Situated at 8000 feet, highest among most homes in Nainital area, with a snow-clad view of Himalayas
Away from Nainital's crowds, in a gated community, it's so quiet you feel like you own the place
A cosy home well-suited & comfortable for oldies and young ones.. we cook fresh home-cooked meals
Nestled among apple & plum orchards, overshadowed by the mighty snow-capped Nanda Devi, Trisul & Garhwal peaks, lies our dream homestay, Himank. Lying 25 km away from the hustle-bustle of Nainital, Ramgarh is the heart of Kumaon Himalayas, with Mukteshwar & Bhimtal just 30 min away, and Almora, Kausani & Ranikhet just 1 hour away. Our place would suit families, couples, business groups, solo-travellers & children. With Tagore & Mahadevi Verma having once lived nearby, this place is one of a kind
Ours is a Vacation home comprising 3 bedrooms (restrooms attached), 2 living rooms having sofa beds and an exclusive dining room and kitchen. In the serene environment and pure air & water, you can enjoy the luxury of solitude & privacy here. Go hiking up into the pristine forest and roast your favourite food in a bonfire, all assisted by our care-taker. Trek up into the untouched forests, climb to the mountain-top and enjoy breakfast coupled with a majestic view & the relaxing sounds of trees & birds. Don't be surprised if you find yourself sitting within a cloud!
We also have a small market 2 km from our home (a pleasant 15 min walk). A restaurant & bar, pool, spa and gym are available nearby at nominal rates (although they're not a part of our listing).
Guests have access to their exclusive floor through their own private entrance.
You can do your own cooking or eat at the restaurant nearby. Breakfast & tea/coffee are served.
Living so high up in our gated community, you'll feel like you practically own the mountain.
Guests have full access to our living rooms and kitchen in full privacy with no interference from our hosts or care-taker.
Free parking available.
Interaction with Guests
Our home has a care-taker to help you out with all aspects of your stay - check-in & check-out, breakfast, assisting you in marketing (from the local market) & bonfires and helping you out in your travel plans nearby.
Your hosts too are just a call away. We would love to assist you to build your travel plans in the area, if you require!
Ramgarh is situated in the heart of Kumaon, central to ALL tourist attractions nearby, yet far away from the crowd, noise & dust.
Tourist destinations nearby:
Nainital (35 min); Bhimtal (25 min); Mukteshwar (30 min); Ghorakhal (20 min); A host of lakes nearby (Naukuchiatal, Sattal, Bhimtal, Nainital)
Almora (1 hour); Kausani (1 hour); Ranikhet (1 hour)
Spiritual tourism: Golu Dev Ghanti Mandir, Kainchi Dham, Gagar Shiv Mandir, Katarmal ancient Sun temple (9th Century AD)
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Hills filled with untouched dense forests on one hand & Apple-Plum orchards on the other;
Swiss village (the most beautiful orchards around) (5 min); Paragliding (20 min); Ruins of Rabindranath Tagore's home (he wrote 2 chapters of Geetanjali here) (a short trek into the forest away); Market a few minutes away; tea gardens (25 min); Ramakrishna Mission Ashram nearby
How to reach?
6.5 hour drive from Delhi; 50 km from Haldwani; 25 km from Nainital.
Situated on Bhowali-Mukteshwar Road
Nearest Railway Station: Kathgodam (Shatabdi & Ranikhet express run from Delhi)
Nearest Airport: Pantnagar
Taxi service available on call at Ramgarh for local conveyance.
Other Things to Note
Temperature-Summers: Min 13 C and Max 24 C
Temperature-Winters: Min -3 C and 12 C
Snowfall in winters: Mid-December to January end
Day trips to all nearby tourist spots can be easily planned from this location due its central location.
But if you're the lazy kind, sit back, grasp a cup of coffee from our kitchen and delve into your favourite book. Or else, pack along your telescope and spend the night gazing at the clear sky in pitch dark, & let the music of silence soothe your soul.
- We respect the beauty of our mountains. Pls don't litter here.
- Top Floor is closed for guests.
- Lunch/Dinner (Home-cooked) is available on demand, on a prior intimation of 4 hours only.
- Kids upto 5 years of age will not be considered as guests and their stay is complimentary. All individuals above 5 years of age will be considered as guests.
- We request our guests to take care of our home like it's their own...