Approximately 35 km distance away from Darjeeling, Chota Mangwa is a tiny hamlet gained prominence as a tourist spot in recent years. Nestled on the hilltop of Mangwa Hills, this tiny settlement can be reached anywhere from Darjeeling by renting a cab.
Those who are eager to visit Chota Mangwa from Darjeeling can rent a well-maintained car offered by any renowned car rental agency. Himalayan Wheels, a known name in the cab rental service industry provides sleek cars at a reasonable cost.
Chota Mangwa is a small and a recently discovered tourist spot. Hence, it lacks popular tourist attractions. However, it has all the proportions to be called as a perfect tourist spot for the peace-seeking tourist.
The village is surrounded by the lush alpine forest and the daunting Himalaya all around. The less populated air and the serene ambience of the village are loved by all its visitors. The melodious chirping of the Himalayan Birds hypnotizes the minds of tourists while they explore the vast stretch of orange and tea gardens in the village.
Tinchuley can also be visited from Chota Mangwa. It is just 9 km distance away from the village. This tiny yet vibrant village offers many places to visit like the Tinchuley Monastery, Tinchuley Viewpoint and orange garden, etc. which will truly soothe the minds and souls of the tourists.
A village named Takling is quite adjacent to Chota Mangwa. You will get to see a juice making factory making fresh juices in Tonglu Village. A breathtaking view of the hilly landscape can also be enjoyed here. Rongli Rongliot Tea Garden in Takdah is worth visiting for those who are fond of tea gardens.
Darjeeling is a major attraction nearby as it is equipped with alluring sightseeing places. One can visit Batasia Loop, War Memorial, Peace Pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and many more.
Via Peshok Rd/Rishi Rd, the distance from Darjeeling to Chota Mangwa is more than 35 km which will take around 1.5 hours to cover. However, the other route via Peshok Rd/Rishi Rd and Takling Rd will take more than 2 hours to cover the road distance of 40 km.
By Rail: As Chota Mangwa is located amidst the luxuriant alpine forest and daunting hills, it does not have its own railway station. Hence, after reaching Darjeeling, you have to rent a cab to travel this scenic destination.
By Air: Darjeeling, as well as Chota Mangwa, both lacks an airport in and around them. The nearest one is Bagdogra which is far away from both of these tourists destinations. Hence, after exploring Darjeeling, you have to hire a one-way cab to reach the hamlet.
By Road: Even though shared taxis or buses are not available from Darjeeling to Chota Mangwa, travelling by road is the only transportation option available. Private cars can be hired from anywhere of Darjeeling for a comfortable trip to this iconic hamlet named Chota Mangwa.
All these above-mentioned places in and around the hamlet such as Takling Village, Takdha, Tonglu Village, Darjeeling's Batasia Loop, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Peace Pagoda, Tinchuley and many other notable sightseeing attractions can truly be explored by hiring a cab from a trustworthy car rental agency like Himalayan Wheels by renting cabs like Wagon R, Indica, Alto, Swift, Dzire, Sumo, Bolero, Innova, Xylo, etc. as per your budget and requirements.