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Overview

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

An estate in the middle of wilderness - five serene acres of land - perched at almost 8,000 feet above sea level, awaits your presence here. One of only five privately owned estates in the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, this cottage has been lovingly restored for comfortable and elegant living, while still retaining its original charm. The cottage is a privately owned estate that comes with two charming villas.

About the rooms:
The fireplace or Bukhari as it is called in this area keeps you warm and cosy as you snuggle in warm blankets with a cup of hot cocoa in one of the 6 elegant bedrooms. 
- Cosmos is one of the three bedrooms in Mary Budden Cottage, and comes with a fireplace
- Wisteria lies in the heart of the cottage and offers two large twin-size beds on either side of a fireplace. This room also has a cosy annexe that can accommodate a spare bed.
- Wild Rose exudes an ambience of luxury, and has a charming annexe should there be a need for an extra bed
- Cherry Blossom is one of the bedrooms in the Rhododendron Cottage that has beautiful pinewood ceilings
- Juniper has large picture windows that open to soothing views
- Cedar Suite is sensitively furnished and gives a cosiness to its guests

Each comes with ensuite bathroom and elegant furnishings to create an ambience of serenity and homelike comfort. The bedrooms can accommodate 2 guests in each.

About meals:
The stay offers Indian/Continental buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at an additional cost. The meals are simple, prepared from locally sourced ingredients, and the joy doubles when you have them in the stone sitout outside overlooking the valley.

About activities:
- Relax and connect with yourself with some yoga or meditation on the patio
- Make yourself a hot beverage and enjoy stargazing

Suggested Activities:
- Go for an early morning walk to be rewarded with a wildlife sighting
- Bird watching with naturalists make Binsar a bird watchers paradise
- Take a day trip to Jageshwar for its 9th century Jyotirlinga temples dedicated to Shiva
- Visit Binsar Zero Mark and the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary to savour a panoramic view of the majestic Himalayan peaks such as Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and Panchachuli peaks

About access to common areas:
Guests have access to the living room and the outdoors

About safety and hygiene:
- The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.)
- 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 its accessibility:
The estate is around 80 KM away from the Pantnagar Airport and around 25 KM from Almora. A private car/cab would be the best mode of transportation to reach the stay.

Things To Carry

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  • Thrillophilia voucher (Can present mobile voucher)
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  • Valid ID proof
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  • Warm and comfortable clothes
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  • Slippers
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  • Sunscreen lotion
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  • Water bottles, trendy backpack, and energy bars/snacks
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  • Sunglasses and a camera
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  • Cap or hat
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  • Personal medication (if any)
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  • Flashlight (with spare batteries)

Advisory

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  • The entire cottage is supposed to be booked by the customers for a max of 12 guests.
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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 requested to not bring their pets.
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  • Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the stay.
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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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  • For a hygienic stay, the staff cleans the rooms and the common areas every day.
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  • The sanitizer dispensers have been placed in all common areas.
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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.
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  • Guests are earnestly requested to treat the home with care.

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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