ammathi is located on the Western Ghats. The town is famous for coffee and cardamom. Pepper and honey is also found in abundance in this town. Kodava is the hockey festival and is the main attraction of the town. A famous dental hospital and institute is situated at Virajpet the nearest town of Ammathi.
Due to the agricultural dip the coffee growers hold regular contact programs at Ammathi. Hundreds of coffee growers take part in the meet. The methods to save the coffee crops which are affected by various diseases are discussed in the meet. A name synonymous with hockey tournament, also with Hockey Festival held in the months of April and May every year, Ammathi is an emblem of the sport and spirit of people.