Nestled in the Himalayan foothill, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and can be visited all year around. Once the summer capital of British India, it still has that old world charm and colonial feel to it. From museums, theatre and colonial lodges to contemporary mall and charming cafes, from Gothic churches and ancient temples to bustling bazaars, from picturesque walking trails to winter sports – it has it all.
Surrounded by dense deodar forest, it is a thoughtfully built 3 bedroom home overlooking the Shivalik Ranges. It is a well ventilated home with 3 spacious guest rooms, each having a character of its own. It is a delight to stay here in winters with warm rays of sun cozying up the house. The place also experiences snow in the month of December and January.
There are 2 Premium room with a seating area overlooking the valley. Third, the Classic Room has a garden view and is ideal for those looking for a peaceful stay and like to spend time reading or relaxing in the cozy green backyard. All the rooms have a king size bed and an attached washroom.
Location: 700 mtr from The Radisson
Number of Rooms: 3; Total Capacity: 6
The nearest airport is in Jubbarhatti located at a distance of 20 km. The nearest broad gauge railway station is Kalka, 84 kms from Shimla. You can either take a can, bus or narrow gauge train from Kalka to Shimla. There are Volvo buses as well that run from all major cities to Shimla.
Superior Room: 3000/-
Premium Rooms: 4500/-
Entire Home: 13,000/- (upto 6 people)
Lunch/Dinner: 350/- per meal
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
6-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Parking • High Speed Internet • Television • Running Hot Water • Toiletries • Library • Pick and Drop Service (Paid) • Laundry Service (Paid) • Board Games • Heater • First Aid Kit • Board Games • Pet Friendly • Smoking allowed in designated areas only
You will be treated with delicious home cooked meals as per your choice. Butter toast, Stuffed paratha, poha, puri aalu are some of the breakfast options. The cook specializes in Kangri food. Chana Khatta, Palda, Madra are some of the local delicacies that you must try. You just have to inform in advance about your food preferences.
Reading • Heritage Walk • Hiking • Forest Walk • Shopping • Adventure Sport • Picnic by the Riverside
Indian Institute of Advanced Study (3 km) • Mall road/Ridge (4 km) • Jakhoo temple (6 km) • Tara Devi (16 km) • Summer Hill (10 km) • Sankat Mochan Temple (10 km)
Mashobra (16 km) • Kufri (20 km) • Naldehra (29 km) • Fagu (24 km) • Narkanda (66 km)
Abhinav Banta is a Hotel Management Graduate. He has worked with the Oberoi Group for a couple of years. Enjoy a nice conversation with him while sharing a hot cup of tea or coffee; he loves to share stories from the hills. He is a warm and helpful person and will do his best to turn your stay into a memorable experience.
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