Bunkulung is an unexplored gem at north Bengal near Mirik and
Darjeeling. The beautiful Himalayan villages located just 18 away from Mirik
town at bank of River Balasun. The village blessed with two crisscrossing
river, Balasun and Murmah Khola. Bunkulung is a very offbeat travel destination
among tourists these days. But it’s gaining popularity like other offbeat
destinations, for its cool and calm weather throughout the year, natural beauty
and obviously for tea gardens. There are number of points to visit like Gayabari
Tea Estate, Mirik Lake, Maju Park/Garden, Bokar monastery, Mirik Swiss cottages
and orange orchards at winter season. Also you can enjoy a deep bath and
fishing at Balasun river.
Other Point of Interest:
1. Sightseeing- Manju Eco Park, Tingling View Point, Mirik
Helipad, Mirik Lake, Mirik Monestry, Orchid Nursery, Gopaldhara TE. ₹.2,200/-
2. Sightseeing- Ambotia TE, Makaibari TE, Kurseong,
Eagle's crack View Point, Gidde Pahar View Point, Netaji Institute, Dowhill,
Deer Park. ₹.2500/-.
3. Local sightseeing- MurmahTE, Balason River, Gammon
Bridge, Rangbhang River, Orange Orchard, Yenki Tea Factory. ₹.1,000/-
Also visit Tabakoshi
Balasun river bed
Our homestay cum resort is only mode of accommodation
at Bungkulung, currently fives European style cottages are in row. Which provides
best comfortable, best view for you and your loving persons. All cottages are
with western bath (few with bath tub also). We provide hygienic, healthy and tasty
food at our homestay with care as your own home. See below for tariff detail..
For single occupancy - ₹.2400/
For double occupancy ₹.1800/
For triple occupancy in triple bedded
For four heads occupancy in four bedded cottages
Tariff includes stay and all meals. In
food bed tea, breakfast (purl sabji/aloo paratha/chapati sabji, egg), lunch (rice,
dal, sabji, bhaja, chicken/fish, salad, papad), evening tea with veg
pokora/biscuit, dinner (rice/chapati, dal, sabji, bhaja, chicken/fish, salad,
No charge for a child aged up to 5 years.
50% charge for a child aged in between
100% full charge for a child aged above 10
airport is Bagdogra (IXB) and nearest railway heads is New Jalpaiguri (NJP).
Direct car/taxis are available from Siliguri/NJP, it will take around 2.5 hrs
to reach to Bunkulung through Siliguri-Mirik road. Someone also can reach from
Darjeeling via Mirik and Soureni. A reserved car fare
would be around Rs.2000 – Rs.2500 from Siliguri and NJP (it may change in
jeep also available from just font Siliguri Junction station to Mirik, get down
at Soureni then take a reserved car to Bunkulung. Also contact us for pick-up
and drop from Siliguri/Darjeeling.
Taxi Fare to and from Bunulung
Bungkulung is a Himalayan destination
which can be visited throughout the year, in monsoon entire area covered with
green. River Balasun’s soul gets its life in rainy season.