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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went between 18-22 December. A mere 1.5 hrs. drive by cab to Matial village and a 2 km uphill walk through forest, villages and fields to the estate. They now have a road that allows a small vehicle to drive up to the property adjoining the estate, but the essence of the trip is to take the walk. The experiences...

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Reviewed December 9, 2016

Jilling Estate is not a place.. It is an experience... A way of life... Different from what you have had till then... Jilling Estate had been on my bucket list ever since i read about it in Outlook Traveller. Therefore when work called me to Delhi ,i made a reservation at Jilling through Trip advisor and Agoda for 3rd December...

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

They offer a mountain top getaway in the foot hills of Himalayas . It's a real homestay experience in one of the 4 cottages nestled at Jilling Estate spreading over 100 acres at an elevation of 6000 to 7200 ft above Maital Village of Padampuri forming part of Kumaon mountain region near Bhimtal in Nainital District of Uttaranchal. We started...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Myself and my wife visited Jilling Estate and stayed there for 3 nights from 8th to 11th October 2016. On expressing eagerness to get best view of mountains and birds, we were suggested the DERA cottage, the topmost one, out of five such at different elevations in the Estate. The arrangements starting from sending porter to carry luggage from Matial...

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Me & my wife visited on New Years time and stayed 3 nights at Jilling Estate. Place, nature's view, hospitality, food, weather everything was superb. I strongly recommend. Paradise for birding and photography with all natural living.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We reached Kathgodam from Delhi by Ranikhet Express. The train reached early in the morning by 4.30 am. It was still dark. A car was sent from Jiling Estate Owner, Captain Steve Lall, a retyired Air-force Pilot, to take us up to Matial, around 10 km from Bhimtal on the way to Padampuri. From Matial village we had to trek...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Visited with family in the Month of August. Hospitality, weather and overall stay was excellent Travelling : Around 20 km from Bhimtal by road. Road condition is good but one needs to be vigilant while driving during monsoons due to hilly roads and landslides prone area. Parking : You can park your vehicle at the roadside in the village Matial...

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1Thank Ajayshukla1977
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

What a place....simply awesome. U will love dis place if u r looking for some quiet moments wd ur family...simple cottages..simple food...note tht there is no running hot water in d room (tht actually adds to d charm)...not a place fr ppl who look for luxury...a certainly not a place for d unfit (u hv to climb for an hour...

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Noida, India
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I was not a bird watcher until I was at this paradise called Jilling... while my stay was pretty short but I had a pleasure to watch these 2 birds, somehow they were always seen together, they fly together, eat and play together.. perhaps fight together too.. .. I loved watching them again and again at a place which has...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed June 23, 2016

If you want to drop off from society choose this holiday spot ...with a one hour walk to get to the cabins its not for the faint hearted .... with gorgeous views and absolute solitude this makes a great place to get some alone time and solitude also there is hardly any phone signal and no wifi so you can...

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Address: PO Padampuri, Nainital 263136, India
Location: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Nainital
Price Range: $84 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All cottages have their own uniqueness and views, and almost all are equipped with their own kitchenette and fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Sambakshi, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“cabin near the ridge..!! for those who prefer solitude..”
 of 5 bubbles , Dec 9, 2016 | Read review
“The DERA cottage is the best view-wise, which can accommodate 2-3 persons easily with a bed in the sitting room also.”
  • The cozy sitting room
 of 5 bubbles sudhansu54, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
“Couples can stay at Dera/Wooden house, Old house if ideal for families and groups.”
 of 5 bubbles Ajayshukla1977, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Dera or the Den cottage at the top. It's secluded and close to the ridge.”
  • The main door of the Dera from inside. All the cottags are lined with a variety of books.
  • Fresh fruits - plums, pears and apricots - from around Jilling Estate, at the Dera porch.
 of 5 bubbles AmitavaS187, Jun 13, 2016 | Read review
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