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Bhalukhop, Kalimpong – 72 kms from...

Our home stay in Bhalukhop is around 8 kms from Kalimpong town perched on a hilltop at 5300 feet above sea level with breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjungha and River Teesta meandering below. Here, you can wake up to the call of unknown birds, enjoy picking up plums and strawberries from our farm, take walks through forests and stay in a village still untouched by tourist rush. As of now, we offer 4 double-bedded rooms and 2 single-bedded rooms in our home stay for the guests. Being near to Kalimpong, Bhalukhop is also a choice for tourists who want to escape the chaos...
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Barkandia, Hirakund WLS – 40 kms. ...

At Barkandia, you would stay in cottages amidst a dense forest surrounded by hills with a magnificent view of one of the largest lakes in Asia. The Barkandia beat of Hirakund Wild Life Sanctuary is home to an encouraging population of Indian Bisons (Gaurs), Elephants, Wild Boars, Hyenas, Sloth bears, Wild Dogs (Dhols), Chousinghas and elusive Indian Leopards. It is also home to over 250 plant species and 234 species of resident as well as migratory birds. There are 06 beautiful cottages and 07 luxury rooms deep within the forest facing the Hirakund Lake endowed with all...
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Kharibil, Digha – 235 kms. from Ko...

Just 15 kms from the tourist hub of Digha is the serene village of Kharibil in Balasore District of Odisha. Here, the majestic Subarnarekha River meets the sea and creates a mangrove forest covering 563 Ha along the coast of Bay of Bengal. This marine eco-system harbours a unique congregation of marine plants, fish, animals and birds which are rare to be found anywhere else. The daily rise and fall of the tide has created a mud flat rich in mangrove forests which gives way to a placid silvery sand beach that can only be reached in a boat during high tide. Amidst all this,...
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Thurrup, Kurseong – 42 kms. from S...

Located at an altitude of 5500 feet overlooking the mighty Mt. Kanchenjungha and surrounded by tea gardens on all sides, Thurrup is a secret very few have ever discovered. Just 28 kms. from main town Kurseong, Thurrup has always escaped the glare of mass tourism. A small guesthouse with just 04 rooms to spare accommodates guests at Thurup. The fabulous hilltop location of the guesthouse, the lush green tea gardens, the hidden lakes amidst pine forests, the wild orchids and exotic birds and butterflies make Thurup nothing less than paradise. BOOKING DETAILS OF THURRUP...
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Hanspokhri, Dudhia – 45 kms. from ...

Here’s a jungle camp secretly tucked within the deep forests of Hanspokhri at Indo-Nepal border, just beside the Balasun River. Untouched flora and fauna of the sub Himalayan type and a few tribal villages and terraced paddy fields bound the camp. Staying in this jungle camp is an experience by itself – bird watching in the early mornings, community river fishing in the afternoons and campfire in the evenings are few things, which will bring you closer to the people and nature of this place. The jungle camp at Hans pokhri is a perfect hideout for all those who...
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Purbasthali, Bardhaman – 120 kms f...

Purbasthali is a small town just 120 kms from Kolkata, located in the district of East Bardhaman, between Katwa and Nabadwip. It is situated on the banks of a beautiful Oxbow lake that is created by the River Ganga. This lake is 2 to 3 km long and attracts lots of migratory birds during the winter season. Bird-watchers will surely have a gala time here. The whole place of Purbosthali (also known as Chupir Chor) is generally covered by fruits and flower garden as well as vegetation. As of now, there are 04 fabulous cottages within the park area adjacent to the Oxbow lake...
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Sherpa Gaon, Kalimpong – 75 kms. f...

Sherpa Gaon is a hidden village on the edge of the Delo Hills, just 08 kms. from Kalimpong. If you are longing for a quiet vacation soaked with traditional Gurkha hospitality, then a few day’s stay in this farm would surely meet your expectations. Snuggled within the cloud forests of Himalayas, the Sherpa Gaon Farmstay is spread over an acre of land dotted with cottages, water bodies, forests, Machaans, vegetable gardens, cowsheds and even natural caves. BOOKING DETAILS OF SHERPA GAON Places to see in Sherpa Gaon: A walk around the village in the early mornings...
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Tuttidara, Darjeeling – 75 kms. fr...

