Kaffer Gaon Homestay-a untouched beauty in Kalimpong

Kaffer or Kaffir Gaon  Homestay in Kalimpong

Kaffer Gaon is in Loleygaon (also spelt Lolegaon or Lolegaon) is a beautiful Lepcha hamlet located at an elevation of 1,675 meters with a population of 5000 residents. Kafer is the Lepcha name for Lolaygaon.It is just 6km away from Lolegaon Village in Neora Valley Forest circuit. Mt.Kanchenjunga is visible from our homestay, we have expanded orchid garden with lots of colorful orchid.

The stay has tastefully built main house and cottages. Each room has comfortable bed and attached western type washroom. Local cuisine is available at the kitchen and served at common dining. Or you can prefer the open-air dining like us.

We have 10 rooms in our homestay (four bed & double bed)


Pocket Pinch-

Rs.1550 per head per day with all meals

Child Policy: Kids between 1 to 5 years are complimentary, Kids between 6 to 9 years will be charged at half price and Kids from 10 years will be charged as an adult.

Outdoor Activities

Nature walking, Enjoying the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunga, Visiting nearby villages amidst the pine forests

Nearby places in Kaffer Gaon-

Canopy Walk in Lolegaon-Canopy Walk is located around a kilometre from the bus stand at Loleygaon, in the middle of the forest full of fir, Oak, birch and cypress are inter-connected foot bridges. With a total length of 180 meters, the hanging bridges from one tree to another help the visitors to view the beauty of the forest from a height. These bridges keep on swinging continuously, so tourists with the problem of dizziness should take precaution.

Charkhole-it is just 13km from from Kaffer gaon.you can also visit Samthar a scenic village from here.


Loleygaon-Located forty-five kilometers from Kalimpong Town this place of scenic beauty can be reached by bus or taxi in two and a half hours. Located in the Gram panchayat of Kaffer-Kankebong, it is a delight to tourists with its Wildlife, Jungle walks through the forests, a hanging bridge inside the dense forest, and a breathtaking view of Kalimpong Town.


How to Reach Kaffer Gaon

Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB) and nearest railway station is New Mal Jn. (NMZ) another nearest rail head is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), these are well connected with rest of India. Direct car/taxis are available up to Kaffer Village from Bagdogra airport, NJP and Siliguri (125 K.M), it will take around 4-4.5 hrs. to reach. Shared taxis/jeeps are available up to Kalimpong only from Siliguri.

Kaffer village is located just 45 K.M away from Kalimpong and may take around one to one and half hour to reach. Another alternate route to Kaffer Village via Lava, distance around 60 K.M.

Car pick up/drop Cost: NJP to Loleygaon: INR 4200 (Approx ) per car (one way), from Mal Junction Rs.3500 (apprx.)

Best Season to Visit Kaffer Gaon

This beautiful village can be visited throughout year except monsoon due to heavy rain and landslides.