East Sikkim, Sikkim

Chochen Eco Hut, Chochenpheri, East Sikkim

Chochen Eco hut, Chochenpheri, located at the foothills of so called Old Silk Route, near Machong, East Sikkim, is an ideal place for relaxation. The property, once operating as Sikkim’s Government’s eco-tourism initiative, has been closed for many years. Now, after long restoration and landscaping work, it has started operating again as a cooperative initiative. There are 4 separate large cottages with attached western style bathrooms. The campus is surrounded by lush green plantations and hills of East Sikkim.

Chochenpheri is 2 hrs drive from Gangtok, 1hr drive from upcoming Pakyong airport and 4 hrs drive from Siliguri. The nearest attractions are Rolep river side, Losing river side, Yakten, small hiking routes and local monasteries.