Ten Second Takeaway

The Orchard House is a cosy, luxury boutique villa in a vast apple orchard in Manali, with deluxe rooms and modern amenities. Head there for a abundance of activities for the seasoned adventurer, or as a laid-back spot for the city dweller to escape to.

The Location

Himachal’s Silver Valley in Manali is a gorgeous little valley, cut apart by small tributaries and the river Beas. The sheer natural beauty of the area, with thick forests, verdant fields and a plethora of flora and fauna, is a sight to behold.

The Orchard House is conveniently tucked away on Naggar Road, still close to the major tourist attractions of the area, but far enough away for you to experience some peace and quiet if you so wish.

The Space

AamodThe spacious, sun-soaked rooms have modern amenities and sweet wood finishing, with large LCD TVs. Lush gardens and lawns dot the property; perfect spots to unwind with a book and chai.

There is easy parking for cars, plus a dormitory for a driver if you didn’t drive yourself. There is also a multi-cuisine restaurant, serving up an eclectic variety of food.

Activities Galore

Manali has a lot to offer the adventurous traveller. The team at The Orchard House can help you link up with third party experts to take part in hikes, exploring the area; the thick jungles and isolated villages with Himalayan peaks looming in the backdrop. You can also go zorbing, river rafting and paragliding.

The Solang Valley near Manali has great snow for skiing, if that is your preference.

Exploring the Area

aamod2Head down to Old Manali and explore the old wood and stone homes, or the Manu Maharishi Temple, or head to the Valley of Gods in Kullu to explore one of their amazing temples.

The Hadimba Temple, Gayatri Temple, Jagannathi Devi Temple and Hanogi Mata Temple are all easily accessible as well. Kasol, known for its scenic beauty {among other things}, is also close by.

Where: Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Price: INR 3,500 for a double room, off-season. INR 5,000 for a double room, season.

Contact: +91 9213022540 – 42, +91 9212114441

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