Murti is a small picturesque town in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal and is situated on the banks of river Murti. This place is about 8 kilometres away fromChalsa, India and 60 km away from Jalpaiguriwhich is famous for its picturesque scenery. Excellent scenic beauty is the main attraction of this site. Both Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are very close to Murti.
How To Reach
You can reach this place from NJP. There are two options to reach either by Bus or Car.
If you prefer a cheaper one then go for sharing which is 200 bucks each. But if you guys in a group then you can book a reserve car which costs you 1550, n AC ones are 1800. You can't bargain as there is a taxi booth with Fare Chart.
You will cross some picturesque scenery and tea gardens and also the Teesta Dam.
There are lot of options to stay in Murti.. Including Govt Resorts and Homestays.
Online booking is preferred however you can just drop over n explore n den pick d best one.
We choose WBFDC because the view from the hotel room is spectacular and the Murti River flows just beside the hotel.
You have different options from cottages to normal rooms...depending upon the view d price varies.
Its around 1800-2000 for Ac Rooms with view.
The staff were extremely friendly and warm and helped us a lot.
The food is home cooked taste n yum at the same time.
They have morning tea, breakfast,lunch,evening snacks n dinner.
The price is pretty reasonable and its a Room Service.
If your looking for a Weekend Getaway from Kolkata n your a nature lover... Den dis place is surely to make you happy.
Before hopping over to this place, I was recommended not to go on a rainy season... But believe me the best time is during the rainy season. I wouldn't prefer this place in summer or winter.
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