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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second trip to the estate. Run by the lovely Lall family, the place is a perfect getaway for anyone interested in nature, treks, walks, solitude with the option of lovely evening conversation with like minded travellers. A 2 km uphill walk from Matial village, Jilling blows you away with the beauty of its trees, the birds, the...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Went between 18-22 December. A mere 1.5 hrs. drive by cab to Matial village and a 2 km uphill walk through forest, villages and fields to the estate. They now have a road that allows a small vehicle to drive up to the property adjoining the estate, but the essence of the trip is to take the walk. The experiences...

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2Thank Sambakshi
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Jilling Estate is not a place.. It is an experience... A way of life... Different from what you have had till then... Jilling Estate had been on my bucket list ever since i read about it in Outlook Traveller. Therefore when work called me to Delhi ,i made a reservation at Jilling through Trip advisor and Agoda for 3rd December...

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2Thank ramakrishnan p
Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

They offer a mountain top getaway in the foot hills of Himalayas . It's a real homestay experience in one of the 4 cottages nestled at Jilling Estate spreading over 100 acres at an elevation of 6000 to 7200 ft above Maital Village of Padampuri forming part of Kumaon mountain region near Bhimtal in Nainital District of Uttaranchal. We started...

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2Thank jajubabu
Kolkata, India
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Myself and my wife visited Jilling Estate and stayed there for 3 nights from 8th to 11th October 2016. On expressing eagerness to get best view of mountains and birds, we were suggested the DERA cottage, the topmost one, out of five such at different elevations in the Estate. The arrangements starting from sending porter to carry luggage from Matial...

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3Thank sudhansu54
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Me & my wife visited on New Years time and stayed 3 nights at Jilling Estate. Place, nature's view, hospitality, food, weather everything was superb. I strongly recommend. Paradise for birding and photography with all natural living.

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1Thank Gaurav K
Kolkata, India
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We reached Kathgodam from Delhi by Ranikhet Express. The train reached early in the morning by 4.30 am. It was still dark. A car was sent from Jiling Estate Owner, Captain Steve Lall, a retyired Air-force Pilot, to take us up to Matial, around 10 km from Bhimtal on the way to Padampuri. From Matial village we had to trek...

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4Thank msubhro
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited with family in the Month of August. Hospitality, weather and overall stay was excellent Travelling : Around 20 km from Bhimtal by road. Road condition is good but one needs to be vigilant while driving during monsoons due to hilly roads and landslides prone area. Parking : You can park your vehicle at the roadside in the village Matial...

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2Thank Ajayshukla1977
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

What a place....simply awesome. U will love dis place if u r looking for some quiet moments wd ur family...simple cottages..simple food...note tht there is no running hot water in d room (tht actually adds to d charm)...not a place fr ppl who look for luxury...a certainly not a place for d unfit (u hv to climb for an hour...

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4Thank Karthik K
Noida, India
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was not a bird watcher until I was at this paradise called Jilling... while my stay was pretty short but I had a pleasure to watch these 2 birds, somehow they were always seen together, they fly together, eat and play together.. perhaps fight together too.. .. I loved watching them again and again at a place which has...

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Address: PO Padampuri, Nainital 263136, India
Region: India > Uttarakhand > Nainital District > Nainital
Number of rooms: 5
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“The Dera cottage (quite a walk) offers breathtaking views. Ideal for those looking for alone time.”
amrita_sekhar, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“All cottages have their own uniqueness and views, and almost all are equipped with their own kitchenette and fireplace.”
Sambakshi, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“cabin near the ridge..!! for those who prefer solitude..”
, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The DERA cottage is the best view-wise, which can accommodate 2-3 persons easily with a bed in the sitting room also.”
  • The cozy sitting room
sudhansu54, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Couples can stay at Dera/Wooden house, Old house if ideal for families and groups.”
Ajayshukla1977, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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