Banikhet Homestay – Dalhousie


Banikhet

Banikhet is a gorgeous hamlet situated in the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. It is just 9 km from Dalhousie and is known as the gateway of Chamba. Banikhet possesses a number of tourist attractions including the Historical Naag Mandir, Jawala Mata Mandir, Chamera dam, Ennan Mata Waterfall etc. You can also enjoy the trek up to Dainkund Peak leading to Pholani Devi Temple.

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The Homestay

Surrounded by thick Pine forests and Rhododendron, it’s a peaceful homestay close to nature offering picturesque views. There are two cottages. One cottage has 3 Superior Rooms and an Attic Room; all with attached washrooms. The other is a Family Cottage consisting of 3 bedrooms and 2 washrooms, ideal for a group of 6-8 people. Both the cottages have their private entrance and drawing/dining area. They also have a bonfire and barbeque area.

The nearest airport is Pathankot (78 km) and nearest railway station is Pathankot Cantt just (76 km)

Know your Host

You will be hosted by an enthusiastic lady Parul Sharma who stays there and takes care of the guests as a family. She is very friendly and loves to interact with the people and is always ready to guide about what you could do during your stay. 

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Food 

Parul provides fresh homemade, healthy meals along with local dishes. She is really good on both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. 

Facilities

WiFi • Parking  • Room Heater • Running Hot Water  • Open Seating Areas  • Television  •  Toiletries • Bonfire  • Barbecue 

Activities

Bird Watching  •  Reading  •  Star Gazing  • Hiking • Village Walk  • Forest Walk  • Cycling

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Tariff

Superior Room: 3200/-
Attic Room: 3650/-
Extra Person: 1500/-
Includes: Breakfast
Family Cottage (3bhk): 7800/-
Lunch or Dinner: Veg. 300/- pp, Non Veg. 350/- pp

Child Policy
Upto 5 year: Complimentary (No extra bed)
6-12 year: /- (Extra bed provided)

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

Points of Interest

Jawala Mata Mandir (850 m)  • Naag Mandir (2 km)• Beeji’s Park (10 km) • Kalatop (18 km) • Pholani Devi Temple (20 km)  

Excursions

Khajjiar (29 km) • Bhalai Mata temple (35 km) • Chamba (45 km)  

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