Weekend destinations from kolkata
A mountain resort with comfort stay
A homely resort tucked in the lap of the serene hill station of Aritar near the newly opened Pakyong airport, this property is the best place one can choose to relax amongst the tranquil mountains, with the necessary modern comfort and facilities. Surrounded by lush greenery, lakes and cultivation field, the gorgeous decors and interiors of the clean, spacious rooms, the delectable foods from traditional Sikkimese cuisine, the beauty of the surrounding nature backdrops ensure a memorable stay experience for the tourists. Morning tea in the garden, places for a bonfire, option for camping in the woods and short treks which leads to lakes nearby or a magnificent 360-degree view of the snow-capped mountain ranges make it more special. Wake up to a magnificent view of the mountains
Accommodation: Wooden House rooms and Valley view deluxe rooms
Trekking: There are a number of good trails around the property to take a short hike or go around for hours to see the 360 degrees Mountain View, and to enjoy the natural green glow of the jungle. The morning treks to see the sunrise on the Khangchendzonga is a lifetime experience.
Bonfire: In the evening, the property arranges for bonfire and food for the guests on request.
Enjoy the evening adda with the host and local people who will turn out be friends in no time with their vibrant and jolly spirit.
Local sightseeing tour: A day tour for the local sightseeing points as well as Zuluk, Kupup and Gnathang Valley following the old silk route can be arranged from here.
Camping: In the surrounding woods, camping can be arranged for one or two nights.
Lampokhari Lake: One of the oldest natural lakes in Sikkim with boating facility and surrounded by pine forests and a surrounding road. There are a few trek routes near it which give a splendid view of the valley.
Kali Khola Falls: In the old silk route, near Rongli, East Sikkim, this hundred ft high cascading falls welcomes the tourists which are also known as lonely falls. One of the most visited waterfalls in the area.
Gnathang Valley and Kupup: Situated on the silk route with mesmerizing natural beauty. In Kupup, one of the world’s highest golf course- Yak golf course which is more than thirteen thousand ft is situated.
Damsang Fort: Near the town Pedong, Damsang Fort, alternatively known as Damsang Gudi, is a historical fort, built in the late seventeenth century, by one of the greatest Lepcha kings and is the witness of many battles between the Lepcha and Bhutia, and later, captured by the British East India Company. A beautiful hiking trail is here which provides a good opportunity for bird watching.
Best Time to Visit
Summer here is March-June and the temperature stays between 10-20 degree Celsius. There is heavy rainfall with chances of a landslide in the later months. In the winter months of November to February, the sky stays clear, with the occasional chance of snowfall in late December.
How to Reach
Rail: The nearest rail-station is NJP. From NJP it is nearly 100 km which takes around 3 hours 30 minutes to reach.
Air: The nearest airport is newly opened Pakyong airport. From there the distance is 40 km and takes around 2 hours to reach.
Road: From Kolkata, it is connected by Badshahi Road and NH 12 or alternatively NH 19, which is 670 km approx and takes 17 hours to reach. The property is 50 km or 2 hours from Kalimpong.
Rs. 1850/- + 5% GST including per head per day including all the meal
Complimentary for Kids between 1 to 5 years
Half price for Kids between 6 to 9 years
Full charge for Kids from 10 years
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