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.
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.
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.
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.