Jungle Homestay at Kasauli | Staycation
About the space and location:Check-in Time: 12:00 PMCheck-out Time: 11:00 AMSet in the idyllic Himalayan countryside, welcome to an exclusive homestay when who yearn for a vacation in a quiet and joy-filled hillside cottage. Tucked away amongst the pine-filled forests of Kasauli, the stay is an eco-friendly home with a simple yet contemporary Anglo-Himachali design. The property offers a cheerful living room with a day bed, a curated collection of books and magazines, a selection of board games, a kitchenette, a lot of balconies that each offer some panoramic view, and a garden.Enjoy the environs here that are simple and serene or head outdoors for this place has a lot to offer. The oxygen-rich, pine-scented fresh air will repair, heal and refresh you. The spots around the stay are an ideal setting for some reading, although the surroundings can be satisfyingly distracting.About the rooms:The stay features two double-bed, one in the bedroom, and one is an open bed in the living room. The stay is ideal for a family or a group of 4 guests. The rooms open up to sun-kissed views of the pine forests and the mountains. These are dotted with colourful flowers that are quite unique. About meals:The package is inclusive of a hearty breakfast and dinner, while guests can use the kitchenette here to cook their lunch. The kitchenette has a well-stocked tea and coffee setup, a functional induction stove with cookware, fridge, and can be stocked up by the staff on 24-hours advance notice (costs as per bills plus a delivery charge) with fresh local veggies and fruits, groceries, etc.About activities:- Make use of the outdoor space and the garden to indulge in yoga or workouts- Enjoy checking out the nearby villages - Samol and Ganol - to better understand the culture here. Do not miss out bringing back some local produces like tomatoes, cucumber, berries, turmeric, dal, and farm-fresh ghee to take back home.- Guests can pack their lunch, go uphill in the pine forest and enjoy a picnic out there with stunning views of mountains- Head out for a self-guide hike down to the river- A guided farm tour can be arranged for you- Later, enjoy delicious home-cooked dinner with the hosts in the dining and listen to their village talesSuggested activities:- Head out for an hour-long hike to the main town of Kasauli- And if you hike downhill for an hour, you would cross the farmland and reach a river at the base where you can just relax and rejuvenate- Check out the Kasauli Bazaar and Old Town Market for some marmalades, Himalayan wines, steaming hot momos, and clothes from the Tibetan marketAbout access to common areas:Guests have access to the entire property including the outdoors and the gardenAbout safety and hygiene:- The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.)- Hand gloves being used when carrying out cleaning work and when handling waste- The rooms and the entire stay is deep cleaned before every check-in and post every check-out- There are antibacterial hand sanitizers available throughout the property- Social distancing is maintained- Daily temperature monitoring of the staffAbout accessibility:The homestay is located around 8 KM from Kausali and 59 KM from Chandigarh. The guests are advised not to bring their own cars up to the stay as there is no proper road here. A taxi/cab can be arranged for guests with prior notice at extra cost.