Bon Farmhouse is spread over six acres and offers guests insights into local practices like organic farming. The owner, Chewang Rinchen Bonpo, is a renowned ornithologist (a person who studies birds) and will regale you with many a delightful story about the village and its array of birds.For more details, you can visit their website.
Kewzing is a beautiful Bhutia village with a small population next to the Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary in South Sikkim. Kewzing’s location is blessed by Buddhist monasteries on all the four sides with Tashiding monastery in the south-west, Mangbru and Pemayengtshen Monastery in West, Ralong and Ravangla monastery in southeast, Doling Monastery in east and Bon Monastery towards the North. The farm house is famous all over the world for its resident birds and a peaceful and serene atmosphere. Its truly for those who want to experience nature closely and not be disturbed by the regular noises of the city. The farmhouse has rich livestock inventory for providing fresh milk and eggs for a healthy and nutritious meal. The Farmhouse has an area of four acres of cultivated fields, tea gardens and six acres of lush green cardamom forest surrounding the Farmhouse making your stay relaxing and peaceful amidst the natural village atmosphere promising a nice breakaway from the din and bustle of daily life. The hosts provide a homely atmosphere having an informal but careing attitude towards the guests .The owner of the farmhouse, Chewang Bongpo , is an avid birdwatcher and leads birding trips all over the eastern Himalayas. Activities: • Village walk • Nature walk • One Day treks • One Night Camps • Bird-watching • Learning Sikkimese cuisines • Sightseeing tours • Excursion to Trout Valley (Ranjit River) • Dotho( Sikkimese hot stone Herbal bath) • Visit to Maenam Wild Life Sanctuary • Butterfly Tours • Monastery Visit Tips: • Carry a binocular as the bon farm house is the perfect place to get initiated into bird watching. • Make sure you ask the owners about Leeches as you may encounter some during jungle walks. • Sikkim is very wet, so carrying rain gear is essential or even a foldable umbrella.