Rural Destination Kurseong, Rural Destination, Rural tourism, Rural Village, and Sittong
A serene village, which is located in one of the most untouched parts of the Eastern Himalayan foothills, is Sittong; the hamlet is well known for its orange orchards and is a treasure chest which opens up to showcase the best of nature away from the cities. This place produces highest number of oranges in the entire North Bengal therefore Sittong is known as the orange valley of North Bengal. It is Located in the Kurseong sub division of Darjeeling district, Sittong is a cluster of villages on the hilltop of the Himalayan range covered by lush green pine forest and wide range of orange cultivation. . Homestays are a popular option as not many hotel facilities are yet available. It is a yet to be explored place which is gaining its popularity in recent times. The place has become famous among tourists as it is the heart of the orange growing countryside of Darjeeling hills. However, Sittong has much more to offer to the tourists apart from its oranges, nature is at its pristine best and bestowed Sittong with its bounty. The area is untouched with mass tourism infrastructure development yet one can enjoy the beauty of unspoiled nature. A number of Homestays and camps are available for overnight stay.
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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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