Himalayan Orchard Hut Activities
Out gardens contain a huge variety of colourful Himalayan flowers and medicinal herbs and there is plenty of opportunity for exploring the local villages and hillside trails. Focusing on environmental preservation, great care has been taken to keep the property ecologically safe and sound.
We offer a tranquil setting in which to relax and rejuvenate yourself after the stresses, strains and pollution of urban life. You will treasure your memories of your time here forever.
Have your palm read and then after have a beautiful design created on it with henna.
Have a muscle relaxing massage or join Mr. Dhami for a morning meditation session.
Want to learn how to cook some of these traditional dishes in the families traditional and modern kitchen or how about learning a little more about the culture we love to share.
Take a walk to the local school or hire a guide for a day trek. Why not take an overnight trek to our cottage set on a ridge of a mountain!
Complimentary activity at Orchard Hut
(Depends on time and availability)
2. Organic farming
3. Short country walk to nearby village or School
4. Cow Milking
5. Visit to Organic Farm
6. Conversation on herbal plants and flora -- fauna.
7. Exhibition of Chamba ART:- Miniature paintings, Embroidery (world famous Chamba rumal), Metal work and other handicrafts.
Optional Day Trips from Orchard Huts
(All prices below are from prices and are subject to change at time of confirmation)
Full Day Trip into Chamba – Private AC/Heated vehicles with personal professional licensed driver will pick you up from Orchard Hut and transfer you to Chamba. Explore this historical town with a visit to the 10 Century Temples and wonder the streets and the many shops and markets. Try some of the local treats. In the afternoon before sunset transfer back to the trail up to Orchard Huts. Car and driver are at your disposal for the full day while in Chamba.
From Cost – 1300 INR Per Vehicle
Full Day Trip to Kahjjar – Private AC/Heated vehicles with personal professional licensed driver will pick you up from Orchard Hut and transfer you to Kahjjar. Explore on your own this lovely village known as the Mini Swizarland of India. Have lunch (at your own cost) in one of the charming restaurants. Car and driver are at your disposal for the full day while in Kahjjar.
Duration – 8 hours.
From Cost – 2350 INR Per Vehicle
Full Day Hike – After a good breakfast tie up your hiking shoes and start the guided trek to a beautiful meadow with spectacular views. Enjoy a picnic lunch and a rest to continue on back to Orchard Hut for a well deserved rest and a good hot dinner.
Duration – 8 hours.
From Cost – 1500 INR 1-4 people
Try your hand a milking our cow. Or have fun feeding the goats. Why not gather your own free range eggs for breakfast from our hens!
If relaxing is what you want we have the perfect hammock to lay on and read that book you had no time for, or lay in the sun and soak in the vitamin B, the choice is yours.