From Lush green mountains to a distant view of huge snow-capped peaks, from picturesque trekking paths to the most rugged camping sites, from lush green pine forests to an enticing Parvati River, from ridiculously beautiful small villages to food that gives your taste buds an orgasm, Parvati Valley has everything you need to make your holiday a perfect one.
Looking for a cozy homestay to spend a weekend away from the hustle bustle? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Check out some of the best homestays in the valley!
Memoir Homes & Café
Located in Old Kasol, Memoir Homes is the perfect homestay in Kasol for people who want to enjoy the serenity of the village and engage in its peaceful ambience. The resort itself, inside and out, is spectacular and welcoming to backpackers and couples. The rooms are impressive, complete with wooden flooring, simple décor and a wondrous view of the lofty mountains and pine forests. You can light up a bonfire and chill with your buddies in their garden area or just sit out there and take in the breath-taking view of the hills. To top it all, there are various hiking trails nearby to satiate the adventure in you!
Cost: Rs 750 onwards
Step into an abode, miles away from the noises of modern-day life and travel almost back in time to a heavenly place. Malana homestay is conveniently located about 400 m from the Malana Gate and is run by two young entrepreneurs and travel enthusiasts, Harshvardhan Singh and Jayesh Sayal. This homestay provides you with the much-needed space for you to connect with nature. They have two rooms in the ground floor, one in the first floor as well as a dormitory fitted with all the basic amenities. Apart from the private room, shared bathroom and toilet, guests can enjoy the common room, where different guests meet each other and conversations flow.
Cost: Rs 1,000 onwards
Cozy, charming cottages nestled between snow peaked mountains on all sides, Cosmic Monks is the place to be if you are looking for a peaceful retreat in the Himalayas. The cottages are airy and specious with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Wake up to the mesmerising views of the misty mountains which will please your eyes while you are tucked cozily in your bed. They have a lovely in-house café serving local delicacies as well as other varied cuisines. Also, for the adventure enthusiast, you can trek to the hot water spring nearby or just explore the trekking trails taking you to beautiful cliffs. The hosts provide guided treks to Kheerganga hot water spring, Tosh, Pulga, Tulga and other nearby places at an additional price. If you are an animal lover, they have a lot of cute doggos and puppies all around for you to befriend here.
Cost: Rs 1,500 onwards
Moksha Riverside Cottage
Modern amenities, comfortable accommodation, and all under your budget is what one can expect Moksha Riverside Cottage in Kasol. Surrounded by dense forest and snow-clad mountains, the cottages are situated along the banks of river Parvati overlooking the charming villages on the hill across. Wake up to the soothing sound of the birds chirping in the area, rejuvenating forest breeze and constant music of River Parvati. As it gets dark, the sky over the resort fills up with dazzling stars perfect for star gazing and you can just sit by the bonfire taking in the beautiful surroundings. They provide accommodation in their luxury camps or deluxe rooms with free WiFi and a garden with a terrace and river views. They have an in-house restaurant as well serving some lip-smacking Himachali dishes.
Cost: Rs 1,600 onwards
Parvati River Cottage
Located on the edge of Parvati river in Baladhi Village, this place offers truly mesmerising combination of views of snow-capped mountains, dense jungle and the gushing river of course. There are two separate wooden cottages, one of which has 4 private rooms with attached baths and cozy balconies overlooking the river and the other cottage is a Himachali style wooden house with Parvati River view balconies. The rooms are clean and spacious and the food is super tasty and fresh. Other than the friendly staff, the two adorable pets – Simba and Pepper will make sure there is never a dull moment during your stay.
Cost: Rs 2,000 onwards