Bindu | Located close to Indo-Bhutan border

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 Bindu.

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          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).

          Each and 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. 

Accommodation in Bindu

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 nearby. We 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.

Contact 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.

Tariff Details:

Common toilet & bathroom:

Single Occupancy

Rs. 1000/

Double Occupancy

Rs. 1200/ (max. 3 person)

Extra Bed

Rs. 300/


Attached toilet & bathroom:

Single Occupancy

Rs. 1200/

Double Occupancy

Rs. 1400/ (max. 3 person)

Extra Bed

Rs. 300/


         Homestay provides facilities like..

  • Taxi for local sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Fishing

Ø  Arrangement of Bon-fire on payment of Rs.1000*/ (excluding food items).

How to Reach Bindu

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/.

          Nearest 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 (Sealdah).

          You can 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 (, you will get discounts and special treatments.

Best Season to Visit Bindu

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 force.  

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