The Himalayan town of Pithoragarh is located in Saur Valley in Kumaon region, Uttarakhand. It is the fourth largest city of Kumaon. With high Himalayan mountains, perennial rivers, valleys, alpine meadows and forests, it has rich ecological diversity with a variety of flora and fauna. Pithoragarh also is rich in cultural heritage with many temples and forts ruins of the warrior Chand Kingdom.
It is an independent house in a small village 19 kms before Pithoragarh. This peaceful stay is nestled on the hilltop and offers outstanding panoramic views. The house is 200 meters off the road away from hustle bustle of the main road. The ground floor has a family suite with a living room and 2 interconnected bedrooms and can accommodate 5 people. And the first floor has 1 room with a balcony. There is one common bathroom on the ground floor. The family has its own organic kitchen garden and the livestock; so you get fresh seasonal vegetables, milk and homemade milk products.
Location: Around 2 kms from Dhanaula bend
Number of Rooms – 2; Total Capacity – 7
Pithoragarh has its own airport, the Naini Saini Airport. It is not connected by any direct train services, however it is well connected by road. The nearest railway stations are Tanakpur (151 km) and Kathgodam (212 km).
Double Occupancy Room: 1500/-
Family Suite: 2500/- (Upto 4 people)
Extra Person: 500/-
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Safe on road Parking • Running Hot Water • Bonfire • Open Seating Areas • Toiletries • Television • Pet Friendly • Smoking Allowed • Pick and Drop Service (Paid) heater
Delicious home cooked meals prepared from fresh farm vegetables are served. Stuffed aloo paratha, puri sabzi, chhole bhature are some of the breakfast options. Wholesome veg north Indian thali is served in lunch and dinner that includes seasonal vegetables, dal, Chutney, rice, roti, curd, salad etc. If you like to try local food ask for Kumaoni thali that includes Bhatt ki Churkani, Bhatt ka saag, Mas ki Puri, Shel, Made, Aloo ke Gutke, Kumauni Rayta, Bhang ki chatni etc. Non- vegetarian can be prepared on advance request.
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking
Pithoragarh Fort (17km) • Nag Mandir (5km) • Kapileshwar Temple (14km) • Nakuleshwar Dham (21km)
Chandak (23km) • Thal Kedar Temple (37km) • Gangolihat (61km) • Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary (70km) • Dharchula (108km)
There are plenty of trekking routes that begin from Pithoragarh, the most famous being Kailash Mansarovar. Others include trekking to Ralam Glacier, Namik Glacier and Milam Glacier.
Kamlesh Singh Mehta is a hotel management graduate and has done jobs with many top brands in the field. He wants to develop rural areas of Uttarakhand, so he left his job and started by opening doors of his home for the travelers. He stays here with his family – Father, who is in the army, mother, younger brother and an elder sister. Kamlesh is a well experienced person in the field of hospitality and is very friendly and helpful. Being a local, he is well versed with the place and can guide you on local trek and trails. The family takes personal interest to ensure guests are having a comfortable stay and they are served the best food as per their preferences.
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