Bagrakote is a picturesque settlement in the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal. About 40km away from Siliguri, Bagrakote is a tranquil hamlet popularly known for its lush green tea gardens and picnic spot.
Falls under Malbazar subdivision, it is a newfound jewel amidst the lush greenery of Dooars. Just about 4m away from Malabari, yow can get a glimpse of daunting hills from here.
What Makes Bagrakote a Perfect Tourist Spot?
Bagrakote, being the newfound destination in Dooars, does not get plagued by the tourists’ rush. Being located far from urban cities like Jalpaiguri, Siliguri etc. it was able to escape the clutch of urbanization.
Hence, if you fall under those, who seek solace amidst the tranquil ambience of nature, can find it a perfect place for holidaying.
Being away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, visitors usually come here to soothe their mind or spirit and want to get rebooted.
They want to erase all the troubles of their life to start it fresh while spending and absorbing the beauty of lush tea gardens of Bagrakote.
Not just serene ambience, Bagrakota offers a breathtaking vista of the snow-peaked Mount Kanchenjunga. The jaw-dropping view of the mighty Himalaya is going to be something really alluring to you.
Bagrakote also offers countless trekking routes for its adventure seeker visitors. The most notable trekking route is the route towards Lolegaon, another scenic hamlet in the Eastern Himalaya.
How to Reach Bagrakote Tea Garden
The journey towards this fascinating abode is an unforgettable experience in itself. Journeying through the ancient bridge above the shimmering river Teesta towards the thick forested of Dooars to arrive Bagrakote builds a wonderful vista of changing landscape which is undoubtedly a visual treat for the eyes.
Though an offbeat destination, Buses or taxis are available from many adjacent cities like Jalpaiguri, Siliguri, etc.
From Siliguri, it takes just 1 hour to reach this village. Take a bus or Taxi from Siliguri and start your journey towards Bagrakote via Sevoke. Moreover, you can also opt for the train from NJP, one of the major railway stations of North East India.
Bein settled in the perfect location, amidst the dense forest and the mighty Kanchenjunga in the background, Bagrakote is truly a paradise for nature enthusiasts. Fa from the maddening city crowd, inhale the oxygen-rich air, enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset.
Wake up by listening to the chirping of the Himalayan birds, stroll around the vast stretch of tea gardens and goes to sleep while listening to the song of the cricket. So, give it a try to Bagrakote and get to know if it truly deserves all the above-mentioned praises.