Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for grand himalayan views, pious Hindu pilgrimage sites, a major centre for yoga study, and famous for pristine holy rivers. The state’s forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife. Natural beauty is so inherent to almost all things Uttarakhand stands for – the majestic Himalayas, the spiritual mystery, stunning landscapes, the incessantly colorful play of nature, enchanting history carved in ancient stones, a mesmerizing floral and faunal plethora and the simplest of the people. An atithi (visitor) in Uttarakhand always goes back with a wide variety of experiences. Book with us and we take you to the experiential journey.
Pahadi Food Trails
Speciality meals, choicest ingredients and amazing scenery
Set out on a food trail with us & experience a wonderful blend of flavours, colours, seasoning and taste in the different cuisines of Uttarakhand.
The food of Uttarakhand is a delectable mix of Garhwali and Kumaoni food. The cultural and geographical diversity of Uttarakhand reflects very well in the cuisines. The Kumaon region consists of the beautiful hill destinations of Nainital, Almora, Haldwani, Ranikhet, Pithoragarh and surroundings and the Garhwal region consists of Dehradun, Tehri, Chamoli including the prominent religious sites of Haridwar and Rishikesh, besides the Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath dhams.
Garhwali Recipes that will rejuvenate your taste buds – Chainsoo, Kafuli, Jholi, Phaanu, Til ki Chutney, Baadi, Roat, Arsa, Aloo Tomato Jhol and Gaith ke ParantheKumaoni/Garhwali food is very simple and nutritious. We suggest and offer you with an opportunity to enjoy a wonderful food trip and experience local food with diverse flavours.
that will make you crave for the hills –
Each dish is unique and delicious by way of taste and texture.
Your Well Being..
Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being.
The science of Yoga imbibe itself the complete essence of the Way of Life and overall well being. Yoga is a holistic way of life that integrates all elements of ancient knowledge of Yoga, uniting the body, mind and soul.
mysoulstay believes when one is in harmony within, the journey through life becomes calmer, happier and more fulfilled. If that’s what you looking for then we can take you on a journey that will have you soothed and stretched and leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated.
A nature walk…
In search of Life bereft of NOISE…
Uttarakhand is known as ‘ Dev-Bhumi’ or the Abode of Gods. The land of rich cultural heritage, grandeur Himalayan ranges and picturesque flora and fauna.Uttarakhand offers some of the most stunning scenery of the entire Himalayas including loftiest Himalayan peaks, oak and rhododendron jungles, terraced fields and fast moving rapids and rivers.
Experience the beauty of the region on foot is truly rewarding and soothing. mysoulstay can take you through the unspoilt villages of Uttarakhand help you to experience it closely. We can tailor the pace of the walk allowing you to walk around freely. Almost all the villages have their unique experiences and scenic beauty and lots of hidden gems known to locals only. We can make it a morning hike, a short fitness stroll, a leisure walk before the start of your work day or an evening walkathon.
A Day in Life…
A village has a sense, sentiment, soul and an amazing pulse.
Truly, the time spent in the villages has something exceptional about it, the surroundings here are often so surreal and captivating that one eventually never desires to return. Explore the unspoilt villages of Uttarakhand with
mysoulstay as we can tailor the itinerary so that you can get a feel of the “A day in a life”. You can walk around freely and interact with the local communities, exchange pleasantry with people over a cup of ‘chai’, share your wisdom in local school, plough the fields, go for forest walk, herd the sheep, cows or buffaloes or eat a freshly plucked vegetable or fruit.
Interestingly, you can also get to spend time in traditional village houses which are stunning, comfortable and provide a sense of heritage. As interests and capabilities vary, the visits are customised according to your needs. You may choose to stay-put at one location and explore the surrounding area.
People, Culture & Heritage
Every travel is a blessed adventure
The culture identifies a place and its people uniquely and gives them a meaning. The various traditions, religions, fairs, festivals, folk dances, music are what distinctly separate them from the rest of the crowd.
The people of Uttarakhand indulge in vivid celebrations and performing of rituals around the year due to their deep-rooted collection with nature and the rich mythology. Simple lifestyle, reflects in the festivals and fairs in the state. Each season is welcome with hearty folk songs and dance and so are the agricultural periods. The ancestor spirit worship is exclusive to the state. Jaagar, as it is locally called, is held to wake the Gods and the local deities up from their inactive stage to solve their problems and shower on them many blessings.
Dances like Barada Nati, Bhotiya Dance, Chancheri, Chhapeli, Choliya Dance, Jagars, Jhora, Langvir Dance, Langvir Nritya, Pandav Nritya, Ramola, Shotiya Tribal Dances, Thali-Jadda, and Jhainta are performed on occasions in Uttarakhand.
mysoulstay can take you on this cultural and heritage filmstrip if you are keen to explore
Giving Back is fun
Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless
Have you ever wondered that you can volunteer even during your vacations?
Volunteer with your time, your skills, your knowledge or anything that you may have in your mind. Volunteering your time with something you are passionate about is a moment to cherish. It enriches your life, familiarise you with a community, and connects you to people and ideas that will positively impact for the rest of your life.
There are unlimited way you can help while you are enjoying your stay.. You can teach for an hour in a local school, provide digital presence awareness, run a photography introductory class, a blogging class, horticulture and floriculture guidance, customer experience journey and dot dot dot…….
Please let mysoulstay know if you are keen and we can include that as part of your experience.