Itmenaan Estate is a fairytale getaway in a peaceful rural setting in the Kumaon Himalayas. The 10-acre estate surrounded by virgin pine, oak and rhododendron trees; terraced fields laden with seasonal fruits and vegetables.
It also boasts of a small private perennial natural spring. The estate offers panoramic views of the Himalayas including the majestic Nanda Devi peak.
The 100-year-old traditional Kumaoni style stone house on the estate has been painstakingly restored and offers 3 tastefully designed en suite bedrooms.
Near to this house is a large two-story independent cottage built in traditional style has been recently added.
All rooms have king-size beds with luxurious mattresses. The traditional architecture of the walls and the roof provide for the snug insulation to keep rooms warm and cosy during the winter season.
The bathrooms are fitted with all modern fixtures and have running hot and cold water at all times. Each bathroom is fitted with a skylight to allow the sunlight to come in.
Specialty meals, choicest ingredients and stunning scenery - this is how the diningis defined at Itmenaan Estate.
The cuisine is local, North Indian and continental prepared using fresh produce from the estate gardens or sourced locally
In terms of activities it offers:
Walk to nearby villages to share tea with locals or hike to the highest point to enjoy the breathtaking views.
Do bird watching in the forest around.
You can also opt for longer walks and excursions to local temples and Almora town.