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Chota Mangwa, West Bengal, India

Chota Mangwa

Chota Mangwa

West Bengal, India

Chota Mangwa- Perched amidst the orange orchards overlooking the stunning Mt Kanchenjunga and Kalimpong valley is a quaint hamlet tucked away in the hills of North Bengal called Chota Mangwa or Chota Mangmaya (as many locals call it). Travelers are attracted to this relatively newfound destination Chota Mangwa located on a ridge at the top of the Mangwa hill for its surreal beauty and serene ambiance. In the Lepcha language, the meaning behind the place name is "A small place of finger millet".

Chota Mangwa Travel Tips

Take a stroll through the orange garden which fills your senses with the goodness of citreous fruit while basking in the sight of the glorious snow-capped mountains of the Himalayan range at Chota Mangwa. Far away from the mundane city life, Chota Mangwa is an ideal place if you long to find solitude amidst the hilly region or enjoy a laidback weekend with your loved ones. So, why are you waiting for? Plan a splendid Chota Mangwa Tour with North Bengal Guide.

Chota Mangwa Facts

Chota Mangwa is an Eco-friendly village with extremely friendly and down-to-earth people whose hospitality is sure to swell the heart of all travelers. Located 35km from the Queen of Hills Darjeeling town Chota Mangwa provides a great atmosphere that is untainted by the polluted air to detox you away from the maddening city life. Surrounded by the luscious green hills of Kalimpong, Darjeeling, and Sikkim Chota Mangwa is making its way towards being one of the most favored destinations on the list of travelers.

How to Reach

Flight By Air

The nearest airport to Chota Mangwa is Bagdogra. From Bagdogra, it is approximately 60 KM and it will take around 2hr 45 minutes to reach Bara Mangwa.

Train By Train

Chota Mangwa is 60 K.M. from New Jalpaiguri Railaway Station. It will take around 2.5 hr to reach there from NJP railway station if you reserve a car. If you want to come Bara Mangwa by share transport, first you have to take a share car for Teesta Bazar. And from teesta bazar you have to hire another car to reach Bara Mangwa.

Car By Road

From Bagdogra airport or NJP station, the distance to Chota Mangwa is about 60 kilometres and will take around 2.5 to 3 hours to reach.There are three different routes to reach here. The first route is through Teesta Bazar. This would be the preferred route for anyone coming from Kalimpong, Sikkim, Dooars side or even from Bagdogra / NJP. Travel to Teesta bazaar and on the Sikkim Bengal National Highway 10 and take the steep uphill village road toward Tinchuley and Chota Mangwa from here. From Teesta bazaar to your destination should be anything between 20 minutes to 45 minutes depending on which part of the two villages you would be travelling to. The second option is to travel via Takdah. The British cantonment of Takdah is another popular tourist destination which can be approached either from the Darjeeling side or from the NH10 side already discussed. From Takdah, Chota Mangwa is just about 4 km ahead. The third route is to come through Peshok road. This route would be suitable for anyone who is travelling here from the Lamahatta area.

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