This beautiful destination is just 19 km away from Darjeeling. Leaving your monotonous life one can enjoy this place in the lap of nature. This place is for explorers who want to explore the hills around Darjeeling. One can even see a beautiful view of Mount Kanchenjunga from this place. The sun rises point at this place is something which one should not miss. Roaming in the forest trails full of pines will definitely make you fall in love with this place. For the stay, there are forest bungalows which have all the facilities for the travelers to stay comfortably.
This destination is just 15 km away from Darjeeling. It is a small Himalayan village in the north of Bengal. The place offers endless beauty where one can relax and enjoy. For the honeymoon couples, it is a perfect romantic destination. This place has around 150- 200 houses built there. Enjoying the nature and hearing the chirping of the birds is the best activity in this place. From here one can see Mount Kanchenjunga and Manchi. Even a river named Khola passes through this village. The tea gardens look beautiful at this place and it is a perfect location for a weekend gateway. One can take a home stay at this place and enjoy the nature of people living in this village.
This village is located at around 5500 ft above sea level. The beauty of this village lies in the flowers and orchids present there. It is located on the border of West Bengal and Sikkim. View of Teesta River Valley from this place is something to die for. The flowers which are cultivated here are done for the commercial purpose. Staying in this place is living the life with local people. It does not have any hotels or restaurants. One needs to take home stay and enjoy the beautiful colors around. This place can be traveled for the whole year but during spring this place is something worth visiting.
Jorpokhri is a tiny place away from the city crowd which is built on a hill top. Just 19 km away from Darjeeling this beautiful destination is there. The place has twin lakes which give a spectacular view of the location. Many white swans can be spotted in the lake. The area is covered by a forest where many pine trees are there. This place offers a perfect view of the landscape of Darjeeling and Himalayan snow peaks. There is a big bungalow where one can have a comfortable stay and enjoy the Mother Nature.
This village is just 10 km away from Kalimpong. The place offers a magnificent view of the terraced farms and orchids. This village is called as the balcony of Kanchanjunga as one can see the wonderful view of Mount Kanchenjunga from this place. The stay in this village can turn out to be an amazing one as there are beautiful bungalows, small houses and home stay which will make you love the hospitality of the localities present there. A calm and quiet atmosphere is there which will surely make you fall in the place. Nature is at its best at this place which makes it worth visiting.
These are the best 5 offbeat places in West Bengal that you must visit in 2018.