The Barefoot Bungalow


Sleeps 9


3 Bedrooms


3 Bathrooms


Pets allowed



Everything is serene and beautiful in Dhanolti, including this gorgeous mountain Bungalow. The Barefoot Bungalow stands beautifully tall amidst lush green surroundings on a hilltop, near Dhanolti overlooking the majestic Himalayas. The Bungalow features a blend of colonial and contemporary architectural styles and has plenty of open space to move around freely. A great way to make your holiday more memorable is by gathering around to play some indoor games and enjoy a hearty barbecue, although we do also suggest simply lounging in the spacious lawns and private decks, every once in a while!


The Barefoot Bungalow is special because of its:

  • Garden fountains

  • Lawn & private decks

  • Gazebo

  • Barbeque

  • Modern interiors & décor

  • Mesmerising Himalayan views

  • Proximity to the forest


The Space

This vibrant private Bungalow epitomises elegance, opulence and traditional luxury and is one of region’s most impressive boarding and lodging facility, boasting some of the most exquisitely designed suites and rooms in contemporary style architecture. Should you wisely decide to stay with us, we assure you the sojourn of a lifetime. The villa is located amidst lush greenery on a hilltop, on the Mussoorie-Dhanolti-Chamba Road, approximately 60 mins (26 kms) away from Mussoorie.


We care for your absolute comfort! To that effect, we provide:

  • Generator, Fireplace, Heating, Wi-Fi

  • Indoor games, lawn, gazebo

  • Wardrobe, hangers, iron, torch

  • Geysers, towels, toiletries

  • Medical kit, mosquito repellent

  • Secured parking space for up to 6-8 cars

  • This is a wheelchair-friendly property.



  • There are 3 bedrooms - all on the ground floor. 

  • Heating, Wi-Fi, attached bathrooms and Double beds are offered in all rooms.

  • All rooms have access to private sit-outs & decks overlooking picturesque Himalayan views.



  • There are 3 ensuite bathrooms in the villa

  • All bathrooms have geysers, towels and basic toiletries.

  • All bathrooms also have a shower cubicle.


Common Areas:

  • A separate dining room offers comfortable seating space for 6 people.

  • Guests can enjoy the game zone on the mezzanine floor, which is equipped with table tennis, carrom, chess, books and lounging space. 

  • There is a 2000 sq.ft. lawn, which can seat up to 50 people comfortably. 

  • Apart from the main lawn, there is private sit-out attached to one of the bedroom.

  • There is gazebo with private dining space for up to 20 people.


  • Guests have access to the kitchen and can avail services of the chef and butler.


Food & Beverages:

  • All veg and non veg meals can be provided in-house at an additional cost of Rs.2200 per person, per day. 

  • During peak seasons, such as Diwali, Christmas and New Year’s, the meal cost is Rs.3000 per person, per day. 

  • All meals for kids between 5-8 years can be provided at an additional cost of Rs. 600 per person, per day. Meals for kids up to 5 years is complimentary.

  • Outside meals are strictly not allowed.

  • An additional 5% tax will be applicable on meals. 


Guest Access:

  • The guests have access to the entire villa

  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests may have restricted access to any shared amenities.


Interaction with the guests:

  • The host is usually not present at the property but is always accessible via call or message. A trained and responsible caretaker is present at the property to resolve any concerns and help you have a comfortable stay.


Staff Accommodation:

  • We can provide accommodation for up to 4 personal staff members at an additional cost of Rs.1500 per person, per day including meals.



Within the property, guests can simply lounge in the massive lawns and sit-outs. Among the many leisure nooks of the villa, the game zone is a common favourite. Guests can enjoy hours of fun and activities there. A hearty barbecue meal can also be arranged at an additional cost. Since the property is nestled amidst lush greenery, guests can enjoy a peaceful stroll around the property, experience the calmness of the neighbourhood and capture picture-perfect landscapes. Guests can also experience following outdoor activities nearby:

  • Mountain biking

  • Hiking

  • Forest Trail

  • Water Sports at Tehri Lake

  • Trek to Surkanda Devi

  • Zip line, Burma Bridge and Rope Climbing


Home Truths

While we do promise you a welcoming home and a great stay, here are a few things we’d like to mention so as to ensure there are no unpleasant surprises later!

