Pastanga | village

Pastanga (পাস্টাঙ্গা) is a beautiful hamlet and picturesque village in East Sikkim district. This village is located about 4700 ft. above sea level. The name “Pastannga” derived from ‘Pasing Tengkha’ in local Bhutia language, which means ‘below the bamboo forest’. The untouched Sikkimese village Pastanga is very near of capital city Gangtok, distance only 28 K.M. Someone can reach within one and half hrs. journey from Gangtok to Pastanga. The village is heaven for birds lovers, also offers nice view of sacred waterfall, flowers (orchids and rhododendrons), birds and butterflies. Different species of butterflies can be seen here including Blue-Mormon and monarch are famous. Pastanga also famous for its cardamom cultivation and ginger, you can experience lush green village with full of cardamom plantation. Pastanga village is an ideal place for nature lovers who would love to experience traditional Sikkimese village life. Trekkers also can make a trek to Khedi.

Accommodation in Pastanga

Still now there is no hotel or guest house built at Pastanga in Assam Lingzey, the only and best accommodation in Pastanga homestay. The homestays offers great view of magical cloud and fog surrounded by pristine forests and cascading streams. Currently we are associated with two great homestay properties at Pastanga / Assam Lingzey. One is deluxe category and another one is standard.

 Contact us or send us enquiry to Pastanga Homestay, tariff stars from Rs.1500 per person per day with food (Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and dinner). Each homestay offers mouthwatering garden fresh organic vegetables to visitors. You also can taste local made millet-based alcoholic drinks Tongba on prior request.






Rs.1,500/Person with all meals



Rs.900/Person with all meals.

How to Reach Pastanga

Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB), direct car and taxis are available from NJP, Siliguri and Bagdogra to Pastanga through Ranipool and Assam Lingzey and car rent would be around Rs.1500/ to Rs.1800/ depending on season.

          You can also take shared jeep from Siliguri to Gangtok and then take a car to Pastanga. Shard jeep also available from Gangtok to Ranipool from here you can reach Pastanga.

Best Season to Visit Pastanga

Pastanga can be visited throughout the year, but best time to visit Pastanga is summer (March to June) and after monsoon (September to November).

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