The world is full of places that were once idyllic in every sense; then busloads of tourists started arriving. Hence Kalga. Altitude 2500 m. No roads. You climb. Almost 200 rocky steps cut into a steep hillside. ... More
Day Trips & Longer Treks
Kalga's main draw is the famed sulphurous hot spring at Kheerganga. Other same day options are Bunbuni Pass, Rudranag and nearby villages. Longer expeditions target Mantalai Lake, Pin Parvati Pass and further east to Spiti & Lahaul ... More
What People Say
"It’s the place where you want to escape to, away from all worries and stress"."The place has one hell of a view, snowy mountains and apple trees all around." "The people here are friendly. Wanna stay here forever. Will miss the village."... More
Between growing corn, potatoes & beans in their fields, tending to apple orchards and milking cows, Reema and Teja Thakur still find time to run a six-room homestay that's just small enough for guests to enjoy a personal, family touch.
A more lavishly appointed and upscale alternative for the discerning tourist, it boasts an attached kitchennete, bath & toilet with each of its four rooms. Home grown herbs & veggies are a bonus. Great for families with small kids.
If you ask the way to Kheerganga, you'll be sent to Gypsy House at the northeastern end of the village to start on the trail. Seven rooms with free breakfast. Not for luxury-seekers but a shelter and workspace for artists, explorers, peace lovers.
Hotel management graduates Rajvijay & Anurag chucked their cushy jobs and settled in Kalga to indulge their passion of crafting word-class cuisine. They offer eight comfortable rooms in a scenic location. Peace, Quiet, Great Food. That's Karma.
Galactic Friends' House is the brainchild of Stephi & Anirudh. Their mission is to create ART, to reduce garbage by recycling it into ART, and to fill your senses with ART. Great views and amazing food conjured from the garden compel a visit.
Filippa & Ritesh have painstakingly hand-crafted their dream camp, stone by stone, with nine tents for a unique experience in outdoor adventure. A cottage with four rooms will be added soon. Seek no more, you've found your mantra for pure bliss.
For folks seeking "that something" to fulfill their dreams in this, the Land of the Gods. Freedom. Friendship. Love. A shared living space with an open kitchen and food from all over the world, depending of course on ...whoever cooks the next meal.
Simple, wholesome food in the heart of the village. Spending the night? Share the family room, kids, adults, elders together. Tara Bahadur says: "We do not have private rooms. But we know how to respect the guests. Cannot say more than this."
A hidden gem tucked amidst the green foothills of the Himalayas. Be sure to ask for Chef's Special of the day... Lebanese, perhaps? Fresh, seasonal, local produce. Soul-stirring flavors, friendly vibes. What's not to love?
Do you crave Nature & Fitness? How about rejuvenating body, mind & soul with Yoga, Meditation, Gym & Calisthenics at 8,000 feet with snowy peaks gazing down at you? On offer are seven rooms sharing four toilets and three baths.
Come as a guest, leave as family. Four large rooms that can sleep 12 or more. The only homestay offering laundry service in Kalga. Warm hospitality, impeccable service & delicious food. Home is where the heart is.
Boasting the most amazing psychedelic experience with good music and positive vibes, Village & Wild offers six enchanting rooms, expert adventure trekking guides and the ultimate in Indian, Israeli and Chinese concoctions for your palate.