Sometimes we feel the urge of exploring some lesser known destinations during our weekend trip. Bagora, a quaint village, located at a height of 7100 ft., in the Darjeeling district, is not yet explored and hence it still remains unexploited. Nestled amidst serene and exotic scenery with majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, this romantic getaway will not disappoint you. Bagora is also called Zero Point and has a base camp of the Indian Air Force with a helipad. PRESENTLY BOOKINGS AT BAGORA ARE CLOSED DUE TO UNAVOIDABLE CIRCUMSTANCES.
Places to see in Bagora: Bagora, a hamlet in the Darjeeling district offers visual pleasure to the tourists, as it is admired with some beautiful locations. You can take a short stroll from Bagora to the core area of Kurseong Air Force base along the Tea Gardens. The site offers a spectacular view of the vast stretch of River Teesta and
breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. You can also visit the Forest Rest House to savor the view of the exotic variety of Himalayan flora. You will truly treasure the sight of the nicely maintained flower garden, adorned with terraced greenhouses. Bagora is renowned for its herbal and medicinal plants. Moreover, in the months of October-November, you will find the trees bearing oranges. The color of the oranges along with the emerald green leaves of the trees, offer a unique view. Bagora is also called Zero Point and has a base camp of the Indian Air Force with a helipad.
Nearby attractions of Bagora: Kurseong is just 8 kms from Bagora and most of the sightseeing options of Kurseong like Eagle’s Craig view point, Ambootia Temple, Bhangzang Salamander Lake and Giddapahar Seti Mata Temple are all located nearby.
Things to do in Bagora: You can always enjoy a nature walk along the scenic landscape of the region. There is also a nice trekking trails from Bagora to Zero point. The place is also a heaven for the avid bird watchers, as Bagora is the home to a wide variety of birds. You can also walk down the shadowy forest trail to Tiger Hill, to watch the spectacular sunrise or plan for a trek of 12-km to Mongpu. If you are planning for more than a weekend in Bagora, enjoy a three-day forest trek from Kurseong to Kalijhora via Bagora, Namthing Pokhri and Latpanchar. Take snaps of the exotic surrounding of the region, which will capture your memory of Bagora.
How to reach Bagora: Regular bus and car services are available between Siliguri and Darjeeling via Kurseong and Ghoom. While driving take a right turn from Kurseong to reach the village of Bagora via Down Hill Road. You can also follow the Hill Cart Road to reach Bagora. However, in following this route, you need to trek for the last 3 km along the forest path. You can also hire a car from Kurseong.
Best time to visit Bagora: You can visit Bagora any time of the year.
Lodging and dining facilities in Bagora: The accommodation options offered in Bagora is limited and exclusive. You can stay in ethnic Wooden cottages facing the Himalayan slopes or in comfy village cottages with standard facilities managed by local communities. Decent dining facilities are offered on fixed menus by these accommodations.
PRESENTLY BOOKINGS AT BAGORA ARE CLOSED DUE TO UNAVOIDABLE CIRCUMSTANCES.