The most expensive part of a vacation is often the accommodation. And getting to know and understand the culture of a place you’re traveling to is one of the best parts of the journey. Travelers on a budget, who want to enjoy the place like a local should definitely prefer homestays over hotels. With homestays located amidst local societies and with authentic Nepali food being served in them, these homestays make for the perfect choice for most.
Here’s a list of few homestays that we have come up with to help you choose the perfect one for you, according to your needs and liking.
Located four kilometers away from the bazaar, amidst the majestic mountains and the lush green tea gardens, Reyso Urban Homestay will surely help you escape the monotony of your life. They also produce their own art, craft and even music. This is one of the few places where you won’t have to compromise on any necessities all while not paying a fortune. The authentic Nepali food along with wooden rooms and the warm hospitality of the people, make it the perfect place to stay when you’re at Darjeeling.
Situated twelve kilometers away from the bazaar, it is the perfect place for a quiet getaway to relax and unwind while enjoying the beauty of Darjeeling. The owners are welcoming and serve home-cooked meals and with an amazing view from its rooms and a swimming pool to relax, they have everything that you possibly need and more.
If you’re looking to indulge in personalized lodging and also to socialize and get to know and understand the locals from up close, this is the place for you. Located in Singamari, 5 minutes away from the taxi stand, Homestay Little Singamari is awaiting you and is ready to serve all your needs with places to visit such as the zoo and the Tenzing Rock situated well within walking distance from the place. Prices aren’t high either thereby making it a suitable place for everyone. After all, saving some bucks is always lovely, isn’t it?
Cradled in the Rangbang valley, near Pokhriabong, 35 km from Darjeeling, it is an amazing place to indulge in the serenity and to enjoy a peaceful vibe in solitude. The road leading to the farm is particularly well maintained and comes with a view of the lush tea gardens and also a couple of jungles. The farm also boasts a massive pool. They also provide for fishing as the river Balasun flows right beside the farm.