Situated across River Sindh, Kangan is a beautiful town in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, spread over a 50-km-long gorge valley. Surrounded by mountains on all sides, it is one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir located between the two major hill stations Srinagar and Sonmarg. Srinagar is 35 km and Sonmarg is 44 km. Ganderbal district holds some of the sacred pilgrimage sites like the Holy Amarnath cave, the serene spring of Kheer Bhawani and is renowned for an easy approach to the Amarnath cave. Ganderbal is also the best place for enjoying river rafting between August and September. The mountain streams of river Indus is a hot spot for white water river rafting, paragliding, as well as angling and fishing.
Srinagar Airport is the nearest airport, 44 km from Kangan. Hiring a local cab from the airport is the most comfortable option to reach Kangan. A good network of roads connect Kangan with the Sonmarg.
This Kashmiri Heritage Cottage is located in a small village in Prang valley just off the road which connects Srinagar with Sonamarg and onwards to Ladakh. It is nestled in enchanting forests of pine and walnut on the picturesque slopes of the Himalayas and Sindh river. It is a spacious home with six cozy bedrooms spread across three floors. 2 on the ground floor, 3 rooms on the first floor and 1 on the top floor. All rooms have an attached bathroom. Around the cottage is a large fenced garden, a small pond with ducks in it and a stream flows through it. The garden area offers numerous possibilities for outdoor activities. Sindh River flows just a few meters away from the homestay.
Location: It is located 5 km from Kangan Bus stop and market.
Number of Rooms -6; Total Capacity -15
Susan, the owner of the property is an extremely cordial and forthcoming person. She is an engineer and has designed the cottage herself. Being the owner of a beautiful property, she had always wanted to utilize the space for an interesting venture. Knowing the tourism value of the area, she opened up her beautiful home for the tourists. She is a cheerful person whom you would love to sit with her over a cup of tea if she is visiting the property while you are there. For the love for the area, its people and the culture, she has engaged the local staff.
Simple Kashmiri style home cooked meals are prepared and served. Breakfast options are paratha, puri chhole, toast and egg to order, tea/ coffee etc. Lunch and dinner includes seasonal vegetables, paneer/ chicken preparation, dal, rice, roti, curd, salad etc. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian options are available.
Parking • Internet • Power Backup • Washing Machine • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Television • Toiletries • Smoking Allowed only in the garden. Paid Facility – (Barbecue • Bonfire • Pick and Drop Service)
Bird Watching • Reading • Stargazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking • Cycling • Fishing • Adventure Sports
Single Occupancy: 4000/-
Double Occupancy: 4800/-
Extra Person: 1500/-
Complimentary: Wifi, Breakfast.
Note: The above tariffs do not apply during the New Year holidays
Upto 8 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Barwala Waterfall (5km) • Naranag Temple (19Km) • Kheer Bhawani (19Km) • Gangabal Lake (28Km) • Srinagar (34km) • Satsar lake • Krishansar Lake • Satsar Lake
Thajiwas Glacier (48km) • Sonamarg (49Km) • Zojila Pass (59km) • Baramula (60km) • Amarnath Base Camp (62Km) • Baltal (63km) • Zero Point (72km) • Gulmarg (78 KM) • Pahalgam (125km)
Trekking & Hiking Points : Kaulsar Lake • Gangabal Lake Trek • Bod Pathar Trek •Maraz Pend • Krishansar Lake Trek • Gadsar Lake Trek
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