You may have heard about Samsing and many attractive places it offers to the tourists. But here let's talk about Suntalekhola, a picturesque hamlet in the Kalimpong District of West Bengal. Located at an altitude of 650 to 950 meters, the name of this beautiful hamlet comes from a small stream named SuntaleyKhola. Surrounded by a dense forest, the green patch on the left side of the way to Suntalekhola is mesmerizing and you can see various birds and butterflies. If you are planning to travel from NJP to Suntalekhola to enjoy this scenic beauty, let us describe some of the attractive places in Suntalekhola first.
Suntalekhola and its nearby places have many attractive things to offer to the tourists. Get a chance to walk on the Hanging Bridge in Suntalekhola and enjoy the beauty of surrounding tress while walking. Spend some time on the Hanging Bridge and pleasure your eyes by watching the beautiful river flowing under the bridge.
Faribasti is a nearby village of Suntalekhola. It is a beautiful hamlet with just 50 households. You will get amazed by seeing that all the houses are well maintained and every house has a beautiful flower garden.
At a distance of just 5km from Suntalekhola, Samsing is another picturesque village. Samsing Neora Valley National Park is the most popular one among tourists. Blessed with rich flora and fauna, Neora Valley is quite popular for Red Panda. Samsing View Point is another attractive place where you can get a mesmerizing view of the river Murti and its surrounding places.
Rocky Island is another attractive place located just 3 km away from Samsing. The place is beautiful and you can see many big rocks here and there. There is a place named Tree Fern Point from where you can get a breathtaking view of Himalayan Range.
To travel from NJP to Suntalekhola, get an auto or taxi to reach PC Mittal Bus Stand in Siliguri. You can take a bus which is going to Malbazar and Samsing. After reaching Malbazar or Samsing, you have to take a shared taxi to finally reach Suntalekhola. During your journey, you have to change a lot of vehicles to finally reach Suntalekhola and this is quite problematic for everyone.
Usually, private taxis are available directly from NJP to Suntalekhola. Car fare is usually high when you hire a car and you have to be conscious of the driver you choose.
You can’t travel directly from New Jalpaiguri to Suntalekhola by train as Suntalekhola has no railway station. The nearby station is Chalsa Railway Station and therefore, you have to board a train from NJP to Chalsa first. After reaching Chalsa, get a car to finally reach Suntalekholoa. As you can see, travelling by train from New Jalpaiguri to Suntalekhola is not smooth.
Located at a distance of 98 km, Bagdogra is the nearest airport of Suntalekhola. Bagdogra is well connected with various cities and you can get a pre-booked taxi from Himalayan Wheels to reach Suntalekhola.
We finally know that enjoying the beauty of Suntalekhola is not everyone's cup of tea as reaching Suntalekhola is quite difficult. You have to change many vehicles in order to reach there. And this is why to rescue you from this trouble, Himalayan Wheels is offering a car rental service at a reasonable price. The booking process is completely hassle-free as you have to just make a call. We also have made your returning process simple, you can pre-book us even when returning. So why are you waiting? Don't forget to book us when you are traveling.