Set along a steep-sided ridge, Almora is the regional capital of Kumaon, a quiet little hill station just 370 km away from Delhi. Grand view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts and local cuisine is what you must visit the place for. It is ideal for long term stay for bird lovers, artists, writers and those who want to meditate in the quiet. Also perfect for a romantic weekend getaway or for an escape from hectic city life. Kathgodam is the nearest railway station from where it is just 82 km.
The homestay is located 4 km from Almora on the Binsar road in Paparsali village. A five minute walk down the valley takes you to the stay which is a charming collection of self-catering cottages located in the beautiful valley of Balta Badi. Set in the lap of pine forest it has a cozy living area with low seating arrangement, well stocked library, a TV and a DVD player with large selection of movies, a computer for guest use and a small shop. There is also a large outdoor seating area in the landscaped garden. Various Himalayan peaks of India, Tibet and Nepal can be seen from here.
Raju Bisht is young entrepreneur who is completely devoted to bring his village Paparseli on Indian Tourist map. He is a charming, very welcoming person who can go to any length to make your stay a memorable one. He also is a passionate cook and famous for his cakes.
Food is big affair at Almora Homestay. Breakfast can be customized with a variety of stuffed Parathas with curd or tea. Butter Toast, Bread Omelet, Poha, Alu Poori etc. can also be served. The highlight is the wide range of fruit jams, chutneys and spreads that you can enjoy with your breakfast. You can relish local cuisine in lunch and dinner, mostly made from the organic vegetables grown in their kitchen garden. Non-veg food is provided on prior demand.
Parking • Free Wi-Fi, Running Hot Water • Laundry • Power Back up • Room Heater • Attached Bathroom • Garden
Trekking • Cycling • Bird Watching • Village Walk • Nature Walk • Local Shopping • Swimming in local river
Single Occupancy: 1500/-
Double Occupancy: 2100/-
Extra Person: 700/-
Family Cottage: 4800/- (up to 5 pax.)
Complimentary: Veg. Breakfast, Morning & Evening Tea
Upto 8 year: 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.
Sunset point at Kasar Devi (3km) • Nanda Devi Temple (5km) • 200 yr. old Lala Bazar (6km) • Govind Ballabh Pant Museum (6.5km)
Chitai Golu Devta Temple (10km) • Katarmal Sun Temple (12km) • Binsar (19 km) • Jageshwar (35km) • Mukteshwar (52 km) • Bhimtal (64 km) • Kanarkha (68 km)
Note: We can arrange your pick up and drop from Haldwani or Kathgodam Rly Stn and also sight seeing. Our drivers and guides are local, knowledgeable and trustworthy.
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