- Number of Rooms: 4
- Meal Plan: MAP (complimentary breakfast & lunch/dinner)
- Rooms with attached bathrooms
Located amidst pleasing wilderness and solitude, Dhungkar Homestay stands unique among most holiday destination. Situated at Lingtam Village, it falls on the Silk Route vicinity. The most interesting thing about Dhungkar, is the forest surrounding it. Ideal for bird watching, in one morning some tourists have experienced even thirty varieties of birds. The Kopikharka-Lingtam River, meanders across the village. A section of the river has coursed itself at the foot of the homestay making it a perfect fishing and river-side picnic destination.
About your host:
Her first stint in the hospitality industry and loving every bit of it, Rinchen and her charming family are excited at the prospect of curating experiences around her property. Rinchen frequently shuttles between Gangtok and her home but one will always find very pleasant company in her parent’s that now live a semi-retired life here.
About the Location
Lingtam is a picturesque village set between the valleys. Placed remarkably on the foothills of the Silk Route trails, the Lingtam River flows serenely across the village. About thirty houses dot the vicinity. Cozy houses and warm people greet your eyes as you first enter Lingtam. With a mix of different communities predominantly the Bhutia tribe, the village has both farmlands and forests. Reaching Dhungkar village homestay is a short drive from the village. A short hike from the road will lead to the peaceful eco-holiday homestay.
How to Reach
The first stop from Bagdogra/NJP is Rangpo which takes about 3 hours depending on traffic. From there, Lingtam, which is where Dhungkar Homestay is located, is an hours drive.
Things to Do
The Agamlok Gumba, a traditional Buddhist monastery stands majestic about a few kilometres from the main road. At 37 acres, Dhungkar Homestay is an expansive forested property. Guests can take guided and guided village walks, treks and hikes across the hilltop and witness spectacular nooks and crannies of the mountainside.
A 1.5hr trek leads the guests to Pokhri Dara which is a scenic destination for the hikers and picnic-enthusiast! The famed Aritar Lake is also close-by. The Lingtam-Phadamchen route leads one to the historical Silk Route, Dzuluk.
The surrounding forest is home to a myriad of bird species and is ideal for bird watching. In one morning some tourists have experienced even thirty varieties of birds.
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