Dawaipani, a village of serene and tranquility.
“It is always the same with mountains. Once you have lived with them for any length of time, you belong to them. There is no escape.” – Ruskin Bond
These words will resonate with the traveler who visits the Dawaipani Retreat. This is an off-track tourist destination merely 15 km from the town of Darjeeling. Dawaipani is like a treasure chest – once you open it you find it full of gems. A peaceful little village which will make you fall in love with its exclusive 180-degree view of the full Kanchenjunga range. Not only that, you are in a treat as you are surrounded by the thick Himalayan foliage and guarded by the snow-capped mountain peaks at a distance. Situated at a height of about 6500 feet, your lungs would thank you for the crisp fresh cool air.
Accommodation: Single cottage with 2 bedrooms. Can take Maximum of 4 Adults.
Check In : 12:00pm
Check Out : 11:00am
Outdoor Activity :
Trekking – A popular light trek of an hour is from Nomadic Homestay – Dawaipani to the Peshok road. There are several other trekking trails of moderate to a high difficulty level for the serious trekkers.
Hike in the forest – Blessed by nature the area is surrounded by the thick Himalayan forest areas. So go for a hiking adventure and discover the mysteries of nature.
Bird watching – the thick forest is the natural home for a huge variety of birds.
Farm visit – Enjoy the visit to the local farm of vegetables and fruits.
Traditional dance – get immersed in the rich cultural activity by witnessing the traditional dance by the locals.
Nearby Attractions :
The resort is at a short distance from the town of Darjeeling and so a number of places are easy to reach from here.
Darjeeling – the queen of hills offer all kinds of tourist attractions, starting from the majestic Tiger Hill viewpoint, toy train ride, mall area shopping to the exquisite tasting of the world famous Darjeeling tea.
The Resort is also near to other towns like Lamhatta , Sittong or the ‘orange village’, Kalimpong etc.
The best time to visit :
This Place has a cool climate all around the year as it is situated at a high altitude of 6500 feet. However, it receives heavy rainfall in the monsoon months of July and August. So except for these months, It is fit to be visited at any time. However, do not forget your woolens when you go.
How to reach:
By train: The major stations – Siliguri is 72 km and NJP is 76 km from the Property. From the stations, one has to book the cab which takes about 2 hours and 50 minutes to reach depending on the road condition.
By flight: Bagdogra airport is situated around 75 km from the town and takes about 3 hours to reach.
INR 1450/- + 5% GST per person per day including all meals.
Child Policy :
Kids between 1 to 5 years -complimentary
Kids between 6 to 9 years – half price
Kids from 10 years – full charge
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