Sangser Homestay

Sangser, Bengal1100

A calm and quiet village at an altitude of about 4300 ft, 27kms from Darjeeling and offering wonderful view of the majestic Kanchenjunga and the Himalayan range.

Sangser, a small village in Kalimpong and on the Bengal - Sikkim border is widely known for its cinchona plantations but recently it has swung its doors open to the avid nature lovers who can steal a few wonderful moments of solitude in its picturesque surroundings. This hamlet is nestled along the slopes of the beautiful Delo Hills facing the amazing Kangchenjunga and the Neora Valley National Park with the Teesta River winding away at the foot hills.

Everywhere you look around, it’s only the greenery, plentiful along the slopes that soothes your tired eyes, pure and unadulterated. A good place for bird watching, the hills are vibrant with lots of the flowering species too. Wake up early, atleast for a dawn to witness the sun rising along the Kangchenjunga, it is heavenly indeed.

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The homestay …

The beautiful cottages of ‘Sangser Homestay’ are a perfect getaway for you, far far from the maddening crowd. The rooms are very spacious, clean and simple but artfully decorated. The best part of being there is undoubtedly the warm hospitality and delicious platter, garden grown, fresh and organic. The hosts are very helpful and friendly, always there to keep you most comfortable. They can also help you explore the village, or arrange small treks into the forests. This peaceful and scenic place offers an ideal solace for those who wish to while away time in peace.

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Rooms —

A Traditional Cottage having ‘Two Double and Three Triple bedroom’ and a Two-storeyed house having ‘Two Quad room with a common varandah in 1st floor One Quad & One Quintuple room in ground-floor’ and are simple yet very nice and well maintained and have attached toilets.

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Cuisine —

The dining room is in the ground floor. One of the highlights of the stay here is the food prepared by Mr. Rai and his his wife – simply delicious. She makes great chicken curry and vegetarian dishes. You can have it with rice or chapatis.

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Pocket Pinch —

Very reasonably priced 1,100 per guest for a day.

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Ta–ta Sansger

Plan at least couple of nights in Sangser Homestay. One night stay is not good enough to make justice to the exotic offerings of this place. Whatever may be your budget, it can be a great idea to combine your Darjeeling visit with one of such offbeat places to soak in the nature and be in a state of tranquil bliss before returning to your routine life.

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Reaching Sangser…

Getting there is an uphill task! Just joking! Actually on the way to Rangpo, you have to take a right turn from Taljhor, and move uphill along a 7 km stretch to reach this abode of peace, and yes, it’s a comfortable journey along the winding roads, beneath the canopy of trees. Nearest Rail-head is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, 80 km and nearest airport being Bagdogra, 85 km away. Kalimpong is 12km from Sangser.

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