Bookmark These 12 Best Properties In The Himalayas, Perfect For A Monsoon Getaway!

Discover the ultimate Himalayan retreats this monsoon season.

by Mallika Khurana
Bookmark These 12 Best Properties In The Himalayas, Perfect For A Monsoon Getaway!

The Himalayas, with their majestic peaks and lush valleys, have always been a magnet for those seeking serenity and adventure. This monsoon season, escape to some of the most enchanting getaways nestled within these awe-inspiring mountains. From the historic charm of century-old heritage homes to luxurious eco-retreats designed for the modern traveller, each property offers a unique experience tailored to immerse you in the beauty and tranquillity of the Himalayan landscape. Let the misty mornings, verdant vistas, and soothing sounds of the monsoon create unforgettable memories as you explore these perfect getaway properties in the Himalayas.

Best Monsoon Getaway Properties In The Himalayas

1. Hill Retreat by Lohono Stays, Pahalgam


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Nestled in the serene Himalayan village of Pahalgam, Hill Retreat is a century-old heritage home that exudes charm and tranquillity. This majestic abode, originally belonging to noblemen and merchants from the Silk Road era, offers a perfect blend of history and luxury. Located near the Lidder River and Aru Valley, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the Pir Panjal range, making it an ideal monsoon getaway. The restored home offers a sustainable design, ensuring harmony with the delicate Himalayan ecosystem, and providing a unique blend of comfort and nature.

Where: Pahalgam, India
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹42,750/night

2. Oneness, Rishikesh

ONENESS is a sanctuary nestled within the Lower Shivalik mountain range, offering a harmonious retreat surrounded by diverse flora and fauna. The retreat’s commitment to ecology is evident in its plantation of 30,000 saplings of medicinal plants, creating a thriving ecosystem. With luxury cottages designed for unparalleled comfort, including bamboo cottages offering 360-degree views, ONENESS blends luxury with nature. The retreat’s sustainable practices, like using upcycled toiletries and sterilised glass bottles, ensure an eco-friendly stay, making it a perfect monsoon escape.

Where: Rishikesh, Badrinath Highway, Byasi, Uttarakhand
Check-in time: 1 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹18,000/night

3. Te Aroha by Shervani, Mukteshwar

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Set in the tranquil landscapes of Mukteshwar, Te Aroha by Shervani offers a serene blend of luxury and nature. Surrounded by lush greenery and panoramic views of the Himalayas, this boutique hotel offers a rejuvenating monsoon getaway. The rooms and suites are tastefully designed with modern amenities and traditional charm, ensuring a comfortable stay. The hotel’s cultural village walks in Dhanachuli offer a glimpse into rural life, making Te Aroha a perfect destination for those seeking peace and cultural immersion during the monsoon season.

Where: Dhanachuli – Devstal Road, Dhanachuli Bend, Near Mukteshwar, Tehsil Dhari, District Nainital, Dhanachuli, Uttarakhand
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹8,063/night

4. Noor by Lohono Stays, Srinagar


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Noor, a stylish holiday home near Dal Lake, promises an idyllic retreat in Srinagar. With Kashmiri Khatamband ceilings, wooden flooring, and antique furnishings, Noor offers a blend of traditional charm and modern luxury. The Hammam Room with heated floors and garden views, provides a cosy haven during chilly monsoon evenings. Located just a short walk from the town centre and Shankaracharya Temple, Noor offers both relaxation and adventure, making it a perfect monsoon getaway.

Where: Nishat Lane, Srinagar, India
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹8,265/night

5. Kaudia Estate, Kanatal


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Located within a dense pine forest in the Garhwal region, Kaudia Estate offers unobstructed views of the Himalayan peaks, creating a picturesque monsoon retreat. The estate features three identical villas, each designed with elegance and comfort in mind, offering contemporary rooms and private lawns. The tranquil setting, coupled with yoga and meditation sessions amidst nature, provides a rejuvenating experience. At night, guests can stargaze and enjoy barbecues around a bonfire, making Kaudia Estate a perfect escape from daily life during the monsoon season.

