Teesta Bazar

Teesta Bazaar, flanked along the banks of River Teesta is a bustling market town of North Bengal region. River Teesta originates from Tso Lhamo Lake in North Sikkim at an altitude of over 5,330 meters, while Rangeet originates from a glacier of Mount Kabru in the lower Kanchenjunga region. Both finally meet at a place which is close to Teesta Bazaar.

Teesta Bazaar is blessed with surreal vista of gurgling river streams. The view of the river Great Rangeet meeting Teesta witness from Teesta Bazaar has enthralled the mind of many travelers. The point where both the mountain streams meet is known as Triveni which is located near Teesta Bazaar. Teesta Bazaar with its vibrant market and astounding view has been a must visit place of Sikkim.

Things To Do In Teesta Bazaar

  • Shopping for souvenirs and hand crafted goods
  • White River Rafting in River Teesta
  • Watching the amazing view of emerald blue colored Teesta River meandering through the lofty mountains
  • Camping along the banks of River Teesta
  • Angling
  • Kayaking in River Teesta
  • Getting refreshment and local eateries

Places To Visit Near Teesta Bazaar

  • Triveni
  • Darjeeling
  • Kalimpong
  • Gangtok
  • Namchi

Hotels In Teesta Bazaar

Being a quaint market town there are no hotels in Teesta Bazaar Sikkim. But visitor can opt to stay in Kalimpong, Darjeeling, and Gangtok. With hotels booking service of North Bengal Tourism travelers can easily book budget hotels in Gangtok, Darjeeling, and Kalimpong.


  • The distance between Darjeeling to Teesta Bazaar is 33 kilometers.
  • The distance between Kalimpong to Teesta Bazaar is 18 kilometers.
  • The distance between Gangtok to Teesta Bazaar is 65 kilometers.

How To Reach Teesta Bazaar

By air: The nearest airport of Teesta Bazaar is in Bagdogra. It is an overall 3hrs drive from Bagdogra to reach Teesta Bazaar.

Distance: The distance between Bagdogra to Teesta Bazaar is 62 kilometers.

By rail: The nearest railway station of Teesta Bazaar is NJP (New Jalpaiguri Railway Station). From NJP it is an approx 3hrs journey to reach Teesta Bazaar.

Distance: The distance between NJP to Teesta Bazaar is 59 kilometers.

Travelers can directly hire a taxi from NJP or Bagdogra to cover this distance to reach Teesta Bazaar. With Car Rental Service of North Bengal Tourism travelers can hire a taxi from Bagdogra to Teesta Bazaar or rent a car from NJP to Teesta Bazaar at a reasonable price range.

Best Time To Visit Teesta Bazaar

April to June: During this time of the year, the valley enclosing Teesta Bazaar is bursting the living colors of blooming weather and visitors gets to enjoy the subtropical weather of Teesta Bazaar.

July to September: This season is the perfect time to witness River Teesta in its pristine state. But visitors should take caution as the water level rises at a dangerous level.

October to March: This is the best time to visit Teesta Bazaar if visitors want to be part of the thrilling experience of white river rafting in Teesta River.


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