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Dam Dim falls under Malbazar subdivision in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, India. It is famous for tea gardens and moist deciduous forests. This Place is in the border of the Jalpaiguri District and Darjeeling District. Darjeeling District Gorubathan is North towards this place. Dam Dim this is a place in the lap of Dooars, situated about 50 kms from Siliguri and about 6kms from Malbazar.

Dam Dim Tea Gardens

Dam Dim is famous for tea gardens, landscapes and moist deciduous forests. Travelers can enjoy riot of colours. The many hues of the autumn bloom stood out perfectly against the background of rain washed green of the tea plants.

Tourist Attractions at Dam Dim:

 Travelers can still enjoy the rich colonial culture in the Tea Gardens of Dam Dim.

The 150 year old heritage Tea Gardeen Bunglo named as “burra sahib bunglow ” is another attraction here. This place was happens to be the residence of the manager of Dam Dim Tea Estate. Now the burra sahibs are gone but efforts are underway to restore the bungalows to their past glory and give the well-heeled traveler a taste of the planter’s lifestyle.

Dam Dim

The other attraction of Dam Dim is the Western Dooars Club once the hub of the planter’s social life. Its great institution features a teak dance floor, a billiards room, a lavish kitchen, a bar and of course sprawled alongside it, an 18-hole golf club.  The burra sahibs and the mem sahibs have left and along with them have gone the glitz and glamour of the lavish balls and the stylish do’s. The inside is dark and dreary and the curtains over the French windows are heavy with dust and spiders. The seemingly endless golf course is deserted and overgrown and watched over by the faint outline of the mountains, visible through the mist like a distant memory.

Dam Dim Near By Places:

 At Dam Dim, there are lush flowering gardens to stroll, benches among the bushes, a garden swing for two, winding walking paths, a covered gazebo, and even a tree house that offers a glorious bird’s eye view of the tea fields that stretch out for miles. In and around the town there are many enchanting spots, noteworthy among them are Dam Dim Tea Estate, Gorubathan, Gorumara National Park, Bindu, Murti, Samsing and Lataguri.

Dam Dim, The Barrons Tea Estate

How to Reach Dam Dim:

 By Road:

 National Highway No.31 between Siliguri and Guwahati passes over Damdim.

By Rail:

Dam Dim Rail Way Station, Oodlabari Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway stations to Damdim. How ever New Jalpaiguri Rail Way Station is major railway station 33 KM near to Damdim

By Air:

Airport close to the town is Civil Enclave Bagdogra.

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Gorubathan is a small town in the Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. It is situated on the east bank of river Neora, just 50 kilometer road distance from Siliguri. Locally, Gorubathan is known as Sombare. The name “Sombare” is comes from the name of Indian day “Sombar” (Monday). In every Monday, a haat (weekly village market) is organized at Gorubathan. So, Gorubathan is famous for the day name (“Sombare”) to local people. The town is popular for its natural beauty and there are various sites in and around the place that travelers can visit. Summer is the best time to visit in Gorubathan, due to its warm and pleasant weather but in winter it is very cold.

Gorubathan

Gorubathan is situated on the east bank of the chel river. There are ruins of a fort known as Dalim Fort on the top of a hill near Gorubathan. Gorubathan is known for its beautiful landscape of the Neora river, mountains and forests, which attract a lot of tourists.

Hill Valley

Tourist Attractions at Gorubathan:

The landscape of the area is unique as the hills meet the plains here. Chel riverbed is a good location for picnickers and nature lovers. The drive from Damdim to Gorubathan first passes through some of the most beautiful tea gardens of Dooars including Ranichera, Rangamati and Sylee. Just before Gorubathan the Fagu Khola, Runjung Khola and Chel Khola meet to form River Chel. On the other side of the river is the picturesque Pathorjhora tea garden.

