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

Rates (valid up to 30-Jun-2017)

  • Rs. 9,500 / room / night, on double sharing basis
  • Extra beds:
    • Rs. 2,000 / person / night for adults or children above 12 years (includes all meals)
    • Rs. 1,000 / child / night for children between 5 and 12 years (includes all meals)

Rates (valid from 01-Jul-2017)

Same as above + any additional taxes due to GST implementation, as applicable.


  • Meals inclusions
    • Morning tea / coffee
    • Breakfast – buffet
    • Lunch – buffet
    • Evening tea / coffee
    • Dinner – buffet
  • Taxes include
    • Service tax
    • Value added tax
    • Luxury tax
  • Daily walk, with a trail guide

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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