Jhandi | Hub for homestay and eco tourism
Jhandi (ঝান্ডি) is a new and most
attractive, romantic tourist destination in Dooars region situated on 6,200 ft.
above sea level and distance from Siliguri is around 90 kms. Jhandi is also
nearest and quickly reachable hilltop from plain land of Bengal and Jhandi is
best alternative for Darjeeling lovers. This is home of lots of
Himalayan plants and rare animals. You can reach to Jhandi from New Mal Jn.
through Malbazar, Damdim, Gorubathan. The road to Jhandi
from Gorubathan is just fabulous, through lush green forests and tree
plantation on both side of the road.
Jhandi is offbeat tourist destination, the beauty and charm of this place just
untouched; you can spend your holidays or weekend with your loving one or
family. Entire locality can be visited on your foot, you can enjoy the Dooars
region spreading across skyscraper of high mountain peaks along with flowing
Mahananda river. If you want some adventure then go down straight around 4-5
kms through jungle toward Git Jhora or Geet Jhora to
make your feet wet in cold water and come back at your nest. Take a short trip
to Sambaing Organic Tea garden, distance only 7 kms from Jhandi. Best
attraction of this tea garden is you can visit the tea processing plant inside
tea garden through green carpet on the way. Your next day trip or sight seen
can be Lava or Labha, Rishop, Lollegaon, Kholakham or Dooars from Jhandi.
cottage of eco hut
wooden room accommodation
double bedded room
Our associate homestay
is best property at Jhandi without brand name, but with same view & charm,
run by Mr. S. Chhetri. The homestay provides all basic facilities with the view
of Mt. Kanchenjunga and nearby tea estates. The homestay has 3 double bedded
and 2 four bedded rooms with attached bath and hot water facility. You can feel
like home away home at this homestay, tariff starts from Rs.1,000 per
head per day for lodging and fooding (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
accommodation option for every budget is Jhandi Eco Hut, surrounded
by forever lush green tea gardens, colorful wild flowers and forest. They have
14 numbers of cottages, each and every cottage have nice. There is a viewpoint
inside Eco hut; you can get great views of Sikkim hills, Darjeeling hills and
mighty Kanchenjunga from view point. Tariff starts from Rs.1500 to
Rs.2500 depending on cottage type and number of occupancy. Well
decorated and wooden furnished dining hall located just center of the Eco hut,
provides mouthwatering food and tariff stars from Rs.450 per person
per day (breakfast to dinner).
The Retreat Eco Resort:
This Resort in Jhandi which is one of the best accommodations in Gorubathan and
enjoy the haven of peace and tranquility of nature. The resort located just few
steps bellow of Eco Hut, also car can be reached. This is a big cottage for
large group 3 rooms with a dining space and one western toilet. Tariff starts
from Rs. 3,000 per day for the entire cottage and maximum accommodation 6
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How to Reach
Nearest Railway station
is New Mal Jn (NMZ), Jhandi can be reach from Siliguri and as well as from New
Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP). The Kanchankanya Express directly connects New Mal
(Malbazar) with Kolkata, daily train service also available from NJP to NMZ.
Nearest airport is Bagdogra, direct car available from airport to Jhandi,
through Malbazar, Gorubathan. Jhandi also can be reached from Kalimpong via
Labha or Lava towards Gorubathan, distance from Lava only 10 kms.
Best Season to Visit
Jhandi can be visited
throughout the year, in winter there will be chill, so carry extra woolen
clothes. March to May and October to late November weather is pleasant and view
of Mt. Kanchenjunga is superb. The entire valley decorated with lush green tea
plantation on post monsoon or after rainy season.
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