  • In case of back to back check-ins, the check-in time will be 4 PM and check-out time will be 12 PM, provided the villa is available the next day. 

  • To live up to its name - The Barefoot, you are requested to remove the footwear before entering the house. We would provide you a new pair of slippers for use inside.

  • We would appreciate if you do not smoke inside the house. Our bungalow is a completely non-smoking space. We encourage you to take advantage of the fresh air outdoors every time you want to smoke.

  • The villa’s location is relatively secluded.

  • We respect your love and affection for your pets; however we do not encourage pets to sleep on beds or sofas inside the house.

  • The caretaker stays at the premises of the same property. 

  • Meals are served only in the designated areas - indoors and outdoors. We do not allow in-room dining service.

  • Water provision is slightly challenging on the hills; therefore we request you not to waste any water. 

  • Also, due to scarcity of water, the linen would be changed as per need and not necessarily on a daily basis.

  • In case of a power outage, the generator can support all appliances for up to 48 hours.

  • High speed internet connectivity and Wi-Fi is available at the property, however, the network may vary subject to availability at any given time.


Additional Costs

  • A barbecue grill can be arranged at an extra charge of Rs.800 per person, per day.



This property is located near Dhanolti on the Mussoorie-Dhanolti-Chamba highway around 26 Kms from Mussoorie. An ideal getaway from the city’s chaotic life, Dhanolti is emerging as a popular winter destination because of its tranquil vistas and its proximity to Delhi and various other cities of Uttarakhand. This magical hill station is perched at an elevation of 2286 meters above sea level and offers panoramic views of the lofty Himalayas. This hilly town is enveloped by the velvety rhododendrons, deodar, and tall oak forests.

  • Take a calming walk amongst Pine trees at the Eco Park.

  • Explore a trek to Surkanda Devi temple.

  • Plan a trip to Tehri Lake.

  • Experience the beauty of nature in Kaudia Forest.


Getting Around

  • Distance from Mussoorie - 60 mins | 26 kms.

  • Distance from Jolly Grant, Dehradun Airport - 2 hrs 30 mins | 68 Kms.

  • Distance from Dehradun Railway Station - 2 hrs | 53 Kms.

  • Distance from Dehradun ISBT - 2 hrs 15 mins | 59 kms.

  • Distance from Dhanolti Eco Park - 13 mins | 9 kms.


House Rules

  • All food-related payments need to be made in advance. 

  • Alcohol consumption is not allowed in the bedrooms and restricted to designated areas only. 

  • Smoking is allowed in the exterior areas of the villa only. 

  • Please do not carry food and drinks inside the bedrooms.

  • Children should be supervised while they are in or around the lawn. 

  • Guests are earnestly requested to treat the home with care.



  • The full payment must be made 24 hours before Check-in.

  • The number of guests must not exceed the count mentioned at the time of booking.

  • Only the guests who have been accounted for are allowed at the villa.

  • All guests must be able to share valid ID proofs when asked. This could be at the time of booking, and also upon arrival.

  • All foreign nationals must be able to share their passport and visa details prior to their stay.

  • Any damage to the property caused by the guest will be charged as per the actual cost of repair or replacement.

  • Any illegal activity - including but not limited to prostitution and the use of narcotics - is strictly prohibited.

  • Any commercial activity is strictly not permitted.

  • A refundable deposit of Rs.10,000 will be collected at the time of check-in. This entire amount is refunded, provided the total number of guests do not increase, all villa rules are adhered to and no damages are done. The deposit will be collected by the caretaker at the property.

  • In case of any delays or other grievances, guests can reach out to for assistance.


We look forward to hosting you soon. As soon as you book, our team will get in touch to help you with any additional information that you may require, and we will be at your service until check-out.


From Team Wanderlust: Welcome Home!

Amenities & Features




Breakfast inclusive


Bonfire/ Firepit

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Himalayan View

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Valley View

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Forest View


Private Lawns

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Music system


High Speed WiFi

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Driver Accomodation


Covered Parking

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Pets allowed

Type of property: Entire Villa | 3 Bedroom | 3 Bathrooms | Max Occupancy: 9
Starting from INR36000 per night