You can avail yourself of the benefits of a homestay in Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi and Shimla districts of Himachal Pradesh. To match your needs, single-, double- and 4-bed rooms, and family suites are available. Some accommodations offer attached bathrooms, whereas others feature common bathrooms. You can even use kitchens and parking spaces in some houses.
Chamba and Kangra do not have many homestays. However, Bir and Khajiiar, popular tourist places, have one homestay each. The room tariff varies from INR 400.00 to 800.00 for a double-bed room.
Kullu has more than ten (10) home stays in Banjar and Haripur. Accommodations with a wide tariff bracket-INR 250.00 to 3000.00 for a double-bed room- can accommodate travelers from all walks of life.
Mandi has about ten (10) home stays in Janjehli and Jarol. If you are traveling on a shoestring, rent a bed in the dormitory (from INR 75.00 per night). The double-bed room tariff ranges from INR100.00-350.00.
Shimla, the most frequented tourist spot and entry point to the state, offers over thirty (30) homestays in Chopal, Fagu, Kotkhai, Kufri, Kharapathar, Mashobra, Narkanda and Shoghi. The double-bed room tariff varies from INR 250.00 to 2,500.00. Book a homestay in Himachal Pradesh at http://hptdc.nic.in/HomeStay1.htm.