Shivkhola

Shivkhola is a picturesque tourist destination in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. The prime attraction of the place is its mesmerizing natural beauty with the cascading Shiv Khola river making its way through boulders and rocks. An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located on the bank of the river. The Shivkhola village is situated in a lush green valley at a distance of 1 km from the temple. On the opposite bank of the river lies the Shiv Khola Adventure Camp which offers opportunities for trekking, bird watching and other adventure activities. You can also visit Nurbong Tea Estate and Latpanchar from Shiva Khola.

How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah, Howrah and Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. The journey from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri takes around 10 hours. Auto rickshaws are plying from New Jalpaiguri to Siliguri. Cars are available from New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri to reach Rongtong via Hillcart Road. Shivkhola is easily accessible from Rongtong via Nurbong Tea Estate.



Accommodation

Shiv Khola Adventure Camp. Tariff - Rs. 1320 per head (including food and lodging). Tel: 9733454779, 9836077207.


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