Glorious Gerok

Nature of Trip:
Farm-Stay
Duration:
2D/1N
Location:
Kalimpong, WB

1199
per person

     Happy smiling faces, quant picturesque beautiful cottages, low altitude serene treks and a village surrounded by the glorious mountains. This is what awaits you when you reach the Gerok village.

The Locale:

     This unexplored little gem of a village is just 21km from Kalimpong and is well connected by roads and can be reached via Algarah or Rishop route. And if you are an adventurer we can find the best trek route which will lead you to Gerok.

Gerok portrays the perfect harmony between humans and nature, where people live under the shadow of nature and a beautiful symphonic relationship can be seen between the two. An hour and half walk from Gerok would take you to the Tam Khola Falls. The Ramitey Dara viewpoint, which falls on the way to the village school, it has one of the longest views of River Reshi meandering below in the gorges. The little-known Deorali Dara also offers great views of Eastern Sikkim and the snow-capped mountains.

The Abode:

     A British Era structure drenched in pre-colonial hangover, the wooden cottage in which you are going to stay will make your visit comfortable and maybe a bit nostalgic as well. The cottage is surrounded by farmlands maintained by the owners themselves where they cultivate varied varieties of organic edible and medicinal plants. You can participate in the farms day to day activities which includes maintenance of the vegetable patches and plants, catering to the farm animals, cooking etc.

Major attraction includes, organic farming, treks towards one the most beautiful churches which is situated on the top of a hill from where you can get an unobstructed view of the mighty Kanchenjunga, indigenous bird watching and acquiring knowledge of varied variety of medicinal plants, treks towards the nearby river and if you are lucky maybe you can catch a fish or two.

Gerokfarmstay provides you the perfect opportunity to visit the mountains, escape the busy hustle of the city and be one with your true poetic self while spending some time in peace.


  • Engage in organic farming
  • Trek towards TamKhola (river)
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking towards Vijay Rani Girja(church), one of the oldest settlement of the region.
  • Soak your soul with the dazzling views of Mt. Kanchenjunga in the backdrop of the church.
  • Enjoy the Sunrise and Sunset view from the Vimay Dara hilltop.
  • Bonfire can be arranged on request

  • Explore the countryside along with the famous varied varieties of flora and fauna
  • Be surrounded by mighty mountains on all sides
  • Learn about the local culture with a visit to Vijay Rani Girja, one of the oldest church in this region established in 1891.
  • Be a fisherman yourself and do some fishing at TamKhola or just have a picnic by the river-side.
  • Go bird watching and if luck favours, you will have an exclusive sighting of many varied indigenous species of bird
  • Engage in farms daily activities such as gardening, watering plants, seeding, learning to mulch, making organic fertilizer and more
  • Splendorous view of Mt. Kanchenjunga

Inclusions: 

  • Accommodation at the Homestay.
  • Meals during your stay -Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Meal cycle starts as Day 1 Lunch to Day 2 Breakfast) First aid medical kits


Exclusions:


  • Any Personal Expenses / Tips / Beverages / Meals/Accommodation/Service that is not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • GST @5%
  • Transportation
  • Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances including medical emergencies and acts of God.
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the above list of inclusions.

Note: Transportation can be arranged as per request.

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