Major Airports: Bagdogra Airport (Domestic) Best time: October to May
Ari Bungalow or Dak Bungalow is one of the exalted destinations is swamped with lofty mountains, holts and enchanting valleys. Entirely it was built with existent local pine wood, and the British officials earlier used this enthralling architecture as the temporary health care centre for the injured troops’ members.
As time passes by, this place gets renovated with contemporary designing and modern furnishings. One can find accommodation readily in this place, and there are extra spacious rooms available with fireplaces in each room. A perfect calm place and enjoy your journey, with having a cup of hot coffee in a comfy couch and large glass windows overlooking the lofty Himalayan mountains. One of the reasons why travellers love to opt for Dak bungalow for their stay is, they provide caretakers and cooks for the guest.
One can actually able to relive in the charming British interiors that are located in the plains, of Sikkim and easily accessible from both New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and Bagdogra Airport.
Getting Around- It takes 4 hours to cover this 130 km stretch, from New Jalpaiguri Station, you can make way through Gangtok as well. Another new way through Pakyong, which connects Gangtok to Rorathang is built to cover the distance.
Lampokhari Lake, Kali Khola, falls, Rai Mandir located at Mankhim hilltop.