Daragaon | Balcony of Mount Kanchenjunga

Daragaon (দারাগাঁও) is a beautiful and tranquil village near Kalimpong, located just 14 away from Kalimpong city. Dara Gaon also known as ‘Upper Icchey’ within local population. It is one of the best eco-tourism destinations in Eastern Himalayan region. A superb view of Mt. Kanchenjunga can be seen from Dara Gaon, few people also call This village as ‘Balcony of Kanchenjunga’.

          The entire village is surrounded by lush green forest and various flowers throughout the year. It will take hardly 30 mins. to reach Daragaon from Kalimpong. Take a small walk through the village, there are some beautiful bungalow pattern private houses and homestays, many unknown flowers and trees, lush greenery in a calm and quiet atmosphere which will fascinate you. From here you can also visit Icchey Gaon and Ramdhura.

Accommodation in Daragaon

Only and the best accommodations in Daragaon is homestay, local people has started bed & breakfast service with mission of promoting village tourism and Gorkha hospitality. Our associate Homestay provides cosy and hygienic accommodation with food. Currently we have total five numbers of room, all rooms are spacious with western bath and geyser. You can get superb nature view along with mount Kanchanjnagha from homestay. The host is very friendly and jolly person, he also can guide you for local sightseeing and tours. Accommodation and food is best with attached western bath and hot water facility. Tariff starts from Rs.1,350 per head per day with all food (Breakfast to Dinner). Contact us or send us inquiry for more details.

Note: Free parking & Driver accommodation available.

Room Type


Tariff (per person)


Double Sharing

Rs.1,500 (with all meals)


Triple Sharing

Rs.1,300 (with all meals)


How to Reach Daragaon

Nearest airport is Bagdogra and nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), car and taxis are available from airport and NJP to Daragaon. Total distance is 80 kms from from NJP. Someone also can reach Dara Gaon from Kalimpong.

          You can reach Teesta Bazar from Siliguri, NJP and Bagdogra by car through NH-31A, our representative will pick-up from Teesta bazar.

Best Season to Visit Daragaon

Daragaon can be visited throughout the year. If you are visiting in winter you will get extra bonus – oranges, in the month of December to February entire village gets full of orange.

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