the falcon’s abode
Tirthan Valley,Himachal Pradesh
The property is positioned about 2000ft above the Tirthan river and it offers a unique view of the entire valley, the river and surrounding snow-capped peaks.
The Falcon’s Abode is located in a small village in front of the Great Himalayan National Park. Built fittingly out of stone exteriors, wood and cob interiors, the property is perched on the edge of a deodar forest, in the middle of apple orchards! Additionally, the property lies at an altitude of over 6500 ft, far away from the crowds of Tirthan valley, the perfect choice for those who want to escape modern civilisation and rejuvenate in pristine natural surroundings. The hosts have been successful in providing employment to local village folk as guides, trek leaders, caretakers etc., they’ve been responsible for creating change in their surroundings by planting indigenous trees, preventing forest fires and promoting “Green Tech” in the Himalayas. They also promote healing physically or mentally-challenged persons with forest bathing through their nature healing programmes.
The house comes with two double rooms with attached bathrooms and provision for an extra bed each. The home is done up with earthy colours of wood and green plants with numerous windows which allows for a cozy, well ventilated ambience. Access to the dining and living room areas, a mini-library, a digital piano, a Spanish guitar are all facilities available to guests. The property is functional all year.
Healthy, homely food will be prepared by the host family. Traditional Indian food is what is usually prepared but on request European food with herbs and real cheese can be cooked too. Non-vegetarians can try mutton or local trout fish from the Tirthan river (at an additional cost). Breakfasts are usually Indian or Continental.
The property boasts of peaceful surroundings and exclusivity from city life. It is therefore ideal for families, couples and solo travelers. Artists, musicians, yoga enthusiasts, bibliophiles and hikers alike can enjoy the offerings of the valley.
The property is nestled on a small hill not more than 5 kms from the town of Banjar. Accurate details will be provided at the time of confirmation.
things to do
Long and short trekking expeditions around The Great Himalayan Park can be organised with top quality guides and equipment. Please get in touch for more details.
Additionally, the village bordering the property showcases typical Himalayan architecture and way of life. One can take a walk around the village, play cricket with the local kids, churn buttermilk with the women of the house, converse with the friendly locals and explore their farms. There are also numerous picturesque hiking trails, bird watching spots, sunset spots, etc.
Starting at Rs. 5,300 for doubles including breakfast and dinner.
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