A painstakingly restored 100-year old Kumaoni cottage located among virgin pines, oaks and rhododendron trees. Itmenaan Estate aims offer stressed–out city dwellers an authentic taste of rural life - the luxury of space, silence, clean air, long walks, magnificent landscapes, no crowds - but with all the comforts not usually associated with rural tourism – comfy beds, luxurious bathrooms, 24/7 hot water, electricity and gourmet meals.

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Itmenaan Lodges employs locals, practices fair trade, sources local produce and allocates 10 per cent of profits for development of the local community every year. They also regularly plant native trees, have eliminated chemicals from their orchards and have entirely renovated the property by reusing stone and wood that was procured locally.

Read more: www.itmenaanlodges.com/itmenaan/

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