Away from the maddening crowd to a place of cool atmosphere and tranquility overlooking the Great kanchanjongha.
Sittong , also known as orange valley, is situated in Karsieng, Darjeeling ,in the foothills of the Himalayas, besides Riyang river. The beautiful view of the Kanchenjunga from Sittong makes it more appealing. Far away from the hustle and bustle of chaotic city life , its calmness and tranquillity, gives a heart-warming getaway. This picturesque little lepcha village lies in a valley and surrounded by lush green hills. Visit during winter to experience the beautiful scenery of orange orchards, almost every house in the village will be laden with orange tree. The whole village turn yellowish during winter.
Kanchenjunga view homestay is one of sittongs best loved homestay which offers vibrant facilities, gracious hospitality, thoughtful amenities and a distinctive ambience which makes it unique. The homestay is surrounded by pine tree and lush green forest with calm environment with magical sounds of chirping birds . The panoramic view of Kanchonjongha from the balcony as well as from the rooms is mesmerizing which will surely be rejuvenate your mind and soul. Experience the concept of Athithi Devo Bhava in it’s true spirit. Go as guest but stay like family.
Accommodation :- Two double room and Two single room.
Check in :- 12 PM
Check out:- 12 PM
Reserve your morning and evening just to view mount Kanchenjunga from Sittong.
Walking all around the village in the lap of nature is mind-soothing.
Sit on the banks of Riyang river and experience the beauty of nature.
You may like to visit the sittong church.
You can also visit the Old monastery made of Bamboo and mud. This area is also famous for different kind of birds.
Mahananda wild life sanctuary in latpanchar is a popular tourist spot. Different type of animals including rare mountain goat are found here. Also the place is famous for medicinal plants it produces. The house of Rabindranath Tagore at Mongpoo is just 8 kms away and Latpanchar – the highest point in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is 13 km from Sittong.
Steel Bridge Jogighat Steel Bridge at Jogighat is the bridge which connect two villages Mungpoo and Sittong. It is one of the Tourist Point in Sittong area where many tourist visits to see the beautiful Steel Bridge and the green ambience surrounding it.
Apart from natural views, Latpanchar has also gained popularity among tourists due to its birding potential. There are about 250 species of birds available in the area including the Rufous Necked Hornbill. Bird enthusiasts from all over India and abroad, flock Latpanchar for a glimpse of some rare avifauna.
Best time to visit
Blessed with temperate weather, sittong is a place you can visit throughout the year. But winter season is the best time for experiencing the beauty of sittong both for its oranges and clear sky to view Kanchenjunga. If you visit the place within October and January you will feel extraordinary..
How to reach sittong
There are three routes to reach Sitong. The shortest route (55 kms) is through Siliguri – Sevoke – Kalijhora and Latpanchar. The second route (78 kms) passes through Siliguri – Rambhi and Mongpoo. The third route (75 kms) is through Kurseong – Dilaram – Bagora and Ghareytar.
By Train:- Get down at NJP Station. Then proceed to siliguri which is only 16 Kms.
Nearest Air Port :- Nearest Air Port is Bagdogra. The distance betwee Bagdogra and Siliguri is only 10 kms.
Per Head per day INR 1650 +5%GST including stay and all meals
Babies between 1 to 5 years are complimentary
Half price for Toddlers between 6 to 9 years
Full price for Children above 10 years
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