Perched at an altitude of 7000 feet, just 5 km away from Kalimpong and overlooking the snow-capped Mount Kanchenjunga is a scenically blessed hamlet called Thangulam which has become a paradise for nature lovers. Sited on the Cliffside of the mountain, Thangulam offers an intense panoramic view of the mighty Himalayan Range, Lava Lolegaon and also the glittering river Teesta.
Thangulam with its plethora of tourist attractions is going to take your heart away for sure. From spending some quality time at leisure to trekking through the lush green forest, here are the major things to see and do in the village.
Hire a car or taxi from NJP, Bagdogra or Siliguri to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Upon reaching Gangtok, have a car again to finally reach the hamlet. You can even take a bus to Kalimpong then again take a car to Thangulam. NJP is the nearest railway station of the village whereas Bagdogra is the nearest airport.
Except for Monsoon, no matter what season it is, you can visit the hamlet at any time of the year. The weather stays charming most of the months and the temperature do not fall too low at all. During winter, the temperature stays about 0 to 6-degree Celcius. During summer, the temperature ranges from 10 degrees to 16 degrees.
As it is an offbeat destinations consisting of a limited households, the accommodation option here is the homestay. Visitors will find the homestay quite comfortable as it is equipped with the spacious rooms, attached bathrooms, hot water, etc.
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