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, the Galaythar 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. Early morning sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjungha from your resort is just another surprise in waiting! We have three accommodation options at Galeythar.

Lodging and dining facilities in Galeythar Guesthouse

Located on a hilltop with great views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, this premium quality accommodation has 2 Four bedded rooms and 1 Double Bedded room. All rooms are equipped with modern facilities like comfy beds, balconies overlooking snow-capped mountains, transport assistance and attached western bathrooms with hot water geysers. The resort arranges for cultural programs on request, guided bird watching tours and serves sumptuous food in its dining hall.

Accommodation type: Guesthouse

Tariff starts from RS.1500 per head per day (Food + Lodging)

Galaythar Guesthouse Photo Gallery

Lodging and dining facilities in Galeythar Luxury Homestay

Located on a hilltop with great views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. Surrounded by forests, terraced farms and cardamom gardens this resort is the perfect get away from your hectic schedule. This newly built home stay has 6 adjacent cottages and 6 rooms in the main building. All rooms are equipped with modern facilities like comfy beds, balconies overlooking snow-capped mountains, transport assistance and attached western bathrooms with hot water geysers. The resort arranges for cultural programs on request, guided bird watching tours and serves sumptuous food in its dining hall.

Accommodation type: Homestay

Tariff starts from RS.1200 per head per day (Food + Lodging)

Galaythar Luxury Homestay Photos

Lodging and dining facilities in Galeythay Comfort Homestay

Located on a hilltop with great views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. This newly built home stay has 4 adjacent rooms with a common balcony facing the mountains. All rooms are equipped with modern facilities like comfy beds, transport assistance and attached western bathrooms with hot water geysers. The home stay arranges guided bird watching tours and serves sumptuous food in its dining hall.

Accommodation type: Homestay

Tariff starts from RS.1100 per head per day (Food + Lodging)

Things to do in Galaythar

Bird watching, butterfly tracking and taking village walks are few things you can do at Galeythar. Local sightseeing to Latpanchar and Namthing Pokhri can also be on your cards.

How to reach Galeythar

Galeytar can be reached from Mungpoo (9 kms.), Kalijhora (25 kms.) and Birik (16 kms.). Regular cars are available from NJP or Siliguri to Kalijhora.

Best time to visit Galeythar

You can visit Galeytar anytime of the year. Tea gardens and farms are lush during monsoons whereas winters are perfect for enjoying the splendid views of Mt. Kanchenjungha looming in the distance.

Places to see in Galeythar

This is a small village perched on a hilltop with magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjungha and the Himalayan foothills. Few terraced paddy fields, orange orchards, tea gardens and cardamom farms surround the village. You can also visit the nearby Riyang River Valley of Sittong crossing the age-old bamboo bridge.

Picture courtesy Wikipedia

Attractions around Galeythar

While staying here, you can visit the home of Maitreyee Devi in Mungpoo where Rabindranath Tagore used to stay, take a walk in the orange orchards of Sittong and visit Latpanchar just 08 kms. away to see the nesting of the endangered Rufous Neck Hornbill. On the way to Latpanchar, you can also drop at Namthing Pokhari – the breeding spot of the extremely endangered Himalayan Salamander. Day trips to nearby Kurseong just 20 kms. away and the viewpoint of Ahaldara can also be arranged.

Hornbill near Galeythar
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