Sittong Darjeeling Tour Package
Beautiful Sittong or Sitong valley in Darjeeling West Bengal is a large area comprising of three Panchayats, each of which has several villages. Sittong is actually a cluster of villages like 'Khasmahal' in the Darjeeling district and part of Kurseong subdivision. Sittong also known as Sitong is located at an altitude of around 4000 feet however it varies from several places from lower Sittong to upper Sittong. It is a newly added destination in the tourism map of Eastern Himalaya Region To book listed Sittong homestays at best price in Darjeeling contact with Nature Canvas Travel. The closest town to Sittong is Kurseong Town which is about 24 km away and takes around 1 hour 15 minutes to reach by car. Book amazing Sittong sightseeing tour package with Darjeeling, Kalimpong or Dooars Call +91-90732-08322. Travel agencies from various part of West Bengal can also get in touch with us for Sittong homstay booking. If you come to Sitong homestay from November to February, you will be impresses with the place definitely as this is the riping time of orange, and the weather remains clean generally at that time.
In Sittong homestays tour in West Bengal the nature is at its best and it is one of the favourite places for tourists visiting Darjeeling to experience the whole of Darjeeling district. Sitong package tour guests can get wonderful views of Himalayan peaks from their homestays including Kanchenjunga as well as river Teesta flowing down the plains. During your accommodation & sightseeing in Sittong you will also find tea gardens, waterfalls, viewpoints, forest trails for light low altitude treks, birds of different species and beautiful orange orchard, in winters. Sitong or Sittong is one such attractive village on the banks of Riyang River and is enclosed by abundant orange orchards and inhabited mostly by Lepchas. It will be nice to picking up fresh oranges from the orchards and having them during a trip to Darjeeling at North Bengal. So Book Sittong tour package or homestay with us at best price with us. As Sittong tour belongs to a completely rural area you cannot find any luxurious hotels to spend the night. Instead, you can stay at the local homestays. The people here in Sittong homestays are very polite and hospitable. Sitong spans over a large area and has three Gram Panchayats each having several villages in it. The three panchayats are named as Sittong - I, Sittong - II and Sittong - III. Plan a trip to Sittong West Bengal with best quality homestays with us including pick up, drop, sightseeing and all meals @best price.
Where is Sittong homestays situated in West Bengal?
Sittong (Valley) is a village in the Kurseong CD block in the Kurseong subdivision in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. Homestays in Sittong is located at 26.93662°N 88.36736°E & is a orange growing village. It's about 20 km from Mangpu and 13 km from Mahanda wildlife sanctuary. Lok Sabha, Bidhan Sabha constituency is Darjeeling and Kurseong in West Bengal. Visit Sitong as per your plan with the help of Nature Canvas Travel @ best price. It is a famous tourist destination particularly in the late winter when it's called orange village.
Quick info of Sitong:
Best time to visit sitong - The best time to visit Sitong is in November, December and January
Siliguri to sitong distance - 1 hr 1 min (26.1 km) via NH110
Sitong to Njp distance - 1 hr 17 min (31.1 km) via NH110
Sitong to Darjeeling distance - 2 hr 29 min (53.3 km) via NH110
Best time to visit Darjeeling - summer months from April to June are the ideal time to travel to Darjeeling
Darjeeling is famous for - for its scenic beauty, ancient forests, quaint houses, friendly people and the mountain panorama that it provides
Darjeeling unique attraction - Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Peace Pagoda, Ghum Monastery, Rock Garden, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nightingale Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Singalila, National Park, St.
Darjeeling to Chatakpur distance - 1 hr 22 min (20.5 km) via NH110
Chatakpur to Njp distance - 2 hr 34 min (63.6 km) via NH110 and Matigara - Kurseong Rd
Vilages in Sittong (Sitong) Darjeeling
Sittong in Darjeeling spans into a big geographical region with three gram panchayats known as Sittong-1, Sittong-2, Sittong-3
Sittong (SITONG) - I
Sittong - I consists of the most part of the upper Sittong and is also known as Sittong Kashmahal - I. It has several villages in it namely Ghalaytar, Upper Ghalaytar, Tham, Mana, Panch Phokri and many others. Some of the homestays are very popular here that offers the view of mountain peak, tea gardens and forests. Sittong - I has a geographical area of 628 hectares which consist of 65 household and thetotal resident population exceed 3100. Contact with us for upper sittong homestays booking which we can provide you @best price ranging from INR 1200/- to INR1800/-
Sittong (SITONG) - II
Sitong to comprise of villages such as Lower Mamring, Upper Mamring, Mahaldiram Forest, Mahaldiram Tea Garden, Toryak Kashmahal, etc. If you want to stay amidst the lush green forest or the beautiful tea gardens or have a great view of the snow-covered mountains then Mahaldiram is the place to choose. The altitude of the Mahaldiram village reaches up to 6000 feet which is the highest in the whole of Sitong.
Sittong (SITONG) - III
Sitong - III comprises of villages such as Latpanchar encompassing the higher reaches of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Baradit Tong Kashmahal, Loku Kashmahal, Mangpu, Rolak Kashmahal, Shelpu Kashmahal, Sittong Forest, etc. Here you can have a close view of the wildlife or do bird watching. So, if you are someone who enjoys these activities then Latpanchar should be your choice of place to stay which is located at an average altitude of 4200 feet. On the other hand, if you like to see Cinchona plantation and visit the Rabindra Museum, dedicated to poet Rabindranath Tagore then it is advisable to stay at Mangpu. Visit Sittong with the best travel agencies near me in Kolkata.
How you can effectively plan for visiting Sitong?
Day wise Lamahatta Darjeeling Sitong plan or itinerary where you may add Chatakpur also. Book Sittong homestays from us during your North Bengal tour package. Alternatively you may book a homestay in sittong with us and plan sightseeing of nearby places.
Day 1: NJP/ Bagdogra/ Siliguri to Sitong [distance 38 km - 2.5 hrs]:
After arrival at NJP/Bagdogra advance for Sittong/ Sittong, It's a virgin spot close to Kalijhora. To arrive at our pre book homestay in Sittong you have to cover a distance of around 36 to 40 km from NJP Siliguri or Bagdogra. Sittong famous as the Orange Valley for its farming, during the winter the entire area turns orange with its orange Gardens. The area is very renowned for birds; a big number of birds can be seen here. Complete your dinner at our Sitong Homestay. Siliguri to Sitong distance via NH 110 is 26.3 km [1 hr 10 min] & via Khaprail Rd/Matigara - Kurseong Rd/Rishi Rd and NH110.
Day 2: Sitong sightseeing:
After breakfast at our Sittong homestay visit the highest peak of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Latpanchar. It is a well-known for birding and other best sightseeing places around Sittong are given below - Evening free for leisure at our homestay in Sittong. You may also book Sittong sightseeing from Darjeeling or Kurseong.
Day 3: Sitong to Darjeeling [2 hr 24 min (Distance 53.4 km)]
After breakfast at homestay in Sittong transfer to Darjeeling where you can complete the sightseeing places.
Day 4: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early morning tour at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through oak, magnolia forests to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Khangchendzonga Peak (Stunning view subject to clear weather). On return trip visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop. After breakfast, full day city tour in Darjeeling including Rock Garden. For complete details about Darjeeling local sightseeing check out our blog places to visit in Darjeeling. Book Darjeeling tour packages from Kolkata and customized your plan as required.
Day 5: Darjeeling to Chatakpur [1 hr 9 min (20.5 km)via NH110]
After taking breakfast you will be driven for Chatakpur Tour. Chatakpur is at a driving distance of 28 km from Lamahatta and takes about 1.5 hours to reach. Upon arrival at your pre-booked homestay at Chatakpur, check-in and fresh yourself up. Later visit Chatakpur Viewpoint to see the snow-covered Mount Kanchenjunga in a clear day. Enclosed by green forest, visitors can do nothing at Chatakpur apart from enjoy the peacefulness of the position. Moreover, trail in the region of Chatakpur village to get friendly with it. Finally, have your dinner and spend the night at Chatakpur homestay. Book a homestay in Upper Sittong Chatakpur tour package with Nature Canvas Travel and enjoy best deals.
