Nov 17 2016
has a special attraction among travelers from all around the world. Today am
going to discuss about another spiffy tourist destination nearby Darjeeling and
very near of Lepchajagat, which is Pokhriabong. A small hamlet in the
Darjeeling district of the state of West Bengal, distance from Darjeeling town
is only around 30 K.M. Pokhriabong situated on the just middle of the road from
Sukhiapokhri to Nagri-Dhajia. There is a good market in Sukiapokhri for local
people. Many types of cars and buses are available from here to go to Mirik and
Ghoom and Batasia loop. The entire area is surrounded by lush green tea
Pokhriabong is a small area with
Nepali population, most of them are Gorkhas. Nepali is the Local Language but
they are very much efficient with Hindi & Bengali also. Pokhriabong area
also known as paradise for Bird Watcher, different types of Himalayan birds are
common here including pheasants, flycatchers, barbets, sunbirds, treepies etc.
Ghum railway station is an attraction of this place, also anyone can go to
nearby areas like Mirik, Kurseong in a day trip.
Farmhouse is best accommodation in Pokhriabong. This homestay situates at
Turzum Tea Garden and surrounded by lush green. The homestay has 2 double bedrooms
with huge attached bathrooms equipped with geysers and 2 single bedrooms with
two beds in each room attached with huge bathrooms fitted with geysers. All the
four rooms have individual d2h televisions. In the centre it has a big Hall
with fireplace. We serve local Gurkha cuisine prepared from local organic
vegetables and local chicken. Pure Darjeeling Organic Tea shall be served as
bed tea. The charge for bed tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner shall be Rs.600/-
per day per person and the room charge shall be Rs. 1,450/- per night. Four
families can be accommodated at a time. We also provide transport vehicle at
market rate for pickup, drops and side-seeing.
a small village in between border of West Bengal and Sikkim, famous for its
flowers and orchids. The colorful village located at around 5,500 ft. above sea
level. Each of the villagers has flower nursery, they cultivate flowers and
orchids for commercial purpose. Fascinating view of the Teesta River and valley
is visible from Ramdhura village, also in a cloudless day Mt. Kanchenjunga can
be seen from here. The village Ramdhura centrally located between few well
known and picturesque tourist destinations like ‘Echey forest’ just located on
uphill of this village. Echey Gaon located just 2 kms away from Ramdhura.
You can take a short tour to Bhutia
Monastery towards Kalimpong from Ramdhura (just 1 km away). Also visit Cinchona
plantation, Cinchona repository and beautiful British Jalsha Bungalow which was
built on 1930. Take short guided trek to and Hanuman Tok viewpoint and Mahadev
Dham temple through surrounded pine forest.
best homely homestay services in Ramdhura, safe and secure stay with the Bhutia
family in cozy and comfortable room with western styled attached bath. Our
hygienic kitchen serves tasty foods including breakfast, lunch and dinner. You
also can cook for yourself because we have self-cooking facility. Bon fire
& Barbeque can be arranged on request basis with extra charge.
Tariff starting Rs.800 to Rs.950
onwards per head per day with food, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Sitong is a
beautiful Lepcha village in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, near Kurseong
located at 4000 ft. above sea level. This picturesque Sitong village also
called as ‘Orange Village’ due to high volume of orange cultivation, almost
each and every house in this village has orange orchards. River Riyang and
waterfall (Jhora), lush green mountain steps and orange gardens will welcome
you when you are entering Sitong village.
There is a nice church on hill-top of
this village surrounded by very nice atmosphere. Take a short trip to Sitong
View Point on your foot, the village is too tiny, you can roam entire village
by walking. A magnificent view of orange orchards and Sitong village is visible
from view point, a nice church located just beside the view point. Sitong is also a bird watching destination,
bird lovers will love this village and numbers of rare Himalayan birds are
visible in Sitong.
Kyomg Homestay: A Sitong Homestay provides double bedded rooms in a well
decorated along with western styles toilets surrounded by orange orchards.
Meaning of the homestay name in local Lepcha language is ‘Orange Gardens’.
Tariff starts from Rs.1250/ per person per day including accommodation and food
(Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
Resort provides rooms with attached bath along with hot water facility, tariff
starts from Rs.1150 per head per night with stay and food (Breakfast, Lunch and
church is providing three storied guesthouse for travelers, they have nine
double bedded rooms with all modern facilities along with attached bath,
delicious veggie and non- veggie food served.
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