Takdah Heritage Bungalow; Rich Heritage of 150 years
TAKDAH HERITAGE BUNGALOW with a heritage of around 150 years is situated about 27 km from Darjeeling. Visit this stunning yet dreamy place for some memorable visit to the clouds and fulfill your wish to witness heaven on earth itself. Mother Nature spreads her wings gorgeously in all the possible directions for the humans to enjoy the solidarity and the peace within her lap.
Great heritage, great hospitality, and great weather will certainly make your trip a memorable one.
Accommodation: 17 people can be provided with accommodation
Place Code: BE 1740
Check in: 12:00pm
Check out: 11:00am
Takdah Outdoor Activity
Plenty of activities to do when you are in the mountains. Walks through nature and the villages, solitary trances, sightseeing, hiking, trekking, strolling through the Orchid center. There is a sacred monastery located in Takdah beside the Mata Durga caves. It is known by the name of Dechhen Pema Tshoiling Monastery or Gumpha. The monastery and the adjoining caves were religiously looked after by a revered monk named Rev.
Lama Karma Gyaltchen (Bal Me Me) for many years till 2007. Locals consider this place to be a holy place and they often congregate there to offer prayers.
Apart from this, there are many other heritage British bungalows like Rani Kothi (transformed presently into a church). 12 Number Kothi and the famous Sonpur Palace is also there. Lately Govt. has converted some of the bungalows into local schools like Green Shields and Griffith High School.
The famous tea estates of Takdah include tea gardens like Runglee Rungliot, Takdah Tea Estate, Gielle, and Namring. You can also see many beautiful gardens of orchids spread across pathways along the green shelters of pines and cedars.
Dokan Dara (the local market) and the Durpin View Point are another two sightseeing places within walking distances of the bungalow. There is also a 100 years old suspension bridge by the name of Barbatey Bridge that is an interesting piece of relic.
Takdah Other nearby places of interest
Some nearby places of interest around include the picturesque villages of Tinchuley and Lamahatta which offers some breathtaking views of the Kanchenjunga Mountain about 4 kilometers and 12 kilometers away from Takdah respectively.
The gorgeous orange orchard of Bara Mangwa and Chota Mangwa are just 12 kilometers away from Takdah.
The Peshoke Tea Garden is another enchanting viewpoint which is only 14 kilometers far from Takdah. Popular tourist destination ‘Kalimpong’ is located about 40 kilometers from Takdah.
So, overall the trip is certainly worth it.
Nearby Attractions for Sightseeing
Few places which must be visited once you the Himalayan beauty are:
Dechhen Pema Tshoiling Monastery
Durpin View Point
Peshok Tea Garden
Tinchuley and Lamahatta
Runglee Rungliot, Tea Estate
Magnificent views of pine forests
Best time to Visit
October to March is the best time to visit Takdah and the nearby areas. This is the time the sky remains clear and you can enjoy the chill of the winter. But also in the rest of the months, Takdah is beautiful with the touch of the summer sun.
How to reach
One can reach NJP station from Kolkata by train or Bagdogra airport by flight. One can take any commutation like cars, shared jeeps, buses, etc. from there and can easily reach Takdah. Takdah is about 70 kilometers from Siliguri.
Pocket Pinch: Only Rs 1950 per day per head which includes all meals.
Car cost starts from 2500 INR onwards but one should always check the registered charts.
Babies between 1 to 5 years are complimentary
Charges for Toddlers between 6 to 9 years will be half of the adult’s price
For Kids from 10 years, we will charge full adult prices
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