Stroll around the wooded areas spotting birds or the village path to the river nearby.
Interesting encounters with the village folk or discover an ancient temple that has stories to tell.
You will be served delicious meals made from organic farm fresh produce by the retainers
Kafalia is a home away from home Clichéd as it may sound. It is a perfect retreat into nature. The cottage is next to an oak forest and amidst terraced farmland, with gentle farm animal to complete the idyllic pastoral settings. A complete studio apartment style cottage, in the sylvan surrounding of Kumaon. The carpet area is nearly 450 square feet. The place is spacious enough to house four people, easily.
It is a perfect place to recharge with fresh mountain air, farm fresh organic produce and the warm hospitality of the hosts. The cottage is fairly spacious, the various areas of the home are seamlessly blended--the sleeping area, the living space and the kitchen. it has an open style structure. There are no walls separating the living space from the sleeping area. The caretakers live downstairs and at your service at all times. They carry on with their day's chores on the farm and are not in your face or of any disturbance to you though. As mentioned the cottage is a homestyle retreat.
The guests have access to the entire studio-style cottage . No access to the host's liquor cabinet though. The kitchen is accessible but you may not cook there.
The home is an village in the mountains of Himalayas, at an altitude of 6000ft. The village folk are simple and gentle, who are always eager to engage with visitors, so one can always take a walk down the village and have in interesting encounter . Or take a walk in the woods next-door or a stroll down to the river nearby are some of the options
Nathuwakhan is about 8 hrs by road from Delhi.
From Kathgodam a 2 hr ride by taxi will get you to Meoda, Nathuwakhan.
Taxi can be arranged for picking up and dropping at Kathgodam and trips to nearby towns, such as Nainital or Mukteshwar. There are local buses and shared taxis available to nearby towns as well.
Other Things to Note
There is no internet/WiFi, so advised to use your smartphones or mobiles to access internet.
You may also want to bring your own snacks--savory mixtures or biscuits along the way.
There is local market nearby that you can access for basic things.
Pets are allowed, however not on beds or couches etc.
Loud music is not allowed in the property as it is located in the forest area.
Please do respect the privacy of the Guests living in the other rooms