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Interiors of the newly renovated roomEarthy western toilet with a skylight roof. A luxury in these places!
Private room in bed and breakfast

Idyllic Haven Home-stay, Gaunap Village, Binsar


Idyllic Haven Home-stay, Gaunap Village, Binsar

8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4 private baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4 private baths
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

A charmingly rustic home-stay with basic comforts expected by urban dwellers. Gaunap, a village in Binsar in Uttarakhand Himalayas, India is far away from the usual hustle-bustle of cities. No roads, poor mobile connectivity - experience nature at its best!



Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

No parties or events
Self check-in with building staff


18 Reviews

Anushree User Profile
June 2018
If the city life has choked up your senses and you feel the need to rejuvenate & reconnect to your inner self, this is the perfect place for you. If you aren't fit, getting to this place might be a task, but please be rest assured that once you arrive, the host & his team will he…
Sunder User Profile
Response from Sunder:
Hi Anushree, glad to note that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Gaunap. And thanks for taking time to post a nice, detailed review of the place!
June 2018
Suresh User Profile
May 2018
Must visit place. Hosts were great and took care of our minute necessities during our stay. Tucked in the midst of Himalayas , the house has great scenic views all around. Organic and health food plucked from the farm below, trek to a village temple early morning for sun rise…
Sunder User Profile
Response from Sunder:
Dear Suresh, Glad to know your group liked the stay at Idyllic Haven. Will convey your appreciation to Mahesh, Pandey and Khim Singh.
May 2018
Prateek User Profile
April 2018
The place is really awesome. The trekking was a very good experience and above all the food was the best part of the stay...the place is so isolated that you will enjoy your stay. A peaceful place and it's a must visit.. Sunder n team keep it up..great job
Govind User Profile
March 2018
I was hosted by Mahesh in this lovely place with his trusted side-kick, Pandey ji. The place is exactly how it looks... It's perfect. The area promises an astounding view of the hills and a lovely silence ideal for small group travellers. Mahesh is an excellent host who has been…
Shilpa User Profile
March 2018
Absolutely loved it! Stunning, scenic views all around, beautiful walks in the jungle, some super wholesome healthy chemical-free food that is all sourced from the farm itself - these were some of the highlights of our stay. Since the closest motorable road is nearly 2.5 hours a…
Sunder User Profile
Response from Sunder:
Dear Shilpa, glad that you and Hemal had an excellent time in Gaunap. Apart from zero air and noise pollution, there's no light-pollution as well, so the night skies are an amazing sight. Hope to see you at Idyllic Haven once again in the future.
March 2018
Vishesh User Profile
January 2018
Its an amazing place with a nice huge farm where a person can stroll around very safely. One can enjoy the sunset and sunrise sight. The home-stay is away from all the chaos and city troubles (digital detox). Its a brilliant (slightly difficult) trek to and from this place but it…
Raghavendran User Profile
November 2017
One of the most wonderful and relaxing vacations. We visited Gaunap in November (moderate-difficult 3km trek) from Binsar TRH. It was a wonderful homestay. Weather was pretty cold, we had a nice fire setup every evening and the bed was nice and cosy. Short walks lead to view poi…

Hosted by Sunder

Gaunap, IndiaJoined in October 2015
Sunder User Profile
18 Reviews
Naturalist and a trained bird-watching guide. I am an eco-tourism specialist and have several years of experience in the hospitality industry. Love my village and the region. Happy to host nature-loving people from any part of the world who love to visit off-beat locations.
Response rate: 100%
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