Walnut Cottage

Walnut cottage is named after the Walnut tree that stands next to the cottage.  We have 1 Walnut cottage. It is a stone and wood construction with a traditional style roof – made of what are locally called Pataal (long, thin and rough stone tiles). It has a wooden veranda and deck in front which gets abundant sunshine, an absolute joy in the winter.


  • The Walnut cottage has:
    • A King-size bed (72″ wide x 78″ long) which sleeps 2 people, included in the base price (see below)
    • A Sofa, which converts into an extra bed (60″ wide x 72″ long), for a maximum of 2 extra people (children / adults), who will be charged separately (see below)
    • 1 single seat sofa
    • 2 outdoor chairs and stools
  • Running hot water
  • Electricity
  • Reading lights
  • Bukhari (wood stove)
  • Covered deck
  • Uncovered deck

Price (inclusive of GST)

  • ₹9,800 / room / night, on double sharing basis
  • ₹8,800 / room / night, on single occupancy
  • Extra beds:
    • ₹2,200 / person / night for adults or children above 12 years (includes all meals)
    • ₹1,100 / child / night for children between 5 and 12 years (includes all meals)


  • Meals inclusions
    • Morning tea / coffee
    • Breakfast – buffet
    • Lunch – buffet
    • Evening tea / coffee
    • Dinner – buffet
  • Daily walk, with a trail guide
  • Transport by car from the road up to the Retreat (800 m)
  • All GST

Does not include

  • Room service
  • Non-vegetarian food
  • Soft drinks and alcohol
  • Forest entry fees – This should be paid at the forest gate before entering the Sanctuary)
  • Naturalist guide – We can arrange a naturalist guide, if necessary
  • Driver accommodation – We don’t have driver accommodation in the Retreat. There are plenty of accommodation options for drivers outside the Sanctuary gate, towards Basauli

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