Day 6: Chatakpur to NJP drop [2 hr 38 min (63.6 km)via NH110 and Matigara - Kurseong Rd]
After Breakfast continue towards NJP/IXB with sweet memory of Sitong Darjeeling. Visit Sittong with best quality homestays with us including pick up, drop, sightseeing and all meals @best price.
Sittong homestay phone number
Which are the tourist places to visit near Sittong?
While Sittong itself is a relatively small and offbeat destination, there are several tourist spots in the surrounding areas that you may find interesting during sightseeing
Mungpoo/ Mongpu is famous for the plantation of Cinchona (The cinchona tree bark is used to produce Quinine – the anti malarial drug), The cinchona village made famous by Rabindranath Tagore.
Latpanchar: About 7 km from Sittong, is another serene village close to Sittong known for its bird-watching opportunities. It provides a peaceful retreat away from the more crowded tourist destinations.
Lamahatta: Famous for its beautiful lake and lush greenery, Lamahatta is a tranquil destination that offers a peaceful environment.
Chatakpur: About 22 km from Sittong famous for Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary
Kurseong: About 24 km from Sittong
Yogighat Bridge: A steel bridge built on the Riyang River that connects the villages of Mongpu and Sitong
Margaret's Hope tea estate: Produces some of the finest tea varieties in the world
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Museum: A specialty museum. Sittong is not far from Darjeeling, one of the most popular hill stations in India. Darjeeling offers attractions such as the Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and the Peace Pagoda.
Saint Paul, the Apostle, Church
Goomtee Tea Estate and Retreat
What are the best things to do near Sittong?
Things to see and do in Sittong| Sittong sightseeing details:
By now you might have understood that Sittong has a vast area and the villages are not too far away from each other. No matter where you are staying you can always hire a car from your homestay and visit the tourist attractions of the neighboring villages. However, if you are visiting Sittong then you might want to allocate a few days to take a tour of the whole of Sittong. But if you are in a hurry to visit Darjeeling then you might just choose some of the famous tourist places and sightseeing and include them on your sightseeing or itinerary while you are in Sittong.
Orange cultivation in Sittong Darjeeling:
Sittong is famous for its orange orchards during the winters. In the month of December, the entire area turns orange with its orange orchards. Tourist finds these gardens of orange orchards highly attractive.
Visit Sittong Church from homestays:
In the Sittong Kashmahal area you will find the Sittong Church where earlier was an old bamboo Church which has now been reconstructed into a brick-and-mortar building. The place is nicely located among of surrounding hills. Book Sittong Sightseeing and explore some memorable images with your family or friends
Visit Jogighat from Sitong:
Jogighat is located in lower Sittong region and it is a bridge over that Riyang River. It is a common picnic spot for the locals and tourists like to visit here to sit and relax beside the small stream.
Bird watching in Sittong tour package:
The village is very famous for birds and the large variety of birds that are found here. The Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is nearby and it is one of the famous bird watching spots at Latpanchar for wildlife lovers.
Treks from Sitong (Sittong) homestays:
There are quite a few soft adventure opportunities around Sittong including trekking and camping. Several routes originate from Sittong and go to different destinations. You can have an hour's trek to reach the top of the hill which is the highest point in the Selphu-Sittong-Latpanchar area. From this point you can have a panoramic 360° view of Dooars, Terai, Kurseong, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim Hills and parts of Bhutan and Nepal. Another trek route can take you to Chatakpur which is a forest village that has become famous during the recent years. You can also trek to Bagora via Mamring from here.
Where to stay in Sittong?
There are quite a few homestays available here in Sittong ► Pine Tree homestay in sittong ► Bisesh homestay sittong. As Sitong is a Mountain village, you can find only homestays and Farmstays in Sittong. Any luxurious hotels or resorts you will not find to stay.
Why Sittong homestays are better option instead of hotels?
→ Our deluxe homestay in Sittong is equipped with attached washroom equipped with Western Toilet, TV with Satellite Channels, 24 x 7 Hot/ Cold Running Water, car parking facility etc.
