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Attic Room, Machus Cottage

Machus Cottage

A Luxurious Himalayan Homestay 
Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat or a family holiday, Machus Cottage is the ideal destination.
(Suitable for up to 10 adults)

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Perched on a hill in the sleepy hamlet of Mauna, Machus Cottage, is an awe-inspiring property with all modern amenities with  Himalayan charm. The cottage is snug between Almora and Mukteshwar, and offers an unparalleled view of the mighty Nanda Devi snow capped peaks.The place is perfect for a getaway away from urban living and stress. 

All of the wooden floors, ceiling beams, and fireplaces are in keeping with an old-world charm. The property has three cozy bedrooms with attached bathrooms, and two attics to keep children and adults entertained. Our rooms are spacious, bright, with windows overlooking the Almora hills. The cottage is surrounded by views of the eternal Himalayas, and pine forests. From guided walks in forests to trekking and scenic drives – Machus Cottage will offer you all that you are looking for in a perfect vacation rental .  




Machus Cottage is a spacious Himalayan home that is tastefully furnished, with cozy fireplaces and wooden floors that lend it a welcoming touch.


The high-ceiling Himalayan cottage with an open living room comes with two bedrooms on the ground floor, and three bedrooms on the upper floor. Each room comes with an attached bathroom and a fireplace. 

If you are a lover of the famous book Heidi - staying in our attic room may make you remember Heidi's loft. This becomes a perfect family holiday where children whisper in the comfort of a cozy duvet and inviting wooden chalet feel.



The open living room has a cozy seating area with a fireplace and a bookshelf, making for the most authentic mountain experience.


On the other end of the room is a dining space with an  TV for guests or a bluetooth speaker to connect to using your phones to listen to your favourite music .


 Sit on dining table and have the family getaway to talk your heart out and to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals, as you  unwind after a day of sightseeing.

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 Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye 


  Purple  Kheer 

Bread Pudding 

  Apple Crumble 

Fruit Custard 

 Cheeni Paranthas 


At Machus Cottage, we offer you a whole bunch of experiences that you can indulge in to make the best out of your vacation

Wake up to a view


Imagine sleeping with the sight of  glittering Almora city in the lap of the Himalayas, and then waking up to the view of the first rays of the sun climbing up the mountains. Can you imagine a better morning?


Garden Breakfasts
and Village meals 

We  serve fresh cooked breakfasts in the Garden for you to sip tea under blue skies .On request we can also arrange Village meals with Authentic Kumaoni food - these village  experiences  need to be booked prior to your arrival.

Bird Watching


Stroll through the terraced valleys and pine forests, be in the moment of silence and observe the birds .

Observe the swifts , sparrows and mynahs  and the woodpeckers apart from our rare owl visitor in the evenings

 Witness the daylight fade behind the mountains, and end your nights stargazing.

Stories by the Fireplace


Pick and choose from our collection of books to keep you company on your Himalayan getaway . Take a seat by the fireplace and warm up your cold evenings. Swap tales with fellow travellers and experience life in the Himalayas, far from your daily hustle.


Putting Green 

 Get Your Golf Clubs and Hone your skills for your next Golf Game ,practice when you want , at your own pace 


 Rediscover Art

 Discover the inner child  in you and take to expressions of  Art. Draw the pine cones from the trees nearby, or a still life of the flowers in the garden or draw a Mandala to channelise your energy.

High quality art material can be made available on prior bookings 


Machus Cottage offers all the facilities that you would need for a perfect vacation in the mountains.  Wooden floors , Bukharis ,cozy rooms, back up generator and  brilliant housekeeping to a  Kumaoni cook  to make your favourite meal, and a selection of teas ...we have it all.

Apart from that on request you can have a guide to take you trekking up the hill or down to Kapileshwar Mandir . Take your pick of easy and tough treks and village walks, do some Walnut and Plum picking , have  a picnic in the forest ..........


+91 9899874865

Machus Cottage , Village Chapar, Mauna , District Nainital,Uttarakhand, India

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