Aesthetic &organic in many ways, pine woods, interiors,slate roofs, garden full of veggies and herbs
Essence of this home lies in the experiential vacation they provide in to the tea estate.
The nights in this pollution and light free region make for incredible star spangled night skies.
The Cottage is a natural, eco-friendly home. These efforts continue in our daily operations so that our guests can enjoy a wholesome experience close to the tea factory, far off the beaten path. The cottages are made of local materials and worked on by skilled craftsmen from our region. The structure is made entirely of mud from the excavation on site.
Add-on experiences offered by the host
Tour begins with an overview on the tea manufacturing process and tasting methods.We have a bouquet of fine teas that are completely pesticide free, and carefully hand-plucked. A request for flavoured tea from a family friend resulted in our new line of naturally flavoured green teas.
The price of accommodation only includes breakfast. Choose this add-on to add extra meals to your package. With this add-on you will be served an extra lunch, Dinner. Please note that this is complimentary by the host for per day per pax.
Oolong is a 2 room split level cottage with a separate entrance for both rooms. Different Oolong varieties can be fruity, or woody and thick, or fresh and green. Much the same way, different guests have unique perspectives of the Oolong cottage – some love the views from the top, some love the little reading nook, and some love the concept of a mud flooring.
The region is especially well known for the 9 (Nav) Devi temples.
The beautiful mountains and surreal natural beauty, coupled with the incredible climate demand that tourists spend time outdoors and push their limits.
The property is approximately 1 hour away from Dharamshala, and the roads are fairly smooth throughout the journey. Nearest airport is Dharmshala.
Closest railway station is Pathankot which take three hours to reach the property by road.
Other Things to Note
No paint has been used on the walls, either outside or on the inside just mixing the mud plaster with natural materials.
Guests can walk the factory to see the processes of withering, rolling, fermenting, drying and sorting.