Charkhole | homestay

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.

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Accommodation in Charkhole

Our associate deluxe is one of the best and homely atmosphere accommodation at Charkhole, Kalimpong. Currently we have total 5 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

          Our homely 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).

Tea Timing:        6.30 A.M                           7.30 A.M

Breakfast:           8.00 A.M              -             9.30 A.M

Lunch:                 12.30 P.M            -             2.00 P.M

Dinner:                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.

Guest Review

It was a very nice experience.. We all were very glad to see their hospitality.. - Poulami Banerjee, Kolkata

How to Reach Charkhole

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 hire basis.

          We are 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 locations:




34 km


40 km


12 km


95 km


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101 km

Best Season to Visit Charkhole

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.

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