Sylvan Villa, Dharampur – A luxurious, pet-friendly villa in Himachal Pradesh

Sylvan Villa lies in idyllic seclusion, shaded by the glare of the sun just as much as it is shielded from the tourists that flock to the popular haunts in Himachal Pradesh. In a tiny cut-off lane leading up to a hillock, this luxurious stone-and-wood villa in Dharampur wears what…

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Sunshine Himalayan Cottage, Banjar- Stay here, Be HAPPY!

“Wow!” That’s something I said every few minutes, from the time I entered Sunshine Himalayan Cottage, to the time I left. I’m actually feeling a bit reluctant to share this sweet cabin with you – I want it all to myself! GETTING THERE Sunshine Himalayan Cottage is close to Gurshaini…

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Feel at home in a villa made for royalty – Jyoti Niwas Cottage, Palampur

Hey! Welcome back! You’ve probably heard of many hotels offering guests a one-of-a-kind experience, but by and large, what they offer is pretty similar. That’s why, when given a choice, I try and pick off-beat home-stays and guest houses when I travel. The homely touch, the local stories I can…

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Stay at OffBeat Footprints, Jibhi for a local Himachali experience

I heaved a sigh of relief as my GPS showed 5 minutes to Brajesh’s location. I travelled a long way to get to Jibhi – around 150 kms from Fagu. It wasn’t the distance, but the road, riddled with bumps and potholes that made the journey seem endless. It’s almost…

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NorthMoon Homestay, Fagu – Simple, Cosy Charm

Ever dreamed of waking up in the mountains and opening your curtains every morning to postcard-like views of green pine and spruce trees? Or being completely cut off from the world for just a little while, only to be thousands of miles away, wrapping a shawl closer around your body…

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Ratapani Range Retreat – Resort Review And Photos

The driver made a sharp right as our jeep swerved to the left in calf-high mud. My mind jumps back to reality and I remember that I’m not caught up in traffic on Western Express Highway anymore. I’m in a Mahindra Major Jeep, off-roading in slushy mud in the middle…

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