We Strongly believe in “Atithi Devo Bhava” the famous Indian saying in Sanskrit language which means 'The guest is equivalent to God'. Our two Home Stay properties The Marigold Home at Shimla and The Exotic Marigold Home stay near Dharamshala are managed by Summit Safari India, a professional, reliable and specialist Inbound local travel company based in Shimla-Himachal Pradesh, where the Dutta’s family provides you unmatched experience of Indian Hospitality.
While staying at our home stays, we guarantees you, that you get the very professional services tailor - made as per your needs, warmer and comfortable homely atmosphere, plenty of individual attention, the wealth of local information, Indian culture and traditions through our stories that unfold during the tea time or dinner time during day to day living with the family members.
You can also join the culinary classes and you’ll be also able to taste authentic Indian Curries, Continental, Chinese home cooked food which has more variation and authentic flavour than the restaurant food. The food is cooked as per your order to perfection and served with a smile. We can also offer you India home stay tours, tailor-made to your interest.
About Your Host & Family:
Father: Mr. V.G Dutta, runs his small general store in Shimla town and is the head of the family. Summers he is at the Marigold home stay and in the winters could be met at Exotic Marigold Home stay.
Mother: Mrs. Brij Dutta, is very active in social work-helping the society and the village children in her own way and is a great cook. She cooks almost all kind of Indian Veg and Non-Veg Curries, Kabab’s with variety of other cuisines like Pasta, noodles and many other Drinks and Snacks cooked with perfection and served with a smile. She is your host and managing the Exotic Marigold home stay in a small village in the foothills of Himalayas near Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh around 175 kms from Shimla and 55 kms from Dharamshala. She is also taking the help of local people in providing the other services like, housekeeping and laundry services at the village home stay.
Son: Always a smiling face Vishal Dutta is a tourism professional and runs the travel company Summit Safari India and is behind the concept of these home stays and after retirement homes. He a nature lover, travelled widely through India and also works as a tour guide and is a good cook and a great host. Provide 24 x 7 travel assistance or can help you to organise your tours through different parts of India. Some of the major services includes internal flight tickets, train tickets/ bus tickets, taxi service, travel and tour packages, hotel and home stay bookings in India and all travel related assistance to the clients.
Daughter in Law: Vyasa Dutta is Managing the Mariogold Home Stay in the British Colonial Town of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. She is a good cook and a great host. She cooks Indian curries, Continental, Tibetan & Chiness food that suit your taste and serves it with a smile to you. She also take cares of you and the family and provides housekeeping and laundry service.
Grand Daughter: Venya Make friends quickly, speaks very good English, loves to interact with different people and is very informative about Indian culture and traditions.
Grand Son: Vyan, is little shy, speaks English, is good in interaction with the people and loves to get the small- small gifts from the visitors.
You are invited, Come in as a guest and leave us as a family…!