Borong, Sikkim

Borong

Far away from the maddening city crowd amidst the pristine nature of the south Sikkim, Borong at an altitude of 5800ft has become the new safe haven for all nature lovers. Located 17km from Ravangla overlooking the beautiful landscape of the mountain ranges like Mt Rathong, Mt Pandim, Mt Kabrue and Mt Sinochu has made Borong an ideal destination for the travelers who are in search for an all-round authentic Sikkimese experience. Borong is a quaint village near Ravangla which is slowly gaining its fame among the travelers due to its unique location and serene ambiance in South Sikkim.

Endowed with dense forests, rolling grasslands and astounding views of snow clad peaks like Mt. Pandim, Mt. Siniolchu, Mt. Khangchendzongha and Mt. Kabrue, have lured many travelers towards Borong. Apart from being graciously enriched with the scenic view and natural resource Borong can also be made an excellent base if travelers want to explore the southern part of Sikkim since Borong is close to a number of monasteries, plantations, and a wildlife sanctuary. There are many trekking trail from Borong like a trek towards Maenam Park, treasure house of medicinal plants. A trek towards the Maenam Park through the virgin track of alpine forest with a commanding view of Khangchendzongha snow peaks has hyped the interest of trekkers travelling towards south Sikkim and they can rejuvenate their tired muscles in Borong Tsa Chu (hot spring). Apart from trekking, Borong is home to a wide variety of birds like the scarlet minivet, the black magpie and the Himalayan pheasants making Borong a birding paradise. Every season has its own charisma in Borong and there is no special time to relish the serene beauty of Borong but if travelers want to witness the festival taking place by the bank of Rangeet River, then they should visit Borong during February.

Experience the heart swelling hospitality of sikkimese people while relishing the awe-inspiring view of the snowcapped Mt. Kanchenjunga, Nar sing and Padmin from Borong in an unclouded day. Borong has made its way towards the heart of many travelers who enjoy basking in the serene ambiance and listening to the chirping of exotic birds while feasting their eyes with the surreal beauty of rolling green meadow and snow glazed mountains. Borong is the getaway from the tedious life and ideal place for those who want to find solitude amidst the nature.

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