Raw, no nonsense, simple, honest, bare! There is a need in your soul and you come across these photos and the initial description of the place. After that going through the amenities is just to formalise your packing list because you have made up your mind long before that.
This bamboo hay cottage is located on an island in the mighty Brahmaputra river. Access to the cottage is through a motor boat. The other inhabitants of the island - cows, foxes, horses might pay you a curious glance. What do you see yourself doing in actual absolute wilderness where things around are so simple its almost as if when it all just began? What do you imagine yourself doing there? A detox, fitting into the surroundings or partying ? cutting a cake & having drinks that in no way could have normally been there? Well whatever is your poison!
You have yourself a 1 room cottage with views of the Brahmaputra on one side and the mountains of Arunachal on the other. Built on stilts, 4 people can be comfortable in this lil place with a big personality.
Amenities - bath, shower, western toilet, solar powered cottage, warm cozy room, evening bonfire, hospitable and welcoming staff. You may engage in fishing with the staff, hiking, cycling, boat rides. Holler the staff and they will try their best to make you comfortable.
Cost: Rs 5000 per night (4 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 bathroom)
6. Boat house of Umiam, Meghalya