Okhrey-Gateway to Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary



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Okhrey is located in the West district of Sikkim and is blessed with an abundance of nature’s bounties

Lying stately, overlooking the mountains, Subba Homestay is a wonderful homestay nestled at Okhrey. Okhrey is located in the West district of Sikkim and is blessed with an abundance of nature’s bounties. Misty hills, meandering streams and lush greenery makes this inexpressibly beautiful land,one of the biodiversity hotspots. The variety of flora and fauna, makes it a nature lover’s paradise. Escape to the peace and tranquility of Okhrey. It is the perfect place to unwind and take in all that nature has to offer. If you are setting out to explore the beauty, wilderness and greenery of Okhrey, we are here to offer an abode of comfort.

Subba Homestay stands out as one of the best and tranquil places to stay in Okhrey. Its wooden floors and sophisticated interiors display a timeless class, yet what sets this property apart from any other in Okhrey is the attention to detail, every little piece chosen personally by its owner’s to ensure you have a wonderful, peaceful holiday.It is a place for relaxation, village activities and unforgettable stay with privacy and homely comfort. Meals are prepared from freshly grown organic vegetables from the nearby fields. Beautiful and comfortably furnished wooden rooms, delicately decorated open area, picturesque view of the mountains and remarkable hospitality.

How to reach Okhrey: 

It is located at a distance of 130 km. from the New Jalpaiguri station. A number of trains halt at the New Jalpaiguri station. Regular jeep services are available from Jorethang. It takes about an hour to reach the destination.

Best Time to Visit: 

Okhrey- Hilley-Barsey can be visited throughout the year, but if anyone plans to visit this place in the month of March-April – May, then you will get see a clear weather, along with numerous colourful Rhododendrons and wide varieties of Himalayan Birds. The Hilley – Barsey trail is ablaze with a riot of colors during March and April created by many species of rhododendrons blooming across the valley. The best time to visit this part of western Sikkim is at the month of mid April. As the winter passes away, these places glorify with the blossoming up with wide varieties of colourful flowers.

Itinerary 1

Day 1:Arrival at Okhrey lunch-evening tea & snacks + bonfire-dinner.

Day 2-Breakfast-Sightseeing(Hilley & Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary)-Lunch at Homestay-Sightseeing (Latteytar Monastery(100 years old monastery),Urgen Thong Meoling Monastery)-Evening tea&snacks-Dinner.

Day 3-Breakfast-Sightseeing(Sribdam,Kaluk,Chayataal and Dentam),back to homestay-evening tea & snacks-dinner.

Itinerary 2- 

West Sikkim 4 nights 5 days @Rs.7500 onwards

Okhrey Ravangla 4 Nights 5 Days NJP to NJP Tour Package 

Day 1: Drive from NJP / IXB / Siliguri to Okhrey. Overnight stay at Okhrey

“Meet & greet” with our company representative on arrival at NJP / IXB / Siliguri and drive to Okhrey (126 km., 5-6 hrs. ). After arrival check-in & get fresh. Enjoy your leisure evening at your own. Overnight stay in a Homestay at Okhrey.

Day 2 :Okhrey & Hilley Sightseeing

After breakfast go for Okhrey & Hilley sightseeing, (Anden Gumpa, Alley Tar, Ugen Thong Monling Monastery, Hilley . After visit back to hotel & get fresh. Overnight stay in a Homestay at Okhrey

Day 3 : Okhrey to Ravangla

After Breakfast drive to Ravangla, On the way enjoy Namchi local sightseeing (Chardham / Solophok, Samdruptse, After arrival at Ravangla, check-in & get fresh.  Overnight stay at Homestay/Hotel in Ravangla. 

Day 4 :Ravangla Sightseeing

After breakfast go for Ravangla Sightseeing, Temi Tea Garden. On the way enjoy Buddha Park sightseeing (apart from the statue of Buddha you can witness Beautiful and Peaceful Garden, Tea Garden). After arrival at Homestay get-fresh and Enjoy your leisure evening at Ravangla bazaar by walk, taking souvenirs, enjoy Tibetan Cuisines & Tibetan Handloom and Handicrafts at your own. Overnight stay at Homestay/Hotel in Ravangla.

Day 5 :Drive to NJP/ IXB / Siliguri

After breakfast drive to NJP / IXB / Siliguri ( 138 km., 4-5 hrs. )  for your onward journey by Train/Flight.

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