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Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
(03 kms from McLeodGanj)


02 Rooms

Up to 06 Guests





Wifi Internet Available

Hikes and Trails around

Great for Birdwatching

Good for Meditation and Yoga


"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change."
- Buddha.

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Dhauladhars, Hushstay x Daya Meher offers a tranquil retreat that blends heritage charm with modern comforts. Just 3 km from the bustling McLeod Ganj, known for its vibrant cafes, eclectic shops, and the revered Dalai Lama's residence, this cottage is the perfect escape for those seeking peace and inspiration.


Surrounded by wild pear, cherry, oak, willow, and deodar trees, Daya Meher is a sanctuary where you can do everything or nothing at all. Whether you're an avid birder, a trekking enthusiast, or someone who simply enjoys the quietude of nature, Daya Meher promises a rejuvenating experience.

Imagine sipping your morning tea on the verandah, watching the clouds shift and change colors over the valley as the sun rises. Spend your afternoons strolling through the lush garden, talking to the birds, or exploring the many treks around. As the day ends, unwind in the sunroom, basking in the warmth of the evening sun or enjoying the cool breeze through the lush canopy of trees in the garden.

The cottage's name, "Daya Meher," meaning "compassion" and "kindness or grace", perfectly encapsulates the spirit of this enchanting abode.

Here, you will find not just a place to stay, but a space that invites you to slow down, reconnect with yourself, and experience the profound tranquility that only nature can offer.

A little extra for Hushstays Guests

Hiking and High-tea

On prior intimation only. Let our staff take you on a beautiful hike through a nearby forest with an added High-tea Experience

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A stay at Daya Meher is like stepping into a world where history and nature converge. The cottage is a beautiful example of traditional Himachali architecture, featuring thick stone walls to keep it cool in the summer and warm in the winter and a slate roof that blends seamlessly with the natural surroundings.

The living room, with its high ceiling and oversized windows, offers panoramic views of the garden and the valley beyond, blurring the lines between indoors and outdoors. Plush carpets, creative wall hangings, and comfortable sofas make this room a cozy haven for relaxation and contemplation.

The dining area, adjacent to the living room, offers a quaint space for enjoying meals, while the verandah and sunroom provide perfect spots for soaking in the stunning vistas.

The sunroom, with its floor-to-ceiling French windows, offers the same breathtaking views as the verandah but with the added comfort of an indoor space, making it ideal for summer evenings and winter mornings.


Outside, the garden invites you to enjoy alfresco dining under a Chinar or pear tree, with a menu that includes delicious vegetarian and egg dishes, reflecting the cottage's respect for the small ancient temple on the property and the owners' love for animals.



Daya Meher features two beautifully appointed bedrooms that promise a restful and rejuvenating stay. Each room is designed with a minimalist aesthetic that emphasizes comfort and tranquility. Plush beddings, study tables, and carpets enhance the cozy ambiance, while oversized windows flood the rooms with natural light and offer captivating views of the surrounding landscape. Both bedrooms have attached washrooms, ensuring convenience and privacy.

One of the bedrooms opens up to the verandah and the garden, where you can enjoy your morning tea or an evening drink while gazing at the ever-changing colors of the sky above the Kangra Valley. The other bedroom is connected to the sunroom, providing a cozy space to relax with a book or simply enjoy the serene views in comfort. The high-quality linens and thoughtful amenities in each room ensure that you have everything you need for a comfortable and memorable stay. Whether you're here for a creative retreat or a peaceful getaway, the rooms at Daya Meher offer a perfect blend of luxury and simplicity, inviting you to slow down and savor every moment.



Fenced Private Land
Ensuite Bathrooms​
Comfortable Beddings
Breakfast Included
In-house Chef / Caretaker
Add-on Experiences
Entire Home
Portable Heaters
Wifi Internet Available
Secret Location
Fresh Towels & Soap
Farm-to-table Meals


At Hushstays, we have partnered with extra-ordinary stays that offer our guests something unique. 


