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Overview

About the space and location:
Check-in Time: 12:00 PM
Check-out Time: 11:00 AM

Built in the 1920s, designed in an Indo-British style, the house is surrounded by the majestic snow-clad Himalayan Dhauladhar mountains. It incorporates a special feature of patterned tiles throughout the cottage, a treat for heritage lovers. The patio offers comfortable seating and a view of the lush green garden that are well-maintained and are home to several exotic birds found in the valley. The lawn extends to the sloping tea gardens with a variety of beautiful old trees that give a magical wooded atmosphere to the surroundings.

The living room here is an inviting space with some antique furniture, large french doors, leading out into the patio, and with delicate wooden detailing on the ceiling that add to the early-century charm. The two bedrooms carry the same simplicity and sophistication.

About the rooms:
The house offers two bedrooms, each with a double bed, a dressing space, ample space for an extra bed, and an en-suite washroom. The rooms open to the lawns, bringing in the sweet smell of the flowers and the crisp mountain air. Each room can accommodate a max of 3 guests.

About meals:
Guests can either cook their own meals in the well-equipped kitchen here or enjoy the meals prepared by the home cook (who's known to cook a few amazing local delicacies) on prior notice at an additional cost.

About activities:
- Enjoy a leisurely walk in the sloping tea estates around the stay
- Visit the many Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries like Chokling Monastery, Sherabling Monastery, and Tashi Jong here to get a closer look into their culture, philosophy and art
- Experience walking the ancient trails used by Gaddi shepherds (nomadic herders)
- Later, enjoy the cool breeze sitting in the picturesque verandah while sipping tea

Suggested activities:
- Head out to Billing, one of the best spots for paragliding
- Check out the Andretta Artist Village, a place of interest for art lovers
- Tie your shoelaces for a Bir Billing day hike that takes you along a small pretty valley with a mountain stream for some company
- Enjoy hiking in the Kangra Valley where the Dhauladhar range flanks the valley and provide some breathtaking views of the Himalayas
- Go sightseeing in Dharamshala where lies the Dalai Lamas headquarters. While here, visit the Norbulingka Tibetan craft centre and gardens, the Dalai Lama Monastery, and go shopping for crafts in the Mcloedganj market.

About access to common areas:
Guests have access to the entire property including the outdoors

About safety and hygiene:
- The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.)
- Hand gloves being used when carrying out cleaning work and when handling waste
- The rooms and the entire stay is deep cleaned before every check-in and post every check-out
- There are antibacterial hand sanitizers available throughout the property
- Social distancing is maintained
- Daily temperature monitoring of the staff

About accessibility:
The homestay is around 18 km from Bir and 11 KM from Palampur. It can be reached using any private cab/car transportation.

Things To Carry

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  • Thrillophilia voucher (can present mobile voucher)
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  • Valid ID proof for each member
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  • Personal toiletries and medication (if any)
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  • Warm and comfortable clothes
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  • Swimwear
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  • Slippers and comfortable shoes
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  • Water bottles, backpack, energy bars/snacks, etc.
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  • Mosquito & insect repellent
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  • Sanitizer
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  • Sunscreen lotion
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Binoculars
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  • Camera
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  • Cap or hat

Advisory

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  • The number of guests must not exceed the count mentioned at the time of booking.
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  • The exact location will be shared once the booking is confirmed.
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  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed.
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  • Social distancing to be maintained.
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  • Frequent hand sanitization and use of mask recommended.
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  • Guests are earnestly requested to treat the home with care.
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  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
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  • Private parties or events are not appreciated.
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  • Being near villages, loud music or parties are not appreciated.
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  • Smoking, drinking alcohol and consumption of drugs is strictly prohibited.
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  • Children below 5 years of age will not be charged.
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  • Due to hygiene and sanitization reasons, the meals might be served in the room only.
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  • The recommended activities are not a part of the package and can be availed at an additional cost.
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  • There are dustbins everywhere to dispose of garbage as the place is very strict about cleanliness and littering will be fined.
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  • Guests are advised not to leave the premises on foot after 9:00 PM.
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  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
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  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details prior to their stay.
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  • Any breakage or damage of any items in the resort will be charged at actuals.
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  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the stay directly.

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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