A picturesque destination among lofty hills with a large farm area and an enticing swimming pool with a mesmerising view of Mt. Kanchenjungha
Do you crave a break from the hectic schedule? Can you hear the mountains calling? Do you want to escape from the buzzing urban life of the city to enjoy a few days of rejuvenation? Lamahatta is the perfect spot for you then. It is a magnificent eco-tourism place just 1 hour from Darjeeling. Lamahatta Resort offers you the best stay here with a green lawn, a blue pool viewing the Kunchenjungha, a bonfire in the misty night and a day stroll among the pines.
With its vast green stretching forests of pine and wide fields of bright flowers, the beauty of this place is breathtaking. Located at an altitude of 6500ft, Lamahatta is surrounded by mesmerizing green hills lined by coniferous trees. The winding hilly roads and the natural serenity of this place draw tourists time and again to the picturesque place. If you want to spend a few days in the lap of Mother Nature revelling in the beauty of lofty hills surrounding it, we have the perfect luxurious destination for you in Lamahatta.
Our property here is a private resort located in the Lamahatta farms. It contains spacious rooms for staying in luxury while being in close proximity to serene natural beauty. The huge glass windows will bring the overlooking view of the exotic surroundings into your room. All meals such as breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided, which will leave you satiated. The top-quality tea and snacks are complimentary along with a fun-packed bonfire.
Other amenities you can enjoy are a pool where you can take a quick dip or a swim. Else, you can relax in the lounge and absorb the abundant nature surrounding you. You can also order BBQ chicken wings or BBQ pork, according to your choice. The menu for the breakfast, lunch and dinner is fixed and is served in a buffet.
Accommodation: Double Bedrooms- 2, Twin Bedrooms with four heads accommodation- 3 and
Cottages- 2. Maximum accommodation nearly 25 heads.
Check-in 11:00 Noon
Check out 10:00 A.M.
Local activity at Lamahatta
Rising early, you can watch the sun-kissed peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga standing in all its glory. It is a paradise for hikers who wish to make short treks along the numerous trekking paths. You can take long walks through the calm and peaceful forest of pine and Dhupi trees. The maze of pine trees will lead you to two beautiful lakes called ‘Jore Pokhari’. You can also visit the watchtower and experience the silence and beauty of nature from seats placed at vantage points.
Just a short walk away is a 500-year-old Buddhist Monastery. Beautiful coloured flags are situated in rows in the front which flutters at the slightest breeze. The park and well-tended garden are some of the major attractions in Lamahatta. You can observe and interact with friendly tribal Buddhist people like Dukpas, Sherpa, Tamangs, Bhutias and Yalmoos. The beautiful flower gardens and lush tea gardens will provide you with an otherworldly experience.
River rafting in teesta
If you crave adventure, go white water rafting on the River Teesta with your family. It is a thrilling experience, yet it comes with all the safety measures. You will cherish the memories for years, that is for sure.
Tea garden visit
There are several major tea estates nearby, like Peshok, Zing and Takdah. You can visit the places with prior permission to see the tea plantation in action, along with tea processing. Also, you can take part in tea tasting sessions here.
Nearby Attractions of Lamahatta Resort
Takdah and Tinchulay
These are two nearby mountain retreats you must check. You will be mesmerized by the wide variety of orchids blooming in the Orchid Centre here. The Rangliot Tea Garden is a must-visit while in Takdah.
Chota and Bara Mangwa are two small hamlets nearby. Tucked in the hills, they offer breathtaking views and ethereal sunrise. These are famous for eco-tourism. The major farming done here is organic. You can also visit the vast orange orchards here.
Darjeeling is located in the foothills of the Lower Himalayas. Fondly it is known as the Queen of Hill Stations in India. Darjeeling has lush green hills and distant snowy peaks. It is famous for its tea gardens and picturesque views. You can visit Tiger Hill, Darjeeling Mall and various other attractions here. If you are a shopaholic, you can do that to your heart’s content here.
Kalimpong is a sleepy little town, about 50 km east of Darjeeling. The town boasts marvellous Himalayan views and Buddhist monasteries. If you love nature, you have to visit Kalimpong. Also, you can see colonial-era architecture here. Do check out the fascinating nursery in here too. Once, it was a part of the ancient silk route. Now, there are a number of fine hiking trails leading from here.
How to Reach
Rail: The nearest rail station is New Jalpaiguri Jn. From there it is 73 km away which takes 2 hours and 40 minutes to reach by car.
Air: The nearest airport is Bagdogra, 80 km away and takes a car 2 hours 50 minutes to reach the place.
Road: From Kolkata, the property is approximately 640 km away and it takes more than 17 hours to reach by NH12 or NH19.
The property is located 3km from the main Darj-kpg highway, the 2 km stretch is a bit rough but not too winding. The last 1 km is under construction road so a bit rough n gets difficult to ply during rains. But from that point it is walkable. We also provide free pick up service in our 4WD from this point onwards.
However, at present Bolero and Sumo that we recommend can easily come all the way to the farm.
Best Time To Visit
Lamahatta in the summer is the most sought-after season. There is a huge crowd of tourists coming here with family, as the summer vacation begins. In monsoon, the road condition worsens and a veil of mist and cloud cover the place. Winter is chilly, but when the sun comes out, you can see the best view of the glittering Kanchenjunga. The nearby orange plantations are in full bloom at that time too.
Double – INR 4500 + 5% GST
Twin – INR 5500 + 5% GST
Cottages – INR 6500 + 5% GST
The above rate is for double occupancy (2 people) per room
*Extra person – 1400 extra
Double can fit 2 adults + 1 infant
Twin can fit 3-4 adults
The cottage can fit – 4-6 adults
We have a fixed menu and is served in a buffet
FOOD MENU at Lamahatta Resort
1. Puri Sabji/ Chola
2. Egg of choice
3. Tea/ coffee/ juice
Lunch / Dinner
2. Seasonal veg 2-3 items
3. Non-veg 1 item
Alternatively, 1 dinner can be
1. Fried rice
2. Chow mien/veg momo
3. Chicken chilli
Onion Pakora / French fries
Barbeque Separate Charge
Bbq – we serve chicken wings/ breast and Pork. This has to be preordered and the rate is 500 per plate.
1 plate of chicken bbq will have 8 pcs of chicken wings
1 plate of pork bbq will have 1 kg of raw meat
Child Policy: Complimentary for a child under five years.