Hardly 10 km away from the crowded Mall Road of Simla, Mashobra is a quaint little town of Himachal Pradesh. Perched at an altitude of 7700 ft., it is unbeatable for an ideal interlude beneath oak and pine forest. Mashobra is a part of Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary. The wildlife consists of Baboon, Jackals, Barking Deer, and the occasional Leopard, as well as numerous bird species. Originally the retreat for British families who wanted to have some quiet time away from, yet accessible to, their official summer retreat, Shimla, it still has the feel of British country side. Weather of Mashobra remains pleasant throughout year. Be there with your friends or family, you will love it.
The Homestay is snuggled between the woods away from the din of the city with picturesque surroundings. The main city hub is at about 30 minutes drive from here and guests can go any time they want to for shopping, café hopping etc. There are 6 wooden furnished rooms with an attached bathroom in each room, two living rooms that can be converted into dormitory and an open terrace offering an amazing view of snow clad mountains and sunrise. It offers a comfortable stay with all the modern amenities for guests.
Location: 1 km from Mashobra market.
Number of Rooms -6 ; Total Capacity -18
Mashobra is about 30 minutes drive from Shimla. The nearest airport is located 34 km away in Jubbarhatti. The closest broad-gauge railway station is in Kalka at 97 km. From here world famous Kalka-Shimla train starts that offers stunning views on the way.
Single Occupancy: 2000/-
Double Occupancy: 2500/-
Extra Person: 950/-
Including: Veg. Breakfast, Morning & Evening Tea
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.
WiFi (Broadband) • Parking • Attached washroom • TV • 24×7 Running Hot Water • Drawing room with seating capacity of around 20 persons • Well-furnished kitchen for self-cooking • Bonfire • Meditation Room
Homemade local cuisine and North Indian food is available. Breakfast as per guest choice like, Paratha with curd, Sandwich, Butter Toast, Poha, Aaloo-Poori etc. Lunch n dinner can a mix of Himachali and North Indian food. Please note, its a pure vegetarian homestay.
Village walk • Forest Hill Trek • Sipur Temple Trek • Camping • Biking • Paragliding • Rappelling • Bird Watching • River Rafting • Quad Biking • Shopping
Craignano National Park (3km) • The Retreat building (4km) • Shimla Water Catchment wildlife sanctuary (4km) • Jakhoo Temple (9km) • Mall Road (10km) • The Ridge (10 km) • Shali Tibba (10km)
Rashtrapati Niwas (14km) • Shimla Reserve forest sanctuary (15.7km) • Naldera (12km) • Chail (38km)
The guests are welcomed by Rajeev Sokta with warm greetings and Himachali customs. He is a horticulture farmer by occupation and is a very courteous and friendly person who takes pride in introducing his guests to Himachali culture. He is always there to help the guests and guide about the local areas.
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