Tired of regular hotels? If the answer to that is ‘yes’, it’s time to explore other options like farm stays, homestays, tree-house properties and nature camps. They are all the rage right now, and unlike regular hotel stays in India, these are complete holiday experiences in themselves. We’ve handpicked 5 incredibly unique stays for you – all for INR 1000 or less per night!
Hotel Stays in India
Roadhouse Hostel, Goa
Turn up the quirk quotient at this hostel next to Anjuna Beach in Goa. Lounge on the colorful bean-bags taking in the cool Goan breeze, or take a two-minute walk to the beach – Roadhouse Hostel is your place to live the bohemian dream at India’s favorite beach destination.
Tariff: Starting at INR 260 per night.
Tents at Takdah Cantonment, Darjeeling
Imagine waking up the view of the verdant valley, bathed in white mist and covered with a chilly blanket of pure white clouds. An hour’s drive from the hill-town of Darjeeling, this serene getaway will inspire you to get adventurous. The tent site organizes trekking expeditions, nature walks and cultural tours to the local villages.
Tariff: INR 880 per night
USP: Stunning valley views, authentic camping experience, hygienic.
Dana Pani Farmstay, Kumaon
An organic farm stay in the midst of the Kumaoni Hills, the Dana Pani Farmstay is a unique experience. A stunning view of the Kosi Valley welcomes you to the expansive Corbett Tiger Reserve. Located close to Ranikhet, this farmstay offers the serenity and beauty of the hills.
Tariff: INR 1000
USP: Farm activities like organic farming and tending to cattle.
Rustic Hut Rooms in Karapuzha
Experience the village life first-hand by staying at traditional huts in Karapuzha. With thatched sloping roofs, rugged mud walls and comfortable bamboo beds, your stay at this village- themed resort is bound to be memorable.
Tariff: INR 770
USP: Rural experience, stay in the midst of a coffee plantation, eco-friendly living.
Phuktal Gompa, Zanskar
Nestled deep in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, this stunning Buddhist monastery is a spiritual experience like none other. Lose yourself amidst the echoing chants of prayers, the cackles of cute little monks at the Phuktal Monastic School, and the majestic beauty of the rugged Himalayan terrain.
Tariff: INR 750 for guest house (including food)
USP: Spiritually enriching experience, adventure trek, unique monastery living.
So, where are you planning your first unique stay on a budget?