Timings: Open 24 x 7 Major Airports: Bagdogra Airport Best time: October to June (Read More)
The Thangu Valley
The scenic and picturesque views of the Thangu Valley will explain to you the need of tranquillity and serenity in the place. At a high elevation of 3963 feet, covering the entire valley with the cascades of snow like a blanket. The valley is adorned by the alpine meadows intermingled with the shimmering waters of the Teesta river along with other three streams of the Chopta, Thangu and the Lassur making the valley even more beautiful to experience. The village of Thangu is a great place to halt and rejuvenate yourself. Another popular attraction includes the pristine and silvery waters of the Gurudongmar Lake. The people can experience a setback as the area borders the Chinese territory hence trekking and further exploration by the Indian Army is wholly banned for the foreign nationals, and only Indian adventure fanatics can extend further than their base.
The cool breeze flowing throughout is going to fall in love with nature and relive the moments of your life. Adventure and nature lovers can treat themselves which such marvellous heaven on the earth is living a few memories in the cap of the snow.
Best Time to Visit
Although the high altitude of 9,600 feet above the sea level makes it a prominent attraction attracting tourists all year long but the best time of visit in the starting months of winter commencing from October to June.
The place is open throughout the day, and the locals are very welcoming to let you in their premises.
There are no entry fees charged to enter the valley.
How To Reach
The nearest rail track to the city of Pelling is the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station situated at a distance of 231.5 km and takes around 8 hours and 20 minutes to reach the valley. The nearest airport is the Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri.