Chatakpur

Chatakpur Eco Village is a hill village situated at a height of 7887 ft within the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is 7 km from Sonada located on the way to Darjeeling. A glimpse of Mt. Kanchenjunga alongwith other parts of the Himalayan range can be seen from Chatakpur. Chatakpur View Point is located nearby from where one can get a view of the Pine and Rhododendron Forests. The place is also a bird lover's paradise. Different species of birds including Yellow Billed Blue Magpie, Warbler, Himalayan Bulbul and Black Capped Redstort are seen here. Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to the great Himalayan Black Bear. You can reach Tiger Hill, Rimbi Village and other places from Chatakpur by trekking. One can also reach Jorebunglow, Ghum, Sonada and Pokhri by car.

Chatakpur

How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah, Howrah and Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. Auto rickshaws are plying from New Jalpaiguri to Siliguri. Chatakpur can be reached by car from New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri. Otherwise you can reach Sonada or Jorebunglow by shared car and then hire another car to get to Chatakpur. Chatakpur is 7 km from Sonada and 16 km from Jorebunglow.

Accommodation

Chatakpur Eco Resort. Tariff - Charges for 2 persons including food Rs. 3500 (per day), Charges for 3 persons including food Rs. 4500 (per day). Tel: 9434072552.
Chatakpur Eco Village Home Stay. Tariff - Rs. 1500 per head including food and lodging. Tel: 0323-2520492, 9832667570.
Kanchenjhau Home Stay. Tariff - Rs. 1350 per head including food and lodging.

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