TUMLING, offbeat vacation spot of West Bengal
Tumling is a picturesque hamlet of Darjeeling district. It’s a very small village which lies on the excessive finish of India – Nepal border. It’s located on the best way to Sandakphu. Its unparallel magnificence is simply spell bounding. It’s located 2970m above sea degree. This place is known for the magnificent view ‘Sleeping Buddha’ and beautiful sunset. That is the place the place one can get pleasure from dawn and sundown.
Our Story –
Day 01 – We boarded Padatik prepare from Sealdah at 11.20pm on 17th March, 2022. Our prepare was late. We reached NJP round 10.30 in morning, did our breakfast after which began our journey to Manebhanjan.
It took 3hrs to succeed in. As there was shortage of Land rover, we went in sumogold automobile. From there, it took 1hr 15mins to succeed in Tumling.
We reached Tumling round 4pm and did our lunch. We stayed in Sidharth Lodge. Because it was holi, there was an enormous rush. Homestay bhaiya advised us to go to uphill to observe sundown. So, after lunch, we went there.
The sunset was beautiful. I’ve by no means seen sundown on mountains earlier than. It was an incredible expertise. The blue coloration of sky turned in hues of purple and orange. The sky modified its coloration from minute to minute. From vibrant pink to sizzling orange, the clouds are painted in ever-changing colours because the solar units. The sky broke like an egg into full sundown. It was superb expertise.
After that, we got here again to lodge, had our night tea together with veg pakora and had our dinner at 9pm.
Day 02 –
- Morning –
We have been eagerly ready to see ‘Sleeping Buddha’ and dawn. We awoke at 5am. The sky was darkish with full moon. We went out from our resort. As we stepped out, there have been many vacationers wandering outdoors and ready to witness the magnificent view of mountain ranges. As time handed, darkness was dominated by gentle of hopes.
The colour of sky began altering. On the left nook, full moon was nonetheless glittering and on the fitting nook of sky, rays of solar began rising. And because the rays turning into extra highly effective ‘Sleeping Buddha’ in entrance of us was seen.
It was a singular second to view full moon, dawn and ‘Sleeping Buddha’ in a single body. We have been aghast. We sat on the grass gazing the great thing about nature.
At 8am we returned to our resort and did our breakfast with scrumptious Tibetan paratha, chola, fried rice, boiled egg.
After clean up, we determined to go for a stroll. The roads have been stunning. Rhododendron flowers have been blooming throughout. After nearly 45mins strolling, we reached on the doormat of Singilila Nationwide Park. There have been guards on the gate.
We entered the park and noticed two diverging roads. Proper hand aspect street was pucca whereas on left hand aspect the street was kutcha. We determined to go on pucca street first after which kutcha street. Pucca street results in Sandakphu. We walked alongside the trail for 15-20mins, then determined to return again.
Then we went on the kutcha street. Simply the street began, there was a restaurant together with a homestay named Dawa homestay. We went inside for a tea break. A woman served us tea. Conversing together with her, we bought amazed. She advised us that, we are actually in Nepal.
My God, we have been having our tea abroad, NEPAL. There isn’t any barrier between two international locations. Anybody can go to the opposite aspect. It was unbelievable. We’re in NEPAL now. After spending 1hr, we got here again to our resort, did our lunch and slept properly.
In eve, mom nature got here in a unique look. The foyer, sitting space of our resort was not clearly seen because of cloud. Sure, clouds and clouds throughout. It turned not possible to see who’s standing subsequent to me. Waves of cloud engulfed the entire space.
We loved and performed with cloud. We have been spellbound. It was an actual pleasure.
It was a cloudy morning. Mountains weren’t seen. This was the final day of our tour. We packed our luggage, bought prepared, did breakfast and cleared the funds to homestay dada and mentioned good bye to Tumling and promised the character that we’ll come again once more.
Market – The closest market is Manebhanjan. There is just one little restaurant cum store adjoining to our homestay, Sidharth lodge. The primary market in Manebhanjan.
Why one ought to go to Tumling– There are such a lot of causes to go to this place.
- The primary motive is the magnificent view of Sleeping Buddha and in addition Himalayan ranges.
- Tumling falls on the best way to Sandakphu. So, for one evening halt, it’s a good possibility.
- Its beautiful sundown will refresh your all tiredness.
- It’s a small village with only a few populations. It’s a much less crowded place. Those that cherished offbeat vacation spot, it’s paradise for them.
- Singlila Nationwide Park, which is known for purple pandas, is simply 1km from Tumling.
- Because the place is near India -Nepal border. There isn’t any barrier like fencing or another factor between the 2 international locations. It’s totally distinctive factor that I appreciated in regards to the place.
Tumling Tour in 02 day
Day 01- From NJP, attain Tumling by way of Manebhanjan. At night, witness beautiful sundown.
Day 02 – At early morning, view the dawn and the magnificent ‘Sleeping Buddha and Himalayan Ranges.’ After breakfast go to Singlila Nationwide Park. It’s simply 1km from Tumling. This Park is known for purple pandas.
Day 03 – At morning, could go to Tonglu for dawn which is simply 1km from Tumling. After breakfast go away for NJP station or Airport.
If you happen to can spare another day, then do go to Sandakphu by street.
Tour Value – a) Transport from NJP to Tumling = Rs 5500
b) Meals and Keep (in Siddharath Lodge) – Rs 2000 per head per particular person (twin sharing) together with breakfast, lunch, night tea and snacks and dinner.
How one can attain –Attain Manebhanjan from NJP, then from Manebhanjan, go to Tumling in Land Rover.
The place to remain – As it’s a very small village, so staying choices are very restricted. There are 3-4 lodges. We stayed in Sidharth Lodge, one of the widespread right here.
a) Sidharth Lodge – 9593320408
b) There’s a homestay inside Singlila Nationwide Park. If you’d like, you possibly can keep there too.
c) Dawa homestay (Singlila Nationwide Park) – 8116434907.
d) Mountain Lodge – 9230543807
e) Sherpa Passang homestay – 097664 73104
f) Gurung Homestay – 074788 22890