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Dudhia Picnic Spot
Dudhia Picnic Spot

If you fall under those people who always seek a tranquil spot to have a wonderful picnic with family or friends, Dudhia is the place for you.

Nestled on the banks of Balason River, Dudhia is a tiny yet magnificent hamlet located on the highway between Mirik and Sikkim.

Surrounded by lush green forest and tea gardens, the journey towards Dudhia is going to be a memorable one.

The road toward this breathtaking hamlet is full of scenic landscapes and green vegetation which are worth watching from your car’s window.

But in order to know fully about Dudhia, let’s talk about how to reach, tourist attractions, things to do and about accommodations respectively.

How to Reach

Reaching Dudhia and its picnic spots is not as hard as you thought before. It is quite close to Siliguri at an approximate distance of 27 km and it will take less than 1 hour to reach there.

You can hire a taxi or car from Siliguri which will take you to Dudhi via Sukna or Khaprail.

Moreover, if you want to increase the charm to your trip more, you can also go to Mirik which is just 1 hour more driving distance away from Dudhia.

The journey time is just approximately 1 hour as the distance from Dudhia to Mirik is just 23 km.

What to See and Do in Dudhia

As the major attraction of Dudhia is a jaw-dropping natural beauty, calm and tranquillity, tourist always prefers it as a favoured picnic spot.

The shimmering Balason River flowing alongside and the hills of Mirik and Kurseong boost the beauty of this place.

Here, you can spend some tranquil time alone and can even stroll around the tea gardens while accompanied by none other than nature.

Here you will forget everything about your stressed life while doing activities like Riverside Camping, trekking, angling, walking, etc.

Moreover, you can even enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire place and Balason from Dudhia bridge and the viewpoint.


You will be a little sad to know that there is no hotel or any kind of accommodation facility at Dudhia even though it is the most preferred picnic spot near Siliguri and also Mirik.

However, there are many hotels available at Siliguri and Mirik, where you can opt for the accommodation facility.

Best Time to Visit Dudhia

Due to its scenic location and charming weather, Dudhia can be visited at any time of the year.

But if you talk about the best time, it will be from October to December and then again from February to April.

During these months the temperature stays quite pleasant and enjoying.

Dudhia, popularly known among the mass as a must-visit picnic spot, has bewitched many travellers with its enticing calm and serenity.

Moreover, the alluring sound of the meandering Balason River is hard to resist. So, are you ready to fall under those bewitched travellers?