15 Best Homestays Near Kolkata For A Quick Getaway

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Kolkata being just an hour’s flight away from Bagdogra – the gateway to the beautiful north Bengal and Sikkim, has many options to go around. We have put together a list of 15 handpicked Homestays near Kolkata that make for the perfect weekend getaway to reflect, rejuvenate and recoup. Stay in safety at these lovely Homestays located in less crowded destinations and get authentic local experience. Additionally, they are encouraged to keep a minimum 24 hrs gap in between two check-ins in order to keep you completely safe.

1. Kurseong Homestay

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Nestled in lush green pine forest and surrounded by tea gardens this beautiful homestay, is located 2 km away from the hill town of Kurseong . Live a few days of dream life staying in the forest waking up to bird songs, breathing fresh air laden with fragrance of pines and wild flowers and eating fresh home-cooked organic meals. At sunset, you can see an amalgamation of the most beautiful colors in the sky.  It is just 42 km from Bagdogra airport and 45 km from NJP railway station.
Tariff:  1950/- for Double Occupancy. Including Breakfast, Morning and Evening tea.
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2. Hazra Bagan Homestay

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Set deep inside rural Bengal, the Hazra Bagan homestay is located in a small picturesque village in West Bengal’s Paschim Midnapore district. With lush green fields, clean fresh air and the splendid beauty of the natural surroundings, it is an ideal place to enjoy holiday with your family.  It has spacious lawn and an orchard with more than 30 varieties of fruit bearing plants that are planted to ensure a regular supply of fruits around the year.  Heritage village Naya that is home to around 250 patuas, a unique community of folk artistes who are painters, lyricists, singers and performers all rolled into one is just 1.5kms from here. These traditional artists specialize in the ancient folk art of pata chitra, a type of narrative scroll painting. It is well connected by all weather motorable road & rail connections. Balichak is the nearest railway station.
Tariff:  2100/- for Double Occupancy. Including: Breakfast, Morning and Evening Tea.
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3. Rimbik Homestay

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Resting in the shadows of the majestic Kanchenjunga, Rimbik homestay is located in a small town in the Singalila National Park area of Darjeeling District. It offers delightful landscapes, absolute peace and serenity along with mesmerizing sunrise views. Enjoy fresh home-cooked organic meals with special Darjeeling tea, Tibetan tea and local wine in the traditional way.  There are some beautiful trekking trails around including Sandakphu. 
It is 124 km from Bagdogra airport and 127 km from NJP railway station.
Tariff: 1200/- per person. Including All Meals
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4. Singi Homestay – Bardhaman

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Located in a quaint little village Singi in Bardhaman district of West Bengal, it is just 2.5 hrs drive from Kolkata. The village is blanketed with greenery all around and is heaven for nature and bird lovers. Along with its natural beauty, it also has a strong historical & cultural background attracting people with different mythological temples and handicrafts.  Singi Homestay is a beautiful house with all modern facilities and a small beautifully maintained garden. It also has a small pond for fishing and a roof top to sit and enjoy the evenings with Muri Alur Chop and Cha. Food is a huge affair here. ‘Bishmukt Bhojan’ (pure organic food) is provided that is cooked in a traditional way using wood oven, clay and iron pots. Almost every supply to the kitchen comes from in-house resources. Fish comes from own pond, ghee and curd are home prepared and spices also grounded at home only.
Tariff:  1980/- for Double Occupancy. Including All Meals.
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5. Chakoakheti Homestay

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Absolute comfort with all modern facilities amidst wilderness is what makes Chakoakheti homestay unique. It is located in a small village near Chilapata Wildlife Sanctuary that lies in the heart of the picturesque Eastern Dooars at the foothills of the Eastern Himalaya. It is just 20 km from Alipurduar town and just a couple of minutes away from Hasimara. The homestay is situated in close vicinity of the dense Chilapata forest and is surrounded by paddy fields.  To add to it is the warm hospitality of host Satyajit Roy who knows the pulse of the forest and will help you have an unforgettable wildlife experience. It is 156 from NJP and 169 from Bagdogra airport.  
Tariff:  2500/- for upto 3 people. Including: Breakfast, Morning and Evening tea.
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6. Mirik Homestay

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It is located in the middle of lush green orange orchards just 4 km from the main town of Mirik. The homestay has its own greenhouse where organic vegetables are grown. You can grab a basket and collect vegetables for your meal. Dairy products are also made at home.  Enjoy Birding, go around the village interacting with the locals, and participate in farming, read books or simply stay home appreciating the nature around. Fruit plucking is another interesting activity during the season. Other than orange orchards, there are varieties of other fruit trees like Guava, Peach, Plum, Avocado, Grapefruit etc.
Tariff:  2250/- for Double Occupancy. Including: Breakfast, Morning and Evening tea.
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7. Pedong Homestay

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This homestay is situated 3 Kms before the heart of the Pedong town and is therefore secluded from all the noise and the hustle bustle. On one side is the Damsang forest and the other side lies the valley. It is perfect for those who love solitude and proximity to nature. The area is home to rich pine forests and offers enchanting views of the mountain ranges. It is also a starting point to some interesting hikes. There is a small kitchen garden where local herbs and seasonal vegetables are grown. In the front of the house is an open space where you can sit and enjoy nature in the day and bonfire at night. It is 96 kms from Bagdogra airport and just 20 kms from Kalimpong, West Bengal.
Tariff:  1000/- per person. Including All Meals.
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8. Dawaipani Homestay

