Perched at the hilltop in the Buxa Tiger Reserve is a picturesque village of Drukpa, Lepchakha Village. Lepchakha is located close to the Bhutan at an aerial distance of 2-3km. Lepchakha is a hidden gem of dooars and still a lesser known destination with unrealistic natural beauty. Surrounded by five hills Lepchakha is a quaint village with a very less people residing in this area and there is a border outpost of the security agencies in Lepchakha.
Lepchakha is known as the Queen of Dooars because of the panoramic view from the hilltop of all the 12 rivers flowing through Dooars looked like glistening snakes meandering through the plains below a view that will leave you spell bind. To reach this mystical village Lepchakha you need to trek through the thick forest area of Buxa Tiger Reserve the trekking trail is full of historical spots and a forest route full of numerous orange orchards. Once you reach to the hilltop you will feel the ambiance is totally different from the plain, the cool breezes welcoming your presences to this quaint village is more refreshing and the people residing this village are also unique from the Nepalese people who reside in the lower region in terms of cultural aspect. The astounding view of the flowing river and the serene environment of this quaint village have lured many adventurer and nature lover who longs to find solitude from their busy life amidst the nature and trekkers visiting Dooars region seems to be intrigue by this picturesque village. The view of the Buxa forest from the edge of the Lepchakha village can leave you spell bind and the warm hospitality of the Drukpa people will swell your heart with gratitude. The undoubting charisma of this mystical village can be relished throughout the year from the winter fog covering this hilltop to the soft blowing breeze during summer.
Lepchakha village is the perfect destination to feel the tranquility and see the unparalleled view of the Buxa tiger reserve along with the spectacular sight of the adjacent hills. From dawn to dusk Lepchakha has something new to offer to its visitor, at the morning see the how the golden and orange sun ray peeks behinds the horizon and fills this place with life and at the night see as the lights of Alipurduar town seem to merge seamlessly with the stars all around. The beauty of Lepchakha cannot be expressed through words but can only be experienced.