Dooars does not lack any attractive places and there are plenty of offbeat destinations in it. Bindu can undoubtedly be called an offbeat destination in Dooars. Located at an elevation of 600 meters, on the Indo-Bhutan border, this beautiful hamlet is quite popular for cardamom plantation, mesmerizing nature, and river Jaldhaka. Bindu is beautifully situated in the Kalimpong District. Here, the high Himalayan Mountains and the Jaldhaka River flowing through the valley makes a natural border between India and Bhutan. Sited on the foothills of Himalaya, Bindu is indeed a mesmerizing place to enjoy the natural beauty by staying in the lap of nature. Now, if your plan is to visit this scenic place from Bagdogra, but don't know how to reach there, let us guide you from the first to last. But first, let's talk about some of the attractive places to visit in Bindu.
Bindu Dam is indeed one of the attractive places in Bindu. It was built on the Jaldhaka River for the motif to supply water to Jaldhaka Hydel Project. This particular Dam attracts a lot of birds. As a result, it is slowly becoming a paradise for bird lovers.
Jaldhaka Hydel project is the first of its kind in entire India where tourists have access to view the Dam closely. During the season of winter, it also attracts various birds from various places. That is why the bird enthusiasts crave to visit this place. The dam even works as a bridge between India and Bhutan.
The Godak Village is a must-visit place near Bindu. Just 15 km away from Bindu, this village is popularly known for a tribal goddess. Many devotees worship the goddess river which originates from a rock that never dries.
Famous for medicinal plants, Garibas is also an attractive place to visit near Bindu. Diascorrea Plantation is everywhere in this village and this makes the village look more beautiful. For the enthusiasts of trees, the place is undoubtedly heaven.
There is no bus service directly available from Bagdogra to Bindu. If you want to travel by bus, you can come up to Siliguri first. From Siliguri, regular bus service is available from North Bengal State Transport Corporation, Assam State Transport Corporation. Private bus service from Siliguri to Bindu is also available. But the problem is that you have to bear all your luggage from Bagdogra and this is undoubtedly a journey full of hassles.
You can clearly skip this problem by opting for the Himalayan Wheels Car Rental Service. Here you don't have to go anywhere, don't have to bargain with the drivers. After the pre-booking, you can directly travel to Bindu from Bagdogra.
Bindu does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station of Bindu is New Mal Junction. This particular railway station is nicely connected with Bagdogra Railway Station. Therefore, you can take a train from Bagdogra to New Mal Junction. After reaching there, you have to again take a taxi to finally reach Bindu. The journey is quite hectic and exhausting as you have to change multiple vehicles.
There is no way to travel from Bagdogra to Bindu by air as this village doesn't have an airport. The nearest airport is Bagdogra itself and this airport has a connection with plenty of major airports in India. After landing at Bagdogra, you can opt for a hired car. Finding the best car at the best car fare is not an easy job. As an offbeat destination, the drivers usually ask for high car fare and it is a wastage of time and energy to get the fair car fare.
After observing all these problems of tourists, Himalayan Wheels is offering a car rental service from Bagdogra to Bindu. Here you don't have to wait and waste your precious time. Just after the pre-booking, our calm, skilled driver will pick you directly from Bagdogra and will drop you to Bindu.
It is always hard to return from an offbeat destination. But not anymore, as Himalayan Wheels offer a car rental service even when you are returning from Bindu. So don't wait, hire a car from Himalayan Wheels to enjoy both the journey.