Bindu (বিন্দু) -Dooars is a valley situated between India and Bhutan and
last village of Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India. Distance of Bindu from
Siliguri around 110 K.M, Bindu also can be reached from Malbazar (New Mal Jn.)
distance around 48 K.M. through lush green tea gardens of both side of the road. Bindu
located at 13 K.M away from Jhalong.
Paren another nice hamlet will be on the way to Bindu, this route roughly downhill,
you need to go towards Jaldhaka river. Lots of orange gardens are in both sides
on the entire road to Bindu from Paren, the last settlement of this route is
Find Accommodation in Bindu
There is a dam and hydro
power project on Jaldhaka River, this dam is used to bridge between India and
Bhutan, tourists are not allowed to cross the dam, this is highly protected area by
SSB Jawans. Almost maximum number of people from this village is
directly or indirectly engaged with this hydro project and dam. Hydro power is
generation by using water of Jaldhaka River, it's cooperation
project between both governments (Indo-Bhutan).
every Thursdays there is a local mart (Weekly market), sellers from Bhutan are
selling different products like cardamom, bananas, maize, gingers and oranges at
winter. You can grab as much as you can from this weekly market (luckily if you
are there on Thursday) with very reasonable price.
Dam on Jaldhaka River
Jaldhaka river Bhutan
Divider between India & Bhutan
Tourist Inn is the best and only homestay
accommodation at Bindu village near Bindu Hydra Project, owner Mr.S
Chettri, is a very friendly person and guide for your trip to Bindu and
provide a complete accommodation with lodging and fooding at Bindu
Bazar, Bindu dam is only 2 minutes of walking distance from homestay. Tariff or
room rent starts Rs. 900/ (Full Board) onwards.
us for another best option and good accommodation near Bindu at lap of nature. This
homestay located at calm and quiet place, walking distance from the river
Jaldhaka, very close to Bhutan. Days spent with this Homestay will be memorable
stay with traditional Gorkhas hospitality.
toilet & bathroom:
1200/ (max. 3 person)
toilet & bathroom:
1400/ (max. 3 person)
provides facilities like..
Ø Arrangement of Bon-fire on payment of Rs.1000*/
(excluding food items).
Nearest airport is Bagdogra, distance from Bindu is 113
K.M, it’s around two and half to three hrs. journey. Cars are available from
airport, Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri station. Public transportation also
available from Siliguri bus stand, take buses toward Lataguri, Samsing up to
Malbazar or Samsing, then book or hire car, are around Rs.45/ to Rs.50/.
railway station is New Mal Jn. distance from Jhalong is 50 KM. around one and
half hrs. driving through Chapramari forest, Kumani road and Khunia-Jhalong
road. Second nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri or NJP, distance around 110
K.M. NJP well connected with all major cities of India. Darjeeling mail,
Teesta-Torsa express, Saraighat express, Kanchankanya express etc. connects
with Kolkata. Only Kanchankanya express goes to New Mal Jn. from Kolkata
hire car from New Mal or from Malbazar, contact Mr. Sunil Thappa, owner,
driver of a big Bolero car cum guide, a very fine and honest person, he has
good knowledge about locality, local history, describes all about the tourist
locations. Call him directly on +91
9733331015 let him know that you got his number from us (RiddhiMart.com), you will get discounts
and special treatments.
Best time to visit Bindu
is September to October- monsoon and post monsoon season to enjoy the lush
green greenery throughout valley of Jaldhaka; the river gets in full