You may have heard about the magnificent beauty of Kurseong or Darjeeling. Maybe you have visited Kurseong and Darjeeling already. But have you heard about a tiny place named Sittong? It is a scenic Hamlet which is full of serenity and charm. It is a wonderland nestled in the lap of Himalayan Mountains with just about 33 km away from Darjeeling. The village is also quite popular as the "Orange Village". And this offbeat destination with its tea gardens, snow-covered peaks, toy trains, and ancient architectures will surely soothe anyone's mind and give a lifetime memory to cherish for.
Now if you are planning to visit this astonishing hamlet but don't know how to reach there, we are here to help you from the beginning of your journey until the end. But first, have a look at some of the attractive places in Sittong.
There are many attractive places to Sittong. Please your eyes by seeing many orange trees full of oranges during the time of winter. Sittong church, at first built with bamboo, now turned into a brick and mortar building, can fill your mind with happiness and peace. The beautiful view of the surrounding hills can be the best experience of life.
There is a beautiful monastery built with bamboo and mud in Sittong. The scenic view of Kanchenjungha from this monastery is a gift for tourists. Travel to Mangpoo to know more about this village, which is just 8km away from Sittong and know why it was praised by our famous poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Enjoy watching various birds and butterflies in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary and see many unique wild animals. Visit the village to know more about the villagers, their lifestyle and know how they enjoy their life forgetting all their troubles.
Bus service is not available from Bagdogra to Sittong. Even you can't get a shared jeep. So, if you wanted to save some car fare from Bagdogra to Sittong, you can't do that.
The only way to travel directly from Bagdogra to Sittong is by hired car. After landing at Bagdogra, you can hire a car but keep in mind that the drivers always ask for high car fare from Bagdogra to Sittong. You have to bargain with them to negotiate the price.
Sittong does not have a railway station and one of the major railway stations near it is New Jalpaiguri Junction. This particular railway station has a connection with various other major railway stations in India. So after arriving NJP, you can opt for our car rental service.
As you can see, it is impossible to travel from Bagdogra to Sittong by Train. And in this situation, always pre-book a car from Himalayan Wheels. The car fare is quite low here and the journey will be quite comfortable too with an experienced driver.
There is no airport in Sittong and Bagdogra itself is the nearest airport of Sittong. This airport is quite popular as it is connected with various other airports nationally or internationally. So before landing at Bagdogra Airport, you can pre-book a taxi from Himalayan Wheels. After the successful prebooking, an experienced driver will pick you from Bagdogra and will drop you in Sittong.
Himalayan Wheels has also made the returning process simple. We also offer Pick and Drop service even when returning from Sittong. So after enjoying the beauty of Sittong, feel free to pre-book us and enjoy a joyful ride with us without a single worry.