Lansdowne is a quiet and secluded cantonment town in Pauri district of Uttarakhand. Standing at an elevation of 1780 m above sea level, the town is known as the regimental centre of Garhwal Rifles of Indian Army. It has been a major place in the British Era for various freedom related activities and movements. Located 12 Km away from the town of Lansdowne, Asankhet is a beautiful hamlet surrounded by thick oak and blue pine forests. The village is nestled at hilltop and gives a picture-perfect view of Lower Himalayas. Snow clad mountains and forests visible from this place in winter season provides an essence of utmost happiness. It is a perfect place to experience an organic lifestyle in Himalayan regions.
Jollygrant Airport, Dehradun (132 Km) is the nearest airport to Asankhet. The nearest railway station to Asankhet is Kotdwar Railway Station (52 Km). The village is well connected by road transport to nearby towns and cities of Lansdowne, Kotdwar, Pauri, Haridwar and Ramnagar. An adequate frequency of public transport is available to reach this hamlet of Asankhet. Cabs are also available from Lansdowne or Kotdwar.
This beautiful property is located on a secluded hill-top, 12 kms away from the city-centre of Lansdowne. The homestay is an aesthetically crafted villa with all the amneties for a luxurious stay. It has a beautiful garden where one can enjoy breathtaking valley views, sunrise and sunset. The homestay is in a perfect destination where guests can soak into the goodness of the mountains. The villa is quite spacious and home decor is classy. The serene ambience and view of mountains from the villa can make your stay full of peace and solitude. Guests can surely consider this property and add it in their bucket list to have a break from the heat and crowd of cities.
The homestay comprises two bedrooms, one meditation room and a lounge on first floor. Each room has an attached washroom with hot shower facility. Ground Floor has a kitchen, one bedroom (host) and a living area. A caretaker lives on the ground floor responsible for cooking meals and is available 24/7 in the property. An assistant and a housekeeping are also available during daytime. 6 guests can be accommodated comfortably. In case its a bigger group arrangements can be made for 3 extra people in meditation room. There is a huge garden in the front & back and a step down play area for kids to play. The property has a dedicated parking space for two as well as four wheeler.
Location: Village Asankhet.
No. of Rooms – 2, Total Capacity – 6
It is a second home to Amit and Nidhi Mahajan. They belong originally from Noida, but they are born travellers and believe that the journey is itself a destination. Amit works in an IT Telecom company, but the enthusiasm of travelling to less explored places made his wife and him to open a property of their own in a lesser-known village of Asankhet. Amit and Nidhi are amazing personalities who have lot of travel stories and experiences that the guests would love to hear.
Guests can enjoy fresh home cooked food. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food options are available. Breakfast includes stuffed parathas, sandwiches, bread omlet, tea/ coffee etc. Regular north Indian meals are served in lunch and dinner that includes Chapati, Rice, Dal, Fresh Farm Vegetable, Curries etc. Traditional Garhwali food is also served in the homestay on pre-order basis, such as Kode ki Roti, Jhangore ki Kheer, Chaunsa, Kadhi, Baari, Bhatwaani, etc. Guests can connect with the local in-house cook who is always there in homestay for service. Also, guests have access to a well-equipped kitchen where they can cook their own food.
Parking • Internet • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Area • Pet Friendly • Toiletries • Bonfire • Barbeque • Pick and Drop Service (Paid) • Smoking Allowed • Cooking • Meditation Room • Housekeeping.
Birding • Reading • Stargazing • Hiking • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Photography • Nature Walk • Boating.
Entire Villa: 8000/- (Upto 6 People)
Extra Person: 1000/-
Complimentary: Breakfast & Evening Tea
Upto 8 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Ghangli peak (3.7km) • Hidden Waterfall on Satpuli (7km) • Bagji Bugyal (10km) • Tarkeshwar Temple (17km) • Dice Stadium (18km) • Snow-View Point (19km) • War Memorial (19km) • Trishakti Chowk (19km) • Shatabadi Dwar (20km) • Lansdowne Market (20km) • Kaleshwar Temple (20km) • Snow View Point (20km) • Garhwali Museum (20km) • Paltan Bazaar (20km) • Garhwali Museum (20km) • Gurudwara (20km) • Bhulla Lake (21km) • Kalagarh Tiger Reserve (21km) • St. John Church (21km) • Waterfall Point (21km) • Bhim Pakora (22km) • Tip In Top (22km) • Kalagarh Tiger Reserve (21km)
Jaiharikhal (24km) • Siddhi Valley (27km) • Gumkhal (31km) • Prachin Durga Mandir (38km) • Jim Corbett National Park (46km) • Kotdwar (50km) • Sattpulli (50km) • Kanvashram (60km) • Kandoliya Temple (98km) • Kholachauri (112km)
Treks/Hike : Hawaghar Trek • Tip in Top Trek • Kalal Ghati Trek • Kandoliya Devta Sanctuary Trek • Snow-View Point Trek
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