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Himalaica is the vacation home of Shalini and Uttam Dave, created with painstaking care over the past thirteen years. That it is a labour of love is evident in the architecture, the interiors and the gardens. Built mostly by local craftsmen, the property achieves a unique character that seamlessly meshes a traditional country style with modern comfort – drawing its inspiration from the past, living in the present, and looking into the future.

Unlike most vacation homes in the hill stations of India that remain boarded up, to be aired from time to time, Himalaica is a functioning home, with full-time staff, pets and a benchmark that says you will get freshly-brewed coffee anytime you walk in!

Himalaica was created as a place to be, to pause and to reflect, to meditate, to remember and to forget, and to bring back the balance in our lives that is all too lost. It is often described as a place with soul, and with a spiritual, meditative quality – we believe this quality comes from the ancient temple that exists under a large oak tree on the premises, dedicated to the Earth God.

We encourage guests to cook — community cooking in the spacious kitchen, drinks in hand, with much chatter, is a popular evening activity! Most raw materials and ingredients, both fresh and packaged, including seasonings and condiments, are available, as are some instant foods.

Lieux populaires dans les environs:

Nainital (11 kms) , 

Bhimtal (11 kms) , 

Naukuchiyatal (16 kms) , 

Sattal (11 kms) , 

Ramgarh (13 kms) , 

Mukteshwar (48 kms)




Parking Facilities

Playground for Children

TV in Lobby

Indoor Entertainment


Laundry Service

Sheets Service (Bed)

Towel Service

Hair Dryer

Meals (Breakfast)

Meals (Lunch)

Meals (Dinner)

Hot water bag during winter season

Meals served in dining area

Bed warmers in winter

Cold water 24 hours available

Private bathroom with WC & Shower

Shared bathroom facilities

Hot & cold water 24 hours

Hot & cold water, WC, buckets for baths



Pure Vegetarian/Vegan


Lacto Vegetarian (eats dairy products)

Lacto-ovo Vegetarian (eats eggs and dairy products)

Raw-Food (fresh food, uncooked - i.e. fruits, salad)

Organic local homecooked food

Info Propriété

Exploitation Depuis: 2013

Nombre total de Chambres: 5

Heure d'arrivée 1300 hrs | Heure de départ 1100 hrs

Parlées Langues:  English, Hindi

Distance de la Delhi:  300 kms

Notes les plus proches de transport:

  • Airport: Pantnagar: 60 kms

  • BusTerminal: Kathgodam: 35 kms

  • Train: Kathgodam: 35 kms


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  • Birdwatch
  • Bonfire
  • Hiking
  • Jogging
  • Nature Photography
  • Nature walk
  • Village Walk
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