Pabong is an organic village situated at a distance of 34 km from Kalimpong and 70 km from New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal. The picturesque village is home to a little more than 100 families. The main source of livelihood for the inhabitants of Pabong is farming which is done organically. The place is also a bird watcher's paradise. Several bird species of the families - minivet, warbler, thrush, swift etc. are spotted at Pabong. Sometimes deer are also seen in and around the place. Pabong offers mesmerizing views of the snow capped peak of Mt. Kanchenjunga. There are homestays at Pabong for accommodation. You can also visit Charkhole, Kalimpong and Lolegaon from Pabong.

How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah, Kolkata and Howrah to New Jalpaiguri. Hired cars are available from New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri to reach Pabong. There are two routes to reach Pabong from Siliguri. The shorter route, around 70 km, takes you from Siliguri to Pabong via Bagrakot, Chuikhim and Charkhole. Road condition of this route is not good and hence it will be better to take the longer route via Kalimpong. Distance of Pabong from Siliguri via Kalimpong is about 100 km.


Chitrakoot Farm House. Tariff: Rs 1500 per person with food and lodging. Tel: 9733454779.
Pabong Valley Residency. Tariff: Rs. 2000. Tel: 9836077202.

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