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Pluck Your Own Herbs For Tea at This Authentic Kumaoni Retreat
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3 Days · 2 Nights
₹ 7,000
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Immerse yourself into the throngs of the rich and vibrant Kumaoni culture as you stay in this offbeat retreat located in the Hariyal village of Nainital. Peacefully perched on a hill-top, inside the Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Conservation Reserve, this retreat is every bit eco-friendly yet semi-luxurious in nature. Overlooking the Panchahuli range of the majestic Himalayas, this is the perfect place to find your oneness with nature!

The retreat comes with a free one-time rescheduling option. Let us know 72 hours ahead of the stay and pick another date as per your convenience within the next three months. 

Please note that single occupancy prices mentioned are not applicable during peak season dates.


  • Living in a rustic Kumaoni homestay.
  • Get a glimpse of the Kumaoni lifestyle.
  • Stargazing from the property’s deck.
  • Pluck herbs and brew your own herbal tea.

Stay and host

  • You will stay in eco-friendly mud and wooden huts on a double sharing basis for INR 7,000.
  • Oak, rhododendron & deodar trees will sooth your eyes. 
  • There is a 10-minute (approx 150 mts) steep hike from the parking lot to the property.
  • Wildlife enthusiast, full time Journalist/Producer turned freelancer & entrepreneur, Noman Siddiqui is now creating eco-friendly, sustainable tourist accommodation and spaces to promote sustainable tourism on the hills of Uttarakhand.

How to Reach :

By road:Hariyal can be reached by road from Delhi (338 kms) and Nainital (18 kms).
By Bus:Haldwani bus stop (48 km) is in close proximity, and it takes 2 hours’ time from the bus stop to the property.
By Air:The nearest airport is Pantnagar airport, 77 km away from the property. It takes about 3 hours from the airport to reach the property.
By Train:The nearest railway station is Kathgodam, at 56 km from the property.

  • Check-in at the property by 10:30 AM and enjoy a delicious breakfast.
  • Take your time to unwind, explore the property.
  • In the afternoon head for the Kumaoni food walk which will end in a traditional Kumaoni lunch in a local’s house.
  • In the evening take some leisurely time for yourself in the green lawns as a barbecue spread is placed.
  • Relish dinner at the in-house cafe, Griffon.
  • Kickstart your day with breakfast as you sip away on tea infused with the herbal goodness of thyme and lemongrass grown at the property.
  • Gear up for the Brahsmthali trek (optional).
  • Come back and eat lunch.
  • Take a much-deserved nap.
  • Head to the sunset hike with a guide who helps you take in the wild surroundings and then relax with snacks.
  • At night lounge on the stargazing deck.
  • Wake up to let yourself fixate on the pleasing view of the Panchahuli range for one last time.
  • Munch away on a scrumptious breakfast before you hit the road.
  • Say your goodbyes with the promise of returning again!
  • 2 nights stay.
  • All meals from Day 1 breakfast to Day 3 breakfast.
  • Sunset hike with tea and snacks.
  • One barbeque on Day 1.
  • Bhramasthali trek.
  • One bonfire on Day 2.
  • Guided evening walk.
  • Travel expenses to the location.
  • Anything not expressly specified in the Inclusions.

Last-minute change of plans? Let us know 72 hours ahead of the stay and pick another date as per your convenience within the next three months.

In case an experience is cancelled, the refund will be processed within 45 days.

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All bookings for Tripoto Mindful Retreats are non-refundable.

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