An Introduction to Workation in Uttarakhand

Updated: Jul 28, 2021

During this pandemic, where work from home has become the new norm, are you tired of being stuck inside the four walls of your home, sitting on the same couch, and following the same routine every day? There's good news for you. The only thing that can safely rescue you from this monotonous loop is Workation. It is a wonderful way to combine work and vacation and maintain a balance between professional and personal life.

In India, there are ample of best Workation destinations like Coorg, Goa, Bir, Nainital, Shimla, Chakrata, Kausani, Mussoorie, Wayanad, Srinagar, Assam, etc, which you can choose as your Workation destination.

If you live or work in Delhi or nearby Uttarakhand, then Workation in Uttarakhand where you can work from mountains is the best option for you.

  1. Why go on a Workcation?

  2. What can affect your Workcation?

  3. Where to go on a Workation?

  4. Rishikesh

  5. Mussoorie

  6. Nainital

  7. Auli

  8. Dehradun

4. Where to stay on Workcation?

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Why go to work in Uttarakhand?

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Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand is blessed with India’s most beautiful locations. This state offers everybody from mesmerizing hill stations and mountains to beautiful lakes and rivers. The beauty and peace around the place will rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. Here you can begin your day with yoga or meditation in the pristine peaceful surrounding and experience the pleasant weather and fresh air around. The change of scenery, fresh Pahadi cuisine, and the panoramic views all around can make you more productive and help you break the monotony of staying at home for so long. Whenever you need a short break, you can go on small walks to the forest. And once you are done with your work, you can explore nearby destinations, immerse yourself in fun activities on weekends like hiking, camping, cultural programs, etc.

What can affect your Workation & how to deal with it

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Work is the first and primary part of Workation. If you do not work on your Workation then there is no meaning of Workation. Here are some barriers that you might face while working and how to deal with them.

  • Distractions: Working from these stunning locations it is natural for anyone to be distracted by the beauty of the place. You might find it hard to focus. So, to get away from distractions create a static work desk in your room or any other place. Establish a stable routine, if your routine is not fixed you will struggle to achieve all your targets.

  • Time Management: Time management is very important if you want to enjoy your Workation properly. If you are one of those who tend to get too excited with work, make sure you plan leisure activities for the afternoon or weekend days.

  • Stable internet connection: Without a stable network & internet connection you totally cut out with the outer world and it would badly affect your Workation trip. Make sure you have a stable high-speed network at your location, to continue working digitally.

  • Comfortable homestays: Your workplace should be comfortable and have all the essential facilities which help you to achieve your targets. If you are not comfortable at your workplace and not getting enough rest, you’ll find it difficult to focus on your work, making it difficult for your Workation to be successful. Your destination should be in a quiet location away from the chaos. So must do proper research before booking your stay.

Where can you go for workation in Uttarakhand?

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Uttarakhand has plenty of locations for an ideal Workation. Let’s have a look at some of these.


Rishikesh is an amazing destination to attract yoga and meditation. Bunkstay is the ideal choice for those who seek to work in the divine Himalayas. This beautiful co-working space is just a 3-minute walk from Laxman Jhula. Bunkstay gives you an unobstructed view of Laxman Jhula, the holy river Ganga and the surrounding mountains. The breathtaking beauty of this place is ideal for long stays or Work from the Mountains.

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Mussoorie is one of the best workation destinations in Uttarakhand. The tranquil environment, untouched villages and natural atmosphere is an ideal Workation destination. Here you can take homestays, 5-star resorts, hotels easily. Charming Cottage, a 3 bedroom home in Landour is perfect for a Workation. It has a dedicated workspace, free parking, wifi throughout the building, and a beautiful outdoor space. It is within walking distance of the Landour, so you’ll love this adorable abode.

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This lake district of India has several villages and towns that are resided at the lakeside. Most of these towns are way away from the hustle-bustle and noise. The accommodations around here are equipped with modern amenities, traditional and contemporary interior blends, and grants a jaw-dropping view of the lake & Himalayas, which helps you to focus on your work.

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The uninterrupted atmosphere of Auli gives you the vibes to focus on work, and enjoy the calm and pleasant weather of Auli. You can go for short treks and explore the hidden and untouched trails around the place, and experience stargazing while camping under the stars at night. There are numerous budget-friendly hotels, resorts, cottages, homestays available here with all necessary amenities.

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If you are craving to go into the hills, also you are too dependent on modern amenities and comfort, then Dehradun is the place that will suit you the best. With super-fast internet connectivity and proper workstation setup gives you the best place to work remotely. Even after work, or on weekends you can go to clubs, go to hilly drives to Mussoorie, visit to see historical buildings and try different activities.

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Where to Stay on a Workation?

1. GoStops Hostel, Rishikesh:

A hip and backpacking hostel in Rishikesh that is loved by solo travelers and groups of friends. It has all the amenities to enjoy our day after working to relax with your friends and fellow travelers

Average Budget: INR 5500/- per week

Stay type: Private double bedrooms

2. Swiss Cottage and Spa by Salvus, Rishikesh

A luxury cottage stays in a resort to relax by the river and work amidst the cold breeze of mountains and the sound of the river gushing. Ideal for a secluded stay for working.

Average Budget: INR 8500/- per week

Stay Type: Private Cottage rooms

3. Nomad's House Hostel, Dehradun

A perfect option to work with new people and make new friends while traveling to Dehradun. You can go here with your own friends and enjoy the amazing food and young vibe.

Average Budget: INR 4800/- per week

Stay Type: Private room

4. The Horizon Homestays, Dehradun

A cozy homestay in the heart of Dehradun with amazing homely food and experienced hosts, this place is perfect if you're looking for a place like home away from home nestled with a view of the mountains.

Average Budget: INR 5500/- per week

Stay Type: Private rooms in the homestay

5. Dream Mountain Resort, Auli

Work with the best view possible in Uttarakhand at this resort. Imagine opening your eyes and seeing snow-clad mountains at a distance, that's what it'll be like working in this resort in Auli.

Average Budget: INR 6500/ per week

Room Type: Double occupancy room in Resort

6. XRA Cottage, Auli

A cottage stay in Auli with mountain ranges views from every window, you need not even go out to find this amazing view. The hospitality is beyond doubt and the place is an ideal location for working from mountains.

Average Budget: INR 11000/- per week

Stay Type: Private room in Cottage

7. The Sweet Home Sunset Resort, Nainital

Imagine working under the open sky with a cool mountain breeze blowing around you, a hot coffee in your hands, and a view that will make you go awe. A perfect place to unwind and work to get that maximum productivity.

Average Budget: INR 7500/- per week

Stay Type: Private room in resort

8. Nainital Willows, Nainital

A Lake view hotel perfect for lovers of nature. The workspace is perfect here to get the maximum productivity and to relieve yourself of any stress after work with the perfect ambiance.

Average Budget: INR 8400/- per week

Stay Type: Private room

9. Sun n Snow Hotel, Mussoorie

If you're looking to stay in really well-made rooms with all the amenities and a view out the window to stay inside and work, this is the perfect place for you.

Average Budget: INR 9000/- per week

Stay Type: Private double room

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