Of Tea-Gardens, River-Songs and Hills- Top 5 Things to do in Tabakoshi India

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How to tell a story that has never been told before? How to care for those days of monsoon-kissed hilltops that caress and reaffirm the serenity of life in the quaint, little, hamlets of the tea-garden? If you always wanted to be the recluse, then Tabakoshi is North Bengal can be your ideal offbeat holiday destination. Contrary to the sparkling sunrays in October, monsoons in Tabakoshi have their own ineluctable charm, a rainfed fascination when you travel from Bagdogra to Mirik, and then to Tabakoshi. Alternatively, you can also get down at NJP station if you are travelling by train.

#Top 5 things to do in Tabakoshi

1. Riverside Walking:

If you want to rekindle the explorer instinct in you, then boring is not the word in your dictionary. Tabakoshi Tea Village Homestay is one such unique and exquisite place that offers you a monsoon riverside walk beside the Rangbhang river. In the early hours of the morning, you can get out for a walking trip in the hills, enjoy the gurgling, meandering motion of the river, sit and enjoy some quality moment to reinvent yourself.

2. Bird and butterfly watching

Village homestays in North Bengal are ideal destinations for bird and butterfly watching. Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the outside trees, seasonal birds and butterflies nestled in the magical monsoon land of Tabakoshi Tea Village. Just refresh your inner spirits with colours and sounds that linger to gift you serenity.

3. East Nepal Tour from Tabakoshi

Travelling to East Nepal is now made easy with tour from Tabakoshi. Tabakoshi homestay is an ideal point from where you can travel to Kanyam view point, Flag point in Nepal, Ilam Buddha Statue, Pashupatinath Temple and Pashupati Market that offer you astounding natural views and the local culture and delicacy of Nepal. Offbeat Darjeeling tours or budget Darjeeling tours give you the option to choose this place as your ideal monsoon destination in West Bengal.

4. Go to Shiva Temple and Vishnu Temple in Tabakoshi

Just take a casual stroll and visit the Shiva Temple in Tabakoshi. Nestled amidst the hills and the tea gardens, this temple offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas in North Bengal. Tourism also gets better when you visit the local Vishnu temple in Tabakoshi, and you can offer your prayers and take photos of the open, natural landscape. The sound of bells and incense sticks are sure to rejuvenate your senses.

5. The tea-garden walks in and around Tabakoshi

If you want to enjoy the unadulterated beauty of the hills, then the tea gardens in and around Tabakoshi are the ideal ones for you. Turzum, Karnabir and other tea gardens are extremely popular, and you can see the tea-plantation and plantation workers hurrying to their destination every morning to carry out tea-plucking activities.

Overall, if you are a nature-lover and want to discover the best offbeat places in India, then Tabakoshi can be one of your finest choices.