How can I go to Tonglu?

Take a train or bus from Calcutta to Siliguri. The other option is to fly to Bagdogra and then take a cab or autorickshaw to Siliguri. From there, it is a four-hour drive to Dhotre. A four-hour trek from Dhotre will take you to Tonglu.

How is the road from Manebhanjan to Sandakphu?

The drive from Manebhanjan is very steep and winding at several places. The last stretch from Gairibas all the way up to Sandakphu and Phalut is a gravel road made of boulders. From Manebhanjan, the distance to Sandakphu is about 30kms and takes about 2.5 hours by Land Rover with tea breaks in between.

How do I get to Dhotrey?

How to Reach Dhotrey. Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and airport is Bagdogra (IXB) direct car/taxi available from NJP, Siliguri and airport. Distance from NJP railway station around 100 kms and 95 kms from Siliguri through Rohini, Kurseong, Ghoom, Sukhia Pokhri and Mane Bhanjang.

What is the best time to visit Sandakphu?

Oct to Dec will be the best season because 90% chances that the sky will be clear and people will get the view of all the peaks. 2. Yes, car is available from Manebhanjan. It charges Rs.

How do I get to Tumling?

You will need to take a 4-wheel drive vehicle (usually old British Land Rover) through Singalila Land Rover Association to proceed towards Tumling and onward to Sandakphu. It takes about 45 minutes to reach Tumling from Manebhanjan.

Is Sandakphu open for tourists?

Sandakphu trekking permit for Non Indian nationals/foreigners: As this trail is inside the Indian state of West Bengal, so the permit procedures are easier and there is no restrictions as opposed to the neighbouring Indian state of Sikkim.

What is the altitude of Dhotrey?

Dhotrey is located at an altitude of 8,500ft. It takes about 2 hours to reach Dhotrey from Darjeeling by car via Manebhanjan and the road is quite okay.

Does tonglu have snow?

While snowing in Tonglu is never assured, chances are low in November. Usually heavy snowfall takes place between December to February.

Where is Tonglu on the way to Sandakphu?

Tonglu: Situated at an altitude of 10,130 ft Tonglu is a small settlement on the way to Sandakphu from Manebhanjan in Darjeeling district. This is the favourite place for the trekkers en route Sandakphu to take their first night halt.

What is the altitude of Tonglu in Darjeeling?

Tonglu: Situated at an altitude of 10,130 ft Tonglu is a small settlement on the way to Sandakphu from Manebhanjan in Darjeeling district.

Which is the best place to stay in Tonglu?

Tumling: If you don’t want to stay at night at Tonglu or else wants to avoid steep trekking Tumling is your perfect option. At 9,600ft altitude Tumling is small sleepy hamlet on the way to Sandakphu. From 13 km far Manebhanjan four wheel drive vehicles old land-rovers will take almost 2 hours to reach Tumling.