All posts tagged: Homestay

Sarmoli, Uttarakhand

Sarmoli, Uttarakhand

Sarmoli is a quaint village in the Kumaon region on Uttrakhand sharing its borders with Nepal and Tibet. The village perched on the slopes above Munsiyari enjoys breathtaking views of the Panchachuli range. Surrounded by lush forests and lovely views of the mountains, this village is certainly a place to spend a few days with nature.

Homestay at Dalgaon, Rango

Homestay at Dalgaon, Rango

Surrounded by Himalayan tropical and sub-tropical dense forest, Dalgaon is an apparently new destination with very few homestays. It is located on the Rango(Rongo)-Gairibas Road, on the way to Jholung and Bindu.

Samir’s BB and Homestay, Darjeeling

Samir’s BB and Homestay, Darjeeling

Samir’s Homestay is a small, cozy and comfortable stay at Darjeeling. With two rooms in it’s well-built wooden architecture, the host family offers a homely accommodation, freshly cooked foods, and detailed information about Darjeeling, which only locals may know.

Chatakpur Eco Hut and Homestays

Chatakpur Eco Hut and Homestays

Chatakpur is one of India’s secret, small remote unexplored hill rich in biodiversity and indigenous cultures. It is a small village located in the eastern part of the Himalayan Range, in the north of West Bengal at 7887 ft. altitude. It is a 180 years old ethnic village with 19 houses and a population of about 89. It is about 20 km. from Darjeeling and 72 km. from Siliguri. Mansi Shah’s album of Chatakpur village on Flickr On the northern side, Chatakpur is surrounded by the Mt. Kanchenjunga and on the southern side the undulating green valley and the meandering river gorge of Relly Khola resides. Weather in summer is pleasant, the average temperature is around 12-25 degrees. In the winter, an average temperature is 2- 12 degree and snowfall is common here. The Locals belong to either “Rai Community” or “Sherpa Community”. The terrace cultivation of organic crops and the shrubs and medicinal herbs acquired from the forest, form the means of livelihood of the locals. The place offers majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, …

Resort at Kaffer, Lolay

Resort at Kaffer, Lolay

This family-run accommodation at Kaffer (Kaffir) near Lolay (commonly known as Loleygaon) is a nice place to stay and enjoy uninterrupted view of Himalayan subtropical broadleaf and pine forest. Kafer, about 1 kilometers from Loley, offers a panoramic view of the Kanchenjunga. Distances ——— Siliguri – 124 Km Kalimpong – 55 Km Lava Bazar – 25 Km Elevation ——— 1848 M The stay has tastefully built main house and cottages. Each room has comfortable bed and attached western type washroom. Local cuisine is available at the kitchen and served at common dining. Or you can prefer the open-air dining like us. Kaffer is around 5 hours drive from New Jalpaiguri Rail head and around 4 hours from New Mal Junction. Drop in and out transport is available from our transport partners. Foreign passport holders are allowed to visit this area without ILP. The forest here is a mix of Bhalukhop forest, Mongpong forest range, and Kaffir forest, collectively known as Kaffir Khasmahal. Winter is chilling, but rewarding, while any season, except monsoon, is perfectly fine.

Homestays at Ramdhura

Homestays at Ramdhura

Ramdhura is a small Bhutia community village located 7 Km from Delo with views of the Kanchenjunga range and the Teesta river. Surrounded by mist covered pine forests and lush green valley, Ramdhura is a perfect place for weekend stay. Proximity to Delo and Pedong makes this place another stay point in Kalimpong-Khasmahal Travel circuit, the footstep of the Old Silk Route. Things to do at Ramdhura Short treks in the pine forest and walk to the village Hike to Icchey and Sillery through dense moist forests and Cinchona plantation Enjoy panoramic views of the mountains and valley from Hanuman Tok viewpoint Visit to British era Jalsa Bungalow Adventure sports activity at Delo   Staying option at Ramdhura Bhutia Homestay is a clean and homely stay at Ramdhura. It offers double-bed rooms with attached western-type bathrooms. The wooden walls gives the rooms a warm, earthy impression and the carpeted floor makes the homestay comfortable stay during chilling winter. Fresh home-cooked food is served at the open-air dining space. Food choices are limited but you can …

Pahari Soul, Darjeeling

Pahari Soul, Darjeeling

Located close to the Dali Monastery one of the prime attractions of Darjeeling, Pahari Soul, an alternative stay-point, is far yet close to the bustling town. The personal touch of the homestay attracts many travelers. The hosts themselves being avid travelers make the guests stay perfect.

Nestle Homestay, Darjeeling

Nestle Homestay, Darjeeling

Located in the lap of nature, Mr. Pradhan’s Nestle homestay is a place to stay peacefully in Darjeeling. If you are looking for a beautiful stay in the backdrop of nature, the homestay is a perfect getaway. The homestay is located at a walkable distance from the main market area of Darjeeling. It’s a perfect retreat because it is located very close to the town yet far from the maddening crowd. Some of the prime attractions of Darjeeling are located within walkable distances. The homestay has only three bedrooms which make it perfect for people who would like to stay in a not very crowded place. The homestay has a 24/7 internet connectivity. The kitchen is very homely and the terrace a nice place to relax. The kitchen offers fresh local cuisine. The host also offers food that suits your taste. Tariff Photographs from TripAdvisor

Stay at Lamahatta

Stay at Lamahatta

The word Lamahatta is derived from people wearing Bukhus very similar to Buddhist Monks as Lamas. Located at an altitude of 6800 Feet, Lamahatta is a place surrounded by Pine trees with the Mount Kanchenjunga in the fore front. The Buddhist Prayer Flags fluttering at the slight breeze A 500 years old Buddhist Monastery is only a 20 minutes walk from the place. [mapthis]27.050564,88.341064[/mapthis] [marker name=”Lamahatta”]27.050564,88.341064[/marker] People who are enthusiastic about river rafting can go rafting at Teesta which is located only 15 Km away. Trek through the jungles for 8 Km and you will reach Takdah. The rooms at Lamahatta is paneled with wood and carpeted with western style en-suite bathroom. There is 24 hour hot water option. The guest house has its own car parking. The restaurant serves home cooked organic food. Ging Goompa at Lamahatta is a subsidiary of Bhutia Basti Monastery under the Red Sect Buddhists. Tariff

Homestay at Rajabhatkhawa, Buxa Tiger Reserve

Homestay at Rajabhatkhawa, Buxa Tiger Reserve

The Buxa Tiger Reserve is a 760-square-kilometre tiger reserve located inside the Buxa National Park in Dooars, West Bengal and bordered by the Buxa hills of the southern hilly area of Bhutan. Buxa is referred as one of the most wild territory of India for its area, density and location. It is the eastern most extension of extreme bio-diverse North-East India & represents highly endemic Indo-Malayan region. The fragile “Terai Eco-System” constitutes a part of this Reserve. The Phipsu Wildlife Sanctuary of Bhutan is contiguous to North of Buxa. Manas National Park lies on east of it. Buxa, thus, serves as international corridor for Asian Elephant migration between India and Bhutan. To the south-west, the Chilapata Forests form an elephant corridor to the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary. The reserve encompasses as many as eight forest types. Rajabhatkhawa is a small town situated just outside the Buxa Tiger Reserve. It is known for its natural beauty, surrounded by forest. All the permits for the entry to the Buxa Tiger reserve can be taken from here. National Highway …