Lamahatta

Lamahatta is a new tourist destination near Darjeeling which is being developed by WBTDC. This eco-tourism destination is coming up as a part of the Darjeeling-Lamahatta-Takdah circuit. The place is perfect for honeymoon couples. Lamahatta is situated at an altitude of 6500 ft. The prime attraction of Lamahatta is its untouched natural beauty. The magnificent Kanchenjunga mountain range and the Teesta river adds to the beauty of this place. A number of trekking route are also there at Lamahatta.

Lamahatta


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How to Reach

Trains running from Sealdah, Howrah and Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. The journey from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri takes around 10 hours. Auto rickshaws are plying from New Jalpaiguri to Siliguri. From Siliguri you can reach Lamahatta via Jorabungalow. Another route takes you from Siliguri to Teesta and then Lamahatta via Lopchu. Lamahatta is 23 km from Darjeeling and 41 km from Kalimpong.

Accommodation

Dukpa Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 1200 per head (including food). Tel: 9832667570.
Everest High Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 1000-1500. Tel: 9434865611.
Mountain View Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 800-1500. Tel: 9775482027.
Kanchanview Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 1200. Tel: 9734932403.
Druke Homestay. Tariff - Rs. 1500-2000. Tel: 9933020391.
Lamahatta Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 1800-2000. Tel: 9434130704.

1 comment:

Samipendra Banerjee said...

Couldn't find a date label to this post. So can't be sure if the contacts and tariff are current enough or not. But thanks anyway for sharing this. We are planning a short trip in Dec 2014. How much would cars charge from NJP?