Anjan is a resident of Gorubathan area with a passion for exploring new places and new opportunities. He developed this 2 Acre land on the hilltop with his passion into a farm house and a eco-resort.
The Daragaon resort is located at an altitude of about 1200 meters or about 4000 feet. The relatively...
The Daragaon resort is located at an altitude of about 1200 meters or about 4000 feet. The relatively low altitude ensures mild weather throughout the year. Even during summers you do not require artificial cooling here. Nights are especially cold and comfortable if you are planning to skip the summer heat of plains. During winter months the place does not get excessively cold as it is located not at a very high altitude. During summer carry light woollen and during winter carry heavy woollen for travelling here. Rain is quite frequent and it rains almost throughout the year. Carrying an umbrella is recommended.
Humro Home Daragaon is a new resort located on a hilltop on the Lava Gorubathan highway
Humro Home Daragaon is a eco-resort located on a hilltop on the Gorubathan Lava road. The place is about 74 kms from Siliguri and 22 kms before Lava. It is located not far from the Jhandi Eco Hut at Jhandi Dara. Spread over about 4 acres of land, the 4 room eco-resort offers you a large area to walk around and enjoy the bounty of nature in its serene best.
The resort provides Birds eye view of the surrounding plains of Dooars and the Hills. The place is ideally located between the hills and Dooars. Whether you are touring the Gorumara Jaldapara Dooars circuit or the Kalimpong – Lava – Lolegaon hill circuit, a couple of nights here should be a must.
The avid travellers who want to enjoy a place without bothering too much about hectic sightseeing will find this place ideal for his / her tour. For you this is an ideal leisure break from the more touristic destinations. The entire hill and the resort can be yours as there is hardly anyone around except for our resort staff and the guests.
During the day you may go for a hike to the nearby Dalimkot. This is a centuries old unique fort on a hilltop created by the local Lepcha people. The fort is now in ruins but the hilltop provides excellent panoramic views of the surrounding area. You need to be prepared for a small hike as the last stretch to the fort is not motorable.
Lava – Loleygaon – Rishyop area can easily be visited as a day sightseeing from here. Lava is just 45 minutes drive from our resort. You may spend a day sightseeing in the area and return to your resort in the evening.
Our resort is located on the hills facing Neora Valley National Park. You may visit the National Park from here if you are a nature enthusiast.
The Sakkham picknic spot is about 35 kms our resort and can be part of your day tour. Gorumara National Park is about 1.5 hours drive from our resort too.
In terms of its location Daragaon is a ridge almost parallel to the Jhandi Dara famous for Jhandi eco hut. The Arial distance between the two is just 5 or 6 kms. Compared to Jhandi Dara which is an older tourist destination, Daragaon is a recent addition. You have much more open space here. Here you get complete serenity with just 4 rooms in a bungalow and peace all around.
Fagu area, famous for great views of the Neora river and Fagu tea estate, is also easily accessible from here. The Fagu tea estate is visible from our resort and driving time is less than an hour to the garden.
The resort presently has 4 lodges, construction for adding more rooms is going on. There is a farm adjacent to the resort where cows, chickens and rabbits live happily with the attention of guest kids. There is a stone built view point where you can spend a few hours.
Most of our tourists prefer Bengali food and we serve it well here. There is a small dining hall where experienced cook serves you delicacies. Being situated at a offbeat area, we cannot serve you all the food that you may want. Please communicate with the resort manager well in advance and take his confirmation before travelling in case you have special food requirement.
Humro Home Daragaon is located about 22 kms before Lava. Instead of staying in hotels in Lava market area, you may easily stay here just 45 minutes drive away. The nearest village is 4 kms away at Phaparkheti on the Lava Gorubathan highway. From Gorubathan itself, our resort is just about 22 kms drive. So if you are looking for Gorubathan Hotel, this can be a good option with travel time to Gorubathan being just about 45 minutes.
Tourists may travel to Daragaon either through Lava or through Dooars. If you are touring in the Kalimpong Hills. Take the Lava Gorubathan road and drive for about 24 kms. Our resort is located just 200 meters from the main road on a upward climbing gravelled path.
Those coming through Dooars or directly from NJP / Bagdogra has to travel through National Highway 31 to Damdim crossing (44 kms from NJP). From here take the left road and drive about 13 kms to reach Gorubathan. From Gorubathan 22 kms drive through hilly terrain will take you to Humro Home Daragaon.
Travel time to Daragaon from NJP is about 2.5 Hours. If needed, we can arrange for your pick up and drop provided we are informed well in advance.