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Haamro Ghar

2-Story Shared Apartment Overlooking A Lake

Rating5.0(8)
Mirik Lake, Mirik
Stays > Serviced apartment
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OffbeatA truly hidden and local experience
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BasicEconomical options for the backpacker
The Homestay is tucked on the road that goes to Bokar monastery, only 5 minutes from the stunning Mirik lake. With the peace of a quaint, small town, the amenities of town market and a warm host family full of stories and dedicated learning activities for the guests: Haamro Ghar leaves no stones unturned to be a comfortable home away from home for your offbeat travel to Mirik.

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Home Away From Home

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Haamro Ghar
It boasts a lovely terrace where guests can interact with one another and the Pradhan Family.
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Property Specifics
The Red room has 2 single beds. The Family Room is spacious with 2 double bed for 4 adults, with children fitting in comfortably. It also opens up to a common balcony! The Cosy single room with 1 double bed accommodates 2 people. A detached studio apartment has two floors with fully furnished rooms and an attached bathroom and a kitchenette.
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Food
Most of the food is organic and sourced from the local farmers. The delectable Dal with a plate of hot Rotis or a bowl of fluffy rice is a must! Gorthali food is similar to the North Indian dishes except for the slight change in spices.
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Things To Do
They also share a Food Experience: guests can request the family to cook local Gorkhali cuisine for them or have an achaar making session for insight on local flavours. The host, Anjalina herself enjoys accompanying the guests on guided birding walks. One can also trail off on paths only known to the locals.
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The Pradhan Family
They opened up their home for an extended family of travellers to meet like-minded people. Anjalina and her sister have both worked in Delhi before settling for a quieter life in Mirik. Their father is an army veteran and mother is a homemaker who pursues several hobbies you could learn from!

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Enjoy a day at Haamro Ghar - It is, quite literally, like being home when living with this warm, compassionate family.
  • Enjoy the great vantage point to see not just the Kanchendzonga and the Mirik lake but also the other three main tourist attractions of Mirik.
  • Go on guided walks, enjoy the homely food or just lazy around.

Where is this?

  • The Bokar Monastery is at a walking distance from the Homestay, as is the Mirik lake.
  • Furthermore, one can take a “Basti walk” around the town, or to the Tea gardens, visit the Avocado farms Mirik is famous for.
  • A walk to the river on the Nepal border is highly recommended, as is a visit to the nursery for botanical aficionados.

With whom?

  • It's a shared apartment experience where one room shall be booked under your name.
  • You'd be provided with access to the common areas of the apartment.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided to you.

Things to remember

  • Meals, laundry etc are chargeable.
  • The hosts can arrange for cooking lessons, multiple guided walks and what not!

Something unique

The Pradhan family has lived in Mirik since 1997, 3 generations have come and gone with the family of four being permanent here now.

Tips from insiders

  • You have some friendly pets living at the place.