Yuthok Homestay

Yuthok Homestay

This homestay surrounded by the might of the Kullu valley will leave you conversing with the giant mountains or will leave you being a silent observer of the baffling beauty.
Starts from Rs 1200/ Night

This homestay surrounded by the might of the Kullu valley will leave you conversing with the giant mountains or will leave you being a silent observer of the baffling beauty.
The heritage cottage is designed as per the traditional pahari architectural style and carries the essence of the valley.
This secluded and private homestay gives a rustic charm to the surroundings and complements the majestic panoramic serenity that is visible from the vantage of the homestay.

Yuthok homestay gives you an opportunity to be a part of the pahari culture and the accommodation is inspired by the traditions that pervade the hills of Kullu Valley, the hosts here offer first hand experience into the native culture of Himachal.
The homestay was originally a cottage where foreigners used to live back in the 50's . The house had been mentioned in an autobiography of an Tibetan lady Mrs Dorje Yuthok, who retreated here in the 50 's The book is titled 'House of the Turquoise roof'.This prompted the host to start and name his Homestay 'Yuthok Retreat House'.Besides he also likes to go on hikes and loves the culture of Kullu and adjoining Himalayan regions.This also propelled him to start a Homestay, as he wanted the travellers to experience authentic travel experiences in Kullu, ie; the rural way.

The host generally served fresh vegetables from his garden that he lovingly maintains, he grows Broccoli, Peas, Cauliflower,Beans, Potatoes,English vegetables, Rajmah etc.Also Himachli Siddu, Local vegetables like Lingri(kind of a fern, which is organic in nature) and Tibetan dishes like Momos And regular North Indian food.

The host strongly believes in taking his guests on treks and making them experience the kind of trails that have not been frequented or visited by the tourists that come to kullu on a regular basis. Most of the locations he arranges hikes to are unknown and hidden gems of kullu.
Chaplang Tibba - 1 kilometer away lies the panoramic view point.
2 nights and three days trek to naggar which is a 10 kilometer trek.

By Road: From Delhi- Catch a bus to Manali The homestay is located 24 kilometers towards manali You may take an overnight bus, that way you will reach early morning Get down 14 kilometers north of Kullu town on the way to manali near the stop over Raison Call the host once you reach and he will pick you up.

Rajeshwar Thakur lives in Raison, a village in upper Kullu valley. Raison was well known in the earlier history related to Kullu.The Britishers had set up their Tea Estate in Raison during the later half of 19th century. He originally hails from Lahul, a tribal district in mountainous region of Himachal. But was born in Kullu and still continues to live in his village at Raison. He owns a fruit orchard at Raison which mainly comprise of Apple, Pear, Plum, Peach, Kiwi, Persimmon etc.
He did his Masters in English in 2004 from Dharamsala college in Himachal. Later he quit education to devote more time for his Orchard. He is 37 years old and has a beautiful daughter, wife and parents and they live the life most only wish to have.
He loves to wander in the Himalayas and read about it's people, he is extremely keen to learn about the history and culture of the mountains and has seven years of experience in the field.

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