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Destination Mangwa



Welcome to Mangwa hills, the virgin tourist's eco-friendly destination with tea Gardens, Orange Orchard, Teesta River and majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga making it the most promising and beautiful eco-tourist destination in Darjeeling. An Exclusive remote retreat, with panoramic Himalayan views that will make your soul soar. Spend a couple of spectacular days walking through the lush terraced fields, remote villages and pine and rhododendron forests and orange orchards in this un-spoilt region of Darjeeling hills. The twin sister Chota Mangwa and Bara Mangwa are two popular tourists destination for the nature lover. Mangwa is also called as Mangmaya. Chota Mangmaya and Bara Mangmaya are only 2 km apart and tourists can take an easy trek from Chota Mangwa to Bara Mangwa or Vice versa. The dense pine forest, a number of orange gardens will accompany you throughout the journey towards Mangmaya along with Mt. Kanchenjunga. Mangwa or Mangmaya Hills of Darjeeling is the most sought after eco-tourism hot spot for the tourists who would love to enjoy the beauty of Darjeeling along with this eco nature trip. NatureWings offers a unique package of Star Accommodation in Darjeeling city along with a stay in Mangmaya or Mangwa retreat. The splendid and breathtaking view of Mt Kanchenjunga from your resort and full and complete relaxation will give the proper refreshment you deserve. Your stay in Mangwa resort would be a memorable and lifetime experience. From Chota Mangwa or Bara Mangwa NatureWings arranges River Rafting for its guests from basic to advanced levels of river rafting. The adventurous mind of people enjoys this lifetime river rafting experience in the river Teesta. This is the only river rafting facility in the district of Darjeeling and Sikkim region.

Around Chota Mangwa

Chota Mangwa is a small village located on the lap of Himalaya with just a few families. Enthusiasts? people can enjoy nature trail along the picturesque green forest with a variety of birds and flora including some rare species of wildlife. Our guest can also take a leisure stroll to the Orange Garden or a nearby tea Garden. Tourists can also go for a day trip to Malley for River rafting or to Darjeeling city for a full day sightseeing. Tourists can take a view to see an age-old monastery. Tea Estate at Takdah is another major tourist attraction. Orange Juice making factory at Lepcha is another attraction for the tourists.

Darjeeling : The Himalayan Queen, with all its charms, glamour, and beauty is just an hour drive from Mangmaya. One can visit Darjeeling on a day trip with all its unique must-see places like Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, World Heritage Toy Train, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Rock Garden, Darjeeling Zoo, etc. For Details about Darjeeling, please visit ourDarjeeling page.

Tinchuley : Tinchuley is the latest secret eco-friendly tourist destination in Darjeeling. This eco-friendly destination with tea Gardens, Orange Orchard, and majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga makes it the most promising eco-village and one of the key destinations in Village tourism in Darjeeling district. Tinchuley lies on the laps of nature and has a variety of sightseeing to offer. One can take a walk through the jungle trail or can dip their feet into the cool Teesta water. And if you are a bird lover u could sit in the jungle and listen to the soft chirping of birds.

Climate : Summer around 5 to 20° C,winter around 2 to 10° C

Altitude : 6,000 ft

Clothing & Luggage: Travel as light as possible with the least minimum clothes, toiletries, and other essential commodities. The weather of Kolakham during summer requires light woolen garments. In the winter, heavy woolen is required.

Food And Drink: Drink only bottled water. Carry your water from Darjeeling, Kalimpong or Siliguri. Since this area doesn't have any single shop, it is always advisable to carry dry foods like to carry biscuits, chips, dry fruits, fruits, etc. Foreign Liquors / Alcohols are not also available in Chota Mangwa or Bara Mangwa.

Health Facility & Health Precautions: It is advisable to carry specific medicines as there are no pharmacy shops in Chota Mangmaya or Bara Mangmaya. Always carry a kit of the basic emergency medicines you might need for diarrhea, fever, etc, also band-aids and an antiseptic ointment. The nearest health facility /medicine shop is available at Teesta Bazar or Kalimpong.

Card Payment & ATM: Credit/Debit Card is not accepted in Mangmaya. In Mangmaya there is also no ATM. Please carry cash for all your transactions.

Telephone / Mobile phones: The mobile connectivity in Mangwa is limited. Hence, it is advisable to carry mobiles phones from two different mobile service providers

Mangwa or Mangmaya is a small village close to Tista Bazar in the Darjeeling district. under the Kalimpong subdivision in Darjeeling district. It can be reached either from Tista Bazar or from Darjeeling City.

Place from TO KM Approx Road Journey Time (In Hrs)
NJP Chota Mangwa 70 3 Hours
Bagdogra(IXB) Chota Mangwa 80 4 Hours
Darjeeling Chota Mangwa 47 2 Hours
Kalimpong Chota Mangwa 20 1 Hour
Gangtok Chota Mangwa 62 4 Hours
Chota Mangwa Bara Mangwa 2 0.5 Hours

By Bagdogra flight:Nearest Airport is Bagdogra (IXB). By car, it will take approx 5.5 hrs to reach Chota Mangwa or Mangmaya from Bagdogra.

By Train : The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP). It will take 3 hrs to reach Mangwa/Mangmaya by car from NJP.

By Road: Chota Mangwa /Mangmaya can be reached from Siliguri by various hired vehicles in roughly 3 hours. Nearest town- Kalimpong, 20 Km from Chota Mangwa

Accomodation: NatureWings offers its guests an exclusive eco-nature resort, located in the best and premium spot of Chota Mangwa or Bara Mangwa. The nature resort is located on the mountain top of Mangwa or Mangmaya hills, offers the best mountain view from Mangmaya. The resort provides all rooms with a splendid view of Mt Kanchenjunga. All rooms are provided with geyser, western-type toilet, floor carpets. Facilities for secure car parking are also available. The resort also offers a mountain facing courtyard for their guests and playground for toddlers and kids. The resort won many prestigious awards from the Tours and Travel industry. This resort is considered the best resort in the entire region and offers various categories of rooms and cottages including a honeymoon suite.

On-Demand Services

  • Bar-B-Q
  • BonFire
  • Camp Fire
  • Camping
  • Trekking
  • Guided jungle Tour