At Itmenaan Lodges we believe uniqueness of an experience, which is not commonly available, is the new ‘luxury’. Simple is new ‘stylish’ for a discerning traveler. We have two unique experiences in Uttarakhand, Himalayas and the other in the sprawling plains of Punjab.
Itmenaan Estate is a fairytale getaway in a peaceful rural setting in the Kumaon Himalayas. The 10-acre estate includes virgin pine, oak and rhododendron trees; terraced fields laden with seasonal fruits and vegetables….
Punjabiyat, pronounced punjab-i-yat, meaning ‘being Punjabi’, ‘essence of Punjab’, ‘quintessential Punjabi’, is meant to be an expression of the jest and effervescence of the Punjabi culture and its large heartedness….
A short uphill drive, along two-kilometers of kuccha road from Bhimtal Lake, leads you to Fredy’s Bungalow. The imposing colonial-style homestead nestles among cypress and deodar trees, on a peaceful wooded hillside…..
Thikalna Himalayan Retreat
Deep in the oak, rhododendron and pine forests with uninterrupted awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas, lies Thikalna Himalayan Retreat. Located on a cliff with 180 degree view of snow clad Himalayas and splendid valley, this small retreat is ideal for long vacations…
For an immersion into the local culture, boating in crystal clear lakes, rock climbing, and treks through dense jungles past hidden villages and waterfalls in the region of Kumaon Himalayas., “Walks, Lakes, and Birding” at Fredy’s Bungalow, near Nainital where you will explore the lakes, forests, birds and much more. You will be led by an experienced naturalist/ guide…
Himalayan Village Walks
To offer discerning travellers a touch and feel of rural life, we have devised a village walk and stay programme in these unspoilt villages of Kumaon Himalayas. Charmingly, you stay in village houses that have been touched up to provide very comfortable lodging without compromising on the authenticity.
Kumaon Himalayan Experience
In the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, lies the pristine, almost unexplored region of Kumaon. Kumaon offers some of the most stunning scenery of the entire Himalayas including loftiest Himalayan peaks, oak and rhododendron jungles, terraced fields and fast moving rapids and rivers. Experience the Kumaon region by staying at Itmenaan Estate and Fredy’s Bungalow.
Yoga in the Himalayas
Derived from the Sanskrit word Yuj, Yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. Yoga is a 5000 year old Indian body of knowledge.
More than 250 species of birds have been recorded in the area. One can have excellent birding opportunities in the lodge itself.
Kumaon Himalayan region of Uttarakhand is home to more than 530 species of butterflies and is considered as being the richest..
Magnificent views of the Himalayan peaks, amazing setting of the small villages dotted on the hillsides and charming local culture – all..
To experience this stunningly beautiful region on foot is truly inspiring and rewarding. Itmenaan Himalayan Walks and Treks take you through the unspoilt