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The Wilderness Lodge

An Earthy Lodging In A Quaint Village

Sethan, Manali
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OffbeatA truly hidden and local experience
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BasicEconomical options for the backpacker
The Wilderness Lodge at Sethan is a quaint traditional wooden cottage which gives a feel of village stay with comforts of a toilet, a Bukhari (tandoor) in each of the four rooms for warmth and a common balcony and a kitchen. The snow-capped Majestic Dhauladhars offers a breathtaking view from the rooms and the balcony of the cottage. The apple orchard around the cottage lends a serene and scenic area to relax and unwind. While lazing at the lodge a few activities like slacklining, dartboard, car show more

A photo walkthrough

Jump Into The Unknown

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The Wilderness Lodge
It's a totally offbeat and pristine location!
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Airy Living Room
With such an aesthetic view, your creative flow comes in automatically to shine in at your work!
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Simple Accommodation
For meals, you have to pay additionally.
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However, the rooms are well-though and heated properly so that the touch of warmth makes this place dreamy.
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For its usage, each wooden crate comes for a charge.
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Short Hike
There's plenty to do for you and your furry friends.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Enjoy a rustic stay in a quaint village.
  • While you lounge on the hammocks and camp chairs you can breathe in the beauty, indulge in photography, watch yellow-billed Magpies & flycatcher go about their daily chores.
  • Depending on the season you can try your hand at gardening, vegetable or apple picking a walk through the terraced fields, watch out for bears, foxes and porcupines.
  • In the evening a bonfire or barbecue with dinner may be arranged under the starry sky.

Where is this?

  • Sethan village where the cottage is located in a tiny village of the Nomadic Khampa tribe with just a few houses and families engaged in agricultural activities.
  • Five Km ahead of Sethan is a mini Hydropower project (Allain Duhangan) at Jobri.
  • If the time is right, you get to see the beautiful mountains covered to the brim in pristine-white snow!

With whom?

  • It's a shared homestay experience.
  • You're allowed full access to the place along with your own private room.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided.

Things to remember

  • There's an additional charge of INR 150 for breakfast.
  • For Homecooked meals, INR 200 for Vegetarian and INR 250 for Non-vegetarian.
  • If you wish to cook on your own, INR 600 has to be paid for the kitchen access - purchase your ration before reaching, basic ingredients will be provided.
  • For the use of Bhukaris, each wooden crate will cost you INR 600.

Something unique

Sethan Village is the first village to come up with the idea of Igloo houses in India!

Tips from insiders

  • You have two cute furry friends awaiting your arrival.
  • There are 3 Dhabas (local cafes) in the village.