Set by the banks of Ravi river in Himachal, Chamba was established by King Sahil Varman in 920 AD. Over the centuries the town has developed its unique style of art and architecture and it still retains its medieval charm. Where it’s snow-clad mountains provides ideal slopes for skiing, its virgin untouched forests makes it a great place for hiking and trekking. It also provide base to the famous Manimahesh trek. There is an impressive array of ancient wooden and rock-cut ancient temples dating back to the 4th century. It is also famous for its hand-woven textiles and handicrafts made of wood. Pahari paintings of Chamba are another prime attraction.
Prakash Dhami set out to build a home away from the hustle and bustle of the town to raise his family in a more peaceful way. He started off with just 2 room house then and later developed it to host families and friends from all over the world. Soon it became popular as a hillside home among mountain and nature lovers who wanted to experience the Himalayan village life.
This beautiful homestay is set amidst a 10 acres organic farms, fruit orchards, vegetable gardens, medicinal herbs and variety flora & fauna. It is a working farm which provides livelihood to the local people. It consists of 8 well appointed rooms; all come with an attached toilet. Only in-house TV is installed in the lounge.
Enjoy farm activities, learn cow milking, take a dip in the spring pool on a hot afternoon or sip Chai as you watch the sunset over the mountains. A 20-30 minute walk uphill on a zig zag step trail takes you to this hidden gem. Don’t worry about the luggage. The house help will bring it up.
Number of Rooms: 8, Tents: 30, Total Capacity: 24 guests in rooms and 60 guests in Tents
The tiny village of Chadiara lies in the Panj-la Valley, about 12 kilometers from the town of Chamba. A bird’s eye view of the mighty river Saal in the valley below gives a breathtaking view. Pathankot railway station & airport is about 124 km and Gaggal (Dharamshala) airport is 100 km away.
Single Person: 2600/-
Double Occupancy: 3500/-
Extra Person: 1,010/-
Tent: 750/- pp
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
WiFi • Parking • Spring Pool • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Heater • Pet Friendly • Library • Bonfire • Pick and Drop Service (paid) • Kitchen for self cooking
Sneh Lata offers home cooked organic food. She is very good in preparing local pahadi cuisine. The supply to kitchen comes from her own farm or local market. Non veg can be requested at an extra cost. She can arrange all special type of diets on request prior to arrival.
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Hiking • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Local Shopping • Yoga & Meditation • Cycling • Fishing • River Rappelling • Organic Farming • Cow Milking • Lesson on Traditional Cooking • Fruit Plucking
Lakshmi Narayan Temple • Bhuri Singh Museum • Rang Mahal • Akhand Chandi Palace • Chamunda Mata Temple • Champavati Temple • Sui Mata Temple • Church of Scotland • Chamba Dam Viewpoint • Gandhi Gate • Old Shitla Bridge • Manjari Uddyan
Chamba-12 km • Khajjiar-35 km • Dalhousie-64 km • Dharamshala-127 km • Palampur-154 km
The Dhami family is the resident of Chadiara for decades. Chamba region is well known to them. Embrace and share Prakash Dhami’s vast knowledge and stories from a lifetime experience in mountains. His wife Sneh Lata has a wonderful talent in the kitchen and teaches different Indian cuisines. Daughter Phalguini along with her husband Naveen takes care of the valuable guests. Their two small children greet everyone with a lovely smile. Prakash Dhami’s eldest son Nitin and his wife Maureen with their global adventures in tourism have many stories to tell. Youngest son Vinayak has studied Hospitality & Tourism, will offer a professional experience to your stay.
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