Tabakoshi

Tabakoshi, a New offbeat destinations in Darjeeling

A new travel destination just about 3 km distance away from Mirik, Tabakoshi is an offbeat settlement tucked in the foothills of Darjeeling. Located just beside Rangbhang River and within the Gopaldhara Tea Estate, Tabakoshi at an altitude of 3000 feet is known for its scenic beauty and the alluring view of the daunting hills along with the surrounding lush green vegetation.

This secluded hamlet is far away from the urbanized world where travelers will find solace in the true sense and can rejuvenate their souls. The melodious chirping of the Himalayan birds, the numerous flowers and orchids, and the cool breeze will make them fall in love with this village for sure.

Tabakoshi Sightseeing Attractions

Tabakoshi has some attractive sightseeing attractions. In the village itself and near it, there are lots of worth visiting sites and some of the prominent ones are:

  • Shiva Temple: In the riverside of Rangbang, there is a temple dedicated to lord shiva. Visitors come here to worship and to enjoy the lush greenery of the surrounding. There is an old bridge over the river too.
  • Tea Gardens: Tabaksohi has some of the popular tea gardens in and around it. Gopal Dhara Tea Estate, Sangma Tea Estate, Thurbo Tea Estate, etc are some of the worth visiting tourist sites. The soothing view of the vast stretch of tea gardens is truly a treat to the eyes.
  • Mirik Lake: This popular town is just a couple of distance away from these offbeat settlements. Travelers can visit Mirik Lake. Also known as Sumendu Lake, it is approximately 6 km away from Taba Koshi.
  • Bokar Monastery: Bokar Monastery is another sightseeing attraction. It is a religious site on the way to Rameetay Dara and famous as a Buddhist meditation center.
  • Debisthan: Adjacent to Mirik Lake, Debisthan is a religious site dedicated to a Hindu goddess. Travelers can visit the temple to seek blessing while exploring the nearby sites.
  • Orange Orchards: The orange orchards of Mirik are truly a treat to the eyes as Mirik is famous for the production of high-quality oranges.
  • Mirik Church: Mirik Church is another sightseeing attraction near Tabakoshi North Bengal. This Catholic Church looks stunning and it is one of the biggest churches in the entire Darjeeling District.
  • Darjeeling: Travelers can also have a one-day sightseeing excursion to Darjeeling which is known for its splendid beauty and the jawdropping vista of Kanchenjunga. Worth visiting tourist places in Darjeeling are Rock Garden, Batasia Loop, Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu National Park, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

Tabakoshi Accommodation Options

As per the accommodation in Tabakoshi is concerned, homestay is the only option here. The homestay is equipped with attached western bathrooms, properly sanitized neat and clean rooms. The foods are made with organic ingredients and come with veg and non-veg options.

How to Reach Tabakoshi Village

  • By Train: NJP is its nearest railway station at a distance of around 65 km. Trains run frequently to this station from the major railway stations of Bengal.
  • By Air: Bagdogra is its nearest airport at a distance of around 61 km. Bagdogra is an essential airport in North Bengal. Travelers have to board a flight to Bagdogra and from there hire a cab.
  • By Road: One can hire can taxi or take a shared car from Siliguri to Mirik. Upon reaching, rent a jeep to finally reach the village comfortably.

Best Time to Visit Tabakoshi

Tabakoshi can be visited throughout the year for its unique location. It offers pleasant weather around the year. Winter is fun for the avid bird watchers whereas summer is to escape the intense heat of the plain. One can also visit the village during monsoon even though we don't recommend it because of the frequent landslides.

QUICK ENQUIRY

Bagora

Bagora

Bara Mangwa

Bara Mangwa, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Bees Gaon

Bees Gaon

Bunkulung

Bunkulung, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Chataidhura

Chataidhura

Chatakpur

Chatakpur, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Chibo

Chibo, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Chimney

Chimney

Chota Mangwa

Chota Mangwa, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Dhotrey

Dhotrey, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Dilaram

Dilaram

Dudhia

Dudhia, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Ghalaytar

Ghalaytar

Ghum

Ghum, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Godak

Paten Godak Khasmahal, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Gumti Gaon

Gumti Gaon

Hanspokhri

Hanspokhri

Icchey Gaon

Icchey Gaon, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Jorpokhri

Jorpokhri, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Kurbia

Kurbia

Lamagaon

Lamagaon

Lepchajagat

Lepchajagat, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Manebhanjan

Manebhanjan, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Mongpu

Mongpu, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Nayabasti

Nayabasti

Phalut

Phalut, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Ramdhura

Ramdhura, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Rangbang

Rangbang

Rishikhola

Rishikhola, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Rongbull

Rongbull

Samabeong Tea Estate

Samabeong Tea Estate

Sandakphu

Sandakphu, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Sillery Gaon

Sillery Gaon, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Sitong

Sitong, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Soureni

Soureni

Srikhola

Srikhola, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Sukhiapokhri

Sukhiapokhri, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Takdah

Takdah, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Terjum

terjum

Tinchuley

Tinchuley, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Tonglu and Tungling

Tonglu and Tungling, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Rangaroon

Rangaroon, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Jhepi

Jhepi, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Rimbik

Rimbik, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Dawaipani

Dawaipani, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Badamtam

Badamtam, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Peshok

Peshok, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Tamang Gaon

Tamang Gaon, offbeat destination in Darjeeling

Tabakoshi

Tabakoshi, offbeat destination in Darjeeling