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 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:
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.
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.
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