Stay In This Wooden Homestay Near Manali With Stunning Mountain Views At Just ₹1600/ Night

Homestay Near Manali
by Suchismita Pal

Around 45 minutes away from Manali, in the heritage village of Himachal, lies a quaint wooden homestay run by a local family. A spacious garden in front of the three-storey cottage opens up to uninterrupted views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Locally known as Vrighu’s Home, Himalayan Brothers Adventure ( HBA) homestay is in proximity to Manali yet far from the crowd. It has private as well as shared rooms and an expansive family loft studio with a seating area and kitchen. You can book private rooms at this property at just ₹1600/night.

Live With The Locals In This Kath-Kuni Style Homestay Near Manali

Himalayan Brothers Adventure homestay is located in Naggar, a few steps away from the historic Naggar Castle. It lies inside the residential compound of Vrighu and his wife Akansha, who belong to the oldest family in the region. Interestingly, the oldest home in Naggar is also nestled inside this compound. In 1905, Naggar was hit by a devastating earthquake. During that time, this was the only residential home that had survived the tremours along with the Naggar Castle. As these buildings were constructed in Himachali Kath-Kani style. This architectural style is earthquake resistant and it binds wooden logs, stones, doors and windows together without any mortar.


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Enjoy Breathtaking Views Of The Mountains

The family loft studio on the upper storey of the property has a dreamy wooden bunk bed with curtains in front of it. All the rooms at the cottage overlook the breathtaking mountains and they have common sit-out areas too. There is a hammock on the balcony of the upper storey where you can unwind with a cup of coffee and enjoy the stunning views. During the spring season, the garden at HBA turns into a paradise with vibrant pink flowers blooming all around. In the cold months, the compound turns into a white wonderland.


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Relish Home Cooked Food Prepared In The Family Kitchen

The best part of staying here is that you will get to immerse yourself in the local culture. Akansha cooks extremely comforting homestyle meals and you can relish the dishes with family in their private dining space while hearing a plethora of stories about the history of the place and the hidden gems nearby. Their dining space also has a traditional tandoor to keep the room warm.

HBA can be your perfect home away from home in the mountains. To book your stay, click here.

To book the family loft studio, click here.