Situated on the hilltop of Mangwa Hills and enclosed by the lush greenery all around, Chota Mangwa is a newly discovered settlement one can visit even from NJP. More than 35 km distance away from Darjeeling, the astonishing Kanchenjunga is also visible from this village for which several tourist visit this hamlet every year.
Travelling from NJP to Chota Mangwa could be little troublesome. Here, you will get to know the car fare to travel from New Jalpaiguri Junction to Chota Mangwa, sightseeing places in the hamlet and the transportation options needed to reach the village.
The distance from New Jalpaiguri Junction to Chota Mangwa is nearly 65 km and it takes around 3 hours to cover this road distance via National Highway 10. The journey through the lush alpine forest and through the hilly terrain of Himalaya will surely offer you a thrilling experience.
By Road: Chota Mangwa can be visited by road quite easily. From NJP, the journey by road takes around 3 hours to reach the village. Shared cars or even buses are not available but a private taxi can be rented from a reliable car rental service provider like Himalayan Wheels.
By Train: From NJP, one can't travel to Chota Mangwa by train as there is no railway route between them. Those who prefer travelling by train will have to take a hired car to reach the village.
By Air: There is no Airport in Chota Mangwa. Bagdogra airport is one and only airport. This airport is nicely connected with major other airports of the country. However, to travel from NJP to Chota Mangwa, you have to again go for a rented car.
Chota Mangwa, being a small village near the fascinating Darjeeling, does not offer much of sightseeing attractions. However, the village is all about the picturesque green forest, a wide variety of Himalayan Birds and a tranquil atmosphere that peace-seeking tourists always dream of. There is also a vast stretch of orange and tea gardens which truly increases the beauty of the village.
Takling village is quite nearby which has a decade-old monastery worth exploring after having a tour from NJP to Chota Mangwa. Just a few kilometers away there is a juice making factory in Tonglu Village. Those who are fond of tea gardens can visit Rongli Rangliot Tea Garden in Takdah.
Just a one-hour driving distance away, you can visit Darjeeling on a day trip to explore all its must-see places like Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Toy Train, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Rock Garden, Darjeeling Zoo, Peace Pagoda and many more.
Just about 9 km distance away from Chota Mangwa, one can also visit Tinchuley. The Tinchuley Monastery, Tinchuley Viewpoint and orange garden will truly amaze you with their fascinating beauty.
Upon reaching the village with the help of one-way cab from NJP, you can also have a sightseeing excursion in and around the village. A skilled driver along with a well-maintained car from Himalayan Wheels can help you explore tourist places like Takling Village, Takdah, Tonglu Village, Darjeeling, Tinchuley and many other notable sightseeing attractions.
To fulfill your budget and requirements, car rental agencies offer various range of cars such as Wagon R, Indica, Alto, Swift, Dzire, Sumo, Bolero, Innova, Xylo, etc. By offering a wide range of car, they make sure of your safety and comfort during your sightseeing excursion in and around Chota Mangwa.