Lepchajagat, West Bengal


Settled at an altitude of 2123 meters, Lepchajagat is a popular tourist destination near Darjeeling in West Bengal which is a gateway for people going to the Eastern Himalayas. Lepchajagat makes a convenient diversion for people visiting the town of Darjeeling. The literal meaning of Lepchajagat is “The world of the Lepcha”. Belong to the famous Lepcha tribe, this part of North Bengal was turned into a reserve forest.

Justifiably famous for stunning views of the Kangchenjunga sierra, Lepchajagat hosts rich birdlife and tranquil environ which attracts tourists. It is situated on Ghoom – Mirik road. This tourist unexplored place offers to get an amazing view of Kanchenjunga which is ideal for photography and outstanding picture catching. It is now being a very popular birding destination.

Another place to look visit in journey of Lepchajagat is the Himalayas in their completion might is Jorepokhri. Short hikes can be performed at Lepchajagat. Lepchajagat makes a realistic interruption for people viewing the well-known visitor town of Darjeeling. This unexplored destination Lepchajagat once will give you unforgettable memories for a lifetime.

The other places of attraction are Ghoom Rock ,1.5 Km away is a famous sun rise point, Darjeeling town, Jorepokhri, Mirik, Maneybhanjan, Sandakphu, Jore Pokhri Wildlife Sanctuary, Ghum Monasteyr, Lloyds Botanical Garden, Raj Bhawan, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop, Senchal wildlife Sanctuary, Singalila Mane Bhanjang Trail and many mores.

The best time to visit this tourist unexplored place is November to March.

Getting here:

By Air: The nearest airport is Siliguri.

By Rail: The nearest railway station is Siliguri.

By Road: It is well connected via national highways.

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  1. Heard first time about this place, thanks for sharing this unexplored tourist place in West Bengal.

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