Two-Story Luxury Cottage with Private Balcony & Veranda in the Himalayas, IndiaGurgaon, Haryana (India)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This two-story, 485-square-foot glamping cottage can accommodate two adults and two children. It is a separate, free-standing accommodation from the luxury suites that are also on this glamping property. Named after the area’s resilient dwarf bamboo, this accommodation’s ceiling showcases this type of bamboo underneath its tin roof.
The cottage rental features a bedroom with a king-size bed, one full bathroom and one half bathroom, a living room, a kitchenette with a four-person dining room table, a dresser, a balcony, and a veranda. There are many windows throughout the accommodation that offer magnificent views to guests from inside, in addition to the precious sites from the aforementioned spacious balcony and veranda.
On the lofted second floor, guests will find the main bedroom and the full bathroom, while the extra twin bed and the half bathroom are on the first floor. The kitchenette and dining room table flows into the living room, which leads guests to the stairway up to the lofted second floor.
All meals are prepared for guests and served in the communal dining room. Linens and towels are also provided. Read More
- Lounge/Living room
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining room
- Shared Barbecue
There are four suites in the main structure at this glamping site, as well as an additional, spacious cottage next door, for a total of five different accommodations here. All guests will enjoy fresh mountain spring water and local produce through their stairs, and all meals are prepared for glampers (included in the daily rate). Meals are eaten at a gorgeous, large community table, though guests can also arrange to have certain meals eaten in other spots around the property, like a candlelit table for two in a corner or a meal al fresco.
In addition to the shared dining room area, there is also shared living room, or lounge, areas with stylish, cozy furniture, as well as a spacious outdoor veranda with a fireplace for staying toasty warm while enjoying the view.
Location + Surroundings
Once a home built by a Sanskrit scholar for his Polish doctor wife in the early 1930s, this reformed property has been turned into an utterly peaceful and luxurious glamping site, made up of four different suites, as well as a side cottage. No matter where guests are on this property, they’ll have breathtaking views of the surrounding woodlands of Uttrakhand and Nanda Devi (the highest mountain peak in Uttrakhand), along with other distant mountain ranges.
Tucked away into the hillside, glampers must hike from the closest village, Matial. This is about a 45 minute to one-hour hike to reach the accommodation, as detailed in the directions. Once at this luxury camping site, guests will only be a few hours from the city of Nainital in the South Gola range of the Himalayas. Read More
- Horseback riding
There are three excellent hiking trails near this glamping accommodation, varying in difficulty from medium to hard: the Kanarkha Trail (medium), the Panyali Trail (medium), and the Gaula River Trail (hard).
Kanarkha Trail is of medium difficulty, is just under five miles long at an average incline of 30 degrees, and takes six hours to complete. Guests will encounter village hospitality along the way.
Panyali Trail is of medium difficult, is just over four miles long at an average incline of 35 degrees, and takes five hours to complete. Glampers can go day camping along this trail and will also encounter village hospitality along the way.
Gaula River Trail is the most difficult of the three trails, is over six miles long at an average incline of 35 degrees, and takes eight hours to complete. Along this trail, guests will see waterfalls, be able to go day camping, and will come across village hospitality along the way, too.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- The host does not offer refunds once a booking is confirmed.
Look to Dileep and Bimla, the on-site experts for this glamping property, for information while glamping here. Dileep is the handyman who also has a wealth of knowledge on the local flora and fauna, wildlife, and weather. Bimla will be guiding guests through their stay, making sure everything is perfect, and she also has plenty of information about local culture, rituals, festivals, and celebrations. Read more