Gorubathan towards Lava

The road from Gorubathan towards Lava is also beautiful. The first few kilometers you will be travelling through tea gardens with Chel river on your left. The road continues through Faforkheti, This is a small village and a picnic spot for the locals. The picturesque village has the potential to become a tourist attraction. Further ahead on the road is Lava, a day trip to the famous tourist destination can easily be organised from Gorubathan.

Transport to go:

Gorubathanis about 50 km from Siliguri and about 90 km from Kalimpong. From Siliguri, you can access 31 national highway till Damdim. From Damdim a road to the north goes to Lava through Gorubathan.

By Road:

National Highway No.31 between Siliguri and Guwahati passes over Damdim. From Damdim to Lava have district road, which pass through Gorubathan. North Bengal State Transport Corporation Buses, Bhutan Govt. Buses, Mini Buses, Private Buses and Taxi are available from Siliguri to Gorubathan. Journey time from Siliguri to Gorubathan is about 1 hours 30 minutes.

By Rail:

Nearest railway station to Gorubathan is New Jalpaiguri. New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri Railway Station are main railway station in this area. After you arrive at New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri, you should follow the road journey to reach at Gorubathan.

By Air:

Nearest airport is Bagdogra. It is a domestic airport under Indian Army. All major air services are available from all over India. Distance between Bagdogra and Siliguri is 13 km. You can find out various vehicles to come in Siliguri, and then follow the above road route.

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At an altitude of 7887 feet this small Himalayan village called Chatakpur accommodates around 90 villagers. Consisting of 18 houses and flourishing under the supervision of forest department this small village located at a distance of 18 kms from Jorbanglow, 7 km from Sonada on Siliguri-Darjeeling road will offer you a quiet and memorable stay to be remembered for years.

Chatakpur

The terrace cultivation of organic crops and the shrubs and medicinal herbs acquired from the forest, form the means of livelihood of the locals. The place offers majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, lush greenery, forest trails and wooden cottages and in short, is an ideal destination for those seeking peace and tranquility in the Himalayas.

Chatakpur

The landscape here is breath taking Majestic Mt kanchenjungha and other snow capped mountains of West Sikkim are clearly visible from this place.Mind blowing sunset and sunrise from watch tower are most beautiful part of Chatakpur. Home stay and lodge of forest department are available. Forest department has taken initiative to make this place popular for eco tourism as the department has arranged for electricity and water supply in this village.

Places to see at Chatakpur: Chatakpur offers a number of popular trek routes that lead to the top of the Tiger Hill. During this trek, you might even have a glimpse of the ‘Chumbalumba’ or Mount Everest. On your visit to the forest, make sure to be guided by a trained forest guard as the forest is the home to the Great Himalayan Black Bear family, Leopards, Barking Deer and Antelopes.

Mount Everest

Nearby attractions of Chatakpur: You can visit the Tiger Hill or other places that are situated nearby such as Jorebungalow, Ghoom and Sonada. Darjeeling is the nearest popular tourist destination of Chatakpur. You can enjoy a number of small treks to Tiger Hill, Rimbi village, Sixeen village, Labda. Most of the trekkinmg trails run through the wild life sanctuary and you would be accompanied by our expert guide.

Darjeeling

Things to do in Chatakpur: Tourists can climb rock faces or avail the trekking routes both downhill and uphill that lead to various destinations. They can also climb the watchtower to view the sunrise or take a panoramic view of Sandakphu. You can also spend time at the Pokhri (Pond). Bird lovers can spend their time watching birds and tourists can even enjoy the breathtaking view of Mt. Kanchenjunga from nearby or enjoy the folk dances performed by local people.  Pick your vegetables from garden fresh organic orchards, feed and even milk the cattle.  You can also enjoy the company of story tellers. A generation still exists to share the experience of myth, culture and traditional values.

Senchal Wildlife Sanctury

How to reach Chatakpur: Chatakpur is located at a distance of around 16 kilometres from Jorebungalow that lies on Siliguri-Darjeeling Road and 7 kilometres from Sonada. You need to go through the Hill Cart Road and enter the jungle trail, in order to reach Chatakpur.

