Heritage Homestay


HOMESTAY IN BHIMTAL ~ essenceofkumaun

Bhimtal, Nainital District, Uttarakhand  

The heritage homestay in Bhimtal is is a 150-year-old heritage colonial bungalow in pristine condition, set in an oak, pine and deodar forest estate in the Lake District of Kumaon. This place is ideal for barbecues, nature walks, bird watching, and excursions to the forest and lakes. 


This homestay is suited to writers, artists, naturalists and people working from home, people who are looking for a long stay in a safe and comfortable environment. It is an ideal place for children to romp around in the open and enjoy nature and unstructured play time outdoors in gardens, sprawling grounds and forest. 

If you’re okay to venture further, you could sign up for boating at Naukuchiatal Lake, Bhimtal Lake, Naini Lake or go paragliding. One can plan visit to nearby Sattal, Nainital, Khurpatal. Those with artistic blend can explore about art & craft of Uttarakhand, learn about Aipan art or Likhai woodcarving  and of course one must try local cuisines of Uttarakhand or collect organic spices, herbs and dals.  

upto 10 guests

3 bedrooms

Walking & trekking





This is a heritage 150-year-old colonial estate bungalow and has been lovingly maintained in its original condition, including period furniture, paintings, books and knick-knacks. 


Fenced private land

Ensuite Bathrooms

Colonial Bungalow

Breakfast Included

Heaters Provided

Caretaker/ In-house chef

Add on experience

Towels & Toiletries

Farm to table meals (seasonal)

WiFi internet available

Delicious Cuisines


Bhimtal is located in Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region, around 20 km /45 min from Nainital District, 6 km from Naukuchiatal, 21 km from Kathgodam, 300 Km from Delhi. 


By Air: Pantnagar is the nearest airport.

By Rail: The nearest railway station is Kathgodam, Uttarakhand, from here it is situated at a distance around 21 Km/40 min and  are well connected by trains from Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun .

By Road: Well connected by roads , 6 hrs from Delhi and less than one hour from Nainital.

Each eok homestay in Bhimtal has a local touch, something unique about itself and a personal character that reflects its surroundings. From a cottage in Bhimtal, to luxury homestay in Bhimtal, to nearby homestay like homestay in Naukuchiatal, to a budget homestay in Bhimtal, all eok homestays are equally welcoming and beautiful. Opt from our list of best homestays in Bhimtal and maximize your holiday experience.  

essenceofkumaun (eok) and the homestay family will try to provide you with the comfort of a home along with majestic view so you can travel and work remotely and safely at the same time. We can’t help you with either cheap homestay in Bhimtal or hostels in Bhimtal. List of Bhimtal Hotels or Bhimtal resorts will be updated soon.  

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