Panitaki is a village in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal. It is a popular border crossing on the Indian side of the Nepal border.
Buses and shared taxis from Siliguri (One hour) and shared taxis from Darjeeling (four hours). It is 1.7km from the adjoining Nepalese border town of Kakarbhitta. Travellers have the option of walking of taking a rickshaw between the two locations.
- Darjeeling - a hill station and popular tourist destination. Around four hours by shared taxi.
- Kakarbhitta - the Nepalese town across the border - buses to Kathmandu.
- Kathmandu - 12 or 13 hours from across the border.
- Siliguri - a large city with shopping, hotels, airport, and major railway junction. Around one hour by bus or shared taxi.