The Uttarakhand (U.K.) Tourism Development Board (U.T.D.B.) unveiled the Home Stay Development Scheme to offer accommodation in local houses along several trekking routes in the upperHimalayas. For instance, the Munsiari Home Stay Program offers an opportunity to enjoy traditional hospitality.
In collaboration with Mahindra Holidays, the state has also launched the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Home Stay Scheme. However, so far, we did not find a comprehensive list of the home stays. The following five (5) websites feature contact details of some of the home stays:
HomeStaysDOS features about ten (10) home stay properties located in Bhimtal, Dehradun, Kaladungi, Nainital, Ranikhet and Rishikesh, some of the popular destinations in the state. The room rent ranges from INR 2,600.00 per night, per person (p.n.p.p.) for the American plan (full board i.e. all meals) to 4,000.00 p.n.p.p. for modified American plan (breakfast, dinner and bed tea). The price of the European plan (room only) amounts to INR 2,000.00 p.n.p.p. The price of a luxury home stay may be as high as INR 6,000.00 p.n.p.p. for a Continental plan (breakfast only).
Mahindra Homestays also offers a small collection of home stay properties in Bhimtal, Corbett, Nainital and Nighlat in Uttarakhand. The tariff varies from INR 3,200.00 to 7,000.00 per night.
My Great Stay has a short list of home stays in Uttarakhand. The price starts from INR 450.00 p.n.p.p. for the European plan to INR 1,400.00 per night for two persons inclusive of three meals and a tea to INR 5,000.00.
Kashipur Home Stay is priced at INR 1,000.00 per night for modified American plan.