Nestled in the foothills of Eastern Himalaya, Dhupjhora is a scenic village in Dooars region. More than 100 km distance away from Darjeeling, Dhupjhora is a newly discovered settlement on the bank of river Murti and amidst the verdant forest of Gorumara National Park.
Dhupjhora with its serene ambience, fascinating beauty and the Elephant Camp has become a popular tourist spot one can visit from Darjeeling by renting a cab or taxi. Himalayan Wheels affordable car rental service can take you to witness the lush vegetation and the unique wildlife of Dooars.
Via National Highway 17, the distance from Darjeeling to Dhupjhora is more than 100 km which takes about 3 hours to cover the road. However, via Matigara - Kurseong Rd, it takes around 4 hours to cover the road distance of 137 km.
By Rail: As Dhupjhora is located amidst the luxuriant forest of Gorumara National Park, it does not have its own railway station. Hence, after reaching Darjeeling, you have to rent a cab to travel this scenic destination in Dooars.
By Air: Darjeeling, as well as Dhupjhora, both lacks an airport in and around them. The nearest one is Bagdogra which is far away from both of these tourists destinations. Hence, after exploring Darjeeling, you have to hire a one-way cab to reach Dhupjhora in Dooars.
By Road: Even though shared taxis or buses are not available from Darjeeling to Dhupjhora, travelling by road is the only transportation option available. Private cars can be hired from anywhere of Darjeeling for a comfortable trip to Dhupjhora.
Dhupjhora is located in the southern part of Gorumara National Park. The green lush forest, the vast stretch of tea gardens, the gooshing Murti River and the Elephant Camp are the major attractions in this village. However, there are several forests and sightseeing attractions nearby and they are as follows:
All these above-mentioned places such as Dhupjhora Elephant Camp, Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, Jhalong, Bindu, Samsing, Suntalekhola, Rocky island, Jaldapara National Park, Buxa Tiger Reserve, etc can truly be explored by hiring a cab from a trustworthy car rental agency.