Himachal Pradesh is situated in the Western Himalayas, it’s home to scenic mountain towns and resorts. It is known for its picturesque landscapes, mountains, adventures, its handicrafts, and a lot more. Whether it is Shimla, Manali, Kasol, or Dalhousie every spot is perpetually fit for a vacation. But wait, thanks to COVID we have an update called workcation. Apparently, it is a millennial concept where one can visit their desired locations and keep their work going on. Himachal Pradesh provides you with some beautiful spots to work on as well as some authentic Himachali Food, splendid views, and short hikes on weekends. Let’s look at some budget ‘work from hills’ options in Himachal Pradesh.
1. Mid Orchard Cottage, Manali
Located in Nagar, Mid Orchard Cottage is the perfect homestay option as it is surrounded by apple orchards and is just 22km away from Kullu. It also features a garden and terrace. Mid Orchard Cottage Manali gives you a very homely kind of vibe. The staff present there is very helpful and kind. Mid Orchard Cottage even serves home-cooked meals at times.
The tariff charges here are ₹997 per night.
2. Whoopers Hostel, Kasol
If you’re on a solo workcation trip, you can also consider staying in Hostel because of the cheaper rates. The pricing of a bed in the dormitory costs ₹499 per night. Whoopers Hostel is nearby to the markets, cafés, restaurants, and bars too. So you can easily relish your workcation here along with a stunning mountain view.
Whoopers Hostel provides pocket-friendly stays. They feature a shared lounge, free wi-fi, private bathrooms, and free parking also. Manali is 27 km away from Whoopers hostel. The manager is extremely cooperative and welcoming.
3. The Sunset Point Homestay Bir
Sunset Point Homestay is an outstanding homestay option in Bir, 49km from Manali. It promises to give you the complete workcation vibe. Breathtaking views, a vegetarian breakfast, nearby restaurants, and all the basic amenities are provided at this place. The charges are ₹11600 for two people including all meals per week.
4. Rashpa cottage
This cottage serves you the coziest and most peaceful rooms in the mountains. Rashpa Cottage is one of the best workcation places as it provides home-cooked meals served in gardens. It also provides 24-hours housekeeping. Rashpa Cottage is 49km away from Kullu-Manali Airport. A lot of tourist attractions are located nearby. The room charger per night is Rs. 1375 which is a little high as compared to others but it is worth it.
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5. Himalayan River and Camp
Himalayan River and Camp is located on the bank of the Beas River. This is more like a hotel but is very apt for workcations too. They serve your eyes with the most spectacular morning view. Apart from all the standard amenities Himalayan River and camp is pet friendly and also has a fitness center/gym. This non-smoking hotel also has BBQ facilities. The cost per night is ₹1500.
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