Many people are moving to the mountains to escape the heat. If you are one of them, look forward to the destination and head to Targaon. Targaon is one of the places in Kalimpong. Tourists flock here throughout the year. But relatively less crowded. And once you enter the hill village you will forget the concrete city. With a calm, serene environment, you will want to stay in Tarakan for the rest of your life.
Although it is located on the lap of Kalimpong, many people start their Sikkim Silk Road journey from this Tarakan. Some prefer to live in places like Sachgaon, Chilari Gaon on the banks of the river. Some people prefer the secluded Darkhan. But beyond Kalimpong we have to cross the Teesta towards Ramdura. It is also a hilly village. After twenty minutes from Ramdura Road you can reach Tarakan. On the way I will study the village. Ramdura, Chagaon, Taragaon, these hill villages are beautiful in their own way. However, one can enjoy the scenic view of the Eastern Himalayas from one place.
Tarakan is a small village surrounded by hills. Surrounded by greenery. The village is lined with pine trees. The flow of Teesta is visible from above. And with him is Kanchenjunga. However, it can only be seen if the sky is clear. This Tarakan has another specialty. There are cinchona trees around this tarcan. A single row of cinchona trees along the village road. The livelihood of the locals here also revolves around this cinchona tree. The malaria drug quinine is made from this cinchona plant.
Tarakan is very charming in the evening. Because when the sun sets, it casts light on distant mountains. Then the hills of Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim look different. Tarakan, Gangtok and Rabangla hills can also be seen. Also, many people travel on the Silk Road from this hilly village. So you can understand, Sikkim is not far away. From Tarakan, you can explore the surrounding areas. Nearby is a British bungalow, Shiva Tham, Hanuman temple and a small park. This Tara can also spend the night in a British bungalow. Besides, from Tarakan, you can visit the view points like Sacha Gawn, Sileri Gawn, Ramdura, Rami. There are six-seven homestays to stay here. So come any time of the year and enjoy Targaon.