Charkhole is a small village near Kalimpong,
just heaven on the earth. It is situated on 5,500 ft. above sea level and
distance from Lolegaon is just 15 K.M. and just 40 K.M. from Lava (Labha). This
Lepcha village is surrounded by dense forest of Pine, Sal, Oak, cypress tree
and snowcapped peaks of Mt. Kanchenjunga. A splendor view of Mt. Kanchenjunga
is available from this tiny village, although Mt. Everest is also visible on
Clear and cloudless day. The village is paradise for bird lovers and butterfly
lovers, different types of birds like blue fronted redstart, Ashy Prinia,
green-backed tit Indian robin etc are common here for throughout the year. The
hill mynas are roams around Charkhole in the month of August to end of September.
You can go to Jhandi dara
view point, very near of Charkhole to enjoy magical sunrise and sunset from the
view point. Mt. Kanchenjunga behind Kalimpong hill is on a side of this village
and Siliguri town and extensive plain of Bengal is on another side. The
sparkling lights of Siliguri main town are visible at night from village, looks
like stars. Take a tour of natural small hilly hamlets like Lolegaon, Chukhim,
and Samtahar etc. around the village.
Also visit Pabong
homestay night view
homestay view from window
road to homestay
Our associate Pakhrin Villa Homestay (see on Google Map) is one of the best and
homely atmosphere accommodation at Charkhole, Kalimpong. Currently we have total
3 number of rooms/huts with all modern facilities. Among three rooms two rooms
are triple bedded and another one is four bedded family room. All rooms are spacious
and have good view over valley and mount Kanchenjunga.
Charkhole Homestay booking number 79081 12610
cooked delicious food is hygienic, made from local organic vegetables. We offer veg & non-veg meals to our guests.
See below meals timing and other details & tariff starts from ₹. 1,200/person
with all meals (including Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & dinner).
6.30 A.M – 7.30 A.M
8.00 A.M - 9.30 A.M
12.30 P.M - 2.00 P.M
8.00 P.M - 9.00 P.M
Child Policy: up to 5 yrs. is complementary, 5 yrs. to 8 yrs.
50% (₹.600) and above 8 yrs. are full of tariff.
Nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) situated in West
Bengal near Siliguri city. Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri or NJP.
Direct cars are available from NJP, Siliguri and Bagdogra airport. The road
goes through Sevoke, Bagrakote, Chukhim, Nimbong to Charkhole from New
Jalpaiguri. Nimbong is very near of Kalimpong and famous for boarding schools.
Direct cars are also available from Lava, Lolegaon and Kalimpong to homestay on
associate with Charkhole Taxi Syndicate and Taxi Owners Association, we provide
wide range of exclusive car service for pick-up, drop and sightseeing. Currently
we have around 20+ Mahindra Bolero (most of them font seat), Xylo and Toyota
Innova. Call us directly for best rate and Siliguri Pick-up or drop. We also
provide cars on daily basis and point to point basis. For car booking call 7908112610
See distance chart below to Charkhole from various
You can visit Charkhole throughout the year,
but best season to visit Charkhole is October to November. In the post monsoon
season it’s expected to have a sunny weather and clear view of peaks.