Things to do in Bijanbari
Enjoy the beauty of nature
The little picturesque town is a perfect place to enjoy nature. The valley is surrounded by forests and tea gardens. The place also has a pleasant weather. You can simply relax and rejuvenate here during the weekend. The place is not as crowded as Darjeeling.
Go for hiking
Bijanbari has some great hiking routes. The place is also on the way towards Sandakphu. You can go for short hikes to Som Tea Estate and Relling. You can also go for short walks along the town.
Visit the Hydroelectric Power Plant
Another place to visit from Bijanbari is the hydroelectric power plant at a place called Lodhoma. See how the water is captured at the fiercely flowing stream to generate power. On one side you will see lovely orange orchards and on the other side is a steeply rising hill.
Bijanbari is a great place to do birdwatching. It is home to a number of Himalayan birds like scarlet minivet, niltava, thrushes and many more. If you are fond of bird watching, then you can hike to the forests and indulge in bird watching.
Apart from all these places, you can also visit the Hima Falls, a popular picnic spot near Bijanbari. There is a beautiful bridge that crosses over the falls stream. A little farther away, there is the Biswambhar rock, a steep 50-ft high rock rising vertically. You can also visit the numerous beautiful tea gardens.