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Seven kilometers from Sonanadi Sanctuary A lodge with 3 double rooms Surrounded by beautiful mixed jungle and a stream Yoga, Meditation & Wellness programs in serene ambience, play games with children, visit the village, meditate etc.

The Magpie Cottage is an ideal destination for individuals or small groups looking for a wellness retreat, or simply those individuals looking for a relaxing break with some yoga, meditation and wellness programs. The Magpie Cottage’s location is in a serene and calm environment amidst nature, making it ideal for quiet sit-outs and connecting with one’s inner self.

Guests can focus on their Yoga postures (asanas) with our experienced Yoga teacher, practice meditation, breathing exercises (pranayama), and take advantage of the stunning natural setting of the jungle and a beautiful stream.

Guests can enjoy treks to the jungle, explore the villages, enjoy solitude in this pristine environment, enjoy home cooked Satvik food or bring in your own provisions and use the kitchen as per your choice.


With three rooms and all with modern en-suite facilities, Magpie is big enough to accommodate a group of eight to get that personal touch of a home-stay.

Each room has twin beds with linen, fresh towels and warm blankets / duvets. Heaters are provided in cold weather.

Accommodation in the cottage on the first floor: 1 bedroom with attached toilet. Each room has twin beds with fresh linen and warm blankets / duvets. Accommodation in the cottage on the ground floor: 2 bedrooms with attached toilets. Each room has a twin bed with fresh linen and warm blankets / duvets. The rooms do not have the garden view.

We encourage you to think about the environment and try to re-use towels & linen. Please place them in the basket if you want them replaced.



The dining Room in the cottage on the ground floor. Please get your own food supplies and the cook can make it for you or you may wish to use the kitchen for self-cooking.

We do not stock beverages at the lodge; the clients may get their own. Alcohol is not served at the lodge; the clients may get their own.

We discourage the use of pre-packaged food items and bottled water as it adds to pollution and is additional cost for us to carry it all the way back to Kotdwara for proper disposal. The guests may get their own food items as per their preference and are requested to take away as much non-biodegradable material with them. We serve filtered water that is safe to drink.

You may take a Picnic Tiffin along for long nature walks, birding or to explore the local village. Walking through the beautiful surroundings, enjoying the solitude, you can nibble to regain energy or enjoy a warm drink and snack at a perfect spot sitting by the gurgling stream.


Situated in the foothills, Magpie can be visited anytime. Summers are warm, winters get quite cold. The best months are October to April.


Non-refundable Tariff (Cancellation not permitted under any condition)


Per night rate

Maximum Occupancy

1 Room


3 people

2 Rooms


6 people

3 Rooms


8 people


This cottage proves to be economical for guests staying for minimum 3 days or longer. Meals are not included in the price. The guests may get their own provisions & supplies to food. The care takers will help in cooking and in housekeeping. The kitchen is equipped with cooking and dining utensils.


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