Rural Destination Darjeeling, Off Beat Destination, Rural Destination, Rural tourism, Rural Village, Singalila national park, and Wildlife
Tonglu, A small village between Manebhanjyang and Sandakphu in the Darjeeling district. Tonglu is actually one of the peaks of Singalila range and is situated at an altitude of 3070 meters.A small settlement and a mountain hamlet, Tonglu is along the route to Sandakphu and falls under the Darjeeling district. Tonglu is the perfect retreat to unwind and/or explore the mountains. A trek through a forest in the eastern Himalayas, a panoramic view of snow-covered peaks such as the Kanchenjunga, Pandim and the Makalu, a picturesque trekkers’ hut and solitude — Tonglu promises much and delivers for the most part.
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Enjoy the panoramic view of mount Kanchenjunga from tonglu view point, one can also explore tumling village. Tumling is a Gurung village in Nepal side which is 2.5 km far from tonglu. Trekking lovers can go for short hike till dhotre, a small village below tonglu. Tonglu is also famous for red panda sightseeing, bird watching and medicinal plants.
GTA (Gorkha Territorial Administration) trekkers hut at Tonglu is where the trekkers and travelers usually spend their first night. There is also the District Magistrate Bungalow which can be booked from Darjeeling dm office.
Drive to maneybhanjyang from Darjeeling which is 25 km, from maneybhanjyang you have to hire a landrover vehicle and drive up to tonglu which is another 11 km.
Nearest Airport is Bagdogra Airport ( 93km)
Nearest Railway station is NJP ( 95 km)
On behalf of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, I would like to express my warm welcome to tourists from around the globe to the GTA region.
As one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations, my region rich in heritage, culture and natural resources offer a full range of travel experiences including eco-tourism locations that are both unique and sustainable. Our Tourism Department’s official portal will help you get all the details about the best tourist places, events, accommodations, and travel itineraries which will help you plan your tour by yourself. Lastly, I welcome you all again to ” The QUEEN OF HILLS”, Darjeeling. Be our guest because “HEAVEN IS MYTH BUT DARJEELING IS REAL”.
Shri Anit Thapa
Gorkhaland territorial administration
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