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Baking 101 At Dharamshala’s Beloved Birdhouse Cakery
4 Days · 3 Nights
₹ 7,875
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Location
Dharamshala+ 1 More
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Overview

You are invited to a mindful baking retreat hosted in the hills of Dharamshala by the popular Birdhouse Cakery! Over the course of four days, say goodbye to anxiety and stress as you learn how to make bread, cookies, pancakes and pizza from scratch in this beginner-friendly retreat. On one of the days, you even get a chance to serve and interact with the guests at the cakery, and ask the hosts any questions you have about running a café in the hills.

What you will love

  • The gentle pace and calming repetitive process that you will be taught in this retreat. The step-by-step process of measuring, mixing, kneading and rolling can be therapeutic and especially beneficial for those who find it difficult to be in the moment. 
  • Staying at the Birdhouse Retreat with its spacious and comfortable rooms, delicious home-cooked meals and jaw-dropping panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. 

Accommodation details

  • Guests will stay at the Birdhouse Retreat in deluxe rooms on a twin-sharing basis or a three-bed dorm. Rooms are available on a first come first serve basis. Pets are allowed at this retreat, but any damage caused by them will be chargeable. 

  • Find the retreat on Google Maps here
  • How to reach
    Cab: A taxi or cab to the homestay will take 10+ hours from Delhi.
    Bus: A Volvo bus from Majnu ka Tilla or ISBT in Delhi will drop you till the Dharamshala bus stand. From there, take a taxi for Rs 700-800 to the Birdhouse Retreat.
    Air: The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport near Kangra, 21km from the Birdhouse Retreat from where a taxi will take around Rs 1500 to the property.
Itinerary
  • Arrive at the Birdhouse Retreat by 12pm
  • Relax and soak in the surroundings of your beautiful stay
  • Lunch at the retreat
  • Baking session 1 at the Birdhouse Cakery: Learn the basics of baking and bake a beautiful batch of cookies
  • Walk up to the Birdhouse Retreat for a beautiful sunset, some chilling by the bonfire and dinner
  • Breakfast at the retreat
  • Early morning baking session 2 to the Birdhouse Cakery: Learn how to bake a loaf of bread, and some healthy pancakes
  • Help the cakery staff bake and serve pizzas to guests for #Pizzasaturdays
  • Head back to the Birdhouse Retreat for dinner
  • Morning hike to a hillock close to the retreat
  • Breakfast at the Birdhouse Retreat
  • Baking session 3 at the Birdhouse Cakery: Learn how to bake a cake, make the icing and finish your cake
  • Afternoon at your own leisure
  • Dinner at the Birdhouse Retreat
  • Breakfast at 9am
  • Departure post breakfast
Inclusions
  • Accommodation at the Birdhouse Retreat
  • Breakfast & dinner on all days
  • Lunch on day 1 and 2
Exclusions
  • All travel expenses to and from the Birdhouse Retreat
  • Meals, where not mentioned
  • Any other expenses besides those mentioned in the inclusions

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