Nature Walks & Hikes

There are several beautiful walks & treks that start from Soulitude’s door.

Temple Trails

Explore the religious heritage of the Kumaon Dev Bhoomi.


Soulitude is very popular with guests celebrating their special occasions.

Soulitude by the Riverside, Chanfi, Nainital

By the Kalsa River

The Kalsa river, a beautiful glacial stream, flows alongside the entire property.

Village Walk

Day in the Village – is a also just that! Spend a day exploring village Chanfi and the life of the simple village folk.

Alfresco Dining & Picnics

Dine outdoors within the retreat and in surrounding areas.

Learn Dhaba Style Cooking

Learn how to make a perfect cup of Masala chai . Experiment with flavouring this brand of cooked tea with whole spices and herbs freshly picked from the farm, to add that extra bit of warmth to each sip.


This area in general, especially the riverside is an orinthologists delight.

Children in Nature

Get your children to roll up their sleeves and connect with Nature.

Scenic Drives

Explore the religious heritage of the Kumaoni folks by visiting temples in and around Gagar.

Indoor Activitites

There are several indoor board games for children, a library and a TV in the lounge but we find that most kids are very happy outdoors.

Local Excursion

Explore Mukteshwar or spend a day with the family in Nainital.

Local Festival & Events

Observe the unique game of Bagwal on Raksha Bandhan at Devidhura or attend the Kainchi Dham Mela (mid-June).

36 Holes in Kumaon

Unique golfing experiences at Raj Bhawan Golf Course, Nainital and Upat Golf Course, Ranikhet

Britisher’s Nainital

Explore the legacy that the British left behind. Visit Gurney House, abode of Jim Corbett and enjoy lunch at the Boat Club.

Further Afield

Ranikhet, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Bageshwar and Jageshwar are approximately 3 hours away and day excursions are possible with an early morning departure.

India’s Lake District

Soulitude is ideally located to explore the Kumaon region. Several lakes, including Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal & Sattal are within 1 hour driving distance.

Just Be

Wake up to spectacular Himalayan views, breathe fresh mountain air, go on long walks, read that book, watch the sunset & just gaze at the stars.