India Kalimpong

Cardamom Homestay by Muhaan

Discover the warmth of authentic hospitality amidst lush cardamom fields at Cardamom Homestay

Incredible Place

Forest Village

A harmonious blend of authentic local culture, breathtaking natural beauty, and heartfelt hospitality

At Cardamom Homestay, guests can partake in a variety of unique on-site events and activities that immerse them in the local culture and natural surroundings. From village hikes through lush green cardamom fields and mountain streams to visits to the weekly haat market, where colorful cultural exchanges take place, there’s something for everyone. Guests can also indulge in traditional delicacies prepared by the Lepcha family using locally sourced ingredients and participate in cooking classes to learn the secrets of authentic regional cuisine. Additionally, the homestay organizes excursions, tours, and community visits, providing guests with a deeper understanding of the area’s rich heritage and vibrant community life.

Philosophy

The Lepcha family of Digel Lepcha are very hospitable hosts that will ensure you have a memorable stay.

In the mountain village of Pala in Todey-Tangta, Cardamom Homestay is surrounded by lush green cardamom fields and amazing views. Todey-Tangta are the last villages of the Kalimpong district at the border of Bhutan. This area is a melting pot of Bhutanese and Indian cultures, reflected in the food, culture and activities you can experience.

The family makes traditional delicacies prepared by the family using locally sourced ingredients. Local delicacies are made during special events based on seasonal and cultural calendars.

History

Our travel experiences revealed the potential for sustainable tourism, leading me to establish Cardamom Homestay. Our vision is to offer transformative experiences that reconnect guests with nature and their roots, fostering a sense of community and family throughout their journey.

Mission & Vision

Nestled in the serene village of Pala, Cardamom Homestay offers more than just accommodation; it provides an immersive experience into the rich cultural tapestry and natural beauty of Todey-Tangta. Run by the hospitable Lepcha family of Digel Lepcha, this homestay embodies warmth, tradition, and sustainability, inviting guests to unwind, explore, and connect with the vibrant local community. With cozy wooden rooms, delectable locally sourced cuisine, and a plethora of hiking trails through lush cardamom fields and forests, Cardamom Homestay promises an unforgettable retreat away from the bustle of city life.

Inspiring People

Good for Couples Good for Families Cultural / Creative Slow / Simple

We are known for our warm and friendly hospitality, offering guests a comfortable and enjoyable stay

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Muhaan

Altered Host Member

A social enterprise founded by team of driven individuals, who are working to develop sustainable community tourism models in the remote villages

Host since ...

2023

We speak ...

Bengali, English, Hindi, Nepali, Assamese

We have lived in...

India, Nepal

Guests, ask us about...

Cardamom Homestay aims to inspire guests by providing a transformative experience that reconnects them with nature, community, and their ancestral heritage. Through warm hospitality and immersive activities, guests are encouraged to rediscover a part of themselves that may have been lost and to embrace the beauty of the natural surroundings. The homestay fosters a sense of community and family, nurturing an environment where guests can find solace, comfort, and personal growth amidst unfamiliar surroundings. Ultimately, Cardamom Homestay seeks to instill a deeper appreciation for nature and local culture, inspiring guests to carry these values forward in their lives beyond their stay.

Impactful Planet

The lush green cardamom fields surrounding the homestay provide a picturesque backdrop for guests to enjoy.

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Cardamom Homestay embraces sustainable practices at every turn, from sourcing locally grown ingredients for their traditional delicacies to utilizing wooden materials for their cozy rooms. Run by the hospitable Lepcha family, the homestay encourages guests to immerse themselves in the surrounding natural beauty while fostering a deep connection with the local community. By promoting eco-conscious tourism and preserving traditional livelihood practices, Cardamom Homestay strives to create a sustainable model that benefits both the environment and the local residents for generations to come.

Learn & Do
  • Walking Tours
See & Visit
  • Walking Tours

Our Location

Todey Tangta is nestled in the serene mountain village of Pala

Address

Cardamom Homestay Todey, Pala, Today Tangta Khasmahal, West Bengal 734503, India​

Local Area
  • Walking Tours
Local Attractions
  • Walking Tours