Vanvasi home stay is located at Kaflon hamlet in Assi Ganga Valley, just 10kms ahead Uttarkashi town. Surrounded by mountains and lush green forest, the place offers a beautiful view of the valley, Assi Ganga river and diverse wildlife. Situated at an altitude of 4600 ft (1402 m) above sea level, the place gets mild snowfall during winters. Vanvasi is a owner run establishment. We your hosts, Abhyudaya Kotnala (photojournalist) and Ruchi Kotnala (art teacher) lives here with our daughter Pakhi. Like many others, we also used to dream about living in Himalayas, close to nature. So, we left the city life and built our dream house in Kaflon, with grace of lord Kashi Vishwanath and maa Ganga.

We know, that there are many others, who also want to spend some time in Himalayas, where they can detoxify their soul & mind and create beautiful memories with their loved ones. Therefore, following the 'Atithi Devo Bhava' culture of ‘Pahadi’ community, we have opened the doors of our home for you. Here, we are sharing a part of our life with you and trying to make your stay safe and comfortable. 

As the name define, Vanvasi(forest dweller) is a place where you will feel the essence of Himalayan rural life. We have attempted to keep the place simple and harmonious with nature, away from all the hustle and enslaving luxuries of modern lifestyle. However, experiencing nature doesn’t mean to stay in unsafe places, sleep on hard ground or eat unhygienic food. So, we have well arranged all the basic amenities,which you needed.

Available amenities : Double bed, Attached washroom, Geyser, Power backup, Outdoor sitting/dinning area, Cafe, River side picnic, Board games, Gardning, Book reading, Nature/bird photography etc.

Near by places - Dodital trek, Syari top trek, Darwa top trek, Ayana Devi trek, Kashi Vishwanath temple, Harsil(80kms), Gangotri(100kms) etc.

  • Prices are of twin sharing room.
  • Abhyudaya Kotnala


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