Just about 20 km distance away from the heart of Darjeeling town, Dawaipani is an offbeat village you would truly love to visit. Nestled on the opposite hill of Darjeeling Town, the serene village attracts most of the nature-loving tourists planning to visit the regions of North Bengal. Dawaipani is a local word which means 'Medicated water'. This picturesque village got its name from a surrounding river named "Khola".
With a household of just 135 to 150 houses, Dawaipani will be an ideal location to spend a perfect holiday with your friends and family. Here you can help to relieve your distressed soul and rejuvenate it on the lap of none other than Mother Nature. So why wait? Let's have a look at the attractions in and around this village.
Dawaipani is an emerging offbeat destination from where the Himalayan Range can be seen with its full glory. Apart from this, the village has its own charm and natural beauty that attracts thousands of tourists every year towards it. Here are the following activities you can do from the village:
Being a tiny virgin offbeat destination near Darjeeling, Dawaipani has only one mode of accommodation which is homestay. The smiling and friendly local villagers transformed their homes into homestays to host the travelers at the village. These homestays offer most of the latest amenities such as a western bathroom, view rooms, delicious organic foods, 24 hours electricity, etc.
Dawaipani is situated at an altitude of 6500 feet above sea level. As a result, the temperature stays on the lower side for most of the months. However, the weather is soothing and ideal for travelers. However, due to the frequent landslide, visiting the village during Monsoon should be avoided.
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