Where: Chamba – Mussoorie Rd, Kanatal, Tangdhar, Kaudia Range, Uttarakhand

6. Brij Anayra Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh


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Brij Anayra Dharamshala, a charming 161-year-old heritage resort, is surrounded by lush tea plantations and offers sublime views of valleys and snow-capped peaks. The resort’s rich history, dating back to its time as a residence for British Viceroys, is reflected in its ornate architecture. Here, you can explore the lush tea gardens, participate in pottery workshops, and find peace in yoga sessions. The blend of historical charm and contemporary comforts makes Brij Anayra Dharamshala a unique and unforgettable monsoon getaway, offering a serene retreat in the Himalayas.

Where: White Heaven Estate, Chilgari, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹12,500/night

Also Read: 11 Must-Visit Monsoon Getaway Properties Near Mumbai For A Rejuvenating Retreat!

7. Villa In The Woods At RAAS Devānya, Uttarakhand


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The Villa in the Woods, part of the eco-conscious Devānya project, offers a secluded retreat amidst the Himalayan forests of Bhimtal and Mukteshwar. This three-bedroom homestay provides a perfect blend of luxury and sustainability, with meals prepared from organic produce sourced from local farms. Surrounded by ancient Deodar, Chide, and Oak trees, the villa offers breathtaking views and a tranquil environment. The attentive staff and personalised service ensure a delightful stay, making The Villa in the Woods an ideal monsoon escape for those seeking to reconnect with nature.

Where: Martial, Uttarakhand
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹75,000/night (for a couple)

8. Sterling Park Kalimpong

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Sterling Park Kalimpong, set on a hilltop with panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga and Himalayan peaks, offers a stunning holiday experience. Originally a regal summer residence, the resort retains its vintage charm while providing modern comforts. Here, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings, enjoy fine Darjeeling tea on the patio, and savour diverse cuisines at Kokomendo, the signature restaurant.

Where: Ringkingpong Rd, Kalimpong Khasmahal, Kalimpong, West Bengal
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹2,898/night

9. The Kumaon, Binsar


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The Kumaon, a private mountain retreat in the Kasar Devi region, offers spectacular views of the Himalayas and a tranquil escape. The retreat’s sustainable architecture and experiential highlights, like jungle walks and spa treatments, provide a transformative experience. With luxurious suites offering views of the Great Himalayan range, this monsoon getaway property combines modern elegance with the tranquillity of the Himalayas. 

Where: Binsar, Road, gadholi, Uttarakhand
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹40,000/night

10. Amaya, Kasauli


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Amaya, nestled in the serene village of Darwa near Kasauli, offers a retreat where modern luxury meets sustainable living amidst the Himalayan foothills. Set on 20 acres of terraced forests, Amaya is renowned for its meticulously curated villas. The highlight of Amaya is its serene environment and thoughtful amenities, such as a Finnish sauna, a teardrop-shaped heated swimming pool, and a library stocked with curated books. The farm-to-table dining concept emphasises local produce, offering a culinary journey that complements the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Where: Tehsil, Amaya Homes, VPO Darwa, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹30,000/night

11. The Claridges Nabha Residence, Mussoorie

Formerly the summer retreat of the Maharaja of Nabha, The Nabha Residence in Mussoorie exudes colonial charm and regal luxury. Surrounded by cedar and oak forests, this heritage hotel offers 22 elegantly designed rooms and suites, each offering panoramic views of the mist-covered mountains and valleys. The hotel’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its organic farm-to-table offerings. They ensure that every meal is a celebration of local flavours and ingredients.

Where: Airfield Barlowgunj, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Check-in time: 2 pm onwards
Cost: starting at ₹7,875/night

12. Tanhau, Almora


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Perched at an altitude of approximately 4,300 feet overlooking the Corbett Tiger Reserve and Kosi River, Tanhau in Almora offers a truly off-the-beaten-path experience. Accessible via a challenging jungle track, this eco-friendly retreat emphasises minimal environmental impact and a deep connection with nature. With only two guest cottages, Tanhau ensures an intimate and personalised stay experience. Here, you can unwind with sundowners amidst the wilderness, or simply relax with a book while soaking in breathtaking views of the Himalayas. 

Where: H4GV+27Q, Ghweri, Uttarakhand

Create unforgettable memories at these getaway properties in the Himalayas this monsoon season.

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