Darjeeling is a hill town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal, India. It is well-known for its scenic beauty, lush tea gardens, and colonial-era architecture. One of the best ways to experience the essence of Darjeeling is by staying in a homestay. Homestays in Darjeeling offer a unique opportunity to stay with local families and experience their way of life, culture, and traditions.
Darjeeling has a variety of homestays to choose from, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxurious ones. The homestays are located in various parts of Darjeeling, including the town center, tea gardens, and the surrounding villages. Each homestay has its charm and character, offering guests a different experience.
There are several tea garden stays in the area which can be categorised as luxury experiences. These accommodations include Glenburn Tea Estate, Chamung tea garden and others. They are not in the town itself but about an hours drive away from the town.
For those looking for a budget-friendly option, the homestays in Darjeeling mostly would serve you well. Most of these homestays offer stunning views of the mountains and are a perfect place for nature lovers. Guests can go on nature walks, bird-watching, and explore the nearby villages.