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20 Attractions to Explore Near Lal Jhamela Basti

Lal Jhamela Basti
Lal Jhamela BastiLal Jhamela Basti Rd, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal 735205, India

This is a virgin tourist spot dotted with towering trees and a vast carpet of the green grass and the river Diana flows through the side of this place. And also this place gives a splendid view of Bhutan. It serves as a perfect weekend getaway for many visitors.

Nearby Attractions

Chapramari Wildlife forest
Chapramari Wildlife forest19.04 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

It is an extension of Gorumara National Park and is a relatively small forest. There is a wide range of wildlife and birds in Chapramari. Jeep safaris are offered by the forest department to see the wilderness of the forest which covers around 960 hectares.

Gorumara National Park
Gorumara National Park30.21 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

A thick forest that sits prettily at the foothills of Great Himalayan mountains having a large variety of flora and fauna. It is especially famous for its Asiatic one-horned rhino and there are so many other animals too. It has been declared as the best among the protected areas in India by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Bhutan Gate
Bhutan Gate34.43 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

The Bhutan–India border is an example of exquisite craftsmanship and beautiful wood paining. It is the entry to the country of Bhutan and is a kind of greeting for the visitors. Walking across the gate is a one of a kind experience. Te international border separating Bhutan and India. The border is 699 km long and adjoins the Indian states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim.

Zangtopelri
Zangtopelri34.60 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Zangto Pelri is a Buddhist Monastery and an exquisite example of the ancient architecture of Bhutan. Built-in 1990 by Dasho Aku Tongmi, who also composed the National Anthem of Bhutan, this beautiful structure houses several statues of Buddhist Gurus. It is one of the main tourist attracions in Bhutan.

Jaldapara National Park
Jaldapara National Park34.72 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Situated in the Eastern foothills of the Himalayas and it has the largest population of the Indian one horned rhinoceros in the state.

Crocodile Zoo
Crocodile Zoo35.16 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

One of the most visited tourst attractionns in Bhutan which was establieshed in 1976 for the conservation of crocodiles. The center releases them into nature once they become old enough to fend themselves in their natural habitat. The center started with only 4 Gharials and today the center has grown and is stretched over 0.6-acre land.

Karbandi Monastery
Karbandi Monastery35.45 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

IT was the first and the oldest Buddhist monastry in Bhutan. It is also known as Karbandi Goemba and situated at an elevation of 400 meters. The view form this monastry is truly astonishing.

Neora Valley National Park
Neora Valley National Park38.14 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

one of the richest biological zones in the entire Eastern India which was established in 1986. It is the land of the elegant red panda in the pristine undisturbed natural habitat with rugged inaccessible hilly terrain and rich diverse flora and fauna making this park an important wilderness zone.

Changey Waterfall
Changey Waterfall41.71 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Changey Falls is a small waterfall in the midst of hills and forests which looks stunning with crystal clear water and thick green forest. It is one of the gorgeous waterfalls in the Kalimpong region.

Jatileswar Temple
Jatileswar Temple43.69 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

This famous temple of Dooars is one of the oldest temples of the region built around 320 AD to 600 AD. The temple is dedicated to Jatileswar or Lord Shiva. It is under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India.

Chilapata Forest
Chilapata Forest45.94 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

It is a dense forest that is part of Jaldapara National Park. It is rich in wildlife and the forest used to be home to large Rhinoceros populations. Safari and adventure lovers can explore this dense forest's vast area.

Jalpesh Mandir
Jalpesh Mandir47.16 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

This 350-year-old temple of Lord Shiva was founded by Sri Bisu Singh. The first entrance to the temple has a figure of Lord Shiva on a platform balanced by the trunks of elephants. The interiors of the temple are extremely beautiful and attractive to look at.

Rajbari Dighi
Rajbari Dighi52.92 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

The remnants of the Jalpaiguri Rajbari (Palace) serve as a major sightseeing spot. The palace gate is a large unreinforced concrete structure. and it consists of a palace building, portico, two temples and a garden flanked by the palace pond, called the “Rajbari Dighi."

Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple53.40 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Baba Mandir is a distinguished sightseeing place of Sikkim. This “mandir” or shrine is dedicated to “Baba” Harbhajan Singh, who was a soldier of the Indian Army. He died near the Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim, India. Two shrines have been built to show reverence to Baba Harbhajan Singh. The old one has been built at the site of the bunker, where Baba Harbhajan was posted during his tenure in the Indian Army. The new one has been built at close proximity from Changu Lake.

Jalpaiguri Tea Garden
Jalpaiguri Tea Garden53.57 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Jalpaiguri has been called as the land of tea, timber, and tourism. Its landscapes are covered with thousands of tea gardens which are the backbone of the district's economy. Tea tourism has been initiated here to take tourists through the knowledge of tea production, processing, and manufacture.

Karala River
Karala River53.89 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

The small River Karala, popularly known as ‘the Thames of Jalpaiguri’ flows through the middle of the town. A nature walk along the riverbank of Karala is truly refreshing. There is boat riding and a well-maintained park adjacent to the river.

Coronation Bridge
Coronation Bridge56.24 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Also known as the Sevoke bridge which spans across the Teesta River connecting the districts of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. This bridge is an incredible specimen of architecture inspired by the Roman architecture. It was named to commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Changu Lake
Changu Lake57.43 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Tsomgo Lake, also known as Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim, some 40 kilometres from the capital Gangtok. The lake surface reflects different colours with a change of seasons and is held in great reverence by the local Sikkimese people. Buddhist monks prognosticated after studying the changing colours of the lake.

Natu La
Natu La57.71 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Nathu la is a mountain pass in the Himalayas in East Sikkim district. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Nathu La is one of the three open trading border posts between China and India; the others are Shipkila in Himachal Pradesh and Lipulekh at the trisection point of Uttarakhand–India, Nepal and China.

Geden Tharpa Choling Monastery
Geden Tharpa Choling Monastery58.01 KMs away from Lal Jhamela Basti

Tharpa Choling Monastery is a beautiful Buddhist monastery situated in Kalimpong. it is one of the three oldest monasteries in Kalimpong and among the must-visit Kalimpong Tourist Places. It belongs to the Yellow Hat or Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. There is a museum which houses many old scriptures and artifacts showing the visit of Dalai Lama to this monastery.