Nestled in the heart of the Kumoun hills is KALMATIA SANGAM HIMALAYA RESORT. The resort offers one of the most exclusive and unusual accommodations in Uttarakhand. From the architecture to the cusine, from the décor to the service. And an unhampered view of the snow clad Himalayas. Kalmatia Sangam is perched on a hill surrounded by cedars, cypresses, mimosa, wild cherry, pines, oaks and many wild trees.
The area has always been considered “magical” and special as it lacks a filter in the atmosphere. Cottages are built with local stone, other with bricks using the cavity principle for insulation. British colonial style with kumaoni inspiration, the cottages are constructed with a minute eye to comfort, elegance and taste and all cottages and restaurant “Sangam” are heated in winter.
Our Kitchen is constantly creating new menus, combining refined international tastes. A wonderful “sangam” for guests from all over the world, which has resulted in warm and unusual friendships. We offer freshly baked bread, pastries and cakes, homemade pastas, locally harvested fruit reserves, pickles, mustard and mayonnaise, as well as herbs from our own herb garden, which produces a number of exotic and indigenous flavors and salads and as possible organic vegetables from the nearby villages.
The menus include Mexican, authentic European cuisine, Middle Eastern or Mediterranean and inspired buffet launches where one can sample humous, babaganoush, pita bread and tatziki ot rataouie. Breakfast and lunch on the sunny terrace or a romantic dinner in front of a cracking, open fire.
Resorts have different types of luxury accommodations like Eagles Nest, Owl Cottages, Himalayan Magpie, Pheasant, Hoopoe, Cuckoo, Goldfincn. We are located in the heart of the kumoun region in Uttarakhand. Virtually blessed with the most captivating views of the Himalayas and being closet to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary which offers untouched Himalayan oak and rhododendron forest and spectacular Himalayan views. Located just 7 km above the town of Almora, It is an ideal starting point for various excursions and is also a vintage point for many people who travel further on to high altitude treks, glaciers.
The concept of the “Village tour” is unique as it provides an insight into the lives and daily routine of the Kumoun villager. Overnight stays in the village houses gives you a chance to experience their warm and genuine hospitality. The accommodation is rustic but clean and has all the basic amenities. Kalmatia Sangam has 10 rooms/cottages all of which are individual, very tastefully furnished and offer spectacular views of the Great Himalayas – dominating are Nanda Devi.
At Kalmatia Sangam, we pride ourselves at the facilities and comfort that we offer. But there is more to us than that as we have very close proximity to the various scenic spots and there is a vast wide cultural experience that awaits you.
The resort has a library of books and music cassettes. Enjoy massages and reflexology with an experienced foreign therapist. It is an all season resort. Its every bit as quaint a resort as one would expect it to be in summer, as it is in winter. Fresh and pleasant and newly washed lush, deep green and a riot of colors with flowers and mushrooms – both edible and non edible.
Chances of sudden, wonderful, dramatic views of the Himalayas. A paradise for wild herbs. Blue skies, tender green leaves, fruit trees in blossom, the forest flaming with flowers and still magnificent views of the Great Himalayas.