Nature has spread its abundance beautifully in this little Lepcha village on the outskirts of the mountainous terrain, called Charkhol. This place is located at 5500 feet altitude, about an hour from Lolegaon and two hours from Lava and 27 km from Kalimpong. Surrounded by greens forest with pine, cypress, oak, shawl and rhododendrons, the warmth of hospitality of the locals touches the hearts.
𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘁 𝗟𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗼𝗻, 𝗟𝗮𝘃𝗮, 𝗥𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽, 𝗥𝗶𝗸𝗶𝘀𝘂𝗺, 𝗞𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗼𝗻𝗴, 𝗘𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗻, 𝗔𝗿𝗺𝘆 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗳 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲, 𝗗𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗼, 𝗗𝘂𝗽𝗶𝗻 𝗗𝗮𝗿𝗮, 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗻𝘂, 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗵𝗮𝗺 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲, 𝗖𝗮𝗰𝘁𝘂𝘀 𝗚𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗻, 𝗚𝘂𝗺𝗯𝗮 𝗗𝗮𝗿𝗮 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝘄𝗼 𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗻𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗯𝗲𝗮𝘂𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗮 𝘄𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗴𝗲 𝗼𝗿 “𝗰𝗮𝗻𝗼𝗽𝘆 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗸” 𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗹𝗮𝘃𝗮 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗮 𝗺𝗮𝗴𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗳𝗲𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴. 𝗕𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝗻 𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗯𝗲𝗰𝘂𝗲 𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗻𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝘀𝗸𝘆 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗯𝗹𝗶𝘀𝘀. 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘃𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗵𝗼𝘁𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗶𝗿𝗱 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀.
The warmth and friendliness of the homestay add another dimension. So, be prepared to go to this offbeat destination in the Kalimpong district, and promise that will return with a feeling of a lifetime.
Staying and Fooding costs is affordable for the middle class –
𝗛𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝘆 ₹ 𝟭𝟮𝟬𝟬/ 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻 (𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 & 𝗟𝗼𝗱𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴).