Discover Incredible Farmstays in India for a Refreshing Retreat

Touch the earth, feel the fresh air, know your food and sing in chorus with the birds!

As the heat sweeps across the country, take off to these pristine farm-stays across India that combine agrarian delights with a cozy, comfortable stay in the delightfully fresh country air. Waking up to the chirping of birds, dipping your feet in the mountain streams, and nibble on the fresh fruits plucked straight from the trees will be a unique experience not just for you but also for kids and will allow them to bond with nature. You can also participate in farm activities and gain knowledge about the origin of the food you eat. And the best perk of staying in a farmstay is you get to relish fresh organic meals.

Here’s a list of 15 lesser known farmstays across India that you must experience.

1. Bliss-in-the-Hills Farmstay, Peora – Uttarakhand

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Located in a tiny hamlet Peora around 20kms from Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand, this farmstay is set in 7.5 acres land in the midst exotic fruit orchards and dense oak forest. Relax and rejuvenate in natural surroundings and enjoy slow life of a Himalayan village. The location is blessed with jaw dropping views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. You can help out on the farms blooming with plums and peaches, and organic vegetables grown in-house; engage in farm activities like plucking fruits, digging out vegetables, or milking a cow. 

Total Capacity: 8
Cost: 3500/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast 
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2. Misty Greens Homestay Cherambadi, Nilgiri Hills – Tamil Nadu

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Located in serene surroundings amidst 30 acres of coffee, tea and pepper plantations, this farmstay has everything that is required for a peaceful and comfortable vacation. You can spot elephants and deer and Wayanad district of Kerala is just two kms away. TThere is a beautiful garden with a tree hut and a fish pond. The host can organize bonfire and barbeque as well. Optic fiber based High speed internet ensures you do not miss out on your work. 

Capacity: 9
Cost: 3200/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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3. Wayanad Farmstay – Kerala

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Nestled in a 15 acre estate, it has plantations of Coffee, Pepper, Coconut, Cardamom, Areca Nut and Rubber and a very rich livestock of Cows, Buffalo, Rabbits, Chicken, and Ducks. It is a minimalist stay offering plethora of experiences – walk through the plantations, involve in harvesting spices and coconuts, interact with the farm workers, every moment here will be enriching. The highlight of your stay here will be the culinary experience with delectable meals that’ll tantalize your taste buds.

Capacity: 12
Cost: 2500/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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4. Lush Lawns Homestay, Sakaleshpur – Karnataka

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Nestled in a 18 acres of lush green coffee plantations, it is located quite close to the town and yet has the estate charm. This beautiful bungalow surrounded by the serenity of the nature is perfect if you want to spend time in a calm and quiet environment. In the early morning, you can hear lots of bird sounds, even peacocks. Also, the lawn has nice relaxing swings and enough space for kids to play. Guests can also buy organic black pepper from the estate at reasonable rates.  

Capacity: 15
Cost: 4000/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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5. Earthy Vibes Farmstay, Kaladhungi – Uttarakhand

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Nestled in 20 acres of beautiful Litchi orchards, this organic farmstay is strategically located near Kaladhungi right in the middle of a forest yet not far from Haldwani city, Nainital and Jim Corbett. Wake up to the sounds of birdsong and breathe in the fresh air. There are many activities to do such as pottery, painting, yoga and indoor and outdoor games. 

Total Capacity: 15
Cost: 6000/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast 
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6. Chandaka Eco Homestay, Bhubaneswar – Odisha

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Spread across one acre, it is an eco-friendly wilderness homestay located on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar near Chandka Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary. There are five spacious cottages constructed from locally available material, mimic traditional tribal architecture and provides for an ideal getaway for the weary traveler. The hosts believe in Sustainable Tourism and community development. Drip irrigation, rain water harvesting and no showers in the rooms are just a few of the ways in which we save and recharge ground water.

Capacity: 9
Cost: 3200/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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7. Sunkiya Farmstay, Mukteshwar – Uttarakhand

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A lovely walk through thick Oak & Rhododendron forest brings you to this magical hideout located in village Sunkiya in Mukteshwar. Only few deer, birds and butterflies come to entertain you sometimes. Enjoy hot cup of coffee with your bestie while sitting in the cozy balcony that opens up to the forest, look at the gorgeous star-studded night sky that will fuel your creativity, and pamper your taste buds with delicious organic meals prepared by the host family.

Capacity: 10
Cost: 2500/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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8. Chadiara Heritage Homestay, Chamba – Himachal

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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. 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.

