Bakrota Hills Homestay-Dalhousie

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Bakrota Hills Homestay – Dalhousie

Dalhousie is one of India’s most beautiful hill stations located in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. With charming views of snow-capped peaks and the sprawling hills covered with pine and deodars, it has a breathtaking scenic beauty. Lord Dalhousie founded the town in 1854 because of its peaceful atmosphere and healthy surroundings. The British acquired the five hills — Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah (now called Moti Tibba by the locals), Bakrota and Bhangora — from the ruler of the Chamba State for developing the area as a sanatorium.

Today also the town has old colonial feel to it with British colonial-era buildings, including St. Francis and St. John’s churches. There are three-level malls which were laid in 1860 for promenades, carriages, horses, dandies, etc. These roads and the steeper by-lanes which connect them to the bus-stand are still the arteries of the town.

It is an 80 year old house, located in midst of thick canopy of trees with unmatched views. There is an exciting 5-10 mnt uphill walk to reach the homestay which keeps it noise free. The Mall Road is just at 600 mtr walk or 2 km drive away.

The building comprises of 2 floors. There is a common-for-all lounge and dining area on the ground floor. First floor has 5 rooms and 2nd floor also has 5 rooms, four rooms with huge windows opening to the magical views and attached bathrooms. Six rooms have attached balconies as well. There is a small garden in the house with sit-out arrangement. Sitting on the terrace, sipping a hot coffee with views of the Pir Panjal range in front can be an unforgettable experience for anyone.

Location: 3 km from Dalhousie.
Number of Rooms – 10 ; Total Capacity – 30
Classic Room: 4 ; Superior Room:6


Classic Room: 3600 (without Balcony)
Superior Room: 4800 (with Balcony)
Extra Person: 1200/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Morning and Evening Tea

Note: These tariffs do not apply during festivals and holidays

Child Policy
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)

Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.


Parking • Wi-fi in common area • Bar-be-cue • Running Hot Water • Sit Out • Tea/Coffee Maker • DTH • 32″ flat LED TV • Luggage Storage • Laundry, Room Heater and Bonfire (Chargeable)


You have option of Kanda poha, Bread-butter, Parantha, Aloo Puri, Puri Bhaji & Grilled Sandwiches in breakfast. For lunch & dinner regular Indian meals are served. Do not miss their specialties – Cheese-Egg Omelette, Butter Chicken, Paneer Butter Masala and Dum Aloo. All raw material is procured from local farms. Local dishes like Madra (Made of local grown rajma, with spices and curd) and Himachali curry can be made on request.


Horse Riding • Trekking to hidden waterfalls • Nature Walks • Indoor and out door games • Reading

Points of Interest

St. John’s Church • Rang Mahal • Kalatop • Bhuri Singh Museum • Laxmi Narayan Temple • Chamera Lake • St. Patrick’s Church • Panchpula • Kynance • Subhash Baoli • Panchpula Water Fall • Satdhara Falls • Subhash Baoli • Rock Garden • Garam Sadak


Ganji Pahari (4km) • Bakrota Hills (9km) • Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary (14km) • Dainkund Peak (16km) • Khajjiar (24km) • Chamba (54kms) • Sach pass (148km)

Know your Host

You will be hosted by humble Johar Singh and his family. Johar’s mother has worked in hospitality industry for long and is responsible for your overall experience here. Johar has the exposure of working across various cities in India, so you would not feel alienated wherever you are from. On home-calling, he came back here to start this homestay along with a quick service food outlet. With photography, and cooking as his hobbies, he might even give you a tip or two on these. Among things he can cook the best are North Indian cuisine, Mughlai Seekh Kabab and Roasted Chicken. His wife is an English teacher in a nearby school.

You may like to check more of our Homestays in Himachal

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Room was excellent with beautiful

We had a 2 days visit in Dalhousie during Dec end week 2023 and found  Hideout is the perfect place to explore Dalhousie most important places like Khajjiar, Kalatop and Dainkund peak. We received warm welcome and guidance from homestay owner Mr & Mrs Singh. Food was homely with good taste and quality. Location is quite with peaceful and beautiful surroundings. Room was excellent with beautiful view of Deodar trees and snow peak mountains. Great hospitality by host and team. Keep up the good work


Chandana Dutta

My recent visit here was very satisfactory,

My recent visit here was very satisfactory, location is calm and energetic, room was clean, comfortable and felt like home. My overall experience is awesome. If you are going Dalhousie and looking for peaceful stay then this is must try stay. Thank you Mr Johar for taking really good care of us


Vinay Anand

Annie Dalhousie

A beautiful place with beautiful view. Fresh air n calm enviorn to relax. Great food . Great hospitality. Good place to spend a week with books ,music ,ur close friends n urself !!!