About Hotel Himalayan Village Sonapani (Near Mukteshwar)
Himalayan village sonapani is surrounded by pine forest, rhododendron & oak forest. The current Himalayan Village was the retirement home of captain kushal singh burathoki, a very decorated soldier of the 3rd queen Alexandra own Gurkha rifles. He named it Sonapani Estate and then lived here happily thereafter, farming and hunting. The house is now a heritage property which is a 100 years old stone structure, now serves as the office and staff quarters for Himalayan Village Resort.Sonapani is an old natural spring and the water from this natural spring is perceived to have medicinal properties. With its medicinal qualities the water here is considered to be Sona, thus giving the place sonapani as name.
Location of Hotel Himalayan Village Sonapani
There are twelve cottages in Himalayan Village Sonapani, connected by stone pathways and separated by vegetable gardens & flower beds, thus creating a village like feel.
Cottages: These spacious cottages are built using compressed earth blocks, a blend of british, kumaoni and modern architecture, the cottages have tinned roofs, mud-plastered interiors and modern attached bathrooms, thus creating a unique ambience of comfort and tradition.
Each room has a double bed, two chairs, table and a dressing area - all made of pine wood. with the window opening towards the himalayan peaks, one can view the snow clad ranges even from the cozy comforts of the bed. the main peaks visible from here are trishul, nandadevi, maiktoli, nandakot and panchchuli. a massive 175 degree view on a clear day will definitely linger in your memory for days to come.
Note: There no phones in the rooms, no television to distract.
Dining in Himalayan Village Sonapani, Mukteshwar
The kitchen at Himlayan Village Resort is geared to serve indian, mughlai and chinese cuisine which is cooked in less oil and is more of a home cooked variety. The dinning hall boasts of ample space and ventilation.
Groups & conferences: The Himalayan Village sonapani has successfully handled numerous corporate groups, school groups and college groups.
Activities at Himalayan Village Sonapani
- Rock climbing, rappelling, simulated river crossing
- Jungle walks, small treks, village walks
- Trek to Kapileshwar temple
- Games: volleyball, cricket
Himalayan Village Sonapani Tariff Rate Card
|Accommodation Type||Cost per person (Twin Sharing AP Plan)|
|Double Bed Cottage (10)||2600|
|Family Cottage (2)||2800|
|Children between 5-12 years||900|
Extra Bed Charges : Rs 1800/-
Tariff Validity : 31 Mar 2016 (Please contact the hotel for latest prices)
Hotel Himalayan Village Sonapani Packages
|Accommodation Type||Cost per couple|
|1 Night / 2 Days||7000|
|2 Nights / 3 Days||13000|
|3 Nights / 4 Days||18000|
|For kids between 5 to 12 years||900|
Inclusions: Cost inclusive of morning and evening tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Exclusions: The cost does not include cost for travel, mineral water, juices, cold drinks and items of personal nature. the cost also does not include pony charges for carrying luggage except for 1st & last day transit. pony charges on other days would be rs. 100 per round to the road head. The driver/helpers/maids are charged Rs. 400 per day for food and stay.
Package Validity : 31 Mar 2016
How to Reach Hotel Himalayan Village Sonapani in Mukteshwar
There are two options for reaching Himalayan Village Sonapani.
First option: is to take a train to kathgodam, the railhead of this region. the train running between kathgodam and delhi is called ranikhet express.Bhimtal, Bhowali, Ramgarh and Nathuakhan to reach village Satoli. At village satoli the vehicles are parked and walk for about half an hour through the village road flanked by orchards, fields and village houses.