What to know before you go?
- A intimate six-bedroom kumaoni homestay nestled snugly amidst fruit orchards in Mukteshwar and flanked by the majestic snow - capped Himalayan range
- When in Uttarakhand, do what the Kumaonis' do. Ask the chef to treat you with local traditional Kumaoni Thali prepared on the 'pahadi chulha' served on 'Kansa' with some folk music in the background. If you are a tea lover, experience the long High Tea Platter especially curated on request
- Take a hike followed by a picnic in the Oak and Deodar forest or practice yoga & meditation atop a hill
About the property
An escape to the mountains of Uttarakhand is always a great idea. Chuffed to have set eyes on this beautifully handcrafted 6 bedroom boutique homestay, located in Loshgyani in the Mukteshwar region of Uttarakhand - a perfect antidote to city life. It is situated at about 7000 ft on a table-top with 180-degree views of the snow-capped Himalayas starting from the Garhwal Himalayas to Nepal Himalayas. The property is spread over 2 acres and is snuggled amidst dense Oak, Deodar forests and trees laden with apples, apricots, plums and other fruits surrounds this private mountain retreat. To say that Homfortable Loshgyani is the right way to experience the mountain life of Kumaon would be just apt. Right from it's architecture - the cottages have been thoughtfully built,
using locally sourced materials, like stones, wood and mud, by local artisans primarily using the traditional art form of mitti-chinai (mud joints) to offering natural spring water for drinking and having no pipelines to it's pristine and scenic surroundings everything about this property hints at sustainable living with comfort and enrichment. The hideaway has a comman living space offering beautiful vantage points of the snow peaks and lush forest. It also has a large two-floor dining area and lounge that gives insta-worthy views from it's first-floor open deck. There are 6 luxurious kumaoni styled rooms, 4 rustic rooms in one block- Aine, Asteria, Cyfrin and Bari rooms giving the northern view of the dense forest and snow-capped Himalayas and the 2 independent wooden cottage - Althea and Alburn are made in true Kumaoni style with a rustic verandahs.The rustic yet modern and luxurious interiors of this estate are bound to blow your breath away. The estate is complete with a well curated outdoor sitting spaces dispersed across the homestay.
The culinary experience here is unparalleled. Relish scrumptious dishes cooked by the in-house chef, they offer a plethora of cuisines suited to every palate at Homfortable Loshgyani - from Chinese, Continental, Italian, Indian and to traditional authentic Kumaoni fare. The choice of ingredients, the fresh greens, and fruits, are all crafted to treat your senses. You can experience Kumaoni delicacy preparation in an authentic Kumaoni kitchen on a Kumaoni chulha with the chef, the Kumaoni High Tea with Ajwain Tea and Aloo Gutke with Bichu Ghas Sabzi prepared with you, by you, for you - right there! The meals are prepared according to your preferences. Homefortable Loshgyani opens doors for a lot of bespoke experiences too, such as live pahadi kitchen, forest bathing, hikes and picnics in the forest and many more activites. Besides, you can take a peek into the lives of village folks by visiting the villages and temples around like the Jageshwar temple and the Neem Karoli temple.
Spending a few days at this intimate homestay wouldn’t just be a vacation, but it would also be a great way to promote responsible travel too. So, abandon your drained self by breathing in the pure air of the Himalayas and take home some endearing memories.
There are 4 different types of Rustic rooms in one block - Aine room, Asteria room, Bari room and Cyfrin room giving the northern view of the dense forest and snow-capped Himalayas
Upto 2 Adults breakfast, lunch and dinner
It is an independent wooden family cottage with an attic restored with Kumaoni mud. This cottage is made in true kumaoni style with architecture focused on nature. The rustic yet modern and luxurious interiors of this cottage are bound to blow your breath away.
Upto 2 Adults breakfast, lunch and dinner