Brookvale

Brookvale

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OVERVIEW

Dazzling with a fantastic spectrum of different shades of nature, edged with perfect, pine and cedar forests, this magnificent secret, known as Jibhi, is an astonishing place to behold. Jibhi is located on one of the most popular routes connecting Manali to Shimla and passes through Banjar Valley. This unexplored and non touristic town has some extremely beautiful and yet affordable Homestays for people to slow down and lighten up making it one of the best Homestays in Jibhi.

Nestled on a private land embellished with different shades of green, ‘Brookvale’ is poised, with extraordinary views of the mountains, a private land with apple, and a river flowing next to it. The Homestay is also blessedly quiet perfect for spending a hushed a lazy weekend.


STAY

Perhaps you have dreamed of this: a retreat amid the soaring mountains of the Jibhi, surrounded by gorgeous wilderness yet close enough to town to satiate your need for wandering.

With only two cottages, the ‘Brookvale’ is small and personal—run by hosts who really make it feel like home.

‘Brookvale’ is a cottage with two duplex rooms and one king size room. Each duplex has a one room on ground floor and one on first floor and the washrooms being at the entry of the cottage. The whole cottage is a structure of wood and mud which keeps the temperature favorable i.e. the rooms remain cool in summers and warm in winters. And if you want to stargaze all night then they have tent accommodations as well.
The Homestay is in a middle of lush green meadow and a river flowing next to it, disconnecting you from your digital world and connecting you to the nature.


FOOD

‘Brookvale’ is perfect home away from home kind of place tucked up in mountain mist. 

At ‘Brookvale’ you will be served local and organic food, with most of the raw material coming from the nearby fields. As ‘Brookvale’ feels like home therefore the simple food they serve also feels like you are not away from home.

The breakfast comprises of fresh local veggies with paratha or you can opt to have eggs and bread. The guests usually go out for day tour of Jibhi therefore the hosts does not serve the lunch. The Dinner will usually be a variety of local vegetables, or dal- rice, chapati or sometimes non-vegetarian as well in front of bonfire and under the sky full of stars.


EXPERIENCE

A stay at ‘Brook Vale’ is a personal invitation to become part of nature.  You are a guest of the whole valley here whether you spend your days hiking amid raw and beautiful valleys or just relax or laze around in the property. The experience is enhanced by the vibrant culture of Jibhi which is still unexplored. A stay at ‘Brookvale’ will expose you to a village stay and how people in these small villages live.


You can go riverwalk nearby where you can try your hands on angling or fishing or just help in farming activities. 

The property makes a perfect getaway for hiking and trekking activities. The dramatic and steeply inclined 8 km drive from Jibhi to Jalori Pass, encompassing through treacherous twists, is an adventure in itself. It is also the introduction to two hiking trails that stem off in opposite directions. One goes towards serene Seroyal Lake and the other towards the ruins of the ancient Raghupur Fort. Shortly before the lake, the forest floor comes alive with wildflowers blooming. The great Himalayan National park is just an hour drive from Jibhi. Jibhi waterfall is also other attraction which can be witnessed on foot from the Homestay.


And after an exhilarating day exploring all the surreal majesty, ‘Brook Vale’ is your cozy retreat, where fantastic meals are served beside the with an expansive view of the river with a bonfire and a traditional barbeque, where your hosts regale you with their thoughtful insights and their wilderness tales, and the service is so warm and friendly you’ll feel absolutely at home.

Hence, if you want to spend your holiday away from tourist crowd just like a traveler, than Jibhi is the place for you to have a little tonic of wilderness.



Amenities

Hot Water
Boardgames
Guided hikes
Books
Heater
Off Street Parking
Gardens
Village Walk
Bon fire
Fishing
Rooms

HOW TO REACH:

By Railway-

The closest railway station is at Shimla

Board a bus for Manali and land at Aut. From Aut, board a taxi to the property or take another bus to Banjar, and get a taxi from there. Once, you reach Jibhi, One of NotonMap folks would be there to take you to the property as you need to walk 5-10 minutes to the reach property by foot.

By Road-


Board a bus for Manali and land at Aut. From Aut, board a taxi to the property or take another bus to Banjar, and get a taxi from there. Once, you reach Jibhi, One of NotonMap folks would be there to take you to the property as you need to walk 5-10 minutes to the reach property by foot.

By Air-

The closest airport is in Bhuntar in the Kullu district, Board a bus for Manali and land at Aut. From Aut, board a taxi to the property or take another bus to Banjar, and get a taxi from there. Once, you reach Jibhi, One of NotonMap folks would be there to take you to the property as you need to walk 5-10 minutes to the reach property by foot.

ABOUT THE HOSTS-


The host has always aspired to live in a secluded area surrounded by mountains living a simple life with his family, he has associated with NOM a few years ago in hopes to provide excellent experiences to travelers.

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All prices include taxes