RONGO-A hidden hamlet of DOOARS

RONGO-A hidden hamlet of DOOARS

RONGO-A hidden hamlet of DOOARS


Rongo, the small village is situated on top of a hill at an altitude of 4500 feet near Bhutan boarder. Rongo or Rongu serve as the Headquarter of Cinchona Plantation under Kalimpong subdivision.

Rango,Dooars,

An evening at Rango

Now Cinchona plantation is gradually giving way to rubber plantation. Rongo offers beautiful views of surrounding hills, forests and Jaldhaka river valley.

Rongo,Dooars, West Bengal

View from Rango

It is one of the doorway to the Neora Valley National Park. Most people are Buddhist and speak Nepali. A tiny remote village having a market, post office and few houses in its locality.

Rango,dooars,

Flower and bee

The population of Rongu is about 500 people. Rongu does not feature as one of the most famous tourist destinations of  North Bengal. But the natural beauty of this hill and the hospitality of the local people draws many a travel enthusiasts to this less known hill station.

Rongo,Dooars

Home Stay

Staying option :

Two Home stays are there. All are well equipped and well maintained.

Rongo,Dooars,

View from Home Stay

How to go:One can reach from Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station via Siliguri along national highway 31 i.e. Dooars crossing Chalsa and turning left at Khunia More via Chapramari, Sepchu, Gairibas. From Gairibas an uneven motorable road turns towards left to Rongo nearly 7 kilometers to Rongo.


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Hi, I am Biswanath Sinha. I always love to travel,love to explore new destination. i travelled many places of India. Hope in future will inform you about many places.


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2 Comments

  1. Accommodation details

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  2. beaituful place and wonderful write up… pls can you provide the name and phone no and tariff of the homestay….. sir pls reply at devjani80c@gmail.com

    thanks in advance
    devjani

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