If a Little Monsoon Cannot Separate You From The Mountains, Then You Must Check Out These 9 Mesmerising Himalayan Homestays This Season


What’s your idea of a perfect vacation? Cool mountain breeze, fresh air, a drop-dead view to enjoy while sipping down your beer (or chai!) with your gang. Right? At least that’ s what a relaxing getaway sounds like for us. So, if you are the daring kinds and don’t mind a little monsoon, you can head to the mountains even during this season. All you have to do is make sure you plan everything in advance, keep up to date with the weather app and use a professional driver on the hilly roads. In case you and your adventurous buddies are planning to explore the mountains this season (trust us, it’s gorgeous!), you must check out these heavenly homestays for max enjoyment!

1. The Cottage Jeolikot

Located at a height of 4200 feet, The Cottage Jeolikot is cocooned amidst nature in Uttarakhand. This red-roofed cottage that’s located between Kathgodam and Nainital. It makes for an all-weather destination and monsoon season is the best time to come down and enjoy its beauty.

This homestay features 5 distinct designed ensuite bedrooms with common living areas and an amazing garden with ample sit-outs. You will be treated with delicious home-cooked, nutritious meals – both Indian and continental. The vintage furniture and those artworks, rugs everything will make you feel relaxed and calm.

Where: Bareilly – Nainital Rd, Jeolikote, Uttarakhand

Contact: 011 4309 2200

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2. Soulitude In The Himalayas

Nestled atop of peaceful hillside in Gagar, Soulitude provides stunning views of the Himalayas. The spectacular snow views, mouthwatering food, and warm hospitality are all you will witness here and some relaxation and fun are the brownie points.

This homestay has 11 exquisitely luxurious rooms and panoramic views of many famous peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Panchachuli, Pindari Glacier, Nandakot, Nandaghunti, and Kamet. Picture postcard views of the Himalayas, beautiful decor and all the comforts all a treat for the eyes. You’ll love the scenic views from this one!

Where: Gagar, Bhowali-Ramgarh-Mukteshwar Road, Ramgarh, Uttarakhand


Contact: 095559 97650

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3. Taara House Luxury Cottage

Looking for a relaxing and peaceful getaway place in the hills? There is no better place than Taara House. With a pine forest as the backdrop and the spectacular Himalayas as foreground, this cottage is like a little heaven tucked away in the mountains!

Wooden window panes with glass windows and stunning views of the Himalayas will leave you mesmerized! This two-bedroom cottage is made in mid-modern style has all sorts of facilities like an apple orchard, a viewing deck, drawing room and many more. So book your stay here and just pack your bags now only! 

Where: Kullu – Naggar – Manali Rd, Prini, Manali, Himachal Pradesh


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4. WoodyVu Stok House

The Woodyvu Stok House is one of the homiest homestays that you will find in Leh. Located 12 kilometers away from the main town, this homestay has a 5-bedroom villa and is perfect for a tranquil getaway. Each of the rooms is unique but the Khardungla suite deserves a special mention!

You will witness the breathtaking views of the mighty Khardungla Pass. During the stay, you also get the opportunity to gorge on the authentic cuisine and learn about the people of Leh. So stop wasting your time in daydreaming and get going here!

Where: Stok House, Village Stok, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir


Contact: 095557 07255

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5. Meena Bagh

Yes, we know like us you also wanna stay in a traditional Himachali home, right? Meena Bagh’s interiors and vibe will make you feel as if you are staying in your own home. With breathtaking views from the balcony, this four bedroom home is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Shimla.

This eco-friendly home is outfitted with waste recycled wood which is super amazing. And yes it’s a pet-friendly homestay so bring your pet along for an amazing mesmerizing trip. So stay in this cozy homestays and make some awesome memories!

Where: Sanjauli Engine Ghar Rd, Engine Ghar, Sanjauli, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh


Contact: 099100 92854

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6. Sylvan Villa

Tucked in Dharampur, Sylvan Villa is a three-bedroom villa which will provide you the most stunning views of the Himalayas. You can even attend yoga classes or play a game of Badminton outside in the fresh mountain air and with stunning views. We hear the food here is also simply out of this world. Well, that’s a good enough reason for us to head here!

Where: Dharampur, Kasauli Tehsil, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh


Contact: 082849 53611

7. The Birdcage

Imagine waking up to stunning sun emerging from behind snow-clad mountains. Imagining? Good! Because this is exactly what you can witness from The Birdcage homestay each morning during your stay here. They’ve set up green initiatives which include rainwater harvesting and solar power, and they even have their own organic kitchen garden. How cool is that! Come spend a few days here away from all the hustle-bustle of the city and rejuvenate yourself!

Where: Leti Bunga, Shasbani, near Bhatelia Market, Mukteshwar, Nainital, Uttarakhand


Contact: 074093 33127

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8. Gone Fishing Cottages

Located in Himachal Pradesh, Gone Fishing Cottages is just the perfect place for all you peeps who have a thing for fishing. And if you haven’t tried it yet, then you are definitely missing out on something! If you’re too lazy like us to step out, then you can simply cuddle up with a hot cuppa in the stone cottages with wooden roofs (so dreamy!) while sipping a glass of wine. Go book your stay right now and start packing already!

Where: Tirthan Valley Road, Village Deori .P..O. Kalwari, Himachal Pradesh


Contact: 089884 96587

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