At an elevation of 5800 feet, Borong has emerged as the new safe haven for all nature lovers. It is located far from the frantic city population in the unspoiled countryside of south Sikkim. Borong is the perfect place for those wishing for a totally real Sikkimese experience because it is only 17 km from Ravangla and overlooks the stunning landscape of mountain ranges such as Mt Rathong, Mt Pandim, Mt Kabrue, and Mt Sinochu. Due to its distinctive position and tranquil atmosphere in South Sikkim, Borong is a small village close to Ravangla that is progressively gaining popularity among tourists.
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Many tourists have been drawn to Borong by its abundance of thick forests, undulating grasslands, and breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Pandim, Mt. Siniolchu, and Mt. Khangchendzongha, and Mt. Kabrue. Borong is not only generously endowed with beautiful scenery and many natural resources, but it may also serve as a great starting point for visitors who want to explore the southern region of Sikkim because it is adjacent to numerous monasteries, plantations, and a wildlife sanctuary. From Borong, there are numerous hiking routes that go to places like Maenam Park, a treasure trove 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 traveling 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.
Experience the heart-swelling hospitality of Sikkimese people while relishing the awe-inspiring view of the snowcapped Mt. Kanchenjunga, Nar sing, and Padmini from Borong on an unclouded day. Borong has made its way to the heart of many travelers who enjoy basking in the serene ambiance and listening to the chirping of exotic birds while feasting their eyes on the surreal beauty of rolling green meadow and snow-glazed mountains. Borong is the getaway from the tedious life and an ideal place for those who want to find solitude amidst nature.
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 the Rangeet River, then they should visit Borong during February. April to June is also considered to be the best time if visitors want to witness the vibrant vista of blooming flowers.
By Flight - If you want to visit Borong by air, you have to book a flight to Bagdogra Airport which is considered to be the foremost nearest one. The approximate distance between is 145 km. To cover this road distance, you have to have a journey of around five and a half hours.
By Train - The route from NJP its nearest airport to Borong is in reasonably good condition. It is a 137 km ride on well-paved hilly roads and will take you about 5 hours.
By Road - The road is the most convenient way to reach this splendid village via the Siliguri-Melli-Namchi-Ravangla-Borong route. It will take a little less than 6 hours to reach Borong. You can even reach the village from its nearby cities like Ravangla and Gangtok. Ravangle is around 16 km away whereas Gangtok is around 70 km driving distance away.
In Sikkim's Borong you can't expect hotels with a plethora of luxury amenities. Instead, there are homestays run by the local villagers. They offer every kind of basic amenities you need for a comfortable night stay. Our packages include one of the finest homestays available in the village so that your holiday truly becomes a memorable one here in Sikkim. For a tour itinerary along with the tour cost, contact us now!