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Sonapani Himalayan Village

Village Satoli | Close To Satkhol Ashram, Nainital, India
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Ranked #5 of 32 Attractions in Nainital
Type: Historic Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We had a short but wonderful stay. It is a very charming place and the owners Ashish and their family made it even better. In the hills it's a great place to visit. Wonderful food, using local and natural ingredients. Go for the treks - long and really fun. Will be back - definitely

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I would love to come back again and again to savor the indescribable holidays we had in this heavenly peaceful abode in the Himalayas. I salute Ashish to have conceived and created this amazing place. Regarding ratings if there was something above excellent, I would have given that too. Added highlight is pet of the family - jhumroo who became... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

While most of the amazing expiriences are mentioned by others, this placed taught me a lot. Our long discussions with other guests along with Ashish Ji, made us thing about starting a business of our own, which we actually did. The overall expirience at Sonapani, the lifestyle of the family of the owner of Himalayan Village (Ashish Ji) changed our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We visited this place over weekend of good Friday 2014, just loved the drive to begin with... and then followed by courteous staff and ashish himself. We were very impressed with the views all around - it was brilliant to see like minded people all around - we could immediately connect with people around, in fact we could make friends... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Away from the town this place is truly heaven on earth. This is must see before you die. People who are travelers should definitely visit this place. The drive to this place is beautiful. The cottages, the over all experience, the food I must say is very different too. The view is just perfect. You will know when you wake... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This may be a dated review, but the only thing I would write up would be WOW. You have to experience this place to admire the solitude and the wonderness of this amazing place. The trek from the parking lot to the cottage area is pretty and well worth the effort. This is an ideal place for team outings, team... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I've been searching..for a lot of things..a long time. Being an avid traveler there aren't many areas that I've not yet explored. More than that, I'm a traveler who picks out nuances. I don't crib but I hold a strong opinion if things aren't right. I wondered if there was anything I could fault this place with & can only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This resort is a complete alternative to anything one has been to for holiday earlier. Several Indian style cottages, each at some meters from others, with minimum "modern" facilities, set amidst high mountains, trees laden with ripe fruits inviting visitors to pluck and eat them as much as one's tummy can take, air at its purest, staying here is an... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

dont come if you miss your TV.. mind you mobile and internet works if you must bring those pesky screens along... comfortable beds, good homestyle fod and friendly service

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

My husband and I and our young daughter discovered Sonapani off the internet 3 years ago, and have been back every time we have been in Kumaon. Located about 50 km/2 hours from Nainital, you have to drive through a relatively secluded region, before you turn onto a small motorable track. Then it is a 30-minute walk through orchards: the... More

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