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Alafiia Gidang Travellers’ Camp

Gidang is an uncommon paradise in Kalimpong Hills of North Bengal, surrounded by mountain springs, rivers, deep forest and lush green hills, that is a hidden gem for adventurers and nature lovers. Gidang is located about 32 km from Bagrakot and the distance from Siliguri or New Mal Junction Station takes about 5 hours. This is a must visit place for Trekking...

Village Hiking and getting close with one of the oldest tribal community in the world: Lepcha community. They are a Himalayan tribe and worship nature so we have opportunity to explore the community and preserve our Indian Heritage. You can experience the taste of organic food, Rock Climbing, Butterfly and Bird Watching, Mountain River Natural Bathing, Exploring Hidden Waterfalls, Night Mountain View and it’s Hanging Bridge among the hidden treasures of the village. The natural beauty of the region is extraordinary, with thousands of free-flying butterflies-Moths and various species of birds in the forest, this is the great destination for an excursion of students, researchers, nature lovers and adventure lovers.

Amenities

  • Secured
    Secured
  • Mountain River
    Mountain River Camping
  • Shower
    Shower
  • Western Toilet
    Western Toilet
  • Welcome Drinks
    Welcome Drinks
  • parking
    Parking
  • Drinking Water
    Drinking Water
  • waterfall
    Waterfalls Trekking (₹100/head)
  • swimming
    Swimming at Mountain River
  • Breakfast
    Breakfast
  • Lunch
    Lunch
  • Extra Lunch
    Extra Lunch (₹300/head)
  • Evening Snaks
    Evening Snaks
  • Dinner
    Dinner
  • Campfire
    Campfire
  • BBQ
    BBQ (₹600/kg)
  • Electricity
    Electricity
  • Pickup
    Pickup
  • Bed & Blankets
    Bed & Blankets
  • Hot Water
    Hot Water
  • Online Payment Accepted
    Online Payment Accepted
  • Hangout Area
    Hangout Area
  • Pet Friendly
    Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Car Booking
    Car Booking Facility
  • Stargazing
    Stargazing
  • Forest Hike
    Forest Hike
  • Secured
    Secured
  • Mountain River
    Mountain River Camping
  • Shower
    Shower
  • Western Toilet
    Western Toilet
  • Welcome Drinks
    Welcome Drinks
  • parking
    Parking
  • Drinking Water
    Drinking Water
  • waterfall
    Waterfalls Trekking (₹100/head)
  • swimming
    Swimming at Mountain River
  • Online Payment Accepted
    Online Payment Accepted
  • Car Booking
    Car Booking Facility
  • Forest Hike
    Forest Hike
  • Breakfast
    Breakfast
  • Lunch
    Lunch
  • Extra Lunch
    Extra Lunch (₹300/head)
  • Evening Snaks
    Evening Snaks
  • Dinner
    Dinner
  • Campfire
    Campfire
  • BBQ
    BBQ (₹600/kg)
  • Electricity
    Electricity
  • Pickup
    Pickup
  • Bed & Blankets
    Bed & Blankets
  • Hot Water
    Hot Water
  • Hangout Area
    Hangout Area
  • Pet Friendly
    Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  • Stargazing
    Stargazing

Mountain View

Mountain River Camping

Campfire

River Walk

Waterfalls Trekking

Offroad​

Swimming at Mountain River

Hammock

Stargazing

Fishing

Wild Life

Mountain View

Mountain River Camping

Campfire

River Walk

Waterfalls Trekking

Offroad

Swimming at Mountain River

Hammock

Stargazing

Fishing

Wild Life

Check-in Time : 12:00 PM

Check-out Time : 10:00 AM

1. Waterfalls
Many known-unknown waterfalls are hidden on the depths forest in Gidang. You can explore all these waterfalls, but don’t forget to take local guide. Notable waterfalls include Juge Falls and Banjhakri Falls. You can explore these by trekking.

2. Hanging Bridge
There is a hanging bridge across the Ghish river where you can stand and experience the picturesque beauty of Gidang.

3. Village Hiking
Tourists can walk around the village to get familiar with the lifestyle of local habitats and also relish the beauty of the blossoming flowers. They can also wander through the forest and spot many different species of birds, butterflies and moths.

4. River bath and fishing
You can enjoy bathing in the natural flowing streams but cannot use any soap or oil to prevent pollution of the water here. You can also fish using the techniques and nets used by the locals here.

5. Nightview and Stargazing
Listen to the hypnotizing song of crickets and other numerous insects while gazing to the twinkling stars in the sky.

6. Camping and campfire
You can gather around a campfire with your friends or family and spend a memorable evening together. Camping facilities are also available for travellers to spend the night amidst nature.

7. Culture Exchange
You can sit and talk with the villagers about their livelihood, hear about mysterious stories and legends while indulging in the local culture of the place.

8. Off-road drive
The road to Gidang will take you through off road tracks and hilly undulating paths. This will give the travellers an off-road driving experience for both motorcycles and cars.
  • 12:00 AM : Welcome Drinks : Check-in & Accommodation allotment with Welcome Drinks
  • 02:00 PM : Lunch : Egg Menu
  • 06:30 PM : Evening Snacks : Veg Pakora
  • 09:30 PM : Dinner : Chicken Menu
  • 10:00 PM : End of Day : All Closing Time

    Next Day

  • 08:30 : Breakfast : Roti (Puri), Sabji, Egg
  • 10:00 : Check-out

Driver Stay : Rs. 900/-

Book your stay

Couple River Tent

2 Person Tent, River Facing, In Tent Proper Beading & Blanket , Charging Facility, Western Toilet, Hangout Area, Campfire, BBQ, Food, River Activities

For single person price may vary

Group River Tent

3-4 Person Tent, River Facing, In Tent Proper Beading & Blanket , Charging Facility, Western Toilet, Hangout Area, Campfire, BBQ, Food, River Activities

For single person price may vary

Location

Reach by train

Nearest Railway Station – New Mal Junction (NMZ). You can rent a car from the station to Gidang.

From Bagdogra, it is 95 kilometres and from New Mal Junction (NMZ) it is 60 kilometres (3-4 hours) drive to Gidang through some wonderful tea gardens, Forest, hilly landscape, waterfalls, small towns and villages. One can also reach here from New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP). From NJP it is a 75 kilometres 3-4 hours drive.

Reach by bus

Nearest Bus Stop – Mina More. You can rent a car to Gidang.

From Bagdogra, it is 95 kilometres and from New Mal Junction (NMZ) it is 60 kilometres (3-4 hours) drive to Gidang through some wonderful tea gardens, Forest, hilly landscape, waterfalls, small towns and villages. One can also reach here from New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP). From NJP it is a 75 kilometres 3-4 hours drive.

Reach by air

Nearest Airport – Bagdogra (IXB). You can rent a car from airport to Gidang.

From Bagdogra, it is 95 kilometres and from New Mal Junction (NMZ) it is 60 kilometres (3-4 hours) drive to Gidang through some wonderful tea gardens, Forest, hilly landscape, waterfalls, small towns and villages. One can also reach here from New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP). From NJP it is a 75 kilometres 3-4 hours drive.

  • ✓ All guests must carry valid photo ID's (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • ✓ Check-in and check-out times at hotels would be as per hotel policies. These are generally pre-decided as per operation schedules.
  • ✓ Standard check-in time is 12 PM, and the standard check-out time is 10 AM. Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability and may also attract an additional fee at the property's discretion.
  • ✓ If group behaviour is deemed unfit at the property, the Alafiia Property Manager, upon subjective evaluation, retains the full right to take required action, which may also result in an on-spot cancellation without refunds.
  • ✓ We follow a self-help policy and do not provide luggage assistance or room services.
  • ✓ Alcohol consumption is permitted on the premises as per the property's discretion and local laws. Outside alcohol consumption is not allowed in dorm rooms and common areas. However, it can be consumed in private rooms.
  • ✓ Children below 18 are only permitted with guardians.
  • ✓ We only accept a government ID as valid identification
  • ✓ Do not smoke inside the tent.
  • ✓ You will be charged for any damage or harm to the property caused by you or by your guests.
  • ✓ Guests are responsible for their own safety and the safety of their belongings during their stay or trip.
Cancellation charges are like: -
  • ✓ 0 - 2 days NO REFUND
  • ✓ 3 - 10 days 400/- Per Head Per Day
  • ✓ 11 and above 300/- Per Head Per Day
Rescheduling charges are like: -
  • ✓ 0 days (on check-in date)No Rescheduling & Refund
  • ✓ 1 - 3 days 300/- Per Head Per Day
  • ✓ 4 - 30 days and above 200/- Per Head Per Day
If you want to cancel your booking due to any Natural Disaster or COVID-19 or Due to harsh weather conditions, homestays & camps located in remote regions have to make preparations for your stay much in advance. The booking amount is 100% refundable if a cancellation is made 15 days prior to the Commencement or Check-In date. For cancellations made within 15 days from the date of trip Commencement or Check-In, no refund will be applicable.  In case you wish to cancel or rescheduling your plan please email us at contact@alafiia.com or Call 7407700920

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