Established in 1841, the teesta valley is home totea estates in that produces some of the finest darjeeling teas. people from all over the country visit teesta valley to see the beautifully scenic tea plantations and sip one of the finest and richest teas in the world! The valley also has the village of gajoldoba on the western side of the teesta river close to the baikunthapur forest. gajaldoba was famous for the dam on river teesta that is being created for irrigation of agricultural land of north bengal. the dam has created a large waterbody upstream which has become home to migratory birds during the winter. the natural beauty of the place with its view of the forest, river and mountains attracts tourists and locals to the area.