The Orchard Hut, a homestay run by the Dhami family, is located about 12 kms from Chamba in the Panj-la valley.
Orchard Hut is about a 25 minute trek up a steep hill off the main road.
The Dhamis were the pioneers in promoting tourism in the Chamba region. They also arrange multiple day treks in the surrounding forest areas.
The Orchard Hut is a birder’s paradise. They have recorded about 48 different species on their property!