A Complete Trip Plan to Lepchajagat for Honeymoon Couples

A Complete Trip Plan to Lepchajagat for Honeymoon Couples


Lepchajagat –A Small Hamlet Near Darjeeling

Lepchajagat literally means the place of Lepcha community. Lepcha people who are basically from Sikkim are now spread in Tibet, Darjeeling, Nepal, and Bhutan. Lepchajagat is situated at a distance of approximately 18 kilometers from Darjeeling at an elevation of 7000 ft.

Dense forests of Pine, oak, and Rhododendron enhance the beauty of the place. It is also a great place to enjoy the thrilling view of the robust Mount Kanchenjunga. When a nature lover looks for a quiet and astonishing destination for spending honeymoon, Lepchajagat must be the place. In spite of its vicinity to the main town of Darjeeling, it has a peaceful atmosphere and is an offbeat destination in Darjeeling to spend a couple of days that you saved for your honeymoon.

How To Reach Lepchajagat From NJP

Lepchajagat is located almost 76 kilometers away from NJP Railway Station and if you travel by road it would take around 2 hours and 50 minutes. In case you do not have your own car or traveling to Siliguri without driving, then contacting a local tour operator in Siliguri like, Eastern India Holidays would be a brilliant idea.

New Jalpaiguri to Lepchajagat Distance Route Map
New Jalpaiguri to Lepchajagat Distance Route Map. Image Courtesy: Google Map https://goo.gl/maps/d7G4w9HFX9M2

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The Best Route From Njp To Lepchajagat Is Detailed Below

  • drive towards the western side of NJP onto Burdwan RD
  • from 3 rd Mahananda Bridge to Noukaghat RD
  • turn left onto Medical RD and keep driving
  • turn left to reach NH27
  • from Shiv Mandir Medical More drive onto NH 10
  • turn left at Khaprail More to reach Rishi RD
  • from Matigara turn left onto NH 110
  • turn left to reach Sukhia Pokhri RD
  • continue driving on Rishi RD and turn left to reach Lepchajagat

Best Time To Visit Lepchajagat

October to April is the best time to visit Lepchajagat as the monsoon ends and winter starts in October. The weather remains chilled which is pleasant for travelers to visit. Still, Lepachajagat can be visited throughout the year but extra precautions should be taken if you plan to travel during the monsoon.

Now, let us make a brief note on the most attractive spots in and around Lepchajagat:

The Flora Of Lepchajagat-

Lepchajagat is a densely forested area where pine, Rhododendron, and Oak can be found in abundance. Walking around the wild forest holding your beloved’s hand is something which can raise your romance level. It is also a paradise for bird lovers as various kinds of rare species of birds are found here.

Ghoom Rock which is 1.5 kilometers away from here is a great place to enjoy the spectacular view of the sunrise which is situated at an altitude of 7,900 ft. A lodge run by WBFDC provides a marvelous view of the snow-covered peaks and it also has stairs that go through the forest.

Places Of Interest Around Lepchajagat:

Darjeeling- which is among the most beautiful hill stations in the world is just around 18 kilometers away and takes just 45 minutes if driving. Tiger Hill, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is some of the most attractive spots in Darjeeling.

Ghoom Monastery- which belongs to the Gelupka or Yellow Sect is the famous name of Yiga Choeling. It is approximately 10 km away from Lepchajagat. The monastery attracts people for having a 15 feet high statue of Maitreya Buddha.

Jorepokhri- is another wonderful destination near Lepchajagat which is situated at a driving distance of 5 kilometers. It has an altitude of 7,400 ft and offers a magnificent view of the snow-covered peaks along with the majestic sunrise view.

Mirik- which is popular as a weekend destination in North-Bengal is located approximately 25 km away from Lepchajagat. The natural beauty and the ambiance of Mirik have been alluring tourists for many years now. Sumendu Lake which is a natural lake situated amidst the lush green forests is a major attraction here.

Pashupati Market- which is in India near the Nepal Border, is approximately 15 kilometers away. All sorts of electronics, watches, imported goods, perfumes, clothes, handicrafts, etc are available here but only Indian citizens with valid ID proof are allowed to enter the market.

Pashupati market near mirik
Pashupati market near mirik Image Courtesy: ww.ixigo.com/pasupati-market-mirik-darjeeling-india-ne-1280519

When you travel with your partner, you see the world in a fantastic way!!

Honeymoon is an opportunity when couples get connected to each other losing in euphoric romance, so grasp it when it comes to spending it in Lepchajagat.

A Complete Trip Plan to Lepchajagat for Honeymoon Couples
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