→ Sittong is a perfect offbeat in Darjeeling of North Bengal with the best quiet and peaceful environment.
→ Tourists can enjoy natural organic food at Sitong homestays.
→ Sittong tour package guests can enjoy campfire barbeque under the glittery nights at homestays.
What is the best time to visit Sittong (Sitong) in Darjeeling?
Sittong is a place where you can visit throughout the year because for most of the times the temperature is moderate and pleasant. You can visit it during spring and summer which is from the month of March to May when the sky is clear and you can have a good view of mountain Kanchenjunga. The weather is same during autumn and winters too that is from October to December. During the winters you will also find gardens filled with orange orchards in wonderful Sittong sightseeing. So you may easily tell that the best Sittong images is available in the winter season.
How is the weather around Sittong homestays?
Sittong is blessed with pleasant weather conditions. Sitong trip can be possible all through the year, but winter season is the best time for visiting Sitong, if you may see orange orchard in full flourish. Sittong temperature range is generally 5ºC to 28ºC from November to March.
How you can easily reach Sittong homestays?
Once you reach NJP Railway Station Siliguri or Bagdogra Airport, there are quite a few ways you can arrive at our Sittong homestay. There are two main major roads in Darjeeling Hills. One is the Hill Cart Road (NH-110) which goes uphill from the Siliguri plains all the way through the central area to Kurseong and onward to Darjeeling, and the other is Sevoke Road (NH-10) which lies on the eastern-side of Siliguri plains that goes on to Teesta Bazaar and then onward to Sikkim. Sevoke Road is also one of the main routes to get to Kalimpong region which Sittong tour package guests can choose for Lava Lolegaon Rishop. For more details about Sittong check out Kurseong travel & tourism guide.
Sittong is situated in a hilly region which is among Hill Cart Road and Sevoke Road, and at Kurseong Subdivision of Darjeeling district. And as a result, you can get to Sittong from any of these two main roads. Plan your Sittong trip with Nature Canvas Travel and enjoy your North Bengal holidays.
Distance from the nearby area → Sittong to Kurseong distance 24 kms → Sittong to Darjeeling distance 35 kms → Sittong to NJP distance 54 kms → Sittong to Kalimpong distance 54 kms
If you are looking for a vehicle to go to Sittong and wants to see the places of attractions look no further Call +91-90732-08322.
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Why is Sittong/ Sitong famous in Darjeeling, West Bengal?
Sittong is well-known for orange farming. These orange orchards are a visual treat for visitors now days. Though walking in the village, Tourists can enjoy the orange gardens in the eye-catching natural beauty through walking in the villages. It is still one of the unexplored destination in North Bengal tourism so book your Sittong tour with us in the winter to get this wonderful images.
Is Kanchenjunga visible from our Sittong homestays?
With moderate weather conditions, Sitong in Northern part of West Bengal is a destination you can trip all through the year. But winter period is the best time for a holiday in Sittong for its orange orchards and clear sky to sight Kanchenjunga mountain range can easily possible from Sittong homestays. Book your dream North Bengal tour package with Sittong at best price.
What are the best places to visit around Sitong homestays?
Sitong Darjeeling guests can travel near by places like Namthing Lake, Latpanchar, Kurseong, Dilaram, Mungpoo, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Tiger Hill, Mirik, Batasia Loop etc.
What is Sittong also known as?
Sittong is famous as the Orange Valley! Visit the beautiful orange orchard in North Bengal when you are in Sittong. For that look no further book a homestay in sittong and reluxe.
What is the cost of Sitong homestays?
Sittong Orange Garden Homestay starts from ₹1400/- per person. it includes organic food for the whole day.
Is homestay in Sitong is cheaper than hotel?
Hotels in Sitong area in Darjeeling can be cheap but less likely to be clean and hygienic and with mountain view room.
Which is better Kurseong or Sittong?
Sitong has much more to give to the Darjeeling bound tourists apart from its oranges. Nature is at its very best and presented Sittong. Visitors can experience the beauty of nature untouched by the vices of modern tourism. On the other hand Kurseong is a peaceful hill station in the Darjeeling
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