The Wilderness Lodge at Sethan is a quaint traditional wooden cottage which gives a feel of village stay with comforts of a toilet, a bukhari (tandoor) in each of the four rooms for warmth and a common balcony and a kitchen. The snow capped Majestic Dhauladhars offer a breathtaking view from the rooms and the balcony of the cottageComfortable and Relaxing
The apple orchard around the cottage lends a serene and scenic area to relax and unwind. While you lounge on the hammocks and camp chairs you can breathe in the beauty, indulge in photography, watch the yellow billed Magpies & the verditer flycatcher go about their daily chores. Depending on the season you can try your hand at gardening, vegetable or apple picking a walk through the terraced fields, watch out for bears, foxes and porcupines.
While lazing at the lodge a few activities like slacklining, dart board, carrom, Golf putting, strumming the guitar or trying a tune on flute a can keep you engrossed and amused.
In the evening the a bonfire and or barbecue with dinner maybe arranged under the starry sky.
Sethan village where the cottage is located is a tiny village of the Nomadic Khampa tribe with just a few houses and families engaged in agricultural activities. Five kilometers ahead of Sethan is a mini Hydropower project (Allain Duhangan) at Jobri.
Located at an offbeat place, the attractions here are - the views, the walks, the small hikes , cycling, night treks , birdwatching, wildlife (bears , porcupines, fox, flying squirrels, hyenas), the cliffs, snow walk, down river walk and such like.
Duration: 3 days
Location: The Wilderness Lodge AD Hydro Project Road Sethan Prini Post Office Jagatsukh, Tehsil Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131, India
We would be walking towards this high altitude pass that divides the green Kullu valley and the high altitude dessert of Spiti valley and go as far as we can reach depending upon the prevalent snow conditions.
Pass By: Hamta Pass, Kullu 600119 India
we'll stop here for a cup of coffee if open :)
Pass By: Sethan Cafe, Sethan, Himachal Pradesh 175136, India