Lepchajagat (লেপ্চা জগৎ) a tiny Lepcha village in Darjeeling district of WestBengal, distance from Darjeeling town is 14 K.M. Now at a day’s Darjeeling is overcrowded with hotels, cars and so many tourists from all over the globe. Nature lover tourists are looking for a nice, peaceful and calm destination near Darjeeling, and Lepchajag is ideal for them. Also Lepchajagat can be your weekend destination, spend one or todays in Lepchajagat, it will be your life time memory.
Lush green Dhupi forest gone through mountain steps, another side covered with Silver far forest and rhododendron. Comfortable and pleasant weather stays here all around year. Nearby areas can be visited on foot, take a short walk to beautiful pine forest surrounded by Dhupi forest. Jorepokhri can be visited from Lepchajagat within a halh day trip.The main and deluxe accommodation is West Bengal government’s rest house of forest department. Sunrise seen from rooftop of Forest Development’s cottage will mind-blowing and memorizing for your life time.
Our associate having 3 Rooms with all basic facilities like satellite cable television, hot water facility, homemade food, and kitchen facility, breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Darjeeling town from balcony and rooftop. Tariff starts Rs.1,400 per head per night with food including Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Another associate property has 8 comfortable, clean rooms along with all modern facilities and attached bath. All rooms are unique and have superb forest and mountain views from balcony. Tariff starts Rs.900/ per person per day including food. Home cooked food served including Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
West Bengal government’s Forest Development Corporation Rest house is good accommodation option at Lepchajagat, double bedded suit and four bedded family rooms are available.
Lepchajagat well connected with Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Mirik, Gangtok by motor able road. Nearesest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) well connected with all major Indian cities. Darjeeling mail, Uttarbanga Express, Saraighat express, Kanchenjunga express and Teesta-Torsa express connects with Kolkata. Hill cart road goes to Darjeeling via Ghum Railway station, take left turn to Lepchajagat from Ghum, and this road goes to Sukhiapkhti, Mirik and Manebhanjan.
Nearest and only airport of North Bengal is Bagdogra airport, well connected with Kolkata and all major cities.
Book an exclusive car to Lepchajagat directly, cost around Rs.3000/ from NJP of Bagdogra airport. Also you can get a shared jeep up to Ghum from Siliguri, then wait for another shared jeep for Lepchajagat towards Mirik, Sikhiapkhri etc, or book a car to Lepchajagat from Ghum and bargain for rate as much as you can.
Lepchajagat can be visited all around the year, monsoon is an off season for this are, you can get extra discount at rainy season. The entire area covered with lush green vegetation and pine forest in monsoon.