First Light Homestay-Munsiyari

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First Light Homestay – Munsiyari

Munsiyari is a charming village in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, situated on the banks of the Gori Ganga River with the stunning backdrop of Panchachuli Peaks. This three-story independent homestay is centrally located near Saras Bazar. There are six rooms on the first floor for guests and the host family lives on the second floor. The homestay has 4 double occupancy rooms and a family room with a mountain view and balcony. And there is 1 double occupancy room without a balcony. The family room has 2 king size beds. All the rooms have attached bathrooms. The view of sunrise can be enjoyed with morning tea. The balcony, window, and terrace of the homestay provide stunning views of the Panchachuli peak and the valley. Most amenities, like a market, restaurant, and hospital, are close to the homestay. Stay here for absolute comfort and stunning views. It is ideal for large families and groups.

Location: 4 min walking distance from Saras bazar Munsiyari,
No. of Rooms: 6, Total Capacity: 18
Classic Room: 1, Superior Room: 4; Family Room: 1

How to Reach

The nearest airport is at Pithoragarh at a distance of 125 km, but it is not a regular airport. The nearest railhead is Tanakpur, about 273 km away. Munsiyari is connected by motorable roads to all the major towns and cities.


Classic Room: 1300/- (without Balcony)
Superior Room: 1700/- (with Balcony)
Family Suite: 3400/- (up to 4 pax)
Extra Person: 300/-
Complimentary: Breakfast

Note: This tariff does not apply during festivals and holidays.

Child Policy
Up to 6 years: Complimentary (no extra bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (with extra bed)

What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.


Parking • Wifi • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Pet Friendly • Toiletries • Library • Bonfire • Electric Kettle • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)


You can enjoy fresh home-cooked local food while staying here. The host will treat you with dishes like Maude ki Roti, khaja, kukla gi tag, munsyari rajma, bhatt ke chudkani, himalyan yew with fried rice, local fried potato, Buttermilk etc. And do try different types of chutneys that they make. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals can be provided on advance notice. In case you want, you can also use the kitchen for self-cooking.


Bird Watching • Star Gazing • Hiking • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Shopping

Local Attractions

Maheshwar Kund Trek Point (2.4km) • Heritage Museum (2.6km) • Nanda Devi Temple (2.7km) • Darkot temple and village (6km) • Khaliya Top Trek Point (8km) • Betuli Dhar (10km) • Kalamuni Temple (15km) 


Madkot Village (21km) • Thamri Kund Trek Point (30km) • Birthi Falls (31km) • Gori Ganga River (64km) • Dharchula (93km)

Know Your Host

Himanshu Nitwal will host you along with his brother Kailash and sister-in-law Kavita. Himanshu did his civil engineering, and other than hosting guests from all over the world he likes to play guitar, cook and hike. Being a local, Himanshu can guide you on how to best spend your days in Munsiyari.

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