Nimmu House – A Glamping and Heritage Eco-resort, Ladakh

Encompassed by vast orchards and with the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas, this beautiful eco-resort is situated at an altitude of 10,000 feet in the traditional village of Nimmu, near the convergence of the Zanskar and Indus rivers.

This place, just 45 minutes drive from Leh, presents a unique experience, designed to make your Himalayan excursion easy and comfortable, and serves as an ideal hotspot for exploring everything that the region has to offer – local culture, traditional villages and monasteries, adventure activities, and a peaceful getaway retreat amidst the tranquility of nature.

Built around a century ago for a close relative of the King of Ladakh, this place was renovated and converted into a charming heritage boutique hotel offering modern-day comforts whilst retaining its traditional Ladakhi authenticity and historic heritage.

As for the stay, guests can choose from 5 distinctive traditional rooms in the main building or can experience gampling in 7 deluxe tents that are spaced out across the orchard that surrounds the house.

The rooms beautifully blend modern amenities with traditional decor and reflect a mountain style look and feel. Guests can enjoy the views of the picturesque surroundings and immerse themselves in the peace and tranquility of nature from the comfort of their rooms. All rooms are equipped with a King size bed or twin beds, a fan and a kettle for tea and coffee and an en-suite bathroom.

Each deluxe tent features a chill area at the entrance that leads to a spacious bedroom with a large king-size double bed or twin beds. Tents include a fan, a kettle for tea and coffee and a private bathroom with amenities, making it a great stay option for nature and outdoors-loving travelers.

The resort offers an assortment of cuisines – Local, Asian, Mediterranean and French – prepared with fresh ingredients sourced from the resort’s orchard, the garden, and local farms. Guests can enjoy the delightful meals in the charming traditional dining room or in the dining area on the open terrace.

Nimmu house and its surrounding area offer a wide range of activities for a truly immersive experience – off-site excursions like river rafting, village tours, mountain biking or private lunch by the Zanskar river; while at the house, guests can participate in wellness activities like yoga and meditation, indulge in Tibetian massage therapies, learn how to prepare local cuisine, learn pottery or just relax in hammocks in the garden area or enjoy the warmth of the bonfire in the evenings.

The in-house boutique store at the house sells beautiful handicrafts made by locals along with other products like clothes, pashminas, home decor products, and guests can buy delicious dry apricots that come straight from the hotel’s orchard.

Service is understated and gracious. This place makes for a perfect getaway for all travelers seeking to explore Ladakh’s rugged terrains and great outdoors while enjoying a comfortable stay in one of the remotest regions of India.

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