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Next Time You Are in Uttarakhand, Don't Stay in A Hotel. Consider These Instead!

Next Time You Are in Uttarakhand, Don't Stay in A Hotel. Consider These Instead! staticflickr.com

Want to explore Uttarakhand? But not in a touristy way? Rediscover the state through various homestay in unexplored towns and villages. Yes, they may be hard to reach but worth the effort!

Next Time You Are in Uttarakhand, Don't Stay in A Hotel. Consider These Instead!:

  1. Himalaya Darshan Resort Kausani, Kausani (Uttarakhand)
  2. Mountain Resort Khali Estate, Binsar (Uttarakhand)
  3. Magpie Camp Eco Tourist Village, Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand)
  4. Shikhar Nature resort, Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand)
  5. The Terraces, Kanatal (Uttarakhand)
  6. Red Roof Resorts, Mukteshwar (Uttarakhand)
  7. Jilling Estate, Nainital (Uttarakhand)

1. Bubbling Creeks & Towering Coniferous at Himalaya Darshan Resort, Kausani

Bubbling Creeks & Towering Coniferous at Himalaya Darshan Resort, Kausanisource: euttaranchal.com

Drink in the sight of the rising and setting sun or just enjoy the clouds gliding over the Himalayan peaks from your room at Himalayan Darshan Resort, Kausani. Annima Bahukhandi: Talk to the locals there and if you are lucky enough you'll get invited to a traditional Kumaoni meal at their home.

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2. Jungle walks & Bird Watching at Mountain Resort Khali Estate, Binsar

Jungle walks & Bird Watching at Mountain Resort Khali Estate, Binsarsource: himalayadarshankausani.com

Go on jungle walks amidst the woods or spot rhododendrons while you are at the Mountain Resort Khali Estate. Go on short trek to a nearby village, sip hot tea prepared by the villagers and talk to them to know more about their culture and way of life.

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3. Trek the mountains with great views every day at Magpie Camp, Chopta

Trek the mountains with great views every day at Magpie Camp, Choptasource: magpieecotourism.com

A starting point to the famous Tungnath Mandir (Panch Kedar Temple) and Chandrashila Summit, Magpie Camp, Chopta is a perfect blend of adventure and tranquility. G. Goswami: Trekking to Lord Tunganath - a-three-and-half-kilometer trek on a well-built road is very exciting.

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4. Discover the tranquil nearby villages at Shikhar Nature Resort,Uttarkashi

Discover the tranquil nearby villages at Shikhar Nature Resort,Uttarkashisource: naturecampsindia.com

It's all about hiking and adventure at Shikhar Nature resort.  Meet locals and enjoy unspoilt treks or just discover the tranquil with local villagers. Gaurav Kumar: This abode is a absolutely nice for accumulation barbecue atom and chance activities.


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5. Authentic pahadi food in the lap of the Himalayas at The Terraces, Kanatala

Authentic pahadi food in the lap of the Himalayas at The Terraces, Kanatalasource: swantour.com

Take in spectacular views of snow-covered peaks or pamper yourself with hydrotherapies with mineralising salts from the mountains at the Terraces. "Terrace stays"  is definitely a concept that will capture your imagination.

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6. Adventure & Nature at Red Roof Resorts, Mukteshwar

Adventure & Nature at Red Roof Resorts, Mukteshwarsource: redroofresort.in

A haven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Red Roof resort has huge scope for trekking and hiking in its dark green oak jungles. Go for jungle walks in the dense reserve forests of Mukteshwar, rich in pine, oak, deodar and other rare species of plants and trees with an abundance of fauna and flora. 

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7. Organic farming and wildlife at Jilling Estate, Padampuri

Organic farming and wildlife at Jilling Estate, Padampurisource: jilling.net

This 80 year old property is a couple of hours away from Nainital. Stay amidst  the majestic Nanda Devi and the surrounding peaks while you can connect with the locals or go farming. This homestay sources raw vegetables and fruits from the local farmers.

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