Singyen Homestay is a beautiful Sikkim homestay that is taken care of by Sonam. Located in North Sikkim district, it is a farmhouse property built in a contemporary style using thatch and straws.The stay is around a natural reserve of the Lepcha people in Dzongu. It falls entirely in the Kanchenjunga biosphere reserve with the far fringes in the Kanchenjunga national park. This hamlet is often ignored by the tourists but the real beauty lies in the surrounding destinations of Lachen, Lachung, Yumthang valley and Gurudrongmar Lake Inhabitants of the village consider the Folklore and lepcha teachings a lot and your stay with them will allow you to experience this, this village holds a big significance to the Lepchas of Sikkim with each place having its own story attached to it.
Singyen Homestay is located near Lum-Gor-Sangtog. The stay has 1 room with shared washroom.
Homemade Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are available at the homestay. We serve authentic Tibetan food.
- Prawn fishing- Local Prawn fishing ‘Tangyanmi’ can be experienced here.
Experience the Lepcha language which is now to be seen in very few parts of India. Thanks to their mountain settlements, their language and their writing remains completely unique. The Lepcha speak a Tibetan dialect that is only spoken by the Lepcha people and cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
- Cane and Bamboo artworks can be seen here as they form an integral part in the lives of the people of Sikkim. Bamboo is used in many ways to make several articles and generally people use it in many ways to make those things which are required in their day to day lives. It’s use can be seen in the ways their houses have been built too.
- Jungle walks and trekking can also be done with the help of an experienced guide.
ABOUT THE HOST-
Sonam, the owner, has been living in North Sikkim for years.
HOW TO REACH-
Singyen Homestay is 40 km from the nearest town of Siliguri. The closest railway station is New Jalpaiguri, the closest bus stand is Siliguri and the closest airport is Bagdogra. Our host will coordinate with you to post your booking.
Sonam Pintso Lepcha