Darjeeling

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If you are planning to visit Western Dooars. Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wild Life Sanctuary, Gorubathan, Jhalong, Bindu, Samsing, Suntalekhola; Malbazar can easily be your base.

Malbazar

Malbazar is also known as Mal. Now this is a sub-divisional town, having its own municipality in Jalpaiguri district, Located in Northern part of the State of West Bengal. It is about 65 km from Jalpaiguri town. For its positional advantage Malbazar is gaining its tourist attraction day by day. Before 1947 Malbazar was a very small place, mainly known for its tea gardens mostly owned by British people. Those tea gardens had a few Bengali white collar employees and the work force consisted of tribal people. Actually in yester years this place was a market for the Tea Garden workers and Planters surrounding to this place. The word Mal means Goods and Bazar means Market.

Teesta River

On your way to Malbazar, beautiful Teesta River which has a peculiar feature of changing colors every season will stay beside you. The town of Malbazar has a beautiful tea garden of Raja Tea Estate and a nice Mal Park. Malbazar can also be used as a base to visit nearby forests like Gorumara, Chapramari, Chukchukia and others. You can also make day trips to Jhalong, Bindu, Paren and other nearby destinations from here. On your way to Malbazar, you will cross a few forests and come across the famous Sevokeshwari temple and Coronation Bridge.

Nearby attractions from Malbazar:

Malbazar is the most important town in Western Dooars area. All the tourist destinations of Western Dooars can be accessed from Malbazar within a drive of an hour or less. The town itself does not offer many tourist attractions.

River Teesta

Mongpong overlooking River Teesta and Mahananda Wildlife sanctuary located on Sevoke Road falls en route to Malbazar. Beside, there are various forests like Chapramari, Gorumara, Chalsa, Khunia and Chukchikia located all around Malbazar. Other nearby places of attraction includes Jhalong located on the banks of Jaldhaka River and Bindu near the Indo-Bhutan border. The twin villages of Suntaleykhola and Samsing perched within dense greenery on the banks of rivulets can also be visited on day trips from Malbazar. You can also arrange a picnic on the banks of River Murti.

How to reach Malbazar:

If you are traveling from Kolkata, you need to board the Kanchankanya Express from Sealdah and reach New Mal Junction station. This train departs from Sealdah on daily basis. You can also reach New Jalpaiguri station from where, you can board a car or a bus to reach Malbazar.

Malbazar

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Bhakthang Falls-Bakthang Falls is one of the beautiful falls in sikkim. It is one of the favourite falls for the domestic tourist,they love to take pictures in front of falls and i heard many tourist saying it as best falls in sikkim. There is beautiful tourism cafeteria in the opposite of falls ,which add beauty to this place. And the interesting thing is that,this falls is the nearest falls from M.G Marg. It is only 3km from Gangtok.

Bakthang

The location is completely free from the pollution of city life and is a nice place for Honeymoon couple and travelers who avoid rush. Apart from the clear view of the peaks surrounding Mount Khangchendzonga, some portions of Gangtok town, one also gets a bird’s eye view of the region. In Gangtok Bakthang and Ban Jhakri are the two nearest waterfalls developed to tourist spot. Guest is suggested to visit with an intention of its beautiful view to relax and to take photographs.

Bakthang Waterfalls Nearby Places To Visit:

 Gangtok:

Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state. Once an important transit point for traders traveling between Tibet and India, it is today a busy administrative and business centre and presents an interesting mix of cultures and communities.

Gangtok

M. G. Marg Market:

M.G. Marg, the main street of Gangtok town is a great place to chill out in the evenings. The country’s first litter and spit free zone, no vehicular traffic is allowed into the Marg. You can sit at the Titanic Park and listen to the piped in music played for the listening pleasure of visitors or just walk down the Mall and take in the carnival like atmosphere, especially during the tourist season.

