It is a stand-alone cottage with no one to disturb you!


You will feel the energy flowing through as soon as you arrive at the Magpie cottage. Located in the outskirts of Sonanadi Sanctuary, the cottage consist of cozy lounge with a dining table, an open terrace opening on to the Forest and the stream in a distance.

The Magpie Cottage has with 3 cozy rooms with all modern facilities and baths with running hot water.

The place is perfect for weekend get always, families or individuals looking for a quiet break or for family, small CEO level corporate retreats and get-togethers.

The Cottage is surrounded with a jungle feel atmosphere, tranquility of the wild, chatter of birds, away from the humdrum of city life making it a perfect home for writers, creative artists, and birdwatchers or nature lovers.


With three rooms and all with modern en-suite facilities, Magpie is big enough to accommodate a group of eight to get that personal touch of a home-stay.

Each room has twin beds with linen, fresh towels and warm blankets / duvets. Heaters are provided in cold weather.

Accommodation in the cottage on the first floor: 1 bedroom with attached toilet. Each room has twin beds with fresh linen and warm blankets / duvets. Accommodation in the cottage on the ground floor: 2 bedrooms with attached toilets. Each room has a twin bed with fresh linen and warm blankets / duvets. The rooms do not have the garden view.

We encourage you to think about the environment and try to re-use towels & linen. Please place them in the basket if you want them replaced.

Kitchen & Dining

The dining Room in the cottage on the ground floor. Please get your own food supplies and the cook can make it for you or you may wish to use the kitchen for self-cooking.

We do not stock beverages at the lodge; the clients may get their own. Alcohol is not served at the lodge; the clients may get their own.

We discourage the use of pre-packaged food items and bottled water as it adds to pollution and is additional cost for us to carry it all the way back to Kotdwara for proper disposal. The guests may get their own food items as per their preference and are requested to take away as much non-biodegradable material with them. We serve filtered water that is safe to drink.

You may take a Picnic Tiffin along for long nature walks, birding or to explore the local village. Walking through the beautiful surroundings, enjoying the solitude, you can nibble to regain energy or enjoy a warm drink and snack at a perfect spot sitting by the gurgling stream.

Know where you are headed

Please read the Magpie Tariff & Factsheet carefully.

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