Perched on the slopes of the Himalayan foothills, surrounded by pine forests and tea gardens, Tuttidara is a small Gorkha village with spectacular views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. A few minutes’ walk around Tuttidara would take you to a nearby sacred lake, a nature park and a viewpoint with breath-taking views of valleys and snow peaks. However, if you are thinking that only basic accommodation would suffice in these environs, then you are far from the truth. Surprisingly, you would find one of the most luxurious resorts located on the outskirts of Darjeeling at Tutti dara....
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Tabakoshi, Mirik – 58 kms from Sil...

Tabakoshi is located beside the warbling and meandering Rangbhang River at the foothills where Sagmaru Tea Garden and Gopaldhara Tea Garden meet. This fairy tale village resort decked with all modern facilities exudes the charms of a rustic stay. A path from the resort leads to the rocky riverbed through the orange orchards and disappears into the tea gardens and forests in the distance. Riverside trekking over boulders followed by a dip into the chilly waters of the Rangbhang River would embalm your tired soul and inspire you to start afresh. BOOKING DETAILS OF TABA...
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Terjum, Ghoom – 59 kms. from Silig...

This is the heartland of Darjeeling’s best tea-producing areas. Surrounded by legendary tea estates like Chamong, Sangmaru and Gopaldhara, Terjum is a small village tucked on a hilltop with a never-ending view of tea gardens, river valleys and forests. Located only a few kilometers from the Rangbhang River Valley and Mirik Lake, Terjum village is yet to experience tourist rush. If you are planning for a quiet weekend, far from the crowd, then Terjum Bungalow with its sprawling lawns, kitchen gardens and fireplace could be your ideal hideout. BOOKING DETAILS OF...
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Gumti Gaon, Darjeeling – 69 kms. f...

Just 09 kms. from the din of Darjeeling, is a quiet refuge called Gumti Gaon with sweeping views of the lush rolling hills, farmlands and Mt. Kanchenjungha. At Gumti Gaon, you can still enjoy the bird calls in the early mornings, take a village walk through tea gardens, enjoy gardening in the farms and get wet at the nearby waterfall. If you are one of those who want to stay close to Darjeeling yet shun its crazy traffic and tourist rush, then Gumtigaon could be your pick, this season. All the sightseeing spots of Darjeeling can be covered within an hour’s drive...
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Galeythar, Kurseong – 50 kms from ...

Cotton clouds trapped within the vales and rolling hills, panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, hidden lakes amidst pine forests, orange orchards, wild orchids and exotic birds and butterflies! These are few reasons to visit Galeythar! Located just 35 kms. from Darjeeling and still untouched by mass tourism, this village has some of the best nature resorts and home stays in North Bengal. Apart from enjoying your much-awaited respite, you can take casual walks in the surrounding forests, tea gardens, cardamom fields, terraced paddy fields and orange orchards of Galeytar....
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Baradih Village, Jhargram – 213 km...

Baradih Village is not just any upcoming weekend destination near Kolkata. Here, River Kansabati merges from the distant hills cloaked in deep lush forests and meanders past you while you wait in the balcony of your cottage to catch a glimpse of the setting sun over the ancient jungles. Soon, the sky turns crimson and the birds start their homeward journey – everything here is surreal – seems like the work of a master painter. At Baradih Village, you can escape time and space and embark on your journey to self-realisation. BOOKING DETAILS OF BARADIH Places to...
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Joypool, North 24 Pgns – 36 kms fr...

A small village around 13 kms. from the district town of Barasat, Joypool is conveniently connected by roadways as well as railways. If you are yearning for some moments of peace and is longing to spend some valuable time with your family in a farmhouse where your children can play in the lawns and you can enjoy the village life, then our accommodation at Joypool would be the right pick for a day trip and picnic from Kolkata. While returning home, you can drive another 15 kms. to reach the Chakla Dham Temple Complex dedicated to the Saint Lokenath Baba to pay your...
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Burraghutu, Bankura – 220 kms from...

Burraghutu is a remote village on a hilltop with a spectacular view of the Kansabati River basin. Tucked within a forest in Bankura, this tribal village is straight from the pages of any adventure novel. The Kansabati River Basin is dotted with small islands and few of them are designated wildlife parks, where you can find deer roaming freely. While staying here, you can explore the nearby tribal villages famous for terracotta and Dokra artworks and visit the ruins of ancient Jain temples. Boating in Kansabati River and day trips to the deep dark forests of Kuilapal are...
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Chowdhury Zamindar Bari, Nimo – 95...

