Petrichor: Farm in Gorubathan

Are you in love with villages, far removed from the noise and dirt of the cities? Petrichor is a famous working farm which offers lovely green landscapes along with garden fresh vegetables, and tea gardens. This is one of the best places for couples to spend some good time amidst nature’s beauty. The primary attraction of Petrichor is the natural and fresh farm.

How to reach: If you are traveling to Petrichor, take a train to NJP and from there you will get private taxis or cars to reach the place. It is about 65 km from NJP. It will take you about two and half hours to reach Petrichor. You can alternatively travel by flight till Bagdogra and from there you need to travel 72 km to reach Petrichor. Shared buses and taxis are also available from Siliguri stand.

What to see: Petrichor offers a wide range of natural beauty. It is best to explore the farms and the food forests. This place is best known for growing organic farm foods. You are free to take a walk through the jungle. But it is always best to relax and cherish the scenic beauty. Neora Valley National Park is definitely worth a watch. You can also book a safari and take a tour of Gorumara Wildlife sanctuary.

Where to stay: In Petrichor, there are numerous home stays available for tourists along with the option of staying in huts and tents. You will get homegrown organic farm fresh foods over here. A local beer ‘Tongba’ prepared from millet is also available here.

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