Borong Travel Guide
- State: Sikkim
- Famous for/as: Hill
- District: South Sikkim
Located at an altitude of 5,800 feet, Borong is one of the most beautiful destinations in South Sikkim. Situated around 17 km from Ravangla, the destination is home to a hot spring, which is known as Borong Tsa Chu.
While visiting Boron, tourists can enjoy beautiful views of Mount Kanchenjunga as well as the peaks of Sinolchu, Narsingh and Pandim. For bird lovers, Borong is one of the ideal locations as it is home to several species of birds such as scarlet minivet, black magpie and Himalayan pheasants. Other than this, trekking is another activity here, which attracts trekkers from all over the world. Borong provides a good base to those trekking to Maenam Peak. Ralong Monastery, located at a distance of 5 km from Borong is one of the chief attractions of the destination. In addition, tourists can also head towards a hot fountain on the banks of River Rangeet, which is at a distance of 3 km from Borong.
Borong is connected by flights and trains. Flights are available to Bagdogra Airport, which is the nearest airport, located in West Bengal. The nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri, in West Bengal. Apart from flights and trains, tourists can also reach Borong by car from several places like Pelling, Gangtok or Rinchenpong.
Borong is a year round destination, however those who want to enjoy the festival held at the banks of River Rangeet can make a visit in February.
Best time to visit Borong in the next six months
- Andy Banerjee
- Lives in Kolkata
- 3 Reviews
Great place far from the madding crowd with awsm scenic view
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Will have to eat at the hotel it self or else will have to drive down to Rabangla, but food at the hotel is good very much home made , must go to Namchi to see Char Dham an enormous temple complex carved out of the hills.
Activities & things to do: Must do a bonfire with live chicken roast
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: From NJP take a car and drive down via Rabangla, take all necessary from Rabangla itself.
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- Borong Tsa Chu and Ralong Hot Springs
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