Located at an altitude of 5000 feet overlooking the mighty Mt. Kanchenjungha and surrounded by gardens, forests and terraced farmlands on all sides, Turyok is a secret very few have ever discovered. This little picturesque village is guarded by lush green hills nearly every household has a garden with orange trees. Just 30 kms. from main town Kurseong, Turyok has always escaped the glare of mass tourism. The fabulous location of our home stay, the lush jungles, the hidden lakes amidst pine forests, the wild orchids and exotic birds and butterflies make Turyok nothing less than paradise. BOOKING DETAILS OF TURYOK
Places to see in Turyok: Tucked on a hilltop with magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjungha and the Himalayan foothills, this small village of Toryuk is located on the outskirts of the more famous Orange Village of Sittong. Few orange orchards, terraced paddy fields, tea gardens and cardamom farms surround this village. You can also visit the nearby Riyang River Valley of Sittong, Namthing Pokhri, Latpanchar Forest and numerous other sightseeing spots.
Nearby attractions of Turyok: While staying here, you can visit the home of Maitreyee Devi in Mungpoo where Rabindranath Tagore used to stay. Day trips to nearby Kurseong and its surrounding attractions like Eagle’s Craig, Gidda Pahar, St. Mary’s Grotto and Dow Hill can also be arranged. You can also visit nearby Namthing Pokhari – the breeding spot of the extremely endangered Himalayan Salamander and the viewpoint of Ahaldara from Toryuk.
Things to do in Turyok: You can take a walk in the orange orchards of Sittong and visit Latpanchar Forest area to spot the nesting of the endangered Rufous Neck Hornbill. You can also take a leisurely walk through tea gardens and villages and hike through pine forests.
Best time to visit Turyok: You can visit Toryuk anytime of the year. Winters are perfect for enjoying the majestic view of Mt. Kanchenjungha in the horizon and the monsoons are best for the lush green forests.
Lodging and Food at Turyok: Our home stay in Turyok offers great views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. Surrounded by flower gardens, forests, terraced farms and cardamom gardens, this home stay is the perfect get away from your hectic schedule. Our home stay has 02 Double Bed rooms and 01 Four bedded room in the ground floor and 01 cozy Rooftop Double bed room. All rooms are equipped with modern facilities like comfy beds and attached western bathrooms with hot water geysers. You can enjoy the views of the snowy peaks of Mt Kanchenjungha and the rising sun from our terrace. Our home stay has its own kitchen garden from where we source fresh vegetables for our guests. The home stay serves sumptuous food in its dining hall and can also arrange barbecue for the guests.