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Mayal Lyang Homestay

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Pune, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited this place during Christmas 2016 and this has been one of the most amazing places we have ever visited. If you want to truely experience Sikkim, this is the place to visit. This is the essence of Sikkim packed in one place. Rest of the hotels and places we visited though beautiful, were tourist places. This felt...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mystical Land of Dzongu should not be missed on any trip to sikkim. This is a laid back place with some amazing locales. Down flows the mighty rongyoung river whose sound is therapeutic. Want to see Kanchenjunga, forget pelling dzongu fulfills it. There's a hot spring in the vicinity and yu get a steam bath for ₹20. The biodiversity...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the natural beauty is amazing it is the hospitality of Gyatso & Samsay & the insight of the Lepcha culture that makes this so special. The rooms are comfortable, bathroom not ensuite but fine. If you want a true cultural experience that very few travelers to Indai experience, highly recommend.

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Pandalur
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Mayal lyang,as the name suggests in Lepcha Is a truly hidden gem. We stayed here for 2 nights and it was an amazing experience,almost surreal and dreamlike. The sound of the Rongyung river flowing below is so soothing and makes for a great sleeping drug. The views of Virgin mountains all around gives one a sense of how small and...

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goa
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Meeting and interacting with the locals is the essence of travel without this travel is meaningless , and the way to do is to live with them in their homes . We found Mayal lyang Homestay when surfing the net for an ideal homestay where we could experienced the Lepcha way of life,their simplicity, their customs, their food,their aspirations their...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Mayal Lyang (hidden forest in the lepcha language) is well out of the way. If you want cell phone reception, you have to walk up to the main road. If you want 3G, you have to walk up to the monastery. Gyatso Lepcha and his family were amazing hosts. The food is delicious, simple and homemade. We had long conversations...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 18 May 2016

In a quaint village, amidst the most beautiful jungles, close to a nature trail and the gorgeous teesta river, is nestled this quaint home stay. This stay was the best part of my sikkim travel. There's no usual tourist spot and market here. Only if you want to spend quality time with nature or yourself or someone else, this is...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Gyatso and his family warmly opened up their beautiful home to us. Samsay provided us with delicious home-cooked meals from their garden. Gyatso share with us the history of the area and the Lepcha people. We went on a fantastic hike and camped out beneath Mount Kachenzonga. This was the most special experience I had during our stay in India.

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

its a wonderful place - fantastic stay. samsay the heart of the homestay is a fantastic cook. every day she served different local specialities. the place is a treasure and definite worth a stop over - it is basic -surrounded by nature. the river/nature is amazing. if u can take the lectures of the vain man of the house -...

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a green haven. From the verandah you have breathtaking views of densely green mountains; a little trek down and you have the gurgling river. Gyatso and Samsay are the perfect hosts, feeding your body and your soul with their hot nourishing meals and stories of the land. The homestay is located down on the mountain side, so people...

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Experience the local culture up-close. Enjoy the warmth and hospitality of the locals of Dzongu, the Lepchas, by living as a part of their family. Hike, trek, eat organic food, meditate, angle ... find peace at Dzongu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mayal Lyang Homestay

Address: 1 Passingdang Village | Upper Dzongu, Mangan 737116, India
Region: India > Sikkim > Mangan
Price Range: £46 - £48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“end room by deck”
  • Deck in front of room, served morning coffee & afternoon tea.
 of 5 bubbles RLION51, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms at the front of the house near the sit out.”
 of 5 bubbles Mangorange1, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable and during the day one spends more time outdoors.”
  • Foot bridges and vehicle bridges
 of 5 bubbles premila, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the mountainside have a view, inside rooms have no view.”
 of 5 bubbles himalini, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the verandah.”
 of 5 bubbles sku26, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
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