In the Kalimpong District of West Bengal, Gorubathan is a splendid settlement traveler can visit during their holiday in North Bengal. Also known as Sombare among the local people, the village got this name because of the weekly village market organized at Gorubathan every Monday. Approximately 75 km distance away from Kalimpong and about 55 km distance away from the main town of Siliguri, Gorubathan proves to be an ideal offbeat settlement nestled beside the riverbank of Chel.
Travelers will not get bored at all while traveling to Gorubathan as there are some great sightseeing attractions in and around it. The worth noting ones are:
In the village, travelers will find a homestay for a comfortable night stay. The hosts are friendly and welcome tourists with smiling faces. All the basic amenities are there. The attached bathroom, electricity and well-sanitized rooms will be there. The foods served here are delicious and made with locally sourced ingredients.
The weather of the village is soothing and quite enjoyable whether you visit it during summer or winter. Every season has its own kind of beauty to offer to its visitors. However, the season of monsoon is not the ideal one to visit the village because of the occurrence of frequent landslides.
Buxa National Park
Gorumara National Park
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalipur Eco Village