Kumai Gorkha Homestay located in Upper Kumai, district Kalimpong was established in the year 2013 by a veteran of Gorkha Regiment army Mr. Bijoy Thapa, who happens to be also the President and founder of entire kumai tourism. Kumai Gorkha Homestay was first to establish itself as a homestay and there on Mr. Thapa took upon himself the responsibility to uphold Kumai to the tourist, travelers both local and foreign and naming its nearby view points. Kumai Gorkha Homestay located on a sweeping landscape beside the road, the homestay offers a mesmerizing view of rivers flowing through the hills and getting lost in horizon of vast plains.
The homestay overlooks the entire dooars range right from its balcony including the entire Bhutan range. On a clear sunny day a traveler is greeted with mesmerizing view of the Sunrise while sitting right on the balcony hands full with a hot cup of freshly made organic tea. Kumai well known for its organic tea garden. Travelers and their family always gets to taste the wonderful aromatic tea served by the homestay.
In Kumai, everything is organic including what is served to the tourist during lunch, diner or breakfast. The homestay serves everything organic for its tourist. But on special occasions a group or a family staying can avail special menu which strictly depends on availability. But one can be assured that the owner will make every necessary arrangements for its guests’. Bonfire or barbeque can be arranged by the homestay for its guest though the requirement should be made known beforehand and comes with an extra cost. If a family or a group so desires to take on the responsibility of cooking entirely by themselves, well they can do so provided that they ask the owner, which they are always happy to oblige with, beforehand.
Kumai Gorkha Homestay gives you the taste of peacefulness which we all deserve completely devoid of any hustle bustle. Kumai gives you the real unexplored taste of nature and for others like photographers, butterfly watchers, bird watchers its a heaven.
At Kumai Gorkha Homestay Breakfast is generally served by 8.30am – 9.00am, Lunch is served by 1.30pm – 2.00pm, Snacks in the evening served at 5.30pm and Diner by 9.00pm. Morning Tea served by 7.30am. Guest will have the opportunity of Self-Service or Buffet. The Dining place at a time accommodates 10-12 guest.
There are certain simple rules that the guest or travelers are to follow to maintain proper hassle free operations of the homestay. First and foremost Gorkha Homestay only allows family, married couples, groups to stay. Every guest should carry with them photocopy of their identification (adhaar card, Voter Id, Pan card etc) at the time of Check-In. Do remember to carry Xerox(Photocopy) of the identification. Children below 5 years will not be charged.
Guest are requested not to carry or if possible to minimize the extent of plastic bags, plastic bottles with them. Let us all keep Kumai as pollution free and as clean as possible (Go Green). During the time of Check-In if guest or a group is accompanied by Driver, a separate dormitory room can be arranged by the homestay.