Borong

Borong is a nature lover's paradise, 17 km from Ravangla in the Indian state of Sikkim. Located at an altitude of 5800 ft above sea level, the place serves as an ideal destination for spending time with nature. Borong is situated in a calm and peaceful environment with chirping birds, dense forests and mind blowing views of the snow capped mountain peaks. View of sunrise and sunset from Borong is a truly unique and unforgettable experience. The prime attraction of Borong is the Dungdung Waterfalls. Apart from that there are two more waterfalls namely Rainbow Falls and Silver Falls which are also worth visiting. Other nearby attractions include Old and New Ralang Monastery, Barmili Bridge and Maenam Hill.

View from Borong
How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah and Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. Auto rickshaws are plying from New Jalpaiguri to Siliguri. Shared jeeps are available from Siliguri to reach Namchi. Shared jeep charges around Rs. 150 per head. The journey takes about three hours. It takes another one and a half hour to reach Borong from Namchi by shared car. Shared car charges around Rs. 120 per head. You can also reserve a car from Siliguri to reach Borong directly. In that case the cost will be around Rs. 4000.

Accommodation

Borong Retreat. Tariff - Rs. 4500. Tel: 9051166563.
The Wild Flower Retreat. Tariff - Rs. 1500-2300. Tel: 9830705512.
Club 8000 Mountain Resort. Tariff - Rs. 4500 for two persons (including food and one night stay). Tel: 8145294900.

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