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Koti Resort serves as an easy base to explore the pristine setting of Mashobra, unforgettable treks, and the culture, cuisine, and lifestyles of the people of Himachal. Connected by short drives to a range of attractions, discover the historic past of colonial Shimla, local villages and spots that offer an array of activities for adventure-seeking travellers.

Local Sightseeing

Shimla

The colonial heritage of Shimla is most notable for the Mall Road and distinguished buildings on the ridge. Visit the beautiful Gaiety Theatre, the Viceregal Lodge, and Christ Church to best appreciate the architecture of its colonial past. After a day spent exploring the city, walk down the Lower Bazaar on Mall Road to indulge in some local food and shopping.

Naldehra Golf Course

Once the world’s highest golf course, Naldehra is still an attraction for ardent golfers around the world. The Koti Golf Cup is hosted every year by the descendants of the late Rana of Koti in ‌October. A visit to this village, with its green dales and meadows, one can understand why Lady Mary Curzon, (Vicereine of India) was so fond of her residence in the Mashobra hills that she named her youngest Alexandra Naldera.

Chail

Chail is perhaps best known for its namesake cricket ground, which was built in 1893 by the then Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh. Trekking trails and vast architectural heritage make Chail an attraction for visitors. While here, you should visit the Chail Wildlife Sanctuary and the Kali Temple.

Village Tour

Opt for a guided tour of the village nearby. We partner with local residents who will escort you on the walk. Here you will get to experience Himachali hospitality, culture and cuisine. Soak in the sunshine on the pebble-laden trails, and enjoy the sceneries of forested landscape and lush foliage from a local home.

Adventure

River Rafting

The winding Satluj river and a slew of ponds line the site of Tattapani, making it a major attraction for water sport enthusiasts and beginners alike. The drive is only an hour-long, so you can spend time river rafting, kayaking or even visiting its famous hot water spring. The water from the spring is revered for its healing properties.

Skiing

A drive to Kufri will appeal to families seeking fun and adventures. The lofty valleys of this small town remain refreshingly green during summer, and turn perfectly white during winters, offering some of the most beautiful sights all year round. You can partake in some guided winter sports, take a mule ride, picnic or simply enjoy a warm cup of coffee from the comfort of your car.

Hiking

The hike to Talai at Craignano is around 2km from Koti, and you will travel through forests and small villages to arrive at the spot. A five-minute walk away from the Talai is the Craignano National Park entrance. A visit to the park is a must, here you will find the diverse flora of Himachal documented for nature-lovers. Other short day treks in the vicinity include Shikari Devi Peak, Dev Bedrog Peak and Shali Peak.

Paragliding

Get your heart pumping and feel alive with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The first government-approved paragliding site, Junga, is only 1.5 hours away from the resort. Soak in the aerial sights of picturesque villages and dense foliage at 4000 feet above sea level and breathe in rarefied air.

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Forest Walks

Enjoy a languid stroll to Old Baldeyan Road. We suggest an evening walk under the moonlit skies of Mashobra, flanked by tall deodar and pine trees leading to apple orchards, from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the valley.

Picnic Trails

Mashobra, with its network of quaint pathways, is a treat for anyone looking for unforgettable picnic spots. Pick a day to enjoy a languid afternoon at one of the many sites nearby. We can provide a picnic basket, which will include a packed meal along with some beverages, and our staff will escort you to the spot.

Spa

Spa treatments at The Koti Spa will leave you feeling relaxed and pampered. Pamper yourself with a soothing therapy in our tranquil setting.

Yoga

Revitalize your body and relax your mind. Join us for an early morning yoga session on the front lawn. We also offer instructed lessons, please make your booking for guided session before arrival.

All activities are seasonal and subject to weather. Our front desk team can help organize with prior intimation. You can also get in touch with our General Manager Mr Rajeev Ahuja on +91-9218501601 or +91-9810104696.