Doladanga is a small village situated in rural regions of Purulia district in West Bengal. This tiny hamlet with only 13 houses is situated in the serene green forest just opposite the famous mukutmanipur dam. The sonajhuri forest surrounding the small hamlet, the beautiful kansabati lake and the simplicity of a tribal life make this place a peaceful refuge where your heart will want to come back again and again.
The Doladanga Backpackers' camp located in the middle of a sonajhuri forest is your refuge in the lap of nature. Our cottages will provide you a comfortable stay with a peek into the tribal lifestyle. Apart from this we have tents which will add adventure to your stay.
Feed your Backpacking Soul
11 A.M. Check in Welcome Drinks
(Nimbu Pani / Coconut Water)
1.30 P.M. Lunch
(Rice, Dal, Vegetable Curry, Fish Curry)
6 P.M. Evening Snacks
(Pakora, Puffed Rice, Tea)
9 P. M. Dinner
(Rice / Roti, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Curry)
Next Day 8 A.M. Breakfast
(Puri, Vegetable Curry, Tea)
Additional Lunch 1.30 P.M. on request
Route 1 : Kolkata - Kharagpur (140 km) - Pareshnath Ferry ghat (120 km) - Doladanga Backpackers’ Camp (5 km) (4 Wheelers is not applicable for this route ) ; Route 2 : Kolkata - Bankura (170 km) - Manbazar (60 km) - Doladanga Backpackers’ Camp (12 km); Route 3 : Kolkata - Purulia (250 km) - Manbazar (53 km) - Doladanga Backpackers’ Camp (12 km)
Apart from the serenity of nature, this camp has much more to offer. From boat rides in the lake to Baul songs, tribal dance and jungle walks Doladanga will satiate your desire to experience something new.
The best part for Backpackers Camp is it's campfire where you get a wonderful chance to interact with the local people, listen to their stories while make some new friends. Also the magical beauty of the Kansabati lake in the middle of a jungle in moonlit night is something that can surely take your breath away.
With a population of only 52 people known as the Mudikora tribe, the village of Doladanga is rich in it's tribal culture. The main livelihood of the people is farming and fishing. Being an integral part of responsible tourism, Izifiso always focuses on lending a helping hand in developing the places they touch. In Doladanga, Izifiso is employing only the local people for all the areas where manpower is needed. It helps in betterment of the livelihood of the people as well as empower them and make them more confident.
Cost includes your food, stay and campfire expenses. Happy Backpacking.