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Located in the small village of Kais, just 12 kilometers from Naggar, The Rambler's Retreat is a homestay boasting with two spacious bedrooms and an attic to share. Hosted by a Himachali family, you will find a comfortable home away from home. Live the rural life, go hiking, visit a nearby Buddhist monastery, go river rafting, paragliding, enjoy a scenic hike or picnic at the Kais Wildlife Sanctuary. 
Away from the hustle and bustle, you will find a place to relax.

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The Rambler's Retreat has two rooms with private balconies and en-suite bathrooms. Adjacent to the rooms - on the upper level - is an attic, boasting with wooden floors, ceiling and walls with a comfortable sitting area to work or chill.

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Breakfast, lunch and dinner


A variety of  traditional Indian and Himachali home-cooked cuisine. 

Free Wi-Fi


Uncapped Wi-Fi is available throughout the homestay at no charge.

Hot water

All rooms have access to both electric and solar geysers, supplying hot water throughout the day.



Daily housekeeping takes place upon request, making sure The Rambler's Retreat is tidy for guests.

Free and secure parking


Free, secure under-roof parking is available to guests

Bonfire and Fireplace

The Rambler's Retreat has a bonfire outside and a cozy fireplace in an inside tandoor room.





Day hikes, paragliding and river rafting


Hikes take place at Bijli Mahadev Temple and Kais Dhar.

Paragliding takes place at Dobhi and Garsa.

Rafting takes place on the Beas river.

Visit a local Buddhist monastery or go for a picnic


Indulge in a sea of tranquility at Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery or go for an intimate picnic at Kais Wildlife Sanctuary or on the riverbanks of the Beas river.

Mountain Trekking, Camping and Jeep Safari

Trek into the Himalayas and camp at Hampta Pass Bhrigu Lake, Rani Sui Lake, Beas Kund, Kheer Ganga Trek etc. Or go on a Jeep safari with us to the Kais Wildlife Sanctuary and experience the flora and fauna there.

Leisure Activities


The Rambler's Retreat has board games such as Monopoly, Uno, Jenga and card - a perfect leisure activity on a rainy day with a cup of tea in hand.

Explore the Himalayas


Explore places such as Manali, Kasol, Atal Tunnel, Sissu, Solang Valley, Naggar Castle: King's Palace, Jana Falls, Roerich Art Gallery etc.

The Rambler's Retreat relaxation 


If you're not one for exploring, sit back and relax indoors or on the terrace appreciating the beauty of Kais and the picturesque view of  plum, apple and pear orchards with birds chirping all around.



"If you ever find yourself in India - and especially in Kais - do visit (and extend your stay!) at The rambler's Retreat. This homestay boasts with beautiful and luxurious rooms  with magnificent views. If you're like me and you love learning about new cultures, experience real Himachali lifestyle in the Himalayas at Rambler's! The hosts are absolutely amazing - friendly and welcoming."


- Zalman S. Davis


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