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Family Reunion? Head To This Gorgeous English-Style Bungalow In Panchgani


    Looking for a laid-back weekend with your family in a colonial bungalow in Panchgani? Dhun Heta maybe the dreamy countryside home stay of your dreams, and it can be completely yours for INR 2,000 a night.

    What Makes It Awesome

    Dhun Heta is a heritage bungalow built in the 1914 by Henry Couldrey, and Englishman. It’s a charming bungalow with four bed-rooms, a dining hall, and a living room that is spacious, airy and bright.

    It’s the perfect place to unwind with your family, louse around the verandah looking out to the greenery for a weekend away.

    The precious heritage bungalow is on the Tableland road in Panchgani, along with three other cottages including Jena Cottage.

    If you’re driving down, take the Mumbai to Bangalore highway via Pune towards Wai. Once you reach Panchgani, cross the Shivaji Maharaj statue, turn left and find the bungalow perched nicely on the road near St. Joseph’s Church. You can also take a bus to Panchgani which will drop you off at the town.

    Know what's best? You have the entire bungalow to yourself for INR 2,000 per person per night including your breakfast, tea and a fresh basket of the fruits. Additionally home-cooked Parsi meals can be arranged for too.


    Panchgani is a quick road trip by car, or even by bus. Getting there is easy, and staying at this colonial bungalows adds to it charm. Don’t wait, book it soon.