Chota Mangwa | offers picturesque view of the Teesta River

Chota Mangwa (ছোটা মাঙয়া) a small hilly village in secluded environment of Darjeeling district, west Bengal, distance from Darjeeling city only 35 K.M. It will take around half hours short driving to Chota Mangwa from Darjeeling city. Curved Tista River flows from very near of this village, its lays between Kalimpong of Darjeeling West Bengal and Namchi of Sikkim. If you are looking ahead you can see sparkling sculpture of Lord Shiba from Namchi (Sikkim) Chardham.

Chota Mangwa Eco Cottage

If you are visiting this place in November-December time, then you can see the orange orchards full of oranges in both at Chhota Mangwa and Bara Mangwa which is a few kms. away from Chhota Mangwa.

          Enjoy lighting up of Kalimpong city at evening, lots of lights will visible from Kalimpong hill like so many lighting buts are flying front of you, a wonderful ineffable scene from your room or cottage. Get a sweet and quick sleep at night because, a charming sunrise waiting for you at next day morning. The entire Kanchenjunga peak will be colored with so many colors at sun rising time, it’s a must see.

          After breakfast take a short trip to old monastery, very peaceful location in the lap of mountain. It’s a very holly place for locals, lots of people are gathered here and Buddha Purnima Festival. Chota Mangwa a hot spot for birding, through the year this place attracts number of bird watcher from around the country. Take a small walk through mountain roads and the orange orchards, pick an orange from tree and test this one with a reasonable price. In winter entire villages colored with oranges and snowcapped Kanchenjunga. Also you can reach to Bara Mangwa, distance from Chota Mangwa is only 12 K.M, by the breathtaking orange orchards. Nearby attractions are Tinchuley, Mongpo (21 K.M), Loleygaon (69 K.M), Pedong (36 K.M), Delo (34 K.M) and Bara Mangwa (12 K.M).

          This region also well-known for organic farming, step cultivation and orange complexes. All the served food at your homestay or hotel will be organic and cultivating by locals.

Accommodation in Chota Mangwa

The Eco-Tourism complex offers an excellent view of Teesta Valley and Mt. Kanchenjunga with solar equipped. All rooms are double bedded and one four bedded family room is available.

Food Tariff (all are organic)

Veg. Meal

Non Veg. Meal

Rs.500 per head per day

Rs.600 per head per day

 Room Tariff






Rs.1500 per night



Rs.1500 per night



Rs.2000 per night



Rs.2000 per night


Cottage (4 bed)

Rs.3000 per night



Rs.2000 per night



Rs.2000 per night

How to Reach Chota Mangwa

Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri or NJP well connected with all major Indian cities. The Darjeeling Mail, Kanchankanya express, Saraighat express, Tista-Torsa express connecting to Kolkata. Chota Mongwa situated from 68 K.M away from NJP.

          Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB) daily flight available from Kolkata, Guwahati and Delhi. Book an exclusive car from NJP or from Bagdogra to Chota Mangwa, it’s the best way to transportation, cost would be around Rs.2500/ to Rs.3200/. The way to Mangwa from NJP or Bagdogra goes via Sevok, Tista bazar, from Tista Bazar the main hill road starts to Mangwa, last 2 K.M is dirt road. This main road goes to Takdah and Tinchuley.

Best Season to Visit Chota Mangwa

Chota Mangwa welcomes tourists throughout the year; try to visit at winter time to get orange full complexes and orchards. These oranges are so good in test; you can pluck any number of oranges as you want with minimum charges.

          At monsoon or after monsoon this place covered by lush green, you can avail discounts for accommodation, this is off season for Mangwa.

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