Short Escapes - for Guests based in India

For our India-based guests, we are delighted to offer stays in our guesthouses at very special rates. These prices are only offered, subject to availability, within six weeks of your arrival date. Our aim is to promote these unique guesthouses, and the Village Ways experience, to domestic travellers at prices that reflect the local market. Many India-based guests have already discovered and enjoyed Village Ways, and we look forward to welcoming many more.

Booking your short escape

Bookings for these short escapes can be only be made within six weeks of arrival. Prices include accommodation, meals and private guiding; travel can also be arranged if required. Prices are based on shared twin rooms and a single room supplement will be charged if required. Please contact us for tailor-made arrangements; our Mumbai office will be delighted to put together a detailed price for you.


Himalayas, the Binsar Sanctuary


Discover the wonderful village communities of Binsar, their specially built guest-houses and fine, natural hospitality. With a two-night stay you can enjoy dramatic views, wonderful wildlife and fine trekking.


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Himalayas: Saryu and Pindar Valleys


For close-up views of the magnificent high Himalayan peaks, combined with some superb trekking, we offer a two night stay with the charming communities in the Saryu and Pindar valleys. Alternatively, enjoy a three-night stay by adding a night in the splendid tented camp.


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Rajasthan: Hacra Village


Escape to the charming, hospitable community of Hacra and spend three nights immersed in life in the Thar desert, with a camel trek and night among the dunes

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Kerala: Kettuvallam along the Backwaters


For a relaxing break, head to the winding backwaters of Kerala for a two-night stay on board a community-owned houseboat. The gentle pace of life combined with spectacular scenery will delight and enthrall..

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Karnataka: Hulgol Spice House


Spend two nights in an enchanting village amid the sub-tropical spice plantations of Karnataka. There are ancient temples, rock carvings, waterfalls and gardens, plus a wealth of birdlife all waiting for you to discover.


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Booking enquiries: 01223 750049