North Bengal


Gingko Eyrie - Kalimpong

a tranquil hilltop retreat surrounded by lush greenery and mountains

Inspiring People

We are a 100% local team

We celebrate nature, sustainable living and the beauty of the surroundings.

  • We are 100% independently-owned by  Mary and her family.
  • Everyone who works with us is from a 20-kilometer radius of our home.
  • We aim and work towards being as sustainable as possible


Altered Host Member

An engineer by profession, Mary embarked on her hospitality journey when she realised that she wants travelers to enjoy her beloved home in Kalimpong as much as she does.

Incredible Place

Enjoy incredible mountain views from the rooms and their terraced landscape.

  • 10-12 rooms each with their own views, each with a terrace and/or balcony, and an inside fireplace.
  • Gingko Eyrie grows a lot of their fruits and vegetables, and guests can pick and eat a variety of fruits during the seasons.
  • The Gorkha Kitchen on site is where guests can enjoy pure organic fresh food and meals with communal dining.
  • Brewed Tongba (local alcohol)
  • Guests can also take cooking classes to learn more about the local cuisine and ingredients.
  • Gingko Eyrie has many little spots where guests can enjoy the mountain views and surroundings such a swing, benches and seating.
  • Bicycle rental for cycling in the area
  • Sports equipment
  • BBQ facilities
  • Game room with darts
  • Art supplies and drawing materials
  • Local musicians and artists

Impactful Planet

we want to create a magical place where you can feel restored, peaceful and at one with nature.

We aim to be as sustainable as possible while embodying local cultural elements into our homestay

  • The homestay is made from sustainable local materials such as bamboo.
  • There is a great emphasis of sharing knowledge about the local community and local tours and activities are organised by local guides. There is a minimarket on site showcasing local culture and goods.
  • We have a small vegetable garden so that guests can enjoy the freshest produce while at Gingko
  • The rest of the ingredients are sourced locally as well

Our Location

a small town to enjoy stunning mountain vistas and cultural diversity.


The Gingko Eyrie, East Main Road The Lion's Gate, Kalimpong 734301 India

  • Kalimpong is the place to enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas, lush tea gardens, bustling markets, monasteries, churches, temples, and a vibrant arts and crafts scene.


North Bengal


Gingko Eyrie - Kalimpong