Simana Basti is a village situated at Indo-Nepal border in Darjeeling-Mirik road (West Bengal) at an altitude of 7500 feet above sea level. The village offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga and the tiny hamlets of Nepal. Tea Gardens alongside the roads and across the valley bestows an experience of utmost rejuvenation and relaxation. The hill station receives fresh snowfall during winters which is an add on for tourists to look out for the less explored town. Located near the border, Simana has a lot to explore around, making it a bucket list destination.
It is a three-storey apartment located in the center of Simana Basti. The highlight of the stay is the breathtakingly beautiful 360 degrees mountain view. There’s attention to detail when it comes to their hospitality as well the overall cleanliness of the place. There is a temple and a beautiful handicraft market in near vicinity. Guests can meditate inside the shrine as well as shop some local goodies from the market.
There are 3 big rooms with attached washroom and a queen-size bed in each room along with a couple of single beds. Each room can accommodate four members and the host even provide extra blankets and bedding. The homestay has all the basic amenities for a comfortable stay.
Location: 400 Mtrs from Simana View Point.
No. of Rooms: 3; Total Capacity: 12
Simana is easily accessible by road, railway and air. Bagdodra International Airport (Siliguri) is the nearest airport (80 km) and has frequent flights from all metropolitan cities. Darjeeling Railway Station (22 km) is the nearest railway station from Simana. The place is well connected with cabs from Darjeeling and Mirik.
Per Person: 1500/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea and Snacks.
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
6-12 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.
Parking • Internet • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Area • Pet Friendly • Toiletries • Bonfire • Birding • Stargazing • Hiking • Village/City Walk • Forest Walk • Shopping • Yoga and Meditation • Cycling.
The homestay has the option for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Their specialities lies in Tibetan food and garden fresh organic foods. The meals are well-cooked and served by the host himself giving it a local touch and making it a worthy experience. One can just imagine to sit and relax on the terrace of homestay and enjoy the home-made delicacies with surreal views in the backdrop.
Simana Bazar (40m) • Simana Bantola Park ( 0.5km) • Mane Bhanjang (2.4km) • Sukhia Pokhari (5km) • Majestic Pine Forest (5.5km) • Manjushree Falls (7km) • Lepcha Jagat (8.6km) • Singalila National Park (14km) • Pokhribong Khasmahal (15km) • Ghum Station (16km) • Tamang Buddhist Monastery (17km) • Batasia Loop (18km) • Dali Monastery (19km) • Peace Pagoda (20km) •
Mall Road Darjeeling (22km) • Observatory Hill View (24km) • Rock Garden (24km) • Sumendu Lake (25km) • Dawaipani (31km) • Tingling View Point (33km) • Tukdah (36km) • Kurseong (40km) • Gangtok (106km) • Siliguri (68km) • Jalpaiguri (109km) •
Nearby Treks: Simana View point Trek • Nagari Dara Trek • Simana View Point Trek • Reyang Khola Trek • Jappan Dhupi Trek • Sandakphu Trek
You will be hosted by Chhamba Bhutia, a native of Simana Basti and is a retired army personnel. Being a veteran and his passion towards tourism industry, Chhamba initiated his dream to start a homestay of his own and has been serving guests at his homestay for more than one year. He loves to host people and has a good understanding of places around Simana Basti. With his extensive knowledge of the area, you can spend hours chatting with him. Stargazing through the Celestron with him will be an added bonus.
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