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Heritage Orchard Cottage in Kotgarh - Shimla


Village Bharedidhar | Shimla and around

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  • Amenities and Attractions
  • About Location
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Description

A four bedroom heritage cottage in Kotgarh gives you an opportunity to steal golden apples, spot exotic birds, sit back and enjoy an Himachali village life, stride on mountainous paths, stare at starry skies, slip through deodar and pine trees or succumb to snow laden Himalayan views. This cottage is situated on the old Hindustan-Tibet Road, about 18 kms north-east of Narkanda. Travel enthusiasts would instantly fall in love with the road bypassing lush green pine forests that begins from Shimla and 82 kms later ends at the log cabin located 6500 feet above sea level. 

This reasonably priced Indian Home Stay is cozy, cut off from the rest of the world and takes care of your every comfort. A nature photographer, he has ensured that his cottage falls well into the realm of an eco-friendliness without compromising a few necessary modern comforts. He will help plan your excursions around the property. The variety of birds that you can spot in and around this cottage in Shimla makes it an avian paradise.  You can trek to the village or through marked trails in the pine forest; for the truly adventurous, rock climbing and mountain biking complete the holiday fun. 

Two bedrooms on the ground floor and two on the first make this entire cottage a picturesque holiday spot for a small group. Sit outs on both the floors provide the perfect panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks. Sit comfortably and sip a cup of latte or become boisterous with a game of antakshari. The cook will rustle up simple HImachali fare and is well trained to meet popular demands of food. And since can eat your meals in the glass dining room, the mouthwatering dishes turn into gastronomical delights. This view alone energizes guests and compels them to visit this Shimla cottage again.

When you choose this lovely cottage in Shimla get ready to be enchanted by views of the orchards surrounding the village and bungalows dotting the landscape. Be assured that this is one holiday and stay that will rejuvenate your body and nourish your soul. 


Message from the host: Driving past Narkanda for next 11 kms through lush green Pine forests the first glimpses of the Apple Orchards are from the village of Bhareridhar, a pleasant view and surely a treat for the eyes. The village is at a height of 7400 feet thus promising great views of Hatu Peak, Narkanda Town, Kumarsain Village and the majestic Mount Shrikhand Kailash are seen from here.

Accommodation information:

4 x Double Bedrooms, Living room, Dining room and Tea/Coffee balcony. 
The cottage consists of a total of 4 bedrooms out of which two bedrooms are on the ground floor while the remaining two are on the first floor. 
The ground-floor rooms are comparatively bigger in size as compared to first floor rooms. The living room and the dining area is on the ground floor. 
The first floor rooms have an independent coffee/tea balcony.
As the cottage is a heritage building and keeping with the tradition of the times when it was built, the bathrooms are therefore, located outside the main cottage, 10 feet away, however, connected by a covered path.

Pricing Information :

2 x Bedrooms are on Ground floor Rs. 2,500 per per person with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner US $ 59 GBP 38 
2 x  Bedrooms are on First  floor Rs. 2,500 per per person with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
US $ 49 GBP 32
*For drivers & Attendants (This includes bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Rs. 450 US $ 6 GBP 3

Goods & Services Tax @ 5% is applicable on above rates. 

Pricing

2 x Bedrooms are on Ground floor  Rs. 2,500 per per person with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
US $ 59 GBP 38 
2 x  Bedrooms are on First  floor Rs. 2,500 per per person with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
US $ 49 GBP 32
*For drivers & Attendants (This includes bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Rs. 450 US $ 6 GBP 3

Goods & Services Tax @ 5% is applicable on above rates. 

Accommodation

4 x Double Bedrooms, Living room, Dining room and Tea/Coffee balcony. 

The cottage consists of a total of 4 bedrooms out of which two bedrooms are on the ground floor while the remaining two are on the first floor. 

The ground-floor rooms are comparatively bigger in size as compared to first floor rooms. The living room and the dining area is on the ground floor. 

The first floor rooms have an independent coffee/tea balcony.

As the cottage is a heritage building and keeping with the tradition of the times when it was built, the bathrooms are therefore, located outside the main cottage, 10 feet away, however, connected by a covered path.


Amenities

Hot/Cold Running Water Parking Private sit-out
Fully equipped kitchen Living Room Garden
Meals on request Towels and sheets are provided  Refrigerator

Attractions

Narkanda Matiana Hatu Peak
Jalori Pass Kufri Shimla

How to Reach

Air : Domestic airlines operate regular flights to Shimla’s Jubbarhatti airport from Delhi (40 minutes).

Rail : Several trains run between Delhi and Chandigarh/Kalka. Popular options are the Shatabdis (one leaves early morning and the other in the evenings, both ways) and the overnight Howrah Delhi Kalka Mail. Kalka and Shimla are also connected on the narrow gauge railway. Taxis ply between Kalka, Shimla and Kotgarh.

Road : Kotgarh is 425 km from Delhi. If you are driving from Delhi, it should take around 11 hours to reach the cottage.

About Location

Located about 6,500 feet above sea level, Kotgarh is famous for its apples and acres of apple orchards offering marvelous walks through pine forests and orchards with great views of Hatu Peak, Narkanda Town, Kumarsain Village and the majestic Mount Shrikhand Kailash which are clearly visible  from here.
Kotgarh a quaint village was a station of the British army during the 1814- 1816 (Gorkha war), it has a church built in 1872, the village has a few shops a hospital and a village market, a perfect place to experience, view and get a feel of the Himachali lifestyle.
Tani – Jubbar Lake – (Jarol: 2 Kms away) Famous for ‘Nag Devta’ temple.  Around the lake are numerous forest trails to explore and getting encapsulated in the mesmerizing beauty of the landscape. Mailan Village –(0.5 kms away) A 15 minute downhill walk takes you to Mailan a traditional small village with an extremely friendly small population of villagers.
The village also has a seasonal stream flowing through its jungle and turning into a small waterfall. Hattu Temple & Peak: (15 Kms away). At 11,000 ft, this peak offers a panoramic view of the snowline. Hatu hillock provides beautiful and majestic views of the Himalayas and the surrounding pahari hamlets. It also has a small Kali temple. For almost six months in a year (winter and spring), Hatu is covered with a thick blanket of snow.If you are looking for a peaceful retreat in an exotic far away location then Mr.  & Mrs. Minhas’s cottage in Kotgarh is an ideal get away for city dwellers who want to spend some quality time with their families in the hills.

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Key Information

Reference :
094 KOTGARH
State :
Shimla and around
Locality :
Village Bharedidhar - Shimla and around
No of Bedrooms :
4
No of Bathrooms :
4
Comfortably Accomodates :
8
Single occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
2,500 per person inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Goods & Services Tax @ 5% is applicable on above rates. ​
Double occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
2 Bedrooms are on Ground floor and 2 Bedrooms are on the 1st Floor
Check-In :
12:00 Hrs
Check-Out :
11:00 Hrs
Category :
Cottage
Property Type :
Retreat
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