Kot Naikana
A 4BHK boutique Himalayan home stay in Almora, Uttarakhand
@ Almora, Uttarakhand

Wake up to the crisp mountain air , true blue skies , warm sun rays , bird song from the Himalayan bulbul and a view of the snow clad Kumaon Himalayas. Sounds like a fairy tale ? Yes it is and you can be in on it at this gorgeous space restored from a traditional Kumaoni home.

Curator's Note

This is what we at ecohunters call a delectable stay experience !

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About this HomeStay

Homestay Max 12 guests

The cottage has four bedrooms spread across two floors- the ground and the first floor. All rooms present full frame views of the snowy Himalayan peaks. Featuring rustic interiors , decor to match the surroundings and beautiful ensuite washrooms .

The present cottage is a restoration from an old home. All materials used to restore are recycled. The property has its own organic farm so your food is fresh and from farm to table.


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Bedroom Details:
Bedroom 1: 1 x King Size Bed with an ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 2: 1 x Single Bed 1 x Single Bed with an ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 3: 1 x Queen Size Bed with an ensuite bathroom
Bedroom 4: 1 x Queen Size Bed with an ensuite bathroom
Smoking Allowed

Other Details

This property requires that you walk off road for 500 metres on uneven terrain to reach the door step.

  • Located at 6500 ft amidst lush oak , rhododenron , deodar forest
  • Fresh farm to table meals
  • Rustic interiors with 9 inch mattresses
  • Traditional Kumaon home restored using recycled wood
  • Birds eye view of snow capped peaks
  • The area is home to a wide variety of migratory birds, to name a few: Red-billed blue magpie, Kingfishers, Blue-throated and Brown-headed barbets babblers, Jungle Owlet, Eagle, Woodpecker, Flycatchers, Eurasian jay, Bluefronted redstart
  • Short hiking trails with 180 degree views of the himalayas
  • Beautiful day excursions

  • Hike through ridges and villages to reach small stone temples dating back to the 7th century
  • Day hikes to Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Almora, Lakhudiyar & Chitai Bell Temple.
  • Take the morning trail to a close by village , work in the farms along with locals or admire the sun kissed terraced fields
  • Take a sun downer walk to reach a high ridge from where one can have a 180* view of the himalayas
  • This is a unexplored paradise for bird watchers. A few sightings : Red-billed blue magpie, Kingfishers, Blue-throated and Brown-headed barbets babblers, Jungle Owlet, Eagle, Woodpecker
  • Beautiful landscape for photography enthusiasts - carry your DSLR!

119km from Kathgodam Railway Station

153km from Pantnagar Airport

Pickup Available

Pick-up can be arranged with extra charges.

  • Accommodation
  • All four meals of the day
  • Housekeeping
  • Access to in-house amenities
  • Parking space
  • Taxes
  • Airport drop-off and pick-up charges

From 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Minimum age for checkin is 18
From 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Smoking allowed in designated areas
Cancellation & Payments
  • From date of booking to 31 days before arrival- 25% cancellation fee
  • 30 days to 15 days- 50% cancellation fee before arrival
  • Within 14 days of arrival- no refund
Children & Beds
  • Extra bed for children till age 11 are free on request
  • Extra bed for children above the age of 12 is chargeable (3,500 per night, per person)

  • If you are driving to the property it is important to note that the last three kilometers are a hilly drive.
  • The property is a 15-minute walk from the parking area.
  • Pets are not welcome on the property.
  • Bonfire and barbeque are available at extra costs
  • The network connection on the property is weak, the best networks here are Vodafone and BSNL
  • Kindly don't play loud music on the property
  • Parties/events are not allowed
  • The staff is available till 10:00 pm

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