Truly a heaven, Gangtok in Sikkim is a perfect amalgamation of a modern city with a satiating mountain charm as it offers comfortable and modern stays, great weather, finger-licking food, shopping opportunities and heavenly landscapes. As the sun sets over Mount Kanchenjunga, drawing across the sky a dramatic play of colors, there is nothing more alluring and pleasantly boisterous as the capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok. This old family house is located in the heart of Gangtok overlooking the town and also the nearing hills and the valley. The place has all the utilities one can ask for on a leisure trip. Apart from the cozy and comfortable accommodation, the view from the place truly encompasses the beauty of Gangtok. This is a perfect place if you want to stay away from the city crowd and enjoy a quiet atmosphere with amazing views.
The cottage has five bedrooms with attached washrooms and balconies with the most stunning views of the mountains. The rooms are spacious and have tasteful furnishing with generous wardrobe space and locally crafted furniture. The bathrooms include all basic bath amenities and fixtures. There is a terrace, garden space, an outdoor fireplace, and gigantic living spaces for common use. The homestay has attentive service, Wifi, and a large flat-screen television for use.
Location: 1 km from MG Road
Number of Rooms – 5, Total capacity – 10
Gangtok is well connected through roads across India. Although the nearest railway station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri, which is 140 kms from Gangtok. The Pakyong Airport is the nearest airport located 35 kms from the town. The town can be accessed either by self-driving or a hired cab from Pakyong.
Single Occupancy: 1800/-
Double Occupancy: 2400/-
Extra Person: 800/-
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
WiFi • Parking • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Television • Pet Friendly • Toiletries • Smoking Allowed • Bonfire • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
The homestay offers provides delicious home cooked food. Breakfast options include Omelets, Poha, Sandwiches, Aloo Poori, etc. The host provides Sikkimese cuisine and specializes in Chhurpi (Himalayan cottage cheese salad made from buttermilk), Gundruk (fermented mustard soup), Thukpa, Momos, Mustard leaves vegetables and Raiyo Saag. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available.
Bird Watching • Reading • Shopping • Hiking
MG Road (0.5km) • White hall (3.5km) • Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (4km) • Enchey Monastery (4.6km) • Banjhakri Falls (5.6km) • Ban Jhakri Fall Park (5.6km) • Bakthang Waterfall (6km) • Ganesh Tok Viewpoint (7km) • Hanuman Tok (9.6km) • Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary (15km) • Lingdum Monastery (13.5km) • Saramsa Garden (14km)
Rumtek Monastery (24km) • Phodong (34km) • Tsomgo Lake (38.6km) • Nathu La (54km) • Kupup Lake (59km) • Kalimpong (73km) • Chungthang (96.6km) • Darjeeling (96km) • Siliguri (112km) • Lachung (114km) • Pelling(127km)
Chetan Basnett has an education in Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Gangtok. Prior to starting the homestay in 2019, he traveled intensively to different destinations, which not only nourished him personally but also inflicted new visions. He manages his ancestral property converted into a homestay and promises his guests a homely yet luxurious experience while enjoying the boisterous nitty-gritty of the city. Chetan stays with his family in an adjacent building and is available at every beck and call. He believes in the power of experiences and loves to hear experiences others share and remains open to sharing his own.
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