Ramdhura, Kalimpong

Ramdhura - Detailed Tour and Travel Guide

Not more than 15 kilometers away from Kalimpong and surrounded by the pine forest kissed by clouds recently immerged as an enchanting tourist destination, 15kilometers from Kalimpong is Ramdhura. Ramdhura is a quaint village that has lured travelers towards it with the panoramic view of stunning Mt. Kanchenjunga and the roaring river Teesta. The name Ramdhura is a combination of Ram (of Ramayana) and Dhura, which means village. The village is situated at a great height, above a dense forest of pine and other hilly trees, and offers absolute tranquility, which many vacationers look for.

Ramdhura Sightseeing

Being a small, underdeveloped village, which has caught the limelight very recently, Ramdhura offers its visitors a simple lifestyle that tends to delight them with its rich natural treasures. Ramdhura is famous for its homestays that are amidst the mountain facing the Kanchenjunga and cooked home food which is made from organic vegetables. Apart from being famous as a newfound off-beat destination, Ramdhura is also ideal for a short trek or mountaineering trips like trekking around the Cinchona plantation and visiting Cinchona Go down are few of the activities which travelers partake in while visiting Ramdhura.

There are many places to be explored around Ramdhura which may hype the interest of travelers the British-built Jalsa Bungalow being one of them. Constructed in the year 1930 is a beautiful bungalow that still shows reminiscing of the British Era. The place also hosts pilgrimage sites including Mahadev Dham temple. Hanuman Tok is a viewpoint in Ramdhura that offers a splendid view of valleys and mountains. Being located at the center of many pictorial destinations visitors can gain access to places like Delo Nature Park, Rikissum, Algarah Bazar, Sillery Gaon, Icchey Gaon, Lava, Pedong, Loleygaon, Kalimpong, and Reship from Ramdhura.

Valley of Silence, Damsang Fort, and Tinchuley are other delightful viewpoints that can be accessed from Ramdhura. There is no best time to bask in the simplicity of Ramdhura, as the charm of this place would never fail to astound you. Ramdhura will delight you with the sparkling sunrise on Mt. Kanchenjunga from your homestay, on a wintery day. But, if you wish to overcome the heat of the plains, in the summer, then you can very well come here and enjoy the cool breeze and refresh your mind.

Best Time to Visit Ramdhura

Ramdhura is a place that can be visited throughout the year due to its pleasant weather. However, as per the best time to visit is concerned, it will be during the months of March to June and then again from October to December when the temperature is quite soothing. The clear sky throughout these mentioned months let the travelers get an unhindered view of the hills as well as the entire surroundings. In short, you will undoubtedly be delighted to witness a breathtaking panoramic view.

How Do you Get to the Village

By Air: Bagdogra Airport is the closest airport, and it is well connected to the rest of the country. To go to Kalimpong, you'll need to take a cab or rent a taxi to cover the 90-kilometer route. From there, it's a 15-kilometer journey to this village.

By Train: To get to Kalimpong and then Ramdhura, board a train to New Jalpaiguri Station first. The distance between NJP and Kalimpong is 72 kilometers. To get to Kalimpong, take a bus or rent a car, then drive 15 kilometers to Ramdhura.

By Road: From Kolkata or any other cities, you can take a bus or a car to Siliguri, which would take about 16 hours. To go to Ramdhura from Siliguri, you'll have to travel another 80 kilometers. It could take another three hours to get there.

Homestay in Ramdhura

Ramdhura, a splendid offbeat destination near Kalimpong, provides great accommodation to visitors in the form of homestays. Run by the locals, you will truly love the hospitality you will receive. As per amenities are concerned, you will be getting spacious rooms with private bathrooms, barbeque, bonfire arrangement, geyser, housekeeping, towel, toiletries, homemade meals, and more. Being an offbeat destination, the village does not have any hotels.

Experience a simple life while being lulled by the melodious chirping of Himalayan birds on the lap of Mother Nature free from the hassle of rambunctious city life in Ramdhura. If you are looking for a destination that is less trodden by tourists then Ramdhura a quaint hamlet overlooking the majestic Mt Kanchenjunga and meandering river Teesta is the ideal destination for you, which is still uncharted by the modernized society. Love this place? Browse through our Ramdhura Package to plan a great holiday now.

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