TABAKOSHI – GOPALDHARA TEA ESTATE – RANGBHANG

Tabakoshi is a newly found gem far away from the madding crowd of Mirik and Darjeeling, located just beside Rangbhang River, within the Gopaldhara Tea Estate. From Mirik at a distance of 5 kilometers is Tabakoshi.  Situated at an elevation of about 3000 feet (approx). The winter at Tabakoshi is cool but not chilly and the summer is very soothing. Around Rangbhang River varieties colours of nature are spread through, one needs to experience by their own eyes. Tabakoshi is such a hamlet, around which several tea gardens are spread out. From Tabakoshi, within a few distances above Rangbhag Khola is Sangma Tea Estate and Thurbo Tea Estate is also with few distances. Tabakoshi is within the periphery of Gopaldhara Tea Estate. From Tabakoshi one will get to see the local women, those are busy throughout the day plucking tea leaves. The premise of Tabakoshi is full of numerous flowers and Orchids. The name of Tabakoshi derived from the name of a river in Nepal. Tabakoshi is also an ideal gateway for bird lovers and nature lovers. There is short route by the side of tea garden from Tabakoshi that connects to the nearest Rangbhang Khola through the dense greenery of Pine, Oak and Juniper. Among several activities at Tabakoshi, river bed hiking is one of the famous. The river is full of large boulders. On the other side of the river within few hundred feet mountain peaks are clearly visible. On the steep slopes of the hilly terrains, somewhere tea gardens and somewhere forests. From the river bed of Rangbhang Khola within few distances after two hairpins turn to the upward direction there is a temple of Lord Shiva made of Pagoda style. From Tabakoshi by the side of Rangbhang Khola a newly road has been constructed that connects to Tukre village. On the way one will get to see different beauties of natural wonders. One can go for a day trek around the village and the tea gardens and get to know their about their daily life.

How to reach: From Siliguri within a distance of 60 km is Tabakoshi. To reach Tabakoshi it is better to hire cars either from NJP railway station or from Siliguri. Or one can avail the bus service or share car service upto Mirik, and from there by hired jeeps Tabakoshi can be reached.

Best time to visit: Tabakoshi can be visited throughout the year. For bird lovers winter is the best time. The summers are very soothing, a perfect gateway to escape the scorching heat of the city life. Monsoons at Tabakoshi are ethereal. The surroundings become green and fresh. From Mirik one needs to come across Thurbo Estate, then take a slight right turn, there you will find “Pradhan Mantri Sarak Yojna”, by that route within 15 to 20 minutes one reaches Tabakoshi.

 

SUNAKHARI HOMESTAY

Sunakhari Homestay, a private homestay owned and run by Mr. Ramesh. The home stay is designed uniquely and very beautifully. The rooms of Sunakhari Homestay are divided into cottages, Stone cottage, bamboo cottage and tree house. The warmth welcome of the people of the homestay at Sunakhari Homstay will really cherish you forever. The cottages are very well decorated, with wooden furnished bed and ceiling, attached bath rooms, with western type toilet, hot water available. On request Tents are also available at Tabakoshi.

Cottage & Tents Tariff:
Stone Cottage @ 1500/- per day per person (includes both food and lodging)

Bamboo Cottage @ 1600/- per day per person (includes both food and lodging)
Bottle Cottage @ 1650/- per day per person (includes both food and lodging)

Tree House @ 1800/- per day per person (includes both food and lodging)
Tents @ 2250/- per day per person (includes both food and lodging)
Service charge @ 10% on the above tariff,

HOW TO BOOK: Call us at 9831311606 , 9830381306, 9830619422, 9830387072 to get the current availability status or use the query form furnished below with all you travel queries and submit, we will call/ contact you directly.
Or, you may also directly book from our Kolkata office at: 8C Shanti Ghosh Street, Kolkata – 700003. Nearest Landmark: Manindra Chandra College and Shyambazar Metro Railway Station (Gate No: 3)
Distant Booking can also be done either by phone or by mail. You need to drop all your queries to the above mentioned number(s) by whats app. Accordingly we will share the Bank A/C details where you need to deposit an advance in order to confirm your booking. The booking confirmation receipt will be shared with you by mail directly.