Situated at the height of 2,420 m, this picturesque little hill town is one of the most scenic locations in the Kumaon hills. It offers gorgeous views of the majestic Himalayan peaks like Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi and Panchachuli and is encircled by the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary houses rare animals, birds and flower species. Binsar is undoubtedly the best place to experience hiking, camping and nature walks.
This eco farmstay is located on the slopes of the hills surrounded by Oak & Pine forests in a small village Kotuda in the outskirts of Binsar Sanctuary. It is nestled deep within a forest and is still approachable by road. This rustic kumaoni homestay is ideal for those looking for peace, tranquility and serene beauty. There are more than hundred exotic species of birds in the surrounding forest and some explored nature trails with caves and waterfall. You can also view the snow peaks from the homestay.
There are 3 rooms. One is a private double sharing mud & stone cottage which is naturally lit & has an amazing mountain view and a kitchenette; then there is a spacious family room with 2 double beds and a single bed, a fireplace (bukhari) and there is a bunk bed dormitory for backpackers & budget travelers that can house 8 guests. All cottages have attached washrooms & a garden space in front of the porch. There are quaint little corners all around with hammocks which are perfect for enjoying evening tea and bonfires.
Location: Village Katuda, Kasar Devi-Binsar Road
Number of Rooms- 3; Total Capacity- 15;
Pantnagar airport is located at a distance of 139 km and Kathgodam is the nearest railway station 105kms away.
Dormitory: 750/- pp
Double Occupancy: 3000/-
Extra Person: 1100/-
Family Suite: 4200/- (upto 4 guest)
Complimentary: Bed & Breakfast
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 Wifi • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Air Condition • Bonfire • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
There is an inhouse kitchen where home cooked kumaoni style meals are prepared from organic seasonal harvest. They serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Breakfast options are stuffed paratha, puri sabji, poha, plain paratha with farm fresh seasonal vegetables. Regular north indian meals and local kumaoni meals are available. Local delicacies that you must try are mandua ki roti, various types of farm fresh green-vegetables, bhatt ke dubke & jholi bhat.
Bird Watching • Forest Walk • Hiking • Farm Activities • Reading• Village Walk • Yoga and Meditation
Matena (6km) • Almora Zoo (7km) • Deer Park (8km) • Kasar Devi Temple (9km) • Hippie Hill (10km) • Binsar (13km) • Almora (14km) • Chitai Golu Devta Temple (14km)
Katarmal Surya Temple (25m) • Jalna (32km) • Dwarahat (35km) • Someshwar (37km) • Jageshwar Dham (41km) • Kainchi Dham (57km) • Dwarahat (67km) • Bhimtal (76km) • Nainital (77km) • Binsar Mahadev Mandir (72km)
Manoj and Neeta Bisht will welcome you to this lovely place created by them. They are a warm and loving couple who would go out of their way to make your stay memorable. Manoj has 10yrs of corporate experience and now manages the homestay fulltime. Neeta is an IT Professional and works from the homestay. They both have an immense knowledge of local flora-fauna & nature trails. They have a beautiful little farm where guests can engage with the hosts. Manoj can also organize village walk, hiking and storytelling sessions over the bonfire. The team is extremely friendly and supportive.
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