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