About 75 kms away from one of the most sacred places of Sikhs, Anadpur Sahib (where Gurugobind Singh started the Khalsa Panth) is the homestay located amidst picturesque village in Hoshiarpur. Harkreet Singh and his wife Jasveen are the gracious hosts of the beautiful abode. After finishing his education in Mass Communication in Chandigarh, Harkreet decided to settle in Hoshiarpur in 2000 and work on their ancestral farm. Guests enjoy their interactions with the couple and the feel-at-home hospitalitity. Where Jasveen on one hand enjoys gardening and taking care of the house and Harkreet, on the other is fond of playing badminton, jogging and cooking. He particulary likes cooking non-vegetarian cuisines like coconut fish, cottage cheese and varied chicken dishes.
Consisting of four rooms and six luxury tents the homestay provides five star facilities in a home like environment. The double bedded rooms are spacious with modernly equipped attached bathrooms. Full-size glass windows in each room give a wide view of the area around the house. The homestay is a two-floored residential building with well-maintained lawns on the front and back side. Orange twist (lounge) in the front lawn serve the best of the malts, scotch, whisky, wines, beer, (also in the tent) and makes an ideal place for chilling out or making interesting conversations. Due to the homestayâs location in a village interesting activities like a jungle safari, village safari and a tour of the family owned citrus county can be arranged for.
Hoshiarpur is a small and a quiet town in the Doaba region of Punjab located in the lap of the Shiwalik range is considered to be the greenest of the districts within the state. A large number of people from this region have settled abroad. Their remittances have in turn helped the area to prosper, making it arguably one of the most prosperous in Punjab. The handicrafts from Hoshiarpur too are very popular and are exported to various countries. Another well known aspect of Hoshiarpur are its world-renowned astrologers. The Bhrigu Pandits have been working to predict people's future based on the script of Brigu Sanghita for generations.
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