Darjeeling Offbeat

Where is Darjeeling located?

Darjeeling is a hill station situated in the northern fringes of West Bengal. It sits at an elevation of 2,042 meters and is merely 3 hours away from the nearest airport, Bagdogra, vehicle stand in Siliguri Junction and the North Jalpaiguri Railway Station. The district of Darjeeling covers both the foothills and the plains, but tourism is centered on the town of Darjeeling, which is famous for its vintage beauty and an array of sightseeing locations that it has in offer for you beneath the majestic peak of Mt.Kanchenjunga.

Offbeat Places around in Darjeeling

  • Sukhiapokhri - 17 kilometers away from the town of Darjeeling is an undisturbed town of Sukhiapokhri. It sits at a calm, fog-laced ambience, blanketed with emerald pines.
  • Lepchajagat - Another destination nestled 19 kilometers away from the main town of Darjeeling, Initially the home to the Lepchas, it is now a bird-watching paradise.
  • Chatakpur - It is a quaint eco-village that promotes an environmentally conscious promotion of tourism, so that both man and nature can benefit from tourism. Stay in comfortable lodges amidst lush greenery.
  • Phalut - Sits at an altitude of 11,811 feet, making it the second highest location after Sandakphu in Darjeeling. With unparalleled views of the Singalila range, it is a trekker’s heaven.

Offbeat Stays around Darjeeling

You can lounge in cozy home stays that offer great hospitality to the guests. With private rooms and access to the owner’s kitchen at request, you can get a taste of rural living amidst the locals at Sillery Gaon, Auks Farm, Petrichor, Tathagata Farm, Karmi Farm Stay that is close to Bijanbari, Lamahatta home stays, cottages in Chota Mangwa and much more.

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