Each HushStay has a local touch, something unique about itself and a personal character that reflects the hosts. From a traditional cozy Stone Cottage in the Himalayas to a bungalow surrounded by Apple Orchards, all HushStays are as welcoming as they are beautiful.

A HUSHSTAYS SELECT PROPERTY is managed and marketed exclusively by Hushstays and we make sure that we select only the most amazing stays after a thorough inspection. 

Unique Hand-picked Stays at Peaceful Locations

In-house Chef and Verified Amenities

24/7 on-call assistance

Complimentary Add-on Experiences

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  • A full breakfast is included in the tariff.

  • Meals are prepared by our in-house chef and are made of delectable homemade vegetarian cuisine. There is small ancient temple on the property, in deference to that and being animal lovers we do not serve meat but eggs are on the menu. Choose from our multi-cuisine menu and be served el fresco under a Chinar or a pear tree

  • A barbecue soirée can be organised at an additional cost and on prior intimation. 

  • A menu is shared upon booking confirmation. We request all our guests inform the staff about their meal preferences well in advance.

  • Please follow the meal timings: 
    Breakfast: 8.30 am - 10.30 am
    Lunch: 1 pm - 2.30 pm
    Dinner: 8 pm - 10 pm

Getting There:

  • Hushstay x Daya Meher is located away from all the hustle-bustle in the vicinity of McLeodGanj and Dharamshala.
    Nearest Airport (Gaggal) - 20 kms / 40 mins
    Nearest Railway Station (Pathankot) - 90 kms / 03 hrs

    Dharamshala - 07 kms /  20 mins
    McLeod Ganj - 03 kms / 7 mins
    Dharamkot - 5 kms / 15 mins

  • We will share the exact directions upon confirmation. There is space to park one small car outside the house. A public parking space is 200m away from the property. In other cases, we can also arrange for a parking space at a nearby hotel at an additional cost.

House Rules:

  • Check-in time: 01:00 PM

  • Check-out time: 10:00 AM

  • Slow and soft music is okay, but please do not play loud music. You are in the middle of nature.

  • Services of the staff are available until 10:00 PM

  • We follow a strict no-smoking policy inside the house. You may ask the caretaker for an ashtray and smoke outside the house if you need to.

  • Sustainable Travel: We do not provide mineral water bottles or aerated drinks and encourage our guests to avoid or take back their plastic garbage. Clean drinking water in bottles is provided.

  • Pets are not allowed.


  • This place is offered exclusively to only one group at a time, the price varies depending on the number of guests. Please select the exact number of guests while booking.

  • Rooms are offered on double occupancy up until 04 guests and other rooms are locked.  We will offer an extra bed/mattress if you are more than 04 guests and can accommodate a maximum of 06 guests only.

  • Electricity:  Electricity is usually not a problem, however, being at an offbeat location, if there is an unprecedented power outage, we have inverters as power backup to keep the lights and some power points running. This might also offer you an opportunity to switch off and gaze at the starry night sky. We promise you will not regret it.

  • Please note that like any other home in the mountains, we do not have an air conditioner at the property. Daya Meher has been designed in such a way that there is proper wind circulation if the windows are opened in the afternoon. Besides, we also have ceiling fans if you feel the need for the same.  

  • There are additional charges for Bonfire/ Fireplace to be paid at the property.

  • We can organise separate accommodation for drivers or male house-helps. Please inform us at the time of booking. Charges are additional.

  • Outside guests are not allowed during the stay. The property is only accessible to guests who have booked with us.

Wifi and Connectivity:

  • We have a WiFi connection that is good enough if you are planning to work from Hushstay x Daya Meher.

  • There is a good 4G connectivity for Airtel and Jio users, unless the weather is bad.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Date of booking - 31 days before arrival  : 25 % cancellation fee on the total booking amount