Homestay in the Tirthan valley

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Make your visit to the Himalayas one-of-a-kind by staying in our homestays, rather than hotels. You don’t just enjoy the local culture and warmth of our people, but also generate income for locals who have lesser economic opportunities.

All the homestays that are listed on this page are either of our cooperative members or other locals who are trying to benefit from the tourism industry and are to be encouraged. Further, Himalayan Ecotourism makes sure that the listed properties match a certain criteria of hospitality, hygiene and service.

We strongly recommend you stay in these properties managed by the local families.
Please contact us for booking.



Homestay number 1

Homestay in the Tirthan valley

Homestay no 1

Managed by Kishore, near the village Pekhri, close to the GHNP.


Nestled near the quaint village of Pekhri, this homestay is run by Kishore. With the views of the villages Tinder and Janihar, you will stay near the starting point of all GHNP treks.
The balconies open to fresh orchards where we grow apples, plums, peaches and pears with views of the hills ahead. With 5 wooden rooms built in modern style and 1 kitchen, we are fully equipped with :

  • Solar power
  • 24/7 hot water
  • Attached bathrooms
  • Terrace
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Parking space
  • Veg/non-veg food as per your preference
  • Other essential amenities

Relax among the vibrant flowers in the garden, catch the Cheer Pheasant during your stay. Enjoy short hikes and treks, watch the valley in bright hues from Siddu Top which is a km away. Check out these pictures and book your holiday today. Long stays are welcome!
Homestay in the Great Himalayan National Park, GHNP

The rooms

All wooden, with attached bathroom and a balcony.

The balcony

Enjoy the view from your room.

Homestay in the Tirthan valley, GHNP

Your host

Kishore and his family will definitely make you feel at home !

Homestay in the Great Himalayan National Park, GHNP

Washroom

All rooms have attached bathrooms.

Roomy

You have plenty of space in the rooms of Kishore.

Homestay in the Tirthan valley, GHNP

Waterfall

You will find this beautiful waterfall on the way to the homestay



Homestay number 2


With a lot of love and patience, Stephan - our Co-founder and Hema - his wife, built their home 2000m above the sea level in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The family has been welcoming guests into their home for years. Located in the Tirthan valley, overlooking the Great Himalayan National Park, this cozy homestay is perched on the edge of a dense Deodar forest. It is built with local stones, wood and cob to keep you warm in the middle of apple orchards.
There are only two double rooms available for the guests with attached bathrooms. You can freely access the living room, the dining area, library, the Spanish guitar and a digital piano. Healthy, homemade Indian food is served to all our guests, European food can be prepared on request. Have a pleasant stay with :

  • Solar water heater
  • Power backup
  • Attached bathrooms
  • Terrace and a veranda
  • Ensuite
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Veg/non-veg food as per your preference
  • Other essential amenities

You can trek to Chehni Kothi - a 17th century fortified tower that stands tall to date, Miyagi waterfalls, Shringa Rishi temple from our home. This homestay is the best choice for all those who want to escape civilization and rejuvenate in the Himalayan wilderness, even for long-term stays.
Homestay in Jibhi Tirthan valley

Homestay no 2

On the edge of a mountain between Jibhi and the Tirthan valley.

Homestay near  Jibhi

The rooms

With a view of the Great Himalayan National Park.

Dinning room

Where they serve excellent homemade food.

Homestay near  Jibhi

Washroom

Very cozy and attached to the rooms.

Homestay near  Jibhi

In the twilight

The perfect time to enjoy the special atmosphere of the homestay.

Living room

To chat, read a book, work on your laptop or play the piano.

Homestay near  Jibhi

Balcony

You will be amazed by the view you get from the homestay !



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Recognition of Himalayan Ecotourism

Himalayan Ecotourism Awards

Our awards

Himalayan Ecotourism is the Overall Winner of the Indian Responsible Tourism Award 2019. We are also the Gold winner in the Best Adventure Operator category.
On the international scene, we have been declared winner of the Sustainable Tourism Award 2019 by Skal International and Biosphere.
Our cooperative-based model of social enterprise and our efforts to protect the Himalayas are the main reasons for winning these awards.
Thank you to all our cooperative members, our customers, our friends and well-wishers !