2N CHATAKPUR, 2N LAMAHATTA
Chatakpur: True nature lovers have foregone the luxuries of city life to settle down in the remotest places and worshipped it. Such places are rare but exist within our reach not too far from where you are! Chatakpur is one such serene village within the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary in Darjeeling District, West Bengal. This pristine village is bounded by the Kachenjunga Mountain Range in the North and the river gorge Relly Khola in the south. With a Chatakpur Tour, which is indeed a paradise for nature lovers as one can get a spectacular view of the imposing mountain range of Kanchenjunga and at the same time experience the overwhelming lush green forest.
Lamahatta: Surrounded by greenery and rivers amidst picturesque terraced farmland, Lamahatta is a small mountain village that now boasts of an upcoming eco tourism destination. Located at an altitude of 1700 meter above sea level and around 23km from Darjeeling, this tourist spot is gaining momentum by leaps and bounds. It has been developed as a honeymoon destination and is a paradise for honeymooners as it offers solitude, picturesque beauty and a feeling of being amidst nature, a perfect platform to get to know each other. Lamahatta is very well connected to Darjeeling- Kalimpong state highway. The beauty of the place is further enhanced by a new garden developed recently surrounded by prayer flags and wide variety of flowers and orchids.
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DAY 1 : NJP/BAGDOGRA TO CHATAKPUR
Meet and greet at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport. Proceed to the pre-booked Chatakpur Homestay or Chatakpur Eco Village Resort. Chatakpur is an untouched hamlet settled in the middle of Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary. The road towards Chatakpur is quite scenic and about 75 kilometres away. After covering these three hours of driving distance, reach Chatakpur and check-in to the homestay. During the evening you are all yours to stroll around the village. You can even trek to Tiger Hill which is just 10 minutes from the village. After witnessing the beauty of a mesmerizing sunset, have dinner and
Overnight stay at Chatakpur.
DAY 2 : CHATAKPUR SIGHTSEEING TOUR
After Breakfast, proceed towards the full day Chatakpur Sightseeing. Walk around the village to explore 30 huts and its total occupants less than a hundred. Being one of the secluded tourist destinations of the region, the village benefits from organic farming of vegetables through terrace farming. Local people sustain their livelihood through this but nowadays tourism is also one of their sources of livelihood. Visit the lush greenery of Chatakpur, wooden bungalows, trail and trekking routes. Find solace in the lap of nature while forgetting all the hustle and bustle of city life. While wandering around the village, hear melodious chirping of the Himalayan Birds. After the dusk, return back to the homestay
Overnight at Chatakpur.
DAY 3 : TRANSFER TO LAMAHATTA
Post breakfast at the hotel proceed towards the next destination Lamahatta Tour. As you reach Lamahatta, the first place to halt would be the Lamahatta Roadside Garden. Situated on a hill slope, this beautiful garden is surrounded by pine forests containing numerous seasonal flowers, as well as several rare and exotic species of orchids. As you go up, the canopy of firs and conifers start crossing you.
Overnight in Lamahatta.
DAY 4 : LAMAHATTA SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast at the hotel go for a short excursion in and around Lamahatta. It offers a tranquil atmosphere for all those looking for some peace away from city life. Relish the beauty of the pine trees standing majestically, the mighty Kanchenjunga with colourful Buddhist prayer flags. The sightseeing places around Lamahatta are :
Lamahatta Eco Park Tour : This Roadside Garden is one of Lamahatta’s major attractions. It is surrounded by pine forests containing numerous seasonal flowers, as well as several rare and exotic species of orchids. Browsing through the beautiful array of flowers on display, visitors can also relax on the numerous benches while enjoying the views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. The watchtower is located at a strategic location that helps visitors to enjoy panoramic views of the juncture of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Sikkim Hills, River Teesta and the River Rangeet.
Dense Dhupi Plantations : Small walks and treks are possible from Lamahatta. Walking amidst the Dhupi plantations with lush green flora all around provides a thrilling experience.
Tea Estates : Visit the tea gardens nearby (you will get one within about 1.5kms). Some of the well-known tea estates nearby include Glenburn Tea Estate, Rangli Rangliot Tea Estate, Takdah Tea Estate etc.
Tinchuley : Visit the wonderful hamlet Tinchuley which is 6 kms from Lamahatta. The road passes through the lovely Peshok Tea Gardens. Tinchuley is famous for the excellent views of Kanchenjunga and the numerous orange orchards it has.
Peshok ViewPoint : A nice view point, which is around 6 km from Lamahatta. In the evening, you are free to roam around the area.
Overnight in Lamahatta.
DAY 5 : LAMAHATTA TO BAGDOGRA / NJP DROP
After breakfast proceed towards NJP / Bagdogra [IXB] with sweet vacation memories.