Homestay > Hee-Bermiok, Sikkim
Bounded by Kalez Khola in the North, Hee Khola in the West, Rangit Khola in the East and Samdong reserve forest in the South, Hee-Bermiok constituency in West Sikkim has a beautiful setting.
The village has a strong Limboo community and one can experience the Limboo culture in all its glory. Sirijonga Yuma Samyo Mangheem, the Limboo temple is the only one in Sikkim. The Chettri family home stay is located in the beautiful village of Martam at Hee Bermiok. It is a heritage house built in 1970 using a mixture of stone, wood and bamboo. Three generations of the Chettri family live under its roof making it extremely interesting to interact with the friendly family members. For generations the family has cultivated the land around the house, growing tomatoes, peas, beans, radish, and chilly peppers. Most of the food is cooked by making use of produce grown in their own garden.
Hee-Bermiok can be reached either from Pelling or Jorthang. It is 140 kms from Silliguri via Jorthang and Soreng route. From Gantok one can take either of the two routes Gantok – Singtam – Rangpo –Jorthang – Hee- Bermiok or Gantok – Singtam – Ravangla – Pelling –Hee Bermiok.
Participate in the daily activities of the family, like:
Working in the fields
Understand Limboo culture
Take short walks around the village or to other neighboring villages
Undertake short treks to Barsey or Uttarey