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Dawaipani homestay, overlooking the valley, is located in a small beautiful village Dawaipani in Darjelling district. This village is situated in opposite hill of Darjeeling town and covered with tea gardens along with Pine, Rhododendron and Magnolia forests and orchards full of ripe oranges. Approx 70 km from Siliguri, and 15 km away from the bustling crowd of Darjeeling, it provides 180 degree view of the Kanchenjunga range. It is just 83 km from Bagdogra airport.
Tariff:  900/- per person. Including Breakfast, Morning and Evening tea.
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9. Martam Homestsy – West Sikkim

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Ideal for long stay, these beautiful cottages are located in a picturesque Himalayan village near Bermiok in West Sikkim.  You get spectacular views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, Kabru, Koktang, KumbhKarna, Rathong and many more from here. Subhojit Dutta, your host can guide you to explore the surroundings and also help you rent a motor bike. It is 97 km from NJP railway station and and 106 km from Bagdogra airport.
Tariff: 1200/- per person. Including All Meals
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 10. Temi Homestay – South Sikkim

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This 200 years old heritage home made of mud and stone is beautifully located in the hills of South Sikkim. It’s just 48 km from Pakyong Airport. This place is known for Temi Tea Garden – the only tea garden of Sikkim and provides a splendid view of Kanchendzonga. Lalit Kumar Pradhan along with his wife Sarala Pradhan runs this homestay. Sarala cooks delicious local Nepali cuisine and their daughter Divya loves to bake. Try local food and mingle with friendly host family who is more than happy to help you embrace a new culture and learn local language.
Tariff:  1400/- for Double Occupancy. Including: Breakfast, Morning and Evening tea.
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11. Okhrey Homestay – West Sikkim

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Located in a small village Okhrey in West Sikkim, the homestay offers spectacular views of the Singalila range and Darjeeling. It’s a peaceful retreat away from noise and pollution where you wake up to beautiful sunrise that can be witnessed from the window of your room. It is run by traditional Sherpa family and the rich Sherpa culture is kept intact so that the guest can enjoy and exchange the cultural values. Surrounded by Barsey Rhododenron Sanctaury and the Singalila National Park, it is also a base for one of the most sought after trekking trail of Sikkim – Barsey Rhododenron Trek where around 22 species of Rhododendron are found. Okhrey is heaven for bird watching. More than 150 species of birds are found in and around Okhrey, including a few endangered species. It is 127 km from NJP and 131 from Bagdogra.
Tariff: 1050/- per person. Including Breakfast, Morning and Evening Tea.
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12. Sribadam Homestsy – West Sikkim

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This heritage conservation and litter free homestay is located in a picturesque forest village Sribadam in west Sikkim. Sribadam is famous for the meditation and healing center set in the Phuntsok Choeling monastery. Immerse yourself in the beautiful natural surroundings and tune your ears to the sound of chirping birds and feast your eyes to the beauty of Mt. Kachendzonga from your rooms. Go for a short uphill trek to the waterfall, take a small walk to Cardamom (elaichi) plantation, and visit holy Eight Wheels which run by water current or just relax in the lap of nature. You can also trek to Versey Rhododendron Sanctuary. The place is a paradise for bird watchers and butterfly’s lovers. Sribadam is 112 kms from NJP and 117 from Bagdogra.
Tariff: 2500/- for Double Occupancy. Including All Meals.
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13. Yuksom Homestay – West Sikkim

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Located at the foot hill in the outskirts of village Yuksom in West Sikkim, this beautiful homestay is full of greenery with trees like Poplar, Rhododendron and Arboretum all around. Yuksom is the first capital of Sikkim, founded by three great Lamas in 1642 AD. The coronation throne and the oldest monastery of Sikkim, Dubdi Monastery is still well preserved. It is located near the Khangchendzonga National Park and is the base for trekking to Gochala and Dzongri. It is 147 km from NJP and 153 from Bagdogra.
Tariff:  2550/- for Double Occupancy. Including Breakfast, Dinner, Morning and Evening tea.
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14. Assam Lingzey Homestay – East Sikkim

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Strategically located Assam Lingzey homestay is just 11 km north of Pakyong, the only airport of Sikkim. With an unspoiled environment it is an ideal place to rejuvenate just 18 km from the state capital of Gangtok. This small village is a heaven for those who wish to experience the traditional Sikkimese Village life. Breathe fresh air; eat organic food with various cuisines of traditional and religious importance. You will be hosted by a very cheerful and knowledgeable person Puran Sharma who is a living encyclopedia of the local information.
Tariff:  2050/- for Double Occupancy. Including: Breakfast, Morning and Evening tea.
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15. Ahladara Homestsy – South Sikkim

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Located far from the mainland this farmstay is located in a small village Ahladara near Namchi in South Sikkim. It offers unmatched views of the Kanchenjunga range and the Rangit valley. Inhabited by the Tamang community, it is a perfect place to experience local culture while living in midst of nature. Homestay provides a unique experience of rich local culture, traditional lifestyle and home-cooked traditional meals. There are some hidden nature trails around that you can explore with Rinzing Tamang, the host. It is 111 kms from Bagdogra airport and 105 kms from NJP railway station.
Tariff: 950/- per person. Including All Meals
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