Ten-Second Takeaway

The White Peaks is a private, peaceful homestay nestled among the shimmering oak forests of Nainital. It is the perfect holiday getaway, with a tremendous view of Himalayan peaks.

Where Is It?

Roughly seven hours from Delhi lies the small village of Gagar. Home to locals’ houses and a few shops and stalls, it is also the resting place of White Peaks. A short walk away is the bustling Malla Ramgarh market, your one-stop shop for fresh veggies and groceries.

Rest And Relaxation

whitepeaksThe cosy cottage can accommodate four people, with two rooms that are intimate and comfortable. They also let you bring your pooches on your trip and have enough provision {food and space} for them.

White Peaks includes a warm fireplace and a sun-kissed courtyard showcasing an expansive, 180-degree view of snow peaked Himalayan titans. There is on-site staff, happy to help with any of your needs; to respect the privacy of their clients, the owners tend to communicate only via phone or email.

Serene Inspiration

The laid-back, quiet setting of White Peaks is perfect for a weekend getaway. Escape the grime of the city and experience the fresh, bracing mountain air. The stunning views and gorgeous sunsets are great inspiration for you writers and poets looking to find a private, stimulating environment. Rest and relax with a cup of chai, or explore the endless trails in the forests around you; either way White Peaks will help you find a modicum of peace in this hectic world.

Where: Gagar, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Timings: Open all year

Price: INR 6,014 per night {via Airbnb}

Contact: +91 9810053380, +91 9810050514

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Photos courtesy: Matthew Parker/Tripzuki