Capacity: 24
Cost: 3500/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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9. Cosmos Farmstay, Gujaro ki Dhani – Jaipur

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Nestled in 1 acre land that is surrounded by green farms and forest, this eco-friendly space is located in a small village in Amber tehsil, 30km away from Jaipur city in Rajasthan. It is made out of natural materials like mud, lime and bamboo and is perfect to experience a natural way of living. Whether you’re an artist, an art enthusiast, a nature lover seeking respite from city life and its chaos, someone who savors connections and draws inspiration from people and nature, or simply yearning to experience living in the embrace of Mother Earth, this is the ideal haven for you.

Capacity: 40
Cost: 3500/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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10. Harvest Heaven Lakeside Farmstay, Padwa – Rajasthan

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Located by the lake side, it is a perfect farmstay in the lap of nature for a quiet, peaceful and relaxing break. Padwa is a small village hamlet situated in the Dungarpur district of Rajasthan. It is a very good option for a peaceful family vacation for people from Ahmedabad. Stay here for living healthy farm life. Enjoy organic farm fresh meals, involve yourself in yoga or meditation by the lake side, go cycling and bird watching. Repeat these activities as per your interest for a few days and observe the difference in your physical and mental health.

Capacity: 6
Cost: 3000/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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11. Nature’s Bliss Organic Farmstay, Kamshet – Maharashtra

Nature's Bliss Organic Farmstay-Kamshet

Located in a small village at around 5 kms from Kamshet, this eco-friendly farm-stay is a great place to unwind, relax and detox in natural surroundings. The house is energy efficient made on the model of sustainable development, that supports an environment-friendly lifestyle, without sacrificing comforts. There is a natural stream, a lotus pond, a tennis court, and an open dining space with a kitchen. They grow their own organic rice, wheat, maize, groundnut, soy and vegetables.

Capacity: 14
Cost: 2000/- Per Person with Breakfast
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12. Tableland Farmstay, Panchgani – Maharashtra

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Set in 2.5 acres of farmland, this farm-stay is located right at the start of Panchgani. Delicious home-cooked food, clean & hygienic rooms, individual sit-outs and a gazebo where you can just relax and take in the green surroundings makes it perfect for a relaxing getaway. There are ample options nearby for walking and trekking enthusiasts. Beautiful views of Panchgani and its famous Tableland is just a short hike away from the farm. It is a women owned, women managed place, so if you are a woman travelling solo, then this is a safe and great choice. It is also an ideal place to work from home while sitting in the Gazebo in the farm with high speed internet. 

Capacity: 9
Cost: 3450/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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13. Mahi Riverside Farmstay-Vadodara

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Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes in village Prathampura on 52 acre farm cum semi jungle on the banks of the Mahi river, between Ahmedabad (110km) and Vadodara (
25 kms), this hidden gem offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Lush greenery and silence, apart from the myriad chirpings of birds will envelop you in an experience of relaxed old world charm. Other than lazing around and soaking in the serenity of the place, there are a couple of activities like kayaking in the river, swimming in the small fresh water splash pool, cycling, trekking and tractor rides that you can engage in. If you like shooting you are up for one of the most unique experiences of shooting real shotguns on an international standard, Govt. of India recognized shooting range. The host is a also a shooting coach and train young aspirants.  

Capacity: 20
Cost: 4500/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast
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14. Off-the-grid Farmstay, Pelling – Sikkim

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Surrounded by lush greenery and breath-taking views of Mount Kanchenjunga, this place is an absolute gem. Go on refreshing morning walks in and around the property, get involved in farm activities and learn to cook traditional dishes. You can also visit nearby villages like Singdrom that is one of the cleanest, greenest and most beautiful Sikkimese village. Healthy organic meals, fresh mountain air, call of birds, and care & affection from the host family will make your stay here memorable.

Capacity: 12
Cost: 3600/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast & Dinner
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15. Happy Harvest Farmstay, Gangtok – Sikkim

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Located on 2 acres of land this organic farmstay in Ranipool is set amidst lush greenery and enclosed within bamboo grooves and verdant vegetation that includes guava, oranges, avocados, chili besides seasonal leafy greens. The farmstay follows the principles of permaculture, wherein growing your own food, creating zero waste, creating your own resources, maintaining biodiversity, integrating rather than segregating, etc. are practiced for sustainable land use design.

Capacity: 8
Cost: 6000/- for Double Occupancy Room with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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