Turuk is just 30 minutes by car from Malli Bazar and is a tranquil retreat from the hustles and bustles of the city life, with its splendid natural beauty. In the Turuk Estate just unwind yourself on the lawns and be pampered by fresh air and the surroundings. This private estate spans over an area of 9 acres of lush greenery and the heritage home is the only accommodation here.
Places to see at Turuk: The focal point of attraction in Turuk is the Heritage Home, an age-old estate built amidst acres of exotic varieties of flora and fauna. You will be amazed by the hospitality of the landlords of the Turuk Estate. Another attraction is the razor edge cliff of Taraiy Bheer from where you can enjoy panoramic views of Rangeet and Teesta rivers flowing 4000 feet below, distant Darjeeling and beautiful Kalimpong perched on the saddle between Durpin and Delo hills. There are view points along the Taraiy Bheer cliff built for the tourists to enjoy mesmerizing sunsets.
Nearby attractions around Turuk: Arrangements can be made from Turuk for some enjoyable trips to the nearby tourist spots in Sikkim like Namchi, which is famous for the 135 feet high statue of Guru Padmasambhava in Samdruptse Monastery.
Things to do at Turuk: Bird watching is one of the major activities of the visitors at Turuk Estate. You can savour the sight of some exotic variety of birds like Oriental White Eye, Red Vented Bulbul, Owl and many more. If you have an appetite for adventure, then go for a White Water Rafting trip down the Teesta River. You will thoroughly enjoy the roller coaster ride along the roaring Teesta River.
The place is also ideal for short trek along the back hill slope, to Rani Ban, dotted with emerald green vegetation and medicinal herbs. The humming of the bees along with the twittering of the birds coupled with the exotic aroma of the wild flowers creates a mystical environment in Turuk. Take a stroll through the village path and savour a glimpse of the simple life style of the local people. However, if you are not much an outdoor person, just relax on the lawn of the Turuk Estate and watch the performance of the village folks to the rustic music in the evening.
Best time to visit Turuk: You can make a trip to Turuk any time of the year.
How to go ?
Drive for 30 minutes from Malli Bazaar to reach Turuk. Malli Bazaar is two and a half hours drive from Siliguri.
Where to stay ?
Turuk is a private estate spanning 9 acres and the heritage home is the only accommodation here. There are separate cottages having accommodation for a total of 12 people. There are no telephones or television in the cottages and who needs them in such a tranquil paradise. However, for all those who simply cannot separate themselves from civilization, there is a Common lounge area in the main house where you can avail a Television. Delicious home-made dishes, prepared from organically grown fresh vegetables and fruits are also served to the guests. Eggs and chicken also constitute a part of the menu.
Turuk Kothi: (+91) 8967389545, (+91)9126001293
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