The owner is a school teacher who manages the homestay in his free time. The hospitable nature of the host will be appreciated by anyone coming here.
Staying at a century old colonial bungalow is in itself an experience that most tourists visiting Takdah relish. The Takdah main market is couple of minutes walk. The small village can entirely be visited on foot.
You can pay a visit to the Rongli Rongliot Tea Garden which can be seen from the Bungalow as well. Visit the Takdah orchid centre about 10 minutes walking distance away. Takdah village does not have local sightseeing options. but you may go for a sightseeing tour around. For nearby attractions check the Nearby Places.Even More...
This is a centrally located British Bungalow at Takdah. The main market is just 50 meters away, yet you are secluded from the hustle and bustle of the market. The owner is a school teacher who takes pride in his hospitality.
Takdah cantonment area was developed by the British as a military cantonment in the early years of the 20th century. Later the place also became popular for the cinchona plantation in the area. More than 100 years back the area was inhabited by the cinchona planters. They build several bungalows in typical British architecture. Half a dozen or so are still habited mostly by the locals. A few of the bungalows are today let out as homestays. One such bungalow is Bungalow number 6, the owner has named the homestay here as 'Sai Hridayam'.
The bungalow is situated at the heart of Takdah town, just 50 meters uphill from the Takdah market.
|Room Type||AP Plan (All meals included)|
|Per person||Rs.2500/- per head|
GST additional as per prevailing rules
There are several routes to reach Takdah depending upon where you are coming from. It is recommended that you take the help of your experts or use a local driver to navigate the road. Not all the roads are in great shape all the time.
If you are coming from Darjeeling, drive through the Peshok road that connects Darjeeling with Kalimpong. take a diversion at 6th mile on this peshok road to reach Takdah about 25 km away from Darjeeling with a travel time of roughly about an hour. People traveling from NJP / Bagdogra normally prefer the road through Rongli Rongliot Tea garden. Drive through the National Highway connecting Sikkim with Bengal till you reach Rambhi Bazar, from here an upward drive of few km through tea garden will take you to TakdahEven More...
Takdah is very centrally located with many other small village tourist destinations all around. Just North of Takdah is Tinchule village about 2 km away.
The Takdah Tinchule road can be a great walk as on the east you will be able to see the Kalimpong hills and Teesta. From Tinchuley you may visit Chota Mangwa or Bara Mangwa area. A further drive of half an hour from here will take you to Peshok road and Lamahatta.Even More...
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