Want to get away from the city lights into the wilderness and never return? Don’t worry if you don’t have the time to take leave and the resources to afford a great trip! Rongtong is just the perfect getaway for you!
A 35 minutes ride from the city of Siliguri is this beautifully calm hill station that you would not want to leave. Here are listed the top 5 things to do when you are in Rongtong:
1. Calm Down
Doesn’t matter if you are angry, sad, or just had the worst day in your office. Rongtong and its calm is a therapy you don’t stop craving for. So, spare some time for yourself, pick a bench and spend a calm day, evening, or night amongst the tranquil hills sipping a cup of hot Darjeeling tea.
2. Have Momos!
Momos are not exclusive to Rongtong but the locals sure make one of the best momos you can find in the country. The momos and the Wai-Wai noodles are the most preferred snacks for anyone who visits this astounding boom-town.
3. Discover Rongtong Railway Station
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railways is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since the ’99. Rongtong Railway Station is one of the thirteen stations between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling, also connecting to the highest railway station in India, Ghum, from where you can take a short trip to Tiger Hills. The station is also one of the favorite spaces for photographers both amateur and professional.
4. Witness The Golden Hour
Watch the sun go down over the sleeping town of Siliguri. There are no words that can explain the magic of colors well. If you have other commitments, catch the sunrise instead. You are gonna love us for this one thing if nothing else.
5. Interact With The Locale and Local
Rongtong has a large span of tea gardens that surrounds it in patches. You have the option to interact with the locals, and what you get is to know about the place, its history, and their lives. Or you can always sit in the calm and experience the beauty of nature as it is, or even do both.
Rongtong is the calmest place where you will have the time to interact with yourself as well as others. Here were the five things that you can do on your trip to this serene locale.