Nainital, also known as the ‘Lake city,’ is nestled comfortably at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Lake Naini is a pear shaped water body that stretches along the opulence and the beauty of Nainital that seems to have descended from heaven.
The first ray of the sun, spreads a beautiful hue on the shimmering water of the lake, stirring awake the life in the city. The twittering of the birds and the activities on and around the Lake woo the travellers. The lake is alive with activities like Yachting, paddling and boating throughout the day. As the sun hides behind the mountains at dusk, the lake inherits an ethereal appeal.
The tourists have several options for a bed & meal stay in Nainital. Hotels and resorts offer modernised stays, but a stay with a family will give you a unique experience. Nanital has some splendid homestays that stand out as stays with the best services and facilities offered by the host and his/her family. Situated at the most picturesque locations, the homestays in Nainital are reconstructed havelis, dak bungalows, ancestral homes and cottages.
The notion about staying at a Nainital homestay may sound a bit quaint and tempting, but still an experience to attain. To enjoy your stay, choose a homestay wisely according to its setting and the amenities they offer to make your stay comfortable.
A homestay promises the required privacy and unperturbed stay at the village. The homestays in Nainital are found at remote places far away from the city din. The charming simplicity of a Nainital homestay revolves around the simple living habits of the people, their culture and tradition. The hosts are meek and unassuming people, who cater to each and every whims of their guests.
The homestays of Uttarakhand are surrounded by the hills orchards and farmlands. You can take a walk through the terraced fields or take a tour on the beaten path in the forest. The Natural vegetation offers a nesting area for many exotic species of colourful birds. You can spend hours watching these plumaged beauties flittering
These locations also make you feel adventurous. The rugged surrounding and the farm life waits to be explored by you. The hills are a perfect place to trek and to try your hands at rock climbing. You can also spend your day by joining the host or the villagers at their farms, or just stroll in the orchards eyeing the juicy ripe fruits waiting to be picked, or just tend to the cattle on the hillock. These unique experiences and the appealing landscapes will definitely appease both your mind and soul.
The marvellous decoration of the rooms at the homestays in Nainital appeases the guests. Antique and old styled wooden furniture are placed in the rooms. The rooms are spacious having windows that keep the room airy and ventilated. Many of the homestays provide modern amenities like a cable TV, DVD player, a fridge, internet service and 24 hours of hot/cold running water. Apart from these facilities, the guests are served hot homemade food which they can have with the family or in their rooms. The meals are made from fresh organic vegetables grown on the farms.
The charming simplicity of these dreamy Nainital homestays can capture your interest. Your stay here may not be grand like that of a graded hotel or a resort, but still a stay at a homestay can give you sweet memories. Join the host for a ‘pooja,’ or catch up with their dialect or learn about their culture while staying at these affordable homely abodes. Experience a memorable holiday with Nature while staying at a homestay in the valleys of Nainital. A Nainital homestay is a perfect Nature lover’s heaven.