There is no such sense of solitude as that which we experience upon the silent and vast elevations of great mountains. Lifted high above the level of human sounds and habitations, among the wild expanses are colossal features of Nature. Suntalekhola River Camp is Nature Resort located at an altitude of 750mt in the Dooars Himalayan foothills of West Bengal. Suntalekhola when translated in English means ‘orange stream' and is a small settlement with a beautiful and peaceful environment. Suntalekhola River Camp is managed by the West Bengal Forest Development Corporation (WBFDC) with total of 4 tents near River Murti. Swiss and Popinjay tent of Suntalekhola River Camp are perched at a higher elevation which gives more privacy and better view of the serene area. Surrounded by forests, Suntalekhola River Camp gives the feel of being alone and at the same time safety and comfort of home. Getting up in morning to the sound of birds, lazing in the sun outside your tent and hymn of the river for company, Suntalekhola River Camp you gives you the feel of paradise on Earth.
The calm and serene atmosphere of Suntalekhola River Camp is interrupted only by the soft chirping of birds and the murmur of the waters of a rivulet breaking over the rounded stones and boulders next to the banks. Suntalekhola Camp with its tent accommodation has become the best place stay in Dooars for the travelers who crave to taste the thrill of river side camping. Refreshing breeze blowing across the hills, exotic fragrance of wild flowers, chirping of colorful birds makes the Suntalekhola River Camp a unique resting place for the nature lovers.
Suntalekhola River Camp is a perfect place to find solitude in the midst of nature. The tents of Suntalekhola River Camp are equipped with very basic facilities and fresh food giving you the taste of simple and healthy life with an unhindered view of the beautiful green landscape and the high mountains. Suntalekhola River Camp is located about 4 kilometers from Samsing. Due its proximity with Neora Valley National Park, Suntalekhola River Camp is famous for being the base of exploring the virgin forest of Neora. The unique location of Suntalekhola River Camp has made bird watching a famous tourist activity. Apart from birding visitors can also partake in activities like trekking and angling while lodging in the tents of Suntalekhola River Camp.
There are many places to visit near Suntalekhola River Camp like Rocky Island, Mouchuki, and Samsing. Located 4km from Suntalekhola, Rocky Island is an island made with the formation of gigantic rocks. Sited midst the River Murti, Rocky Island is a favored sightseeing destination for the visitors lodging in Suntalekhola River Camp. Mouchuki located 6km from Suntalekhola River Camp is another famous tourist destination. Situated along the banks of River Neora, Mouchuki with its pictorial view has enthralled the mind of many travelers.
Spending a night under the sky full of stars while taking in the fresh air and listening to the alluring sound of the flowing river, at Suntalekhola River Camp you can experience all these and get a sense of closure towards the Mother Nature.
Nearest Airport to reach Suntalekhola River Camp is at Bagdogra approx 100Km, nearest Railway Station is at Chalsa Junction located at a distance of 20km. But most visitors prefer boarding a train for New Mal Junction due to its connectivity. The distance between New Mal Junction to Suntalekhola River Camp is 30km. The most convenient way to reach Suntalekhola River Camp after arriving at these junctions is by hiring or renting a car.