LEPCHAJAGAT
ABOUT THE PLACE

A tiny hamlet, rhododendron-tree encircled Lepchajagat is for those who love to hide away in a scenic but secluded corner. The roof of the WBTDC forest lodge offers a vantage point to enjoy the sunrise. Go for a stroll along the countryside, through forests of pine. You can also pay a quick visit to Jorepokhari.

HOW TO REACH

By road; two routes - from Siliguri via Mirik; from Darjeeling via Ghoom.
Nearest airport: Bagdogra; railway station: New Jalpaiguri.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Spring and summer is the best time though Lepchajagat can be visited round the year.

ACCOMMODATION

West Bengal Forest Development Corporation runs a forest bungalow. Details: http://www.wbfdc.com/