This Locally Run Homestay In Sikkim Offers Best Views Of Kanchenjunga At Just ₹900

Homestay In Sikkim
by Suchismita Pal 666

Want to catch the glimpse of the snowy peaks of the Kanchenjunga up and close? Escape to Hotel Garuda, a locally-run homestay in the heart of Sikkim. Nestled conveniently on the Pelling helipad, the homestay overlooks the mighty Eastern Himalayas. The property is designed in Tibetan style and is run by a local family. Hotel Garuda has spacious suites and rooftop cottages that offer mesmerising views of the snow-clad mountains. You can also relish authentic Sikkimese food here like momos and shapahaley. The best bit is, during certain months of the year, rooms are available here at prices as low as ₹900/night.

Homestay In SikkimHotel Garuda Is The Best Budget Homestay In Sikkim

Perched at a height of around 2000 metres, Pelling is one of the most ideal destinations in Sikkim to enjoy the best views of the Kanchenjunga. Hotel Garuda offers a stay in Pelling that is a melange of rich culture and heightened natural beauty. The interior spaces of the property feature Tibetan artworks, decor pieces and prayer flags. The wall of the reception hall here has a traditional Losar greeting message too.

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Catch Magical Sunrises Over The Himalayas From Here

If you want to stay inside a wooden room in Hotel Garuda, the rooftop cottage Dechen will get you sorted. The rooftop here remains witness to a phenomenal view with the zig-zag lanes merging effortlessly with the gorgeous mountains. And watching sunrises over the mountains from here can be an out-of-the-world experience. Nothing can be better than starting the day with a view of snowy peaks of the Himalayas glistening flamboyantly under the golden hues of the sun.

Homestay In SikkimNearby Attractions

Due to it’s location right in the centre of Pelling, Hotel Garuda is in proximity to many prominent tourist sports in Sikkim like Pemayangtse Monastery, Sanghak Choeling Monastery, Khanchendzonga Waterfalls, Rabdentse Ruins, Meli Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Tashiding Monastry, Singshore Bridge and Reshi Hot Spring, among others. Pelling is also home to the first glass skywalk in India.

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Thrill seekers can also undertake the Goechala trek from Pelling. Picturisque tourist villages like Chumbung, Dentam and Rinchenpong are also near the property.

To book, click here. You can also get in touch with the owners directly by visiting the homestay’s official website.

Address | 862P+8GP, Pelling, Sikkim 737113