Staying in Siliguri is always very fascinating to traveler as they can visit numerous places from 10 to 100 kilometers . It covers the majestic Himalaya, beautiful Dooars, Terai region and rich with wildlife, tribes, scenic beauty, history, biogeography and culture that can serve the purpose to any kind of traveler.
Jhandi dara is a small place in upper lungsel, kalimpong district .
Almost 70 kms from siliguri, a bike ride with friends will bring you heavenly experience..
The route is like, siliguri-sevoke-odlabari-damdim(Gorubathan road)-Jhandi.
A morning ride through mahananda wildlife sanctuary and then a cup of tea at coronation bridge. Followed by a Puri-sabji breakfast at odlabari and then take a left from Damdim towards Gorubathan road en route Lava. Take a left again from Chel bridge, have some photoshoot and then an upward riding directly to Jhandi from the tea garden and coniferous forests.
From Jhandi you can have a visit to Lava monastery