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Jilling Estate

PO Padampuri, Nainital 263136, India
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New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I am almost hesitant in reviewing this place because I don't want too many people heading there. This place is genuinely my favourite getaway spot in the country and in no small measure is that because of the hosts - Steve, Parvati and Nandini (when she's around) make this scattering of cottages atop the Estate an unbelievable venue for any... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

a very quiet place, good food. nice rooms, campfire, lots of rest. perfect to rejuvenate. we visited at the starting of rainy season. this place is a real cloud factory. all around there cloud were getting formed. sometimes you have to stay in a cloud or hours, and to get that you just sit quiet in the verandah. floating clouds,... More 

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1 Thank madhumanti
Ahmedabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

One of the few places on earth where I don't mind going back, again and again! It made me feel we had pressed some time travel button! Didn't know such places exist. Steve, his wife Parvathi and their daughter Nandini were more like our foster family! This certainly is not the place for those looking at an urban-kinda vacation. The... More 

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Not for the people who want city life. Its a very beautiful British colonial time cottage and no construction around it Just you and your group ! An uphill walk for around 2 ms rejunvates you and then you can relax when you reach the cottage. You can go trekking , relax , meditate in between the anture and Enjoy... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you are an ardent nature lover then Jilling Estate ought to be on your bucket list. However if you cannot stay without creature comforts such as running hot water, TV and wi-fi then this place is certainly not for you. I stayed five nights at Jilling Estate, and this is easily one of my most memorable experiences. The estate... More 

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Thank R_Iyer11
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

It was a sudden weekend trip with my college friends. We reached Matial around 8 o clock in the morning. From there, we had to trek around an hour to reach the cottage. It rained the day before, so it was quite risky to trek the path. But the place worth it. I never been such a quiet place. The... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I stumbled upon Jiling Estate on internet and felt hooked. So, when we planned for a short trip few weeks later just decided on this place. It simply felt like paradise. The Estate owners are Mr Steve Lal, an ex-Air Force pilot and his lovely wife Parvati Lal. Both of them are ardent nature lovers and very warm hosts. Their... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

what is the level of your fitness? if you are not sure don't try to climb up or down. ask them to provide horse. although it is said that the property is 2 km uphill from the road but my mobile pedometer tells me that it is 3.85 km stiff ride from the road. if you deal with the above... More 

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Ok, first things first, the cottage you choose at Jilling can really make a huge difference to the holiday you have here. Choose the oldest cottage that overlooks the hills, a 5 min walk higher up from the Lall's house. This quaint cottage is not only a class about the rest, but it also has a spectacular view and history... More 

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If you are the kind of traveller used to buffet meals, cable television, wi fi and a swimming pools, read no further. If you are the kind of traveller who likes to connect with nature ,the hills and breathe fresh clean air without being bombarded with music , then read further . The first pleasant experience is with Mr Steve... More 

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