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Bindu Dam

Jaldhaka River | Bindu, Darjeeling 734503, India
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Bindu Dam a must visit for travellers

I had been to Bindu 3 times before. Earlier we were allowed to cross the dam and go to other side... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Aveek B
A dam and rock formation

Now it's not allowed to go to the top of the dam. One can take some nice picture on large rocks by... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
S0umyadeepGh0sh
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“picnic spot” (4 reviews)
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Jaldhaka River | Bindu, Darjeeling 734503, India
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

I had been to Bindu 3 times before. Earlier we were allowed to cross the dam and go to other side which is Bhutan. Now without special permission one is not allowed to go over the dam. But still its an excellent spot where the...More

Thank Aveek B
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Now it's not allowed to go to the top of the dam. One can take some nice picture on large rocks by the river. Bhutanese wine is available here in road-side shops, but one must bargain.

1  Thank S0umyadeepGh0sh
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

There is natural beauty on all sides of Jaldhaka Barrage in Bindu. Bindu is a hamlet which is situated on the Indo-Bhutan border. Bhutan is located just on the other side of the Jaldhaka river. The dam is nothing exceptional. The river was also frail...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

A day's drive takes you to this river, where you can see Bhutan on the other side. Its mostly scenery and nothing else.

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

The place is good to visit if you have not gone to Bhutan. The drive from Samsing is tedious for some distance as the road is not very good at stretches. First you reach Jhallong and then drive another 9-10km to reach Bindu. From here...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Didnt like much beacuse of its crowded and artificial attire..its not good family attraction ..i think

Thank Krisanu G
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Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

A strenuous drive on a practically undrivable road will lead you to "Jaldhaka Hydel Project" at Bindu, on reaching where the first thing which comes on mind is - "Alas !! Did I see the mirror while waking up today morning ???" Absolutely a waste...More

Thank drkaushikmandal
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Reviewed November 4, 2016

Bindu is only 107 km from Siliguri. The last village of West Bengal. Bindu is a valley encircled with hills of Bhutan and India on the banks of river Jaldhaka. The road that leads to Bindu is in itself an unforgettable experience. The whole region...More

Thank tty70
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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Jaldhaka Hydrel Project is at Bindu on River Jaldhaka. A small village at Bhutan border bears a pictureous surrounding with hills, greenery and stream. Ideal site for day visit. About 60 kms from Murti .On the way spend some time in Jhallong and Paron. You...More

Thank Basabraychaudhuri
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Reviewed November 29, 2015

A hydel project is on this Jaldhaka River. The other side is Bhutan. Its more beautiful if you visit during monsoon. Very few eatery (avoid). But the landscape is beautiful.

Thank BasuSanj
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