Nestled in the foothills of Eastern Himalaya, surrounded by luxuriant forest, lush tea gardens Falakata has emerged itself as a favored tourist destination throughout these years. Located at a distance of 50 km from Jalpaiguri, the journey towards this magnificent land is full of pictorial sights. The blissful trip towards Falakata is undoubtedly a visual treat for the eyes. The panoramic view of river Teesta spiraling through the daunting mountainous valley dotted with alpine forest will create a lifetime memory to be cherished forever. So, if you are curious to create memories by visiting Falakata from Bagdogra, let us guide you from the first to last. But, let's talk about some of the attractive places in Falakata.
Kunjanagar Echo Park is one of the major attractions of Falakata. Located just 8 km away from Falakata, this popular park is quite famous among tourists because of his scenic beauty and many fascinating places. It is also known to be a picnic site where tourists can also enjoy various activities like boating, bird watching, etc. This park has many attractive things to offer to the children too. There is a separate playing ground for the children and many playing instruments is also constructed there. So, if you are finding a calm, tranquil place to spend some quality time alone, you can try visiting this place once.
Located at a distance of just 23 km, Jaldapara National Park is another attractive place near Falakata. The park is quite popular among tourists for one-horned rhinoceros, bison, wild pig, hog deer, spotted deer and barking deer. It can also be called birds' paradise because you will see many birds such as Bengal Florican, Eagles, Indian Hornbill, jungle fowl, peafowl, partridges and many more are flying in the sky. It is one of the few places where Bengal Florican can be seen.
Bus service is not usually available from Bagdogra to Falakata. But you can get a bus from Siliguri. So, first, you have to go up to Siliguri and get a bus to Falakata. The distance between Siliguri to Falakata is approximately 111 km and it usually takes 3 hours 20 minutes to reach the town depending on the road condition. But if you opt for a bus, it will take more time as buses usually stop at every stoppage which will make your journey lengthy and full of hassles. A shared taxi is also not available from Bagdogra. However, you can hire a taxi to reach Falakata from Bagdogra. The process of hiring a taxi is not quite smooth as the drivers always ask for high car fare and sometimes hesitate to go.
You can easily avoid all these problems by hiring a car from the Himalayan Wheels. By booking a car from Himalayan Wheels, you can easily save some time as well as carfare as we always offer the best car at a reasonable price.
Falakata has its own railway station. Therefore you can directly travel from Bagdogra to Falakata by Train. But the journey by train has its own problems. You can't go by train if you can't maintain the scheduled timing of the train. Moreover, if you land at Bagdogra, you have to travel 5km to reach Bagdogra Railway Station. The journey looks troublesome even before it started. You can again avoid these problems by hiring a car from the Himalayan Wheels. You can travel directly from Bagdogra airport to Falakata without changing any vehicles.
Falakata does not have any airports and the nearest airport is Bagdogra itself. This particular airport has a connection with various other airports in India. So, after landing at Bagdogra, you can always opt for a car from Himalayan Wheels to directly travel from Bagdogra to Falakata.
Himalayan Wheels Pick and Drop service is also available for your return trip from Falakata. Now, don't fear by thinking of changing multiple vehicles. Just pre-book our car and we will pick you up and drop you to your desired location.