Location & how to reach
Chota Mangwa is accessible from NJP, Bagdogra, Sikkim, Kalimpong & Dooars via Teesta Bazar, and from Kurseong, Mirik and Darjeeling via Jorebangla.
The distance from Darjeeling town is 35kms by road, fare is Rs 1700 by car (during high season) and takes about 1.5 hours to reach. From NJP station the fare is Rs 2100 and takes about 2.5 hours to reach (distance ~70kms). From Gangtok the distance is 62kms. The route from NJP/Bagdogra is via Sevoke and Teesta Bazaar. From Teesta Bazaar, teh climb starts and the roaad goes through Bara Mangwa (well known for its step cultivation and green foliage), Orange Garden Compex, and the village Serong. A 1.5kms diversion from the main road leads to Chota Mangwa through a dirt road. The main road continues to Tinchuley, Takdah etc.
Where to stay in Chota Mangwa
Tamang Homestay is the best option to stay in Chota Mangwa, we have Three Triple bed cottages.
Pocket Pinch-Rs.1350 per head per day with all meals.