Thangulam | A mesmeric Himalayan hamlet
Thangulam is a picturesque village located at 7000 ft. (above sea level). This virgin
village situated just few kms from kalimpong and almost 3 hrs. from NJP. This
is an ideal place to watch Kanchenjunga throughout the day, also a nice
destination for bird lovers. Thangulam is around 5 kms. from
Kalimpong and 2 kms. from Delo.
Meaning of the name ‘Thangulam’ is
Hill-Top in local Bhutia language, the village located at higher altitude than
Delo. The village offers birds-eye view of Kanchenjunga mountain range, Lava
Loleygaon and River Teesta on a clear day. Many Himalayan birds and animals can
be seen here.
village near kalimpong
Only one resort is available for
accommodation at Thangulam. The resort is located ideally amidst many places or
point of interest like Deolo (15 min), Dr. Grahams Home (5 min), Kalimpong town
(20 min), Lava, Loleygaon (50min drive).
Magnificent view of nearby and mighty Kanchenjunga
can be seen from the resort, tariff starting from Rs.1500 for double bedded
rooms, Rs.1800 for four bedded rooms. All rooms are spacious and cozy provides
all facilities like attached western bath with hot water facility.
How to Reach
Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri
(NJP) and nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB). Direct car/taxis are available to
Thangulam, it will take around three hrs. to reach and cost will around Rs.2500
– Rs.3000 depending on car type.
jeeps are also available from Siliguri to Kalimpong, from here book a car to
Thangulam or call homestay owner to pick-up you.
Best Season to Visit
Thangulam can be visit throughout the year, avoid
Nearby attractions of