Your Host here is Mr Subal Chettri. He has spent several years in the travel industry before starting this Homestay. This puts him in a great favourable spot in terms of ability to understand visitors needs and service them.
Subal is an experienced guide and trek leader and has worked for many years in Kathmandu with international traveller groups.Even More...
All the usual sightseeing activities of Darjeeling town are available from this homestay. Generally, tourists undertake 3 points and 7 point sightseeing of Darjeeling town, many of these points are located close to the Homestay. Standard, as well as customised activity itinerary, can be provided by Humro Home travel consultants for guests who want to stay at Humro Home Riva Homestay.
The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the Darjeeling Zoo is just 200 meters from this Homestay. The popular Padmaja Naidu Park is about 10 minutes walk. Tenzing rock site, a popular place for people to try their hand at rock climbing, is about 500 meters away. Picturesque St. Josephs school, which is the site of many movie shoots, is also 5 minutes walk.
Darjeeling is popular for its pleasant weather during summer and cold winters. The summer temperature...
Darjeeling is popular for its pleasant weather during summer and cold winters. The summer temperature rarely goes above 20 degree. Winter can be cold with temperatures dropping well below 10 degrees. Snowfall is rare in Darjeeling but temperature during winter occasionally goes to subzero especially during the night. Monsoon months witness heavy to very heavy rainfall around here.
Humro Home Riva is a Homestay located a little away from the heart of the town, yet very close to many attractions of Darjeeling town. It is situated just on the main road and is easy to reach and locate. The Homestay is easily accessible by vehicles and even shared taxis are available frequently to go anywhere from here.
This homestay is within walking distance from the main town. Vehicles will take 4 to 5 minutes to drop you in front of the Homestay. Like most Homestays and homes in Darjeeling town, do not expect a lot of open space as space is at a premium in this town. However, there is an open terrace on the rooftop which is often a great place to luxuriate in the beauty of Darjeeling hills.
The owners of the Homestay also run a restaurant, so food choices are wider than you would be normally expecting in other homestays. The restaurant is open throughout the day.
Normal lunch comprises of Fish / Egg along with Rice, Dal, vegetables etc. In Dinner, you are served chicken with a similar assortment. Indian breakfast is served in the morning along with tea. Additional food can be ordered as per requirement and against additional payment.
The Humro Home Riva homestay is situated on the Lebong cart road in an area known as Singmari. It is situated just below the Darjeeling Zoo and HMI.
|Room Type||AP Plan|
|Standard Room||Rs.3000/- [ for 2 Adults]|
|Family Room||Rs.4500/- [for 3 Adults]|
Riva Homestay can be reached quite easily from the main Darjeeling town. From the taxi stand take any taxi going towards Lebong, get down at the crossing for going to HMI and Zoo and the Homestay is just opposite on your left.
Happy Valley Tea Estate 0.6 km Mahakal Mandir 1.6 km Himalayan Mountaineering Institute And Zoological Park 1.8 km Japanese Peace Pagoda 3.2 km Ghoom Monastery 4.9 km Tibetan Buddhist Monastery Darjeeling 5.5 km Tiger Hill Sunrise Observatory 7.4 km Tiger Hill 7.4 km Singalila National Park 27.8 km