Dakboong Homestay In Sikkim

Payong, Sikkim

Rs 1,800

Per Night

The Dakboong homestay is one of the many humble homes you can find in the state. This semi-concrete cottage is nestled by a beautiful orchard that retains an aura of serenity. The friendly hosts along with their two young-spirited children are always happy to greet and welcome you for a warm Sikkim journey. You can engage in gardening and farming activities along with your hosts spending a lot of meaningful time during your trip. Since agriculture is the cornerstone of the Payong village of South Sikkim, it gives you an opportunity to learn traditional farming methods from the locals.

This homestay in South Sikkim offer a unique opportunity to understand the state’s rural life thus gaining an insight into the lives of the communities. While your visit to Sikkim can invoke you to participate and enjoy the local activities of the natives and understand their customs and lifestyle first-hand. The locals residing in the village of Payong are a heterogeneous mix of Nepali communities like Chettri, Rai & Gurung, peppered with a few Lepchas. This gives you a good exposure to the diverse Sikkimese culture.

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  • A visit to the giant statue of Lord Buddha that was installed at Rabong in the year 2006 to mark the 2550th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.
  • Stopover at the larger than life statue of Lord Shiva at Namchi which is a 2 hour drive from Patuk. Namchi is also famous for its magnificent views of Kanchenjunga mountain range
  • A day’s trip to explore Ravangla is a must. It is famous for its Buddha park, spectacular views of the Himalayas, monasteries and carpet shops
  • Village walks and day hikes in the neighbouring hills
  • You could be witness to a Shamanic healing ritual unique to this part of the country. This depends on the group size.
  • Samdruptse which means 'wish fulfilling hill' in the local Bhutia language is another location you need to include in your itinerary. There is a statue of Guru Padamasambhava, a saint who blessed Sikkim more than 1200 years ago. He is also fondly known as Guru Rimpoche. At 135 feet it is the highest statue of Guru Padamasambhava in the world and its foundation stone was laid by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • You could plan a visit to the Lingi Buddhist Monastery and the Mahadev Caves.
  • Visit nearby villages to witness the local rituals.

By Air: The closest airport to our program location is located in Bagdogra, Siliguri, West Bengal (IXB). There are flights almost every day to this airport from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore

By Train: Nearest railway stations to Sikkim are Jalpaiguri (187 km) and Siliguri (146 km), that is well-connected to major cities like Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi and Mumbai. Pick up will be arranged from the airport/railway station to the homestay

INR 1,800 per night per person including stay, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Transport and guides to the places of interest can be arranged at an extra rate.

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