M. G. Marg Market

The Mall is lined with shops on both sides of the road so shopping becomes an added pleasure. M.G. Marg is also the venue for the annual Gangtok Food and Culture festival held in December each year when Sikkim’s multi-cultural cuisines, along with music and dance performances are showcased. This event attracts a large number of locals and tourists each year.

Kabi Lungchok:

 Kabi Lungchok is a historic site of significance, which is located 17 kilometres (11 mi) north of Gangtok on the Northern Highway in northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. The historicity of the site is attributed to the fact that the Lepchas, the ethnic tribals of Sikkim and Bhutias (ethnic Tibetans), the immigrants from Tibet who settled down in Sikkim from the 14th century onwards, ceremonially signed a “Treaty of Blood Brotherhood” with religious fervour. Stone pillars mark the location where the treaty was signed. The Treaty was signed at Kabi Lungchok by the Tibetan King, Khye Bumsa representing the Bhutias and the Lepcha Chief Thekong Tek. The literal meaning of ‘Kabi Lungchok’, pronounced ‘Kayu sha bhi Lungchok’, is “stone erected by our blood.”

Kabi Lungchok

How to Reach Bakthang Waterfall:

 20 minutes drive from Gangtok is Bakthang Water Falls along the 31 A National Highway leading to North Sikkim. It originates from Ratey Chu, the main water source of Gangtok area.

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Rongo Perched on the top of a hill at an altitude of 4500 ft near the Bhutan boarder, Rongo or Rongu serve as the Headquarter of Cinchona Plantation under Kalimpong subdivision. Now Cinchona plantation is gradually giving way to rubber plantation. A tiny remote village having a market, post office and few houses in its locality, Rongo used to be a significant place for plantation and growing medicinal plants. Rongo offers fine-looking views of adjoining hills, dense forests and river valley of Jaldhaka.

Rongu does not feature as one of the most famous tourist destinations of North Bengal. But the natural beauty of this hill beauty and the hospitality of the local people draws many a travel enthusiasts to this less known hill station.

The population of Rongu is about 500 people. Most people are Buddhist and speak Nepali. The population is mostly dependent on cinchona plantation for livelihood.

Nearby Attractions around Rongo:

 

The destination offers bird’s eye view of a vast plain of Dooars with tea gardens and forests.One of the popular trek in the Neora Valley Park begins from Mouchuki to Rechela – uppermost point of the Park. The most daring trek in North Bengal takes at least three days to Rechela through Bhotegarh and Thusum covering the dense forest and end up in Pedong or Lava.

Places to see in Rongo….

Neora Valley National Park:

 Neora Valley National Park is situated in the Kalimpong subdivision under Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India and was established in 1986. It spreads over an area of 88 km and is one of the richest biological zones in the entire Northeast.

Neora Valley, one of the least tracts of virgin wilderness in the country sustains a unique eco-system where tropical, sub-tropical, sub-temperate, and temperate vegetative system still harbours a wealth of flora and fauna. The forests consists of mixed species like rhododendron, bamboo, oak, ferns, sal etc. The Valley also has numerous species of orchids.

River Valley of Jaldhaka:

The river valley at Jaldhaka is situated at about 1500 ft above sea level on the shores of the Jaldhaka River that happens to be one of the major attractions of this valley. People visit this place for its natural beauty that offers ample opportunities for travellers to go for fishing and riverside picnic. The Jaldhaka River Valley is situated in the sub-division of Kalimpong in West Bengal and is also known for its hydroelectric power project located at a distance of 5 km from the centralised bazaar.

How to Reach Rongo:

 One can reach from Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station viar Siliguri along national highway 31 i.e. Dooars crossing Chalsa and turning left at Khunia More via Chapramari, Sepchu, Gairibas. From Gairibas an uneven motorable road turns towards left to Rongo nearly 7 kilometers to Rongo.

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