a beautiful world in the pristine hills of Himachal Pradesh...
The Estate is just 1 hour away from Mcleodgang and 20 minutes from Palampur.
Guests can explore the 70 acres of the estate – which includes a khud (mountain-stream), forests, and the tea garden. The cottages have a direct view of the snow covered himalayas.
By Road: Direct Volvos run daily from Delhi and stop right next to the homestay. Driving down is also a popular option.
By Air: The nearest airport is the Gaggal airport, which is about 24kms away. From there a taxi can be hired to reach the estate or pick-up can be arranged by the homestay.
By Rail: Pathankot, which is about 100kms from Darang is the nearest broadgauge railway terminal. From there one can hop on a narrow guage train or arrive by taxi.
Anecdotes about Mr. Bhandari's mother, who was an icon of the region, are instantly impressive. She was Darang's first female panch and plantation owner. Mrs. Neeru Bhandari is a cultured lady who takes pride in her home. While she's fond of entertaining, cooking and gardening Mr. Bhandari is a talented amateur photographer. They're both naturally gracious hosts, patrons of the arts and avid travellers.