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 of Kalimpong yet enjoy the sightseeing options in day trips like Delo, Lava, Sillery Gaon, Icchey Gaon and the numerous attractions of Kalimpong like Cactus Garden, Durpin Monastery and Golf Course. BOOKING DETAILS OF BHALUKHOP
Places to see at Bhalukhop: Some of the best viewpoints of the Kalimpong Hills are located within a few kilometers of Bhalukhop. Delo Park and view point, Buddha Statue, Hanuman Temple, Guru Padmasambhava statue – all these viewpoints are within 10 kms of Bhalukhop. The chirping birds, fruit garden and the fresh air of Bhalukhop makes it an ideal weekend destination to rest and bask in the morning Himalayan sun.
Nearby Attractions of Bhalukhop: Bhalukhop falls on the outskirts of Kalimpong town, so a day trip to Kalimpong and its surrounding areas like Kalimpong Science Center, Sillery Gaon, Reshikhola, Icchey Gaon, Lava and Pedong can be on your cards. While on a sightseeing trip to Kalimpong, your first stop could be Durpin Dara – an observatory point offering a stunning view of the Himalayas, the meandering Teesta and Relli rivers and the plains far below. You are sure to be charmed by the wonderful nurseries of Kalimpong. The Kalimpong Arts & Craft Center established by Mrs. Graham is famous for teaching carpet weaving, dyeing, painting, leather craft, tailoring and carpentry to the locals. The center also promotes the creations of local craftsmen and artisans. The Mangal Dham Mandir spanning an area of two acres, built in 1993, contains the holy Samadhi of their Guruji. In Kalimpong, you can also spot a hidden sanctuary of Rabindranath Tagore – the Gauripur House. Some other noteworthy sightseeing places of Kalimpong are Swiss Dairy and Dharmodaya Vihar.
Things to do in Bhalukhop: Apart from enjoying the panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjungha and its changing colours during sunrise, Bhalu khop is ideal to enjoy a nature trail along the beautiful landscape. You can enjoy a short trek to a nearby waterfall through alpine forest. The place is also great for bird watching. In the evenings, you can enjoy a barbecue in our sprawling lawn enjoying the stars of the night sky, blinking lights on mountain sides and Mt. Kanchenjungha flooded in moonlight.
How to reach Bhalukhop: The closest railway station from Bhalukkhop is the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and the Siliguri Railway Station. The nearest airport is the Bagdogra Airport. Hired cars are available from both airport and railway stations to Bhalukhop. You can also take a shared taxi to 10th Mile and take a reserve taxi from Taxi Stand to reach our place.
Best time to visit Bhalu khop: You can visit Bhalukhop anytime of the year. The winters are known for their sparkling weather and spectacular sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjungha while the monsoons are favourite with tourists who love to see lush forests and farms covered in mists and clouds
Lodging and Dining facilities at Bhalukhop: Our spacious and clean home stay in Bhalukhop is facilitated with all basic features like hot water arrangements, attached western bathrooms, lawns, sit-out areas, seating arrangements and comfortable beds. Presently, we have 4 double-bedded rooms with attached bathroom in our building. We also have a staying arrangement in our garden-hut where we have 2 single-bedded rooms with a common bathroom. All our rooms share a common veranda with views of Mt. Kanchenjungha and surrounding mountains. Food is essentially homemade and farm fresh and served with lot of care in our Dining Hall.