Humro Home Aritar

Humro Home Aritar is a tourist accommodation in Aritar in East Sikkim. With about a dozen rooms to accommodate guests, this is slightly larger than a standard Home Stay. Yet this is not a typical resort or a hotel, as the owner and his family takes hands on approach towards hosting the guests in a personalised and homely manner. Rather than staying in a typical Aritar Lake Hotels, your experience in our Home lodge is a combination of Homely atmosphere with the amenities of a Hotel.

Location

Location

The Home Stay is located about 3 kms away from Aritar lake in a perfectly peaceful and natural surrounding. The main road is just next to the accommodation so that you will have minimum difficulty in locating the Home Stay. Yet it is an abode of peace and tranquillity.

The PropertyThe Lodge

Humro Home Aritar is a 3 storied building with surrounding garden. The garden includes children play area and seating area for the guests. The Aritar Homestay presently offers 11 rooms but the total number of rooms is expected to go up to 24 with new construction already under way. All rooms have attached toilet with running hot and cold water and western commode. Room service and daily housekeeping is included in the tariff.

To book the accommodation, use the online booking system available on the left of this page. Food

Food

We serve Indian and Sikkimese food at our Aritar Guest House. Local culinary and organic food is preferred. The food is clean, hygienic and sumptuous. We also try to serve guest preference on advance notice. The nearest market is about 15 minutes away and hence last minute special food orders cannot be served. Detailed food menu is available in the room.

Getting ThereGetting There

From NJP to Aritar is a drive of about 4 Hours. You have to drive to Ranpo where you cross the border and enter Sikkim from Bengal. Take a less travelled path from here which will pass through Rorathang and Rhenok to reach our Home Lodge at Aritar.

If you are coming from Kalimpong, you can travel via Pedong – Reshi and Rhenok to reach Aritar. Guests going from Aritar to Gangtok or coming from Gangtok to Aritar may drive to Rangpo and then take the same route as suggested for guests travelling from NJP, the alternative route is to take a detour from the national highway at Ranipool near Gangtok and Pakyong bound road. Both roads will take you to Aritar by covering a similar distance of about 70 kms.

Weather

Weather

Aritar lake is located at an altitude of about 5000 feet or little above 1400 meters. Our Home Lodge at Aritar is located about 500 feet below the lake. The weather at such an altitude is pleasant throughout the year. During summer the temperature may go up to 20-22 degree centigrade during the day but comes down to 12-15 in the night. During winter temperature may drop in the night to 5 degrees and the day temperature is around 12 to 14 degree centigrade. The rainy season of is July and August and rain is heavy here. During the rest of the year also occasion shower is not uncommon.

Activity

Activity

Aritar Lake - Lampokhri (Pokhri in Nepali means Lake) is the lake here that is more popular among tourists as Aritar Lake. The lake with its green water and surrounding jungles make for perfect sightseeing point. Boating facility is available in the lake. Aritar lake is locate in East Sikkim at an altitude of 5000 feet or 1400 meters.

Mankhim Hill top - From the lake you can take a narrow pedestrian road to reach Mankhim top on the other side of the lake. From Mankhim great view of the snow capped peaks including the Kanchunjunga is visible. You can also see the green Aritar lake below. There is a small temple of the Rai community here. There is also a view point for tourists at Mankhim. The Rhenock monastery is also situated in the nearby area. The popular tourist destination of Reshi is also within half an hours drive and can be visited easily.

Visit to Zuluk - Aritar tour is incomplete without a visit to the famous Zuluk route. Aritar is the ideal base for your tour of the famous Silk route. We take you to Zuluk, Gnathang Valley and Baba Mandir on a day trip from here. Compared to local accommodation available in Zuluk area, Aritar is a much better proposition with no shortage of water, better service, rooms and more regular electricity. All this basics are often found missing in the higher altitude accommodations closer to Zuluk. As a result guests prefer to base their Silk route tour from Aritar.

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