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 which has lured travelers towards it with the panoramic view of stunning Mt. Kanchenjunga and 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.
Being a small, underdeveloped village, which has caught the limelight very recently, Ramdhura offers its visitors with the simple lifestyle which tend to delight them with its rich natural treasures. Ramdhura is famous for its home stays that are amidst the mountain facing the Kanchenjunga and cooked home food which are made from organic vegetables. Apart from being famous as new found off beat destination Ramdhura is also ideal for short trek or mountaineering trips like trekking around the Cinchona plantation and visiting Cinchona Godown 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 like the British-built Jalsa Bungalow being one of them. Constructed in the year 1930 is a beautiful bungalow which still shows reminisce of 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 centre of many pictorial destination 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 which 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 home stay, 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. And, the monsoon is the best time to come here for the floating clouds across your room.
Experience a simple life while been lulled by the melodious chirping of Himalayan birds on the lap of Mother Nature free from hassle of rambunctious city life in Ramdhura. If you are looking for a destination which is less trodden by tourist 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.