A picturesque resort near Jaldhaka river among the hills in Dooars.
Ever imagined waking up amidst a picture postcard like hills, rivers, birds, jungle? Then look no further because Bengal is filled to its brim with Nature’s unending bounties, therefore needless to fetch that serene spot anywhere outside. Now, Dooars is a place, we all have, at some point visited or at least very well heard of, but do you know of that scenic hamlet known as Jaldhaka Rongo, nestled in the lap of nature? If not, you are certainly at a loss.
The headquarter of Cinchona plantation and major hub of medicinal plants, Rongo, certainly fits into that desire list when you seek a hideout from mundane business for a short period. So, leave aside everything and plan for this destination that provides food to your soul for years to come. A beautiful Homestay is running since 2004. They offer traditional dishes along with usual meals to the guests. Rongo attracts for Leisure as well as for Trekking, Bird Watching, Star Gazing, and Cultural Study.
Check in: 11:00 P.M
Check out: 10:00 A.M
Visit the beauty filled Rongo Monastery, just 1.5 km from the main market.
Hike to the forest and get to discover yourself the hidden waterfall, known only to locals.
Enjoy the soul-feeding lush green, quiet ambience of the property.
Visit Jhalong and Bindu. Bindu lies at the Indo-Bhutan border and boasts of having the second oldest dam of India.
Neora Valley National Park is one of the biggest biological zones of the Northeast. You can find a plethora of flora and fauna and medicinal plants.
Explore the Cinchona Plantation and thereafter visit the organic tea gardens like the Kumai tea garden.
Cherish the view of Jaldhaka Valley – The river valley at Jaldhaka is situated at about 1500 ft above sea level on the shores of the Jaldhaka River. That happens to be one of the major attractions of this valley. People visit this place for its natural beauty that offers ample opportunities for travellers to go for fishing and riverside picnic.
Best time to visit
You can visit Jaldhaka throughout the year but the best time is September to May. In winters you can enjoy various tourism festivals like the ‘Teesta tea and Tourism’ fest and various other adventure sports. The forests remain closed during rainy seasons.
How to Reach
By Road: You can reach Jaldhaka via roadways from Siliguri or Bagdogra (95 kms). Buses are available till Pan Danda Gorubathan Bus Stop.
By Railways: There is no Rail station at Rongo but one can reach this place from NJP (Siliguri), 62 km from Rongo.
By Air: The nearest Airport is Bagdogra Airport (97 km) in Siliguri. From there you can hire a bus or private car.
INR 1400 + 5% GST per day per head including all meals
Babies between 1 to 5 years are complimentary
Charges of Toddlers between 6 to 9 years will be half price
Charges for kids above 10 years is INR 1400 + 5% GST per day per head
The Resort organizes sightseeing according to your schedule (if any), and that is to be finalized directly with the person in charge, prior to your travel.
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