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Rafi's House

Enjoy Rustic & Unexplored Traditional Hospitality

Chaminoo Village, Chamba
Stays > Homestay
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OffbeatA truly hidden and local experience
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BasicEconomical options for the backpacker
Find peace and experience what hospitality means to the traditional cultures in the unexplored places in India, in a home that has seen the passage of years but has remained untouched by it. There are different types of rooms at ‘Rafi’s’ homestay. You can choose from a private cottage or a large community hall if you are travelling as a group. Based on your needs you can choose your kind of stay. The Family kitchen is a beautiful example of traditional Himachali kitchens where the room is plaste show more

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A Cultural Dive

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Rafi's Homestay
And yet it takes care of your comfort making it one of the beautiful homestays in Chamba.
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Homely Food
Lunch and Dinner will usually be a variety of local vegetables and meats if you are a non-vegetarian. You will be served authentic Himachali food that has few dishes from the authentic ‘Dham’ (a traditional Himachali meal) been made with love at each meal.
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Rafi Ji
Mr Rafi stays with a family of 12 and is an enthusiast about telling new people about his home and the local food and lifestyle, making it a true home-stay
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Things To Do
You can witness the unseen and unknown lifestyle of a Gujjar tribal family; from drinking fresh buffalo milk to learning local cuisines.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Enjoy an overnight stay at Rafi's House which is a unique initiative to help a community develop its self-sustainability.
  • Revel some authentic homely Himachali food with some thrilling local stories.
  • Snug up in the cosy rooms that give you a view of the beautiful landscape.

Where is this?

  • Experience unexplored Himachal by exploring this homestay in Chamba overlooking the Sal River.
  • Feel the pristine energy of the streams gushing right by the side of the homestay.
  • You can go for different types of treks based on your interests and fitness levels.

With whom?

  • You'll have a double occupancy room or a bed in the dorm room.
  • Both come with a shared bathroom.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided to you.
  • Breakfast shall be served.

Things to remember

  • Meals come at an additional charge.
  • Local village walks, milking the cow, learn to work on watermills, folklore sessions, honey bee farming are some of the activities provided here.

Something unique

Experience a 100-year-old mud house which has seen 4 generations of a Gujjar family, living and prospering here.

Tips from insiders

  • It's better to call the property to have proper navigation guidance.