Bhanu is a small village in Panchkula, Haryana situated on the way to Shimla. It is famous for the ruins of the Chandel Rajputs and trekking on Morni Hills teemed with Khol Hi-Raitan Wildlife Sanctuary, Bir Shikargah Wildlife Sanctuary and views of Shivalik foothills. Just 4-5 hrs of drive from Delhi, it serves as a perfect stopover for people going to Himachal. Chandigarh airport is 30 km away from Bhanu village.
Chandel family recently opened the doors of their haveli to the tourists. Not just a heritage homestay, its a farm stay far away from pollution, noise and chaos. It offers two big guest rooms called Bada Kamra and two comparatively smaller rooms called Gol Kamra; all comes with balcony, attached bathrooms and other modern facilities. There is a garden, terrace, swimming pool, lush green lawn and a bar to have a a well spent weekend. They also have a farm outside and a sitting area amidst the beauty of nature.
No. of Rooms: 4, Total Capacity: 10 guest
Nrip Singh and his family belong to Chandel clan and are residents of Bhanu village for centuries. He is a farmer who loves to talk about agriculture and social issues. He is also a good guide and a cook who along with his mother and a small team of village locals, takes care of the home and the guests.
Freshly cooked local cuisine and North Indian vegetarian food is served. Non-vegetarian food is available only on demand. Most of the vegetables supplied to the kitchen come from their own organic farm. Breakfast options are Paratha with curd or tea, Sandwich, Butter Toast, Bread Omelette or Puri Bhaji. Dinner is a combination of north India and rich Haryanavi food. They also have a small dairy farm of their own, so you always get fresh milk and dairy products.
Parking • WiFi • Swimming Pool • Room Heater • Laundry • Open Seating Areas • Attached Bathroom • Running Hot Water • Toiletries • Dining Area • Bonfire • Barbecue
Nature Walk • Village Walk • Hiking • Bird Watching • Star Gazing • Farming • Reading • Shopping • Picnic • Sightseeing • Zoo
Bada Kamra: 4,000/-
Gol Kamra: 2,500/-
Extra Person: 1000/-
Includes: WiFi and Breakfast
Upto 5 year: Complementary
6-12 Year: 600/-
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for discount.
Gurudwara Nada Sahib (10 km) • Panchkula (13 km) • Cactus Garden (14 km) • Mata Mansa Devi Temple (16 km) • ChattBir Zoo (17 km) • Sukhna Lake (20 km) • Kaushalya Dam (20 km) • Khuhi Nepli Forest (24 km) • Khol Hi-Raitan Wildlife Sanctuary (23 km) • Bir Shikargah Wildlife Sanctuary (27 km) • Morni Hills (34 km)
Chandigarh (22 km) • Mohali (29 km) • Shimla (113 km) • Kufri (127 km) • Rukhla (167 km) • Narkanda (173 km)