Offbeat Eco Tourism
OFFBEAT ECO TOURISMTinchuley is a remote hamlet located close to Darjeeling is an upcoming tourist destination of the region. The word Tinchuley means three chullas (means oven), and is represented by three prominent hill tops that resembels the three chullas. It provides stunning Himalayan views with the Majestic Kanchanjunga towering over the entire region. There are numerous viewpoints in Tinchule like the Gumbadara View point, which gives extraordinary views of River Teesta. The Tinchule View point gives nearly a 180 degree view of the entire range of Eastern Himalayas with the majestic Mt. Kanchenjungha ruling the sky. You can also view towns like Gangtok, and Darjeeling from these view points.
What to see :
Sunrise Views, Tinchuley Monastery ,Orange Garden, Takdah Bazaar, Takdah Orchid Centre, Tea Garde, Teesta Valley.
How to reach:
Tinchuley is only 32 kms from Darjeeling. It is at a distance of 80 kilometers from Siliguri, 35 kilometers from Kalimpong and 88 kilometers from Gangtok.