(2000 Ft Above Sea Level)

West Bengal | India
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Chalsa is categorised as Plantations

Tea Plantations near Garumara
Suntalekhola - Nature Education and Wilderness Resort
Photo Courtesy Arnab Dutta
Suntalekhola (Photo Courtesy: Tanmoy Bhaduri)
Driving around chalsa

Reasons to Visit
  • Chalsa, a town in Doors region is one of the most visually attractive destinations in India.
  • Tea estates and tall trees are very pleasing and the region offers wonderful drives.
  • Doors region (1800 ft) is spread over 130 kms by 40 kms and is known for its tea estates and forests crisscrossed by the river Teesta and its tributaries.
  • Jaldapara sactuary nearby is what it gets visited for besides the tea plantations.
  • Garumara Wildlife Sanctuary nearby is where one can spot elephants and a variety of birds.
  • Chalsa is a renowned getaway and popular corporate offsite and getaway destination.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Bagdogra (70 kms), Gangtok (128 kms), Paro (245 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Siliguri (70 kms), Falakata (73 kms), Kurseong (93 kms)
  • Chalsa is an Ex-Siliguri / Ex-Guwahati Getaway

Chalsa has 10 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Jungle Lodge1

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Chalsa

Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Chalsa


  • Chalsa Getaway (3 Nights)

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Chalsa has 2 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Bagdogra and Drop to ChalsaRs. 3756
Pickup from Gangtok and Drop to ChalsaRs. 4929

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5 Travel Ideas listed for Chalsa. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird watching in Garumara Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bird watching in Jaldapara Sanctuary
  • Bird watching in Suntalekhola

Stay Ideas

  • Garumara Jungle Camp experience
  • Sinclairs Retreat Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    With its orange orchards and cardamom plantations, Samsing is an unspoilt mountain destination and excellent for drives
    View Point
    Tea Gardens
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Suntalekhola is a small picturesque serene village and nature lovers delight. Several trek routes originate from Suntalekhola to Neora Valley national Park. The drive to Suntalekhola is picturesque with plantations all around.
    View Point
    Countryside, Tea Gardens
    Lataguri is home to a "Nature Interpretation Center", which gives information about the flora and fauna of the area. Permits for entering Gorumara and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are given from Lataguri as well.
    Forest Museum
    Bindu is the last village on the Indian side bordering Bhutan. It is known for its beautiful landscape with Jaldhaka River, hills and forests. There is a dam known as Bindu Dam over the Jaldhaka river which is used for controlling water supply to the Jaldhaka Hydel Project at Jhalong and acts as a bridge for crossing over to Bhutan on foot.
    Lake or Riverside

Destinations within reach from Chalsa

  • Bagdogra ( 70 Km )

    Bagdogra is visited for being a base point near Siliguri having an Airport from where guests more

  • Siliguri ( 70 Km )

    Siliguri is arrival point for accessing Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim and tea plantations around the more

  • Falakata ( 73 Km )

    Falakata is a tea plantation area and lies in close proximity to Jaldapara and Garumara wildlife more

  • Kalimpong ( 79 Km )

    Kalimpong is about Buddhist Monasteries, Hindu Temples, and Christian Churches. Flowers, Orchids more

  • Kurseong ( 93 Km )

    Kurseong (4800+ ft asl) is a hillside hamlet 30 km short of Darjeeling offering views of the more

  • Namchi ( 103 Km )

    Namchi is a hillside hamlet commands panoramic view of the snow capped mountains (Oct - March) and more

  • Mirik ( 110 Km )

    Mirik is a local getaway ex-siliguri. Set around the Sumendu Lake, the area is surrounded by a more

  • Rumtek ( 123 Km )

    Rumtek Monastery (4500 ft) is located 24 km from Gangtok. The monastery is currently the largest more

  • Gangtok ( 128 Km )

    The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok is a popular hill station destination in the East. This small town, more

  • Pelling ( 145 Km )

    Pelling located in West Sikkim (6800 ft) is mainly for Himalayan views and monasteries, most more

  • Zuluk ( 145 Km )

    Zuluk is a small village atop a hill in Sikkim that falls on the historic Silk Route from Tibet to more

  • Mangan ( 148 Km )

    Mangan (4000 ft asl) is the district headquarters of North Sikkim and is base town before reaching more

  • Lachung ( 200 Km )

    Lachung (8600 ft asl) this is a small riverside village best visited in Summer. It offers snow more

  • Lachen ( 204 Km )

    Lachen (8500 ft asl) commands a panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountains. The town forms the base more

  • Thimphu ( 240 Km )

    Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan and one of the most visited destinations of Bhutan. Thimphu is a more

  • Paro ( 245 Km )

    The beautiful Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general. more

  • Manