Following are the questions we frequently get

How far is the Homestay from town?

Himshikha Homestay is 10 walking minutes away from Darjeeling town. The walk to Himshikha is a scenic and an enjoyable one. You may also choose to get dropped by a chartered cab from town. The property is 200 meters below the main road which makes it not suitable for individuals with disability or people over 70 years of age. There is no elevator in the property and guests who have booked rooms on the terrace level or the attic will have to climb stairs.


How do you take bookings ?

We have several modes arranged for the same

  1. You may directly call the owner, Mr. Dipak Sharma @ 9749518440
  2. You may book through booking.com using the link :  https://www.booking.com/hotel/in/himshikha-homestay.html
  3. You may book the property through airbnb website.

Do you have customer service?

Yes! We are available to answer your questions 24/7/365 . Just call us on 9749518440


Can you guide us with travel arrangements and cabs?

Yes, we do our best to arrange your travel and cabs .

For airport shuttle : you may book your cab at https://www.wizzride.com/ . The nearest pick-up / drop location from Himshikha is 'Bhanu Bhavan' .

For foreign nationals : while booking your cab at https://www.wizzride.com/ , kindly mention Mr Dipak's phone number 9749518440 : if you do not have an Indian contact number.


How convenient and Reliable is Wizzride?

Wizzride is the most reliable and convenient mode of transport. They only use spacious Innova cars where the maximum seating capacity is strictly kept to 5 members.

Considering the journey comfort and reliability of their services the prices have been set as Rs 569 only/ per seat .

In case guests face any difficulty in locating their vehicle at the Bagdogra airport : they may inquire at the 'Sikkim Tourism Office Counter' / 'West Bengal Tourism Office Counter' at the airport exit.


Do you provide all the meals ?

Lunch is not provided . Breakfast is complimentary. Dinner will be charged and served if the guests confirm by 5pm. We are very open to guests coming into our kitchen and being a member of our family.