Hill Farm Stay in Chaukori, Uttarakhand | Staycation
About the space and location:Check-in Time: 12:00 PMCheck-out Time: 11:00 AMAt the gateway to Eastern Kumaon, amidst organic farm, forests and rolling hills, with rhododendron, oak, walnut, plum, peach and pine trees lending their faint earthy smell, is this humble abode. A haven for birds and butterflies, the stay offers a grand view of peaks stretching from Garhwal to Nepal including the Nandadevi Nanda Kot, Panchachuli, and more. A view that you can enjoy from the comfort of the cosy bed while snuggled in a warm blanket in your room!While here, do not miss visiting the Choukori and Berinag area that is famous for their tea estates. Or simply enjoy the Kumaon culture and the terrain that will leave you spellbound - from the orchards to the traditional cooking style over a "mud-chullah" that you cannot resist using once. Take walks, watch birds, meditate in solitude, and camp under the night sky or just laze around!About the rooms:Enjoy the Eastern Kumaon landscape from the sanctity of your room at the stay. Bringing the outdoors in, the rooms come with wide glass windows that offer views that cannot be described in words. The stay features 2 private double bedrooms along with 1 common washroom and an attached washroom too. Each room comes with all modern amenities and has a maximum occupancy of 3 guests.About meals:The package includes scrumptious breakfast along with morning and evening snacks. You can order lunch and dinner on an a-la-carte basis at an additional cost. The kitchen serves some of the best Kumaoni delicacies in the area. Locally produced ingredients add to the flavour and nutrition. Do not miss out having some milky chai while you are here.About activities:- Gaze at awe-inspiring views of Trishul, Chaukhamba, Nanda-Devi, Nanda Kot, and Panchachuli during a village walk- Head out for nature walks around the property and get a glimpse of the Himachal culture. Do not miss out checking on the exotic birds found in the area.- Learn about the local ayurvedic medication from the villagers here- Indulge in learning amazing farming practices on the rolling hills. If lucky, you can bring back a few freshly plucked vegetables for your dinner or fruits to take back with you.- Trek through the pine forest to a picturesque waterfall nearby where you can relax, read, watch the water sailing, or have a picnic- Enjoy the night sky with a warm, cosy bonfireSuggested activities:- Indulge in adrenaline-rushing activities like rappelling, rock climbing, zipline, rope climbing, etc.- Check out the caves at Patal Bhuvneshwar- Explore the spiritual and cultural heritage here with places like Bageshwar, Gangoli Haat and Narayan Ashram- Visit the nearby Nag temples at Berinag, Pheni Nag, Vasuki Nag, etc.- Go for treks at peaks of Shikhar and Lambkeshwar that make for good day-outings- Enjoy cycling in the forestAbout access to common areas:Guests have access to the entire property as well as the outdoorsAbout 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 stay is around 13 KM from Berinag, 106 KM from Binsar, and around 171 KM from Nainital in a peaceful and beautiful hillside location. One can easily reach stay by taking any private taxi/ cab or any public transportation.