Gorubathan is a quaint settlement along the river banks of Chel in Kalimpong district, West Bengal. It is about 90 km from Kalimpong town via Lava and about 59 km from Siliguri. The town is surrounded by dense forest of Neora Valley National Park and is abundant in natural beauty. Panch Pokhari, Organic Tea gardens, Samabeong and Mission Sakham are the places you can explore while staying in Gorubathan. Just above the village is Dalim fort. The ruins of a fort built by the Bhutanese kings can still be seen here. The place located on top of the hill also offers a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
It is a two storied cottage surrounded by an areca nut orchard in a peaceful and secure area. It is an ideal place for nature and bird lovers and for those who want to have a relaxing holiday. Enjoy the beautiful view from the balcony, stroll around in the garden and do whatever you want anytime like in your own home. You can connect with local people and get information, knowledge and experience about local culture, customs and traditions.
The host stays on the ground floor. There are 8 guest rooms on the first floor. 4 of them are with an attached bathroom in each; other 4 have 2 external bathroom. There is an inhouse café, swimming pool, garden and parking area.
Location: It is located 1.2 km from Gorubathan City Center.
No. of Rooms – 8; Total Capacity – 22;
The nearest airport in Bagdogra is 76 km from Kalimpong. Major railway station Jalpaiguri (NJP) is 59km.
Per Person: 750/-
Complimentary: Breakfast & High Speed WiFi
Note: These tariffs do not apply during Durga Puja and New Year holiday.
Up to 6 years: Complimentary (no extra bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (with extra bed)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
High Speed Wifi • Parking • Open Seating Areas • Television • Toiletries • Smoking Allowed • In House Restaurant • Barbecue • Swimming Pool (Paid) • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Enjoy scrumptious homemade organic food while living here. Most of the food items are either grown in the kitchen garden or purchased from the neighborhood. Breakfast options are Paratha, Puri Bhaji, Toast, Omelet, Tea/Coffee etc. There is an in-house Café for other meals. You can get a taste of the local flavors in its most authentic form. Other than regular meals, you will also get options like Chicken Dry Fry, Chicken Lollypop, Momos, Thukpa, Chow Mein, Onion Pakora, Darjeeling Tea etc.
Bird Watching • Reading • Stargazing • Village Walk • Hiking • Picnic • Swimming • Tea Garden Tour • Jungle Safari
Gorubathan View Point (2km) • Upper Fagu Tea Factory (3.6km) • Hanging Bridge (5km) • Burikhola (7km) • Dalim Fort (10km) • Chel Bridge (12km) • Mal Bazar (15km) • Phaperkheti Monastery (17km) • Chel River View Point (22km)
Duka Falls (24km) • Turubari Leisure Point (27km) • Mongpong Forest (31km) • Neora National Park (43km) • Changey Waterfall (50km) • Pedong (62km) • Jalpaiguri (67km) • Durpin Dhara (76km) • Reshi Khola Waterfall (80km) • Darjeeling (120km)
Trekking & Hiking Points : Samthar Village Trek • Pedong Village Trek
Puran Rai is a retired man with masters in agriculture. He is now involved in social activities. His interest is to explore new areas, people, food, local culture, tradition and customs. This is his home and he stays here with his wife. For his interest to interact with new people, he has opened the doors of his home to travelers. He also wants to promote Gorubathan as a tourist destination.. Do sit with him to hear about local history and the rich heritage of the place. He has employed local people and wants to make a difference in the local community.
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