Barmek or Burmiak,Kalimpong-best place to restart yourself

Barmek or Burmiak, North Bengal -Found a place to hide from madding crowd

Barmek or Burmiak is a small Himalayan village in Kalimpong hills. It is very close to Echey gaon. Mighty River Teesta & mesmerizing view of Mt.Kanchenjunga both are visible from here. It’s located almost of 4800 ft. from sea level.

It is a small remote village near West Bengal – Sikkim border famous for Cinchona plantation.

About Our Homestay-

We have four rooms, two in first floor & two in Ground floor, all are with view of Mountains & valley.Three rooms are four bed & 1 room is double bed.

Pocket pinch-

Rs.1500 per head per day with all meals.

Nearby Places-Ramdhura, Echey gaon, Dargaon & Rongli

You would also find some Buddhist Stupas (Chortens) on the nearby hilltop, from where you can savour a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. A stroll around the village will take you to a local school, a temple, terraced farms and more orange orchards.

Activities-

Trekking and bird watching are abundant and so is river rafting in the waters of Teesta. Angling can be enjoyed in Teesta just 08 kms away. You can always take a nature walk along the forest trails to the nearby Chortens on the hill top. 

Getting There-

Get down at New Jalpaiguri Railway station or Siliguri Bus Stop and then take NH-31A straight to Teesta Bazaar. From here you need to hire a car to take you to Burmiak or Barmek (around 62 kms away). The nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport.

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