Bon Pahari in Buxa: a perfect place to relax your body, mind and soul
To one who has been long in city pent its been always a blessing to spend some indolent hours in the lap of nature. Bon Pahari, a 3-star homestay located in the midst of lush green surrounding and hills as the name suggests offers all the comforts and amenities to the visitors with ultimate satisfaction. Only a night’s journey takes you to Alipurduar Junction from where the homestay is a 35 KM road journey to Santalabari in Buxa.
There is a total of 30 rooms including double and triple air-conditioned bedrooms with attached bathrooms. All the rooms are equipped with a wardrobe and include a TV with a cable network connection.
Check-in: 12 noon
Check-out: 11 AM
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY :
One can visit Jayanti, a small forest village along the Jayanti River. It’s a feast of the senses with beautiful landscape, wide riverbed, a mountain range in the distance and lavish green everywhere.
Visiting Jaldapara National Park and Chilapata Forest as sightseeing might be another very fond choice.
Phuentsholing, a border town in Bhutan is a popular destination of the tourists and is easily accessible from the homestay.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS :
A trek to Buxa Fort is really an attraction to the visitors. walking through the jungle with the sounds of the birds and insects is an enthralling experience. It should be in the must-to-do list of the Nature lovers and photographers.
Though spotting a tiger is a hard job, but jungle safari in Buxa Tiger Reserve is still alluring to the tourists.
A jungle trek to Pukri hill and lepchakha can also be done for a different kind of adventure and experience.
BEST TIME TO VISIT :
One can visit this place throughout the year but the best time would be between the months of October to March. The weather is cool and clear visiting the jungle becomes enjoyable. Monsoon seasons from June to September becomes uncomfortable. The Buxa Reserve Forest also remains closed during this time.
HOW TO REACH :
There are a bunch of trains regularly going to New Alipurduar (NOQ) from Howrah, Sealdah or Kolkata station. Kanchanjangha Exp, Saraighat Exp, Kamrup Exp, Kanchankanya Exp, Padatik Exp, and Testa Torsa Exp are the popular choices by the visitors.
By road, Kolkata to Alipurduar is 706 KM journey and it takes about 17 hours mostly through NH12 and NH27.
The nearest airport to Alipurduar is Bagdogra Airpot in Siliguri. And from Siliguri Alipurduar is to be reached by road.
Rs. 1500 + 5% GST only per head per day with food and stay in non AC Building Room,
Rs. 1650 + 5% GST only per head per day with food and stay in AC Building Room,
Rs. 1600 + 5% GST only per head per day with food and stay in non AC Cottage Room,
Rs. 1850 + 5% GST only per head per day with food and stay in AC Cottage Room,
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