Nearly, 400 years ago, the Chowdhurys settled in and around a small village in Bardhaman and established their Zamindari. With time, they grew to become one of the most influential Zamindars of Bengal. Today, their house, temple, mango orchards and the Dighi (pond) stand testimony to the grand past. If you are a time-traveller, then you must visit the Chowdhury Zamindar Bari this weekend to re-discover the grandeur of Zamindari lifestyle and the beauty of rural Bengal. BOOKING DETAILS OF CHOWDHURI BARI Not even a 100-kms of Kolkata, the landscape of Bengal gives way to...
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Joychandi Pahar, Purulia – 263 kms...

Standing 800 feet tall, Joychandi Pahar stands proudly on the open plains of Purulia. A flight of 520 steps snaking around the boulders and ancient watchtowers would take you to the temple of Mata Chandi atop the hill. You will get a panoramic view of the parched landscape of Purulia dotted with lakes from this windy hilltop. Apart from the temple, surrounding lakes and the fascinating natural monolithic structure of the hill, you can also visit the cave, Raghunathpur Silk Factories and the spot where the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray shot parts of the famous...
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Sangsey, Kalimpong – 72 kms from S...

Luxury living in the clouds! That is exactly what this resort in Sangsey offers. Just 10 kms from Kalimpong, perched on a hilltop with magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, Sangsey is a sleepy village guarded by pine forests. If you are looking for a luxury hideout in the Himalayas with opportunities of bird watching, trekking and paragliding, then Sangsey should be your choice. Being close to Delo and Kalimpong, day trips can be made to the local attractions of these destinations like Kalimpong Science Park, Delo Park, Durpin Monastery and the markets of...
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Rolep, East Sikkim – 135 kms from ...

Rolep is tucked on the slopes of the rolling green Himalayan foothills with panoramic views of the Rangpo Khola River valley. While in Rolep, you can hike along the hanging bridges over gushing rivers, get drenched under the 40-feet high waterfall and try angling trouts in the river. Rolep is one of the new-found gems of East Sikkim, which gives a very authentic experience of village life and adventure. Here, guests are welcomed in traditional home stays where they can take part in the daily lives of the villagers and taste some sumptuous local cuisine. BOOKING...
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Yakten, East Sikkim – 135 kms from...

High up in the Himalayas is a small village called Yakten which stays shrouded in mist and caressed by the soft chilling winds. Located just 35 kms from the bustling city of Gangtok in Sikkim, Yakten is surrounded by pine forests with magnificent views of the lush rolling Himalayan foothills. A 10-minutes walk through the pine forest would take you to a view point from where you can catch a breathtaking view of Mt. Kanchenjungha. Almost eight home stays with adequate modern amenities welcome guests at Yaakten. BOOKING DETAILS OF YAKTEN Places to see in Yakten: The...
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Somrabazar, Hooghly – 82 kms from ...

Steeped in history and flanked by the mighty Ganges, Somrabazar is known for its terracotta temples, ruins of Zamindar Mansions, lush green paddy fields crisscrossed by rivulets, the riverine island – Sabujdwip and the seat of spiritual awakening of Rani Rashmoni. It is an ideal place to spend a day or two, if you are keen on discovering heritage structures and take long walks along the marshy banks of Ganges to spot some of the rarest birds’ species. Apart from the nearby attractions of Guptipara, Bandel, Balagarh and Hooghly, Somrabazar is also known to produce...
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Pabong, Neora Valley – 92 kms from...

Perched on a mountain slope at 4700 feet and surrounded by the deep and dense Neora Valley Forest, Pabong enjoys one of the best views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. Few kilometers from the popular tourist spots of Loleygaon and Chakhole, this tranquil village of Pabong has somehow escaped the clutches of commercialisation and mass tourism. Here, you can trek along the Neora forest and enjoy bird watching, take village walks along the terraced paddy fields and spend the quite evenings watching the lights of Kalimpong flickering in the horizon. If you are searching for a hidden...
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Nachan, Bardhaman – 188 kms from K...

In Nachan, the lake stretches as far as the horizon and finally touches the Palash forest on the other side. The bungalow stands on the banks of the lake amidst gardens and patches of flower beds overlooking the lake, the Palash Forest, the villages and infinity. If you are of the adventurous kind and is waiting to run away from the din of your city life, then Nachan Nature Bungalow should be your pick for this weekend. Located just 188 kms. from Kolkata, Nachan is a village beside an endless lake created by a dam. BOOKING DETAILS OF NACHAN Places to see in Nachon: There...
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Khoai, Shantiniketan – 165 kms fro...

Khoai is a geological formation of small canyons resulting from constant erosion caused by wind and water. The Khoai Shantiniketan region in Bolpur is characterised by a patch of dry forest of Sonajhuri (Acacia Auriculiformis) trees on an eroded landscape of red laterite soil. This unique look of the forest was immortalised by Rabindranath Tagore in many of his compositions. The Sonajhuri forest in Khoai is surrounded by the famous Kopai River (Tagore’s Amader Choto Nadi) on one side and Ballavpur Forest and Bonerpukur Adivasi Village on other sides. BOOKING DETAILS...
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Singee, Bardhaman – 135 kms from K...

At Singee, you can walk along the paddy fields, marvel at 300-year old terracotta temples, make wishes to the magic tree and sit besides the Brahmani River gazing at the green horizon. There is something for everyone at Singee – a little know village in Bardhaman with a hint of history, culture, untouched village life and endless greenery. If you are harbouring some special interests like bird watching, then you can visit nearby ox-bow lake of Chupir Char in Purbasthali, which is the hotbed for migratory birds. BOOKING DETAILS OF SINGEE Otherwise, history buffs can...
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Tshlamthang, South Sikkim – 98 kms...

Tshlamthang is a quaint village tucked in the Himalayan foothills. The bird’s eye view of gurgling Teesta River and snow-clad Nathula peaks create a mix of charms. The name Tshlamthang means Orange Farm. It is a quiet and organic spot for both people who love to laze in nature enjoying native cuisine and culture and adventurous people looking for treks, bird watching, trails and walks and angling. With plenty of nearby tourist attractions like Ravangla, Temi, Solophok and forest trekking scope, this new destination in South Sikkim is still an unknown paradise. BOOKING...
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Agarhati, South 24 Pgs – 66 kms fr...

While you sit at the green island and look out to the endless water meeting the sky at the horizon, a freshly cooked maach bhaja (fried fish) arrives to break your thought process. You bite a piece off and let your thoughts float with the clouds and suddenly you feel a slight tension building on your fishing rod – that’s it! Your second catch of the day. Fishing or the professionals would call it angling, boating, basking in the sun and playing around with your children on the lush lawn are few things you can do at the resort in Agarhati, just 60 kms from...
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Kurbia, Kurseong – 38 kms from Sil...

If you have dreamt of a cosy home within the lush tea gardens overlooking the snow capped peaks of Mt. Kanchenjungha – then its time you spend your weekend at Kurbia. Tucked within Darjeeling’s legendary tea gardens – Castleton, Monteviot and Springside, Kurbia at an altitude of around 5000 feet is the place where you take long walks along the tea gardens and gaze at Mt. Kanchenjungha while sipping your coveted “first flush.” If you are planning for some sightseeing, then Kurseong, Ghoom, Darjeeling and few other untouched nearby destinations...
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Bees Gaon, Darjeeling – 90 kms from Sili...

Located within a pine forest, this heritage wood bungalow in Bees Gaon is a hidden treasure just 28 kms from Darjeeling. A walk from the bungalow would take you to a nursery, tea gardens and some more British heritage bungalows. The sparkling weather at 5000 feet and the wilderness of the surrounding pine forest makes the stay in Bees Gaon bungalow a lifetime experience. Being near to Darjeeling, Bees Gaon is also a choice for tourists who want to escape the chaos of Darjeeling yet enjoy the sightseeing options in day trips like Ghoom, Batasia, Teesta Valley, Lamahatta,...
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Shankarda, Jharkhand – 15 kms from...

There are few places on earth where you get a chance to find yourself – Shankarda is one of them. A four-hour journey from Kolkata to Tatanagar and another 15 kms on the dark snaking roads through tribal villages and paddy fields will take you to this little known village of Shankarda in Jharkhand. Surrounded by lush Narwa and Dalma Hills and crisscrossed by tributaries of Subarnarekha River, this picturesque village boasts of a fascinating eco resort, where your children get a chance to pick vegetables from kitchen gardens and run around in swaying paddy fields....