Mongpu (মংপু /मुन्ग्पू) is
a small Himalayan village under Darjeeling district, this can be your
next weekend destination. The village day by day gaining popularity
as a tourist destination among nature lovers. Mungpoo is famous for its
valuable Rabindra Nath Tagore museum (মৈত্রেয়ী দেবীর বাড়ি),
memories of Tagore and Cinchona plantation. But Mungpu Valley is also
famous for its natural beauty, friendly, peaceful environments, good food.
The great literature
Tagore fourth times visited the place in his life time, in the year of 1938 he
has paid his first visit to Mongpoo and last visit was in the year of 1940.
In a day
trip you can visit Sitong village, which is located just 10 KM away from
Mongpoo. Latpanchar and Ahaldara - another ideal place to see the sunrise like
Tiger Hill just 15 km away.
a natural paradise
homestay at Mungpoo
Our associate homestay at Mongpu is best accommodation
option in town. We provide best, secure & cosy homestay accommodation with
all modern facilities. Currently we have total 10 (ten) numbers of rooms with
all amenities. All rooms are spacious to stay with our loving one with attached
western bath. The homestay located very prime location of town, famous Rabindra
Bhaban just 2.3 km away. Also we provide local organic delicious food, our
package including all food + lodging per person (head) per day basis.
Food package: Morning Tea, Lunch, evening tea + light snacks
western bath, food + lodging
western bath, food + lodging, TV with DTH
Nearest railway station or rail head is New Jalpaiguri
(NJP), distance around 52 kilometres through New Jalpaiguri - Sevak-Kalijora -
Mongpu. It may take around 2.5 hrs to reach from NJP/Siliguri to Mongpu.
Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB). Daily direct rail & flights connect Mongpu
with Kolkata and rest of India. You can rent a small car for 2000 rupees and a
big sumo or bolero may cost around 2,500 bucks.
Mongpu can be visited
throughout the year except monsoon, but winter and early summer is best season/time
to visit Mongpu. In winter you can get a great glimpse of orange orchard in
nearby villages like Sitong.