Hill town of Kalimpong is perched on a ridge above Teesta River on the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal. It is known for its flower market, particularly for the wide variety of orchids. It is also home to many colonial-era buildings like MacFarlane Memorial Church, monasteries like Hilltop Durpin Monastery and Zang Dhok Palri Phodang that is famous for its rare Tibetan Buddhist scriptures. There is an excellent private library as well in Kalimpong for the study of Tibetan and Himalayan culture. Because of its relatively lower altitude as compared to Darjeeling or Gangtok, the weather remain mild and pleasant for most parts of the year.
The nearest airport is Bagdogra (79 km) and the nearest railway station is Ghoom (47km). The major access to Kalimpong by road is via Siliguri.
It is a quaint little homestay tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main town of Kalimpong, but not far either. Being a little further up from town, it provides absolute peace and quiet to loosen up and relax. It is a typical mountain house with a beautifully maintained garden with a variety of flowers. You get a beautiful view of the mountain and the valley from the compound.
There are 6 spacious, airy and comfortable guest rooms; all come with attached bathrooms. There are ample seating areas in the garden for working and leisure time. You can enjoy Barbecue and Bonfire as well. There is an in-house restaurant and café as well. The high speed WiFi facility make it just the right place for workation and experiencing local culture with reasonably modern amenities. Excellent landscape, cozy atmosphere, homely food and closeness to nature makes it a perfect place to chill and spend fabulous evenings with a group of friends or family.
Location: 3 km from Kalimpong Bus Station
Number of Rooms -6; Total Capacity -18
Pratima Monica Gurung will host you. She is a lovely human being and takes care of her guests with a lot of warmth. Her team is very helpful and well mannered and will readily provide you with any local assistance required. Pritima is a knowledgeable person and you can have an extensive conversation with her regarding gardening and floriculture. In addition to managing the homestay, they have a flower nursery and organize local housewives for knitting. They also provide ginger disease management training to farmers on a need basis.
You can enjoy simple home food cooked in a local traditional way. You can also try some South-East, South Asian and Tibetan dishes.
High Speed WiFi • Parking • Running Hot Water • Pet Friendly • Library • Open Seating Areas • Toiletries • Smoking Allowed • Bonfire • Barbeque • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation
Single Occupancy: 1600/-
Double Occupancy: 1800/-
Extra Person: 700/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Wifi
Note: These tariffs do not apply during new year holidays.
Upto 8 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Sakya Monastery (270mt) • Bhutan House • Kalimpong Fun Park (1km) • Tongsa Gumba (2km) • Dr.Graham’s Homes (2km) • Raja Dorjee Market (3km) • Science Center (4km) • Delo Park (4km) • Sherpa View Point (5km) • Durpin Monastery (7km) • Silent Valley (16km) • Teesta Bridge (17km) • Pedong (18km) • Sillery Gaon (19km) • Teesta Bazaar (20km) • Duka Falls (20km) • Ramitey View Point (20km) • Cross Hill (20km) • Loleygaon (27km)
Lava Monastery (28km) • Neora National Park (37km) • Tukdah (40km) • Changey Waterfall (40km) • Aritar Lake (48km) • Mongpong Forest (49km) • Ghoom(50km) • Darjeeling (53km) • Namchi (55km) • Namthing Pokhri Lake (55km) • Gorubathan (68km) • Kurseong (70km)
Treks : Samthar Village Trek • Pedong Village Trek
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