Samthar Farm House, a wilderness eco-lodge, is 80 km from Kalimpong
in Darjeeling District
. It has been created by converting a Lepcha tribal farmhouse into a comfortable residence.
The farmhouse offers two double heritage guestrooms, with the floor, walls and ceilings in old polished wood. Additionally, two double rooms are available in a cottage. The lounge and dining area has old wooden floors, rafters and ceiling. Besides serving Indian, Western, Chinese, Tibetan and Nepalese recipes in traditional containers, local millet beer fermented in leaves is also served in the evenings. Stuffed within the remote mountains, the farmhouse offers the fine views of Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world.