Pabong, endowed with the rich green emerald forest of Neora Valley National Park, is a tiny settlement in Kalimpong quite renowned for offering a mesmerizing view of the Mount Kanchenjunga.
Perched quite near to some of the tourist attractions of Kalimpong such as Charkhole and Lolegaon, this serene hamlet has somehow escaped the clutches of commercialisation. Also known to be a paradise for bird-watchers, let's have a look at what other things Pabong has to offer to its thirsty visitors.
Sited atop a mountain slope, in Pabong, there are plenty of things to see and they are as follows.
A must-visit destination to explore, here are some of the renowned things you can do at Pabong.
Pabong is a mesmerizing picture-perfect hamlet. This charming abode is embellished with paddy-fields, lush green forests, pine and alpine trees. Charkhole is the nearest place to explore. However, the other nearby destinations is Lava, Loleygaon, Rishyap, Kolakham, etc.
Being far away from the clutch of urban life, reaching this tiny abode is little troublesome. The major tourist places like Charkhole is 4 km away and Lolegaon is approximately 20 km away.
New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest major railway station from where taxis are available. Bagdogra is the nearest airport of the hamlet. From these two stations, taxis are available to hire up to Charkhole only due to the bad road condition.
With North Bengal Tourism's Kalimpong Car Rental Service, you can travel till up to Pabong from various pick-up points like New Mal Junction, New Jalpaiguri Junction, Siliguri, etc.
Far from the hectic lifestyle of the city crowd, this calm hamlet is the ideal place to experience village life. However, if we talk about the accommodation options here, homestays of Pabong is the only option.
The homestay in this village is encircled by cultivations of Cardamom, different fruits and greens. The rooms of the homestays are quite comfortable and filled with all the necessities.
As you can see, Pabong, tiny yet an astonishing hamlet has all the tourist-friendly proportions which are enough to catch the attention of visitors. With its mesmerizing vista of Mount Kanchenjunga, this tiny settlement is ready to welcome you with its open arms. So, when are you making your leave towards it?
Bhalukhop is an offbeat village elevated at 5300 feet is famous for its scenic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
Bidyang is a newly found jewel surrounded by the astounding hills of Kalimpong and North Bengal.
At an altitude of 3500 ft, Chuikhim is a tiny village located on the Southern region of Kalimpong Hills.
Adjacent to Labha and Algarah, Dalapchand is a perfect place for tourists looking for serenity & peace.
Daragaon, The Balcony of Kanchenjunga, is famous for offering a fascinating view of Kanchenjunga.
Gitkolbong, a hilly terrain also known as the Place of Oak Tree, is a paradise among nature enthusiasts.
Iccheygaon, located at an altitude of 5800ft amidst the pine and conifer forest is a perfect place to relax.
Kashyem Kaman is a real paradise on earth located beside the confluence of Teesta and Rangpo rivers.
Covered with rich forests, Mangarjung offers amazing view of mountain peaks & floras of Himalayas.
Mayrong Gaon is a virgin offbeat destination near Kalimpong that came to limelight in the recent years.
Millan Top is a viewpoint in Kalimpong remarkable for offering the astounding view of mountain peaks.
Surrounded by cinchona plantation, Munsong is a scenic hamlet, just 20km away from Kalimpong.
Nestled in the laps of the mighty Himalayas, Nimbong is a completely unexplored hamlet in Kalimpong.
Just about 28 km of the main town of Kalimpong, Nokdara is a hilly terrain Far from the tourists rush.
Far away from the bustling crowd, Pabong is a lively, unique & picturesque hamlet in Kalimpong.
Rikisum is a virgin settlement yet to explore entirely in the Kalimpong District of West Bengal.
Rishikhola is situated on the banks of Reshi river along the Sikkim border attracts many Himalayan birds.
Falls under the Kalimpong district, Sangser is one of the very few places where nature is so green.
A village of just few households, Sherpa Gaon is known for its serene ambience and exotic natural beauty.
Sillerygaon is known as New Darjeeling, adorned with dense forest and amazing view of Kanchenjunga.
Thangulam at an elevation of 5000ft is a piece of paradise, located just 5km away from Kalimpong Town.