In Dooars, there are plenty of offbeat destinations and Bindu is undoubtedly one of them. A small village at an altitude of 600 meters, on the Indo-Bhutan border, this beautiful hamlet is famous for cardamom plantation, mesmerizing nature, and river Jaldhaka. Bindu is beautifully located in the Kalimpong District among the high Himalayan Mountains and the Jaldhaka River flowing through the valley which makes a natural border between India and Bhutan. Sited on the foothills of Himalaya, Bindu is undoubtedly a mesmerizing place to enjoy natural beauty. Now if you want to enjoy the natural elements Bindu has to offer but don't know how to reach there from NJP to Bindu, let us guide you. But first, know some of the reasons for what you should visit Bindu.
Bindu Dam is one of the attractive places in Bindu. It was built on the Jaldhaka River to supply water to Jaldhaka Hydel Project. This Dam is a habitant of many beautiful birds and therefore it is a paradise for nature lovers.
Jaldhaka Hydel project is the first of its kind in entire India where tourists have permission to closely see the dam. During the season of winter, it also attracts various birds from various places thus making it a must-visit place for bird enthusiasts. 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, gairibas is also an attractive place to visit near Bindu. Diascorrea Plantation can be seen all around the village and this makes the village look beautiful. For the enthusiasts of trees, the place is undoubtedly heaven.
If your plan is to travel from NJP to Bindu, first come to Siliguri by auto. Bindu is 106 km away from Siliguri and NBSTC Buses, Bhutan Govt. Buses, Mini Buses, ATC Buses, Private Buses are available from Siliguri to Bindu. It usually takes 2 hours to reach from Siliguri to Bindu depending on the road condition.
Shared taxis are not available from NJP to Bindu. But you can hire a taxi to get there. Hired taxis have many drawback, high asking fare and traveling with an unknown driver is two of them. But when you opt for the service of Himalayan Wheels, you don't have to worry about these problems as we always provide the best car at the best price with a calm, polite and skillful driver.
New Mal Junction is the nearest rail station of Bindu at a distance of 31km. You can take a train from New Jalpaiguri to New Mal Junction. After arriving at New Mal Junction, get a taxi to finally reach Bindu. We don't prefer a train journey as it is full hassles.
The nearest airport to Bindu is Bagdogra. This airport is nicely connected with other various cities. After reaching Bagdogra, you can take any hired taxi, but as we already said, we should always opt for our car rental service.
We, at Himalayan Wheels, have made the return process too simple. Our pick and drop car rental service will pick you from Bindu and drop you at your desired location.