is small Himalayan village in North Bengal under fascinating Darjeeling
district. The village situated in opposite hill of Darjeeling town that is the
famous for Tiger Hill. Dawaipani is located just 15 km away from Darjeeling
town, nearest junction is Jor-bungalow, just 7 km away from this beautiful
destination. The place where one can take the breath on the lap of nature,
village consists of only 135 – 150 houses. This village is a paradise for bird
lovers, bird watching is one of the best activity in Dawaipani.
several famous tea gardens around Dawaipani - such as Glenburn, Lamahatta,
Takda Tea Gardens. You can easily visit to anyone. You can see the tea being
extracted or processed directly from the garden. You can taste fresh tea from
the garden. The city of Darjeeling is just a stone's throw away. You can go
there for a day trip and come back after sightseeing, shopping and eating. More
well-known places can be reached from here, such as Lamahatta, Sitong or
tiny hamlet offers you a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga (Sleeping
Buddha), and clear view of Namchi, West Sikkim (Chardham or Samdruptse), and
hazy view of the Darjeeling town. Entire Darjeeling town looks like stars in
galaxy at night.
Dawaipani meaning in local language is ‘Medicated water’, the name
derived from local river (Khola) which passes through the village. This village
is surrounded by few renowned tea estates like Glenburn Tea estate, Lamahatta
Tea estate, Takdah Tea estate and lush green pine trees.
village typical oven
This small village is still virgin destination in tourism
map, only nature lover and bird watcher visiting this place, so this is not
well commercialized. Only few huts and village houses are there, local people
has started their room as homestay.
have total 3 number of rooms with all modern facilities like attached toilet and
comfort bed. Every rooms have total two beds, one is king size double bed and
another one is single bed. Tariff starts with Rs.1,500/person with all meals
(tea, breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner) per day. Directly call us for booking or provide your query below.
associate homestay provides clean and cozy accommodation for nature lovers.
This a small wooden house located at top of the beautiful hamlet (about 6,480
ft. above sea level). You will feel like so close of mount Kanchenjunga, it’s
visible from every corner and every room of the homestay. We also provide veg, non-veg delicious home
Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB) and railway station is
New Jalpaiguri (NJP), well connected with Kolkata and other major cities of
India. Direct car/taxis are available from airport, NJP and Siliguri to Dawaipani
through NH 10. Total distance is around 70 kms from Siliguri and it will take
around 2-3 hrs. to reach. From tin mile take the right turn, which
will go straight down, very steeply winding and binding its way through the
dense pine forest. You also can reach Dawaipani from Darjeeling via Ghoom.
Dawaipani is cold all year round. However, it rains
heavily during the monsoon. This is recommended not to visit during monsoon.
You can visit Dawaipani village at any other time of the year. However, do not
forget to take enough warm clothes.