Wooden lofts in the hills make you feel like you’re living in the forest. The rustic feel comes with modern amenities for fancy wanderlust on a budget. Do you think this staycation is too good to be true? We have compiled a list of the best wooden lofts in Himachal Pradesh for a New Year’s Eve getaway. Think big, Delhi! We’re here to make your fantasies come true.
1. Latoda Eco Lodge B&B
You can hear the waterfall calling out to you as the sun lights up your face as you wake up. Deodar trees surround your loft and the view from your window will make you feel like your life is a scene in a movie. Ask for a room on the first floor to cash in on that view to start the new year in the lap of nature. The booking includes all three meals and a great host for directions.
Where: Gadagushaini, Jibhi
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹3,000
2. Sunny Woods Cabin
This luxury OYO Home wooden loft is categorized as one of the most comfortable wooden lofts in Shimla. New Year’s Eve in the most popular hill station is suited for the ones who want to party in beautiful locations with friends and family. Ditch Delhi niceties and celebrate the new year with only those who matter. Carry your favourite people to this place for a night to remember with the people you’ll never forget.
Where: Bir Khana, Milsington Estate, Khalini, Shimla
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹9,000
3. The Loft In The Hills
This penthouse is home to a pure teak wooden bar for the craziest New Year’s Eve night. A boozy private party with a 270-degree view of the Shivalik range is more than Delhi can offer for sure. This luxury loft is the perfect balance of the 1950s feel with wooden interiors and the age of the internet with high speed Wi-Fi. The loft even has a full-fledged library and a dedicated space for yoga. Check out this Cozy Homestay In Shimla With A View Of The Shivalik Range!
Where: Shimla Bypass, Khalini
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹10,000
4. Mud House
This wooden haven has the one room that’s missing from all other places: a sauna! They’ve truly made the most of wooden interiors. Forget the cold chills and spend the day heating up with bae. Looking for an artisan experience this New Year’s Eve? The Mud House is an artist-created studio. It was previously used as a sound and movement research studio, so the good vibes keep coming in. It’s located close to Delhi’s first love, Dharamshala, but away from the spotlight for maximum privacy. The host Gorka Jorge Manuel makes furniture and sound sculptures for a unique experience. Keep in mind that minimum stay is 2 nights. Direct Flights From Chandigarh To Dharamshala Priced At ₹1700 To Start This Month
Where: Jogiwara Village, Dharamshala
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹6,000
5. Nabokov’s Treehouse
Did someone say wooden retreat? This is a literal treehouse with tree trunks going through the rooms. It hangs mid-air straight out of a Ruskin bond story. Wheat and maize fields sway below, and apple and pear orchards meet the eye at this dreamy stay in the mountains. If you really want to feel like you’re in a whole other world this New Year’s Eve, this is the place to make your hilly dreams come true.
Where: Tandi, Himachal Pradesh
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹10,000
6. Vashisht Homestay
Old Manali is India’s hidden gem with Israeli cafés everywhere serving hummus with a smile. This cozy 3-bedroom place is snuggled at the top of a remote hill, just 5 minutes away from the main market area. The adventure junkies can look forwards to rappelling over waterfalls in Vashisht. All the rooms have balconies with the view of waterfalls and mountains. The gorgeous home is layered with wooden interiors and an open kitchenette.
Where: Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹5,500
7. Chalet Windflower
Gift your loved ones a swiss getaway this New Year’s Eve. Jacuzzi, steam, sauna, heater, electric blanket, gym, games room – name a luxury and it’s yours! High speed internet works perfectly here so that you can make all your followers jealous of this insta-worthy vacation. The accommodation can easily host 8-10 people in its 4 bedrooms. There are two furry friends at the villa. They live in separate quarters but, if you’re dog lovers like us, you’ve got all the company you’ll need. Another place, Foghills Cottages in Manali have the most gorgeous view of the Himalayas.
Where: Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹45,000
8. Hotel Serkhang
This is the only stay with a rooftop café in Spiti. Heavens view café is named quite literally. If you want to build a snowman this New Year’s Eve, head up to Spiti Valley. Break away from the world and live in your own little cocoon of white mountains and chilly breeze. Temperatures steep down to -25 degrees here and the people just love it. This wooden loft will keep the cold out to some extent, but nothing can brave this weather except the guts in your spirit! If you would rather camp to go all out and take on the wild then chak out the Camp at Chandratal Lake!
Where: Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Price on New Year’s Eve: ₹2,500
New Year’s Eve should be a day to remember. These wooden holiday homes will send you afresh into the new year with the positivity of fresh air in your lungs. Himachal Pradesh is Delhi’s only respite from the pollution that engulfs the city every year during this season. Run off to clean winds and serene sounds. Celebrate the end of this year to the beat of a stream instead of that of cars. Book these places now or you’ll be sorry later!