Rongtong, Darjeeling

Rongtong

Rongtong, a small hamlet cradled on the lap of nature boasting of its greenery and aesthetic pleasure. Located 17km from Siliguri and only a few miles away from Sukna, Rongtong is quite often visited by the people residing in the plains and also by the tourists who aim to visit Darjeeling. Rongtong truly justifies the tag of one of the must visit places of North-East Bengal. Even though it’s a quaint little place, it has many unique things to offer.

The picturesque destination Rongtong can be reached both by road and by railways. The toy train on the Darjeeling Himalayan section makes it easier for the tourists to visit Rongtong as well as provides a lifetime opportunity for them to enjoy the ‘Joy Ride”’. The tall and bold Himalayan range together with the abyss of tea gardens and the larks tuning to the melodious songs creates a juxtaposition of serenity and unmatched thrills. The journey to this picturesque hamlet via road is as memorable as via rail route. The road towards Rongtong goes through Mahanada Wildlife Sanctuary and Sukna Forest reserve making it an ideal place for birding. Himalayan Bulbul, Spangled Drongo, Black-Crested Bulbul, Scarlet Minivet, Serpentine Eagle, Shikra, Golden-Fronted Leafbird and Green Bee-eater can be spot while traveling toward Rongtong making it’s a paradise for the bird watcher. There is a rundown park in Rongtong which you may bypass but the sunset from that park is simply breathtaking leaving the visitors spell bound by the orange and golden hue glazing the surrounding area. Every season has its own charm to relish while visiting Rongtong but among all the season Rongtong looks like an enchanted place during autumn season when all the forest area leading to Rongtong is covered in golden and brown leaves. Autumn is the second spring when every leaf is a flower. Soft breeze making the leaves fall on the railway line beside the road making it look like a place portrayed on a canvas by an artist and the autumn wonderland will turn any traveler into photographer since they cannot stop themselves from capturing the scenic sights and cherish it life time. There is a mysterious magic in this place whether it be summer or winter the weather out here never fail to amuse its traveler.

Engulf your senses with the astounding sights which will unfold while traveling to a quaint hamlet Rongtong tucked on the foothills of Himalayan range. The awe-inspiring journey towards Rongtong which is filled with the alluring chirping of the various birds of the Himalayan region along with the mesmerizing view of the adjacent valley makes Rongtong an ideal destination to be explored by the travelers who loves to relish the charm of nature while trying out the mouth watering local delicacies.

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