Our Humro Home Associated Homestay at Lepchjagat is a 7-room accommodation right on the highway. It is a budget accommodation managed by a Tamang family.
This is a budget accommodation in a three-storied building, the host offers clean beds, toilets, and decent meals. It is not a deluxe or luxurious accommodation.
Lepchajagat is famous for its great view of the Kanchenjunga range of mountains on the one hand and also Darjeeling town on the other hand.
This homestay is located on the main road passing through Lepchajagat village and is easy to identify for visitors.
There are 4 double rooms and 3 Tripple bedded rooms. One extra person can be accommodated in all the rooms, but no extra bed can be arranged. The rooms are spacious and have basic amenities. All rooms have attached baths with running water but there is no electric geyser in the room. If you need hot water, the host will provide them to you in a bucket. All rooms have a view.
We offer you both veg and non-veg food option. The food here is basic but hygienic. Bengali and Indian cuisine are available. In case of any special requirements please talk to our travel experts for confirmation. Being in a rural area, special food requirements may be served only depending on availability.
Location / Accessibility
Lepchajagat is popular as a destination with great views of the Kanchenjunga massif and Darjeeling town.
From the lodge itself, you can have a view of the mountain as well as the town. Lepchajagat does not have too many sightseeing points in the small village. You can walk around the village and the forested path nearby for a relaxed sojourn.
Lepchjagat is located at an altitude of about 7000 feet or about 2200 meters. Being at a relatively high altitude, the weather here is cooler compared to the plains. Even during the peak summer season, warm clothing is required. During winter months, the temperate sometimes may go close to the freezing point though snowfall is not very common here. Heavy woolen is required during winter months. July and August witness major rainfall but an umbrella might be useful any time of the year as the weather often becomes misty and sudden rainfall at unexpected times may occur.
Passang Bomzon -
About Your Host
Mr Bomzan is a local villager of Lepchajagat and has been actively involved with the development of tourism in this small village. He has a hands-on approach to dealing with his guests and tries to send back happy guests.
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Lepchajagat is in the Darjeeling district and is also quite close to Darjeeling town. It can be reached easily either via Ghoom or Mirik.
If you are travelling via Ghoom, drive up to Ghoom and then take the road towards the west from Ghoom railway station main crossing. Drive on for about 8 km which should take about 20 minutes or so and you will reach Lepchajagat. Our Homestay is located on the main road and is quite easy to identify and locate.
A basic homestay on the main highway connecting Sukiapokhari with Darjeeling. The Homestay is located on the three-road junction of Lepchajagat. Once you reach Lepchajagat, you should be able to locate the accommodation yourself. In case of difficulty ask anyone about the home of Pasang Bomzan or you can also ask for the location of Kanchan Kanya Homestay