WILD EARTH HIMALAYAN RETREAT COTTAGE

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Come enjoy this perfect Himalayan getaway Retreat Cottage for silence, fresh air, Himalayan views, mountain trail walks, biking, and close by,Tamang villages. The Tamang people originally came from Tibet and are gifted house builders. We consider this place ideal for retreats, artists, writers, or friends or families just wanting to have some fun.

This two story fully furnished retreat cottage with loft and views of the entire Himalayan range comes with staff to cook for you. Sleeps 2-6. The cottage is powered by both solar and electric lighting, there’s a wood stove and an energy back up system.  The Cottage is situated on a 10 ropani peach orchard, north and west to east approach motorable road touches the property edge. From there, walking access to cottage, 10 minutes, only! The cottage has internet access, extra. Speak to Chadani about the rates.

This family cottage was built for anthropologist, Carroll Dunham and photographer, Thomas L. Kelly by Suresh Shrestha and his crew of craftsmen, the same crew that restored the Patan Museum and Garden of Dreams in Kathmandu.

 

Your stay at Wild Earth Farm helps support Lama Wangdu’s young monks and their education.

 

RATES:  $45/NIGHT

 

Here are few things you might need to consider before visit:

Remember we are in the Himalayas and it can be cold! Like the majority of dwellings in the Himalayas, our retreat cottage does not have central heating. There is an small electric heater, a wood stove with wood available for 500 rs a bundle from Dhakpa. Wise to dress warmly and bring layers.

Please note Wild Earth cottage is a simple farmhouse with a loft. While guests have come with toddlers and no one has ever been harmed, we feel the loft is not ideal in terms of safety for very young children.

 

Before visiting, consider bringing food supplies from Kathmandu or, buy locally in Nagarkot. There is also the option for Dhakpa (the caretaker) to shop and cook.

NON VEG: Rs 500 per plate (Daal-bhat, 2 kinds of vegetables, chicken and achar)

VEG: Rs 400 per plate (Daal-bhat, 2 kinds of vegetables and achar)

B'FAST: 350/plate (Tibetan bread, jam, boiled egg, omlete, milk or black tea)

You will have to inform us and we will inform Dhakpa so he can purchase provisions.

 

OTHER THINGS TO NOTE:

  • Check in no before noon and check out no after noon.

  • Our cottage is simple and rustic.

  • Bring your cell phone for communication.

  • Our cottage has excellent internet connection.

  • The house lights are run by both solar and electricity. However, we suggest you bring power pack as a back up for charging your phone.

  • We have a portable water filter filled with clean spring water. Water can be boiled if you wish. And we also have available a steri pen-emits ultra violet rays, zapping undesirable bacteria.

  • About the bees and their porch nest. The bee nest comes and goes every late summer and fall.

  • Home made peach jam is also available for breakfast or purchase as a gift to take home Rs/300/ jar

  • Wood burning stove available for chilly winter nights.

  • There’s a gas powered water heater. If you wish to take a bucket shower, you or Dhakpa can heat up water on the stove.

  • If we should arrange a drop off to Nagarkot, $35 one way, $70 two way or equivalent in Nepalese Rupees.

 

 

FOR DIRECTIONS:

 

Once you reach Nagarkot Farm House, proceed down the Nagarkot Farm House property heading north east, descend through peach orchard on Eastern property line and keep descending straight north and you'll reach our cottage.

 

Or Please call Dhakpa at +977-9860513751 and he can meet you at Nagarkot Farm House and then walk down to Cottage.

 

This family cottage was built for anthropologist, Carroll Dunham and photographer, Thomas L. Kelly by Suresh Shrestha and his crew of craftsmen, the same crew that restored the Patan Museum and Garden of Dreams in Kathmandu. Your stay at Wild Earth Farm helps support Lama Wangdu's young monks and their education.

 

Click here for directions.

 

FOR PAYMENT DETAILS CONTACT:

Chadani Lama

+977- 9869086717

chadanilama25@gmail.com

tkelly@thomaslkellyphotos.com

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