Important Information

  • House Layout It’s a Traditional Kath Kuni house made of stone and wood. It has 5 private Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen / Dinning Room, a Library and common balcony.
    Kitchen/Dining room and 2 Bedrooms are on ground floor
    Living Room and other 2 Bedrooms are on 1st floor
    Library and the 5th Bedroom suite is on the 2rd floor
  • One can rent out complete house as well as individual rooms.
  • Room occupancy is 2 Adults per room
  • Standard check-in time is 2 p.m. and checkout is at 11 a.m.
  • We take bookings for minimum 2-night stay.
  • No Smoking in the bedrooms and toilets.
  • For families travelling with 0-8 year old kids, Pls. check with us before booking.
  • There are few steps to climb up to the property. We have had few guests in there 70’s easily manage the climb. However if there is specific query please check with us
  • Extra occupancy is on chargeable basis. Please refer bookings and tariff.
  • Accommodation for maids and drivers can be arranged at extra cost. Kindly inform us well in advance.
  • Last uphill drive of 5 kms to the property is a non-metal road. Its best to drive in low gears and mind your side. Cars from Alto to Honda city to SUV’s all navigate this road comfortably.
  • If travelling by bus: Taxi’s can be arranged for pick up from Aut (situated at the National highway) to the property. Its 3rd party and chargeable on actuals. Distance 35 kms. Approx cost is INR 1500/- one way.
  • If travelling by private car: You will need to take a right turn towards Banjar before the tunnel at AUT. It is 35 kms from this point to the property. Last 15 kms, the roads are narrow. Drive carefully, wait at the bends for the cars climbing up to pass and give pass to faster cars.
  • It’s a complete wood & stone cottage. We advise one to be cautious towards other fellow travellers and stick to low decibels.
  • No Loud music is permissible.
  • We provide daily house keeping on request.
  • Waterat Kudrat is drawn from natural spring approx. 10Kms away. There is enough for all of us however we advise you not to waste water and be responsible.
  • We are pet friendly, however please inform us in advance about the pet details and if any special arrangements are to be made.
  • We have a common bonfire pit available free of cost. Private bonfirescan be arranged at an extra cost of INR 500.
  • No discounts for single occupancy.
  • We are on hillside, please don’t leave your kids unattended. Staff is not trained for the same.
  • Payment mode is bank transfer / Cash. Card payment is not available.
  • Govt. Taxes are extra.

How Long To Stay

Boutique Homestay
  • We recommend our guests to stay with us for at least 3 nights. However we take bookings for minimum 2 nights.
  • There is so much to see and do and that requires time. Guests who have travelled to this valley would understand what we mean.
  • From Fishing to village walks to trekking to catching up with books & family– one needs time.
  • We offer discounts to guests staying more then 6 days, please feel free to enquire.

Things To Carry

  • Light jacket for summers and heavy jacket for winters
  • Woolen socks and woolen cap for winters
  • Extra pair of socks during monsoons
  • You will be amazed with so much to click everywhere don’t forget to get a good camera.
  • Hiking Shoes or regular walking or running shoes. Avoid slippery shoes & heels
  • Binoculars for bird watching
  • Sunblock
  • Umbrellas
  • Torch
  • Raincoat during monsoons

If fishing is in your mind, please carry your rod, flies, spinners etc otherwise you will have to rent from the vendors here. We don’t provide one.

If camping is in your itinerary, one needs to carry specific list of accessories and equipment. Pls. discuss with us before coming.