5 Traditional Homestays Near Manali Run By Local Families

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
5 Traditional Homestays Near Manali Run By Local Families

The best way to travel and explore a place is to look at the place through the local’s eyes. Traditional homestays serve you exactly that. Homestays are the most affordable way to stay and feel like a local. The homestays which are run by families feel safer and can also help you look at the place from a different perspective. Manali, the snow-capped town has many homestays, here are some of the traditional homestays which are run by local families. 

1. Naggarville

A house made using the traditional Himachal architecture with stones and wood is what makes Naggarville the perfect choice. The place nestled in a rustic village setting has all the modern-day comforts. The interior of the homestay is so beautiful that you will simply fall in love with it. The view from the balcony is super mesmerising. 

Where: Manali

Cost: ₹5,500 per night 


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2. Himalayan Brothers Adventure ( HBA) Homestay

The Himalayan Brothers Adventure (HBA) homestay, also known locally as Vrighu’s Home, is close to Manali but away from the crowds. A charming wooden homestay owned by a local family is located in the heritage village of Himachal, about 45 minutes from Manali. It features both private and shared bedrooms as well as a sizable family loft studio with a living room and kitchen. 

Where: Naggar

Cost: ₹1,600 per night 

3. Nirvana Hamta Retreat

This magnificent guesthouse offers elegantly decorated rooms, a sun terrace with mesmerising Himalayan views, and a filling continental buffet breakfast to start the day. The diversity of recreational activities Nirvana Hamta Retreat offers, such as paragliding, snow hikes, and ziplining to name a few, is its main attraction.

Where: Manali

Cost: ₹2000-₹3500 per night 


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4. Duffdun Manali House

Duffdun Manali House is nestled in Dhungri village. This charming homestay extends a peaceful welcome to you despite being tucked away from the city’s bustle and near to old Manali. The six bedrooms, large lawn, inviting lounge areas, sitting room, and fireplace at Duffdun House will keep you comfortable away from home. 

Where: Dhungri

Cost: ₹5000 per night 

5. Shobla Pine Royale

Awe-inspiring vistas of deep valleys, snow-capped hills, and the Beas river are guaranteed from Shobla Pine Royale near Manali. The place itself speaks about living in Manali like a local. Each room has a window that opens to a panoramic view of the lovely surroundings. It is ideal for anyone who wants to get away from the rush of city life and spend some time in the Himalayas.

Where: Manali

Cost: ₹2200 per night 

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So the next time you go on a trip to Manali, do check these homestays.

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