A hundred-year old British tea bungalow located on a hilltop surrounded by endless miles of tea gardens with breathtaking views of mountains – that is Fagu. Just 20 kms from Malbazar near the famous Gorumara National Park, Fagu Tea Bungalow is decked with period furniture, British colonial exterior, lush green lawns and verandahs with sloping roofs. It has three large luxury bedrooms, dressing rooms, modern toilets and boasts of fireplaces in every room. If you want to savor the splendor of nature, come to Fagu – the place is unique in itself and offers the ultimate seclusion. There is nothing in Fagu other than your very own heritage tea bungalow, some exotic species of birds, splendid mountain views, orchards and emerald green forests. BOOKING DETAILS OF FAGU TEA BUNGALOW
Places to see in Fagu: Besides offering breathtaking views of the mountains, tourists can also explore the forests and various flower orchards around Fagu teasort. The tea gardens are the major attractions here. You can take long nature walks to various viewpoints within the gardens or enjoy a riverside picnic. However, the main attraction of Fagu is your fabulous British tea bungalow with lush lawns surrounding it.
Nearby attractions of Fagu: One of the major tourist destinations near Fagu is Gorumara National Park. Other nearby tourist destinations includes Lava, Rishyap and Kalimpong. You can visit an ancient monastery, the picture-perfect village of Suntaleykhola and nearby Rock Garden. Just 30 mins down the Fagu bungalow, there is a fabulous scenic spot – Fafar Kheti. A spectacular waterfall, lush jungles, a snaking Chel river, calls of unknown birds and distant villages make Fafar Kheti one of the most beautiful offbeat destinations in this part of the Dooars. The Sevoke Coronation Bridge and River Tista are other nearby attractions you can savour.
Things to do in Fagu: With so many activities lined up, you will never experience a single dull moment in Fagu. You can enjoy a riverside picnic if you want to spend some quality time with your family and friends. Bird watching is another popular activity in Fagu. Guided tours are also organized in the tea estate, which also includes a visit to the tea factory at Fagu, where you can watch tea plucking, tea processing and tea tasting. The place is also ideal for enjoying a nature walk or a trek to various nearby forests, waterfalls and mountain villages. At Fagu, you would experience time traveling – you can re-live the days of a British Tea Planter’s life here and enjoy nature every bit.
How to reach Fagu: Fagu is located near Gorubathan around 75 km from New Jalpaiguri. The Tea Bungalow is easily accessible by road. You can hire a taxi from Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri and drive over Coronation Bridge to Malbazar or Damdim and finally to Gorubathan. Fagu is very near to Gorubathan. You can also get down at New Mall Junction station and hire a taxi to reach Gorubathan just 20 kms away. Best time to visit Fagu: The Fagu Tea Bungalow welcomes tourist all through the year. The temperature hovers around 25 degree C in the summers and the winters are a bit cooler.
Lodging and dining facilities in Fagu: You will truly treasure your stay at the 100-year old British tea bungalow cherishing the days of the Raaj and the lonely adventures of a Tea Planters life. The bungalow featuring a British architecture is admired with well-maintained lawn, where you can idle away your whole day, savoring the picturesque natural beauty. The Bungalow has three luxurious Triple Bed rooms with attached baths. The windows of the bungalow overlook the splendid sights of deep gorges and tea gardens. The bungalow is decked with classical furniture and every room has a fireplace. It is also equipped with a kitchen, which is supplied with garden fresh organic food. There is also a separate dining room and a spacious terrace in the bungalow. Home cooked food is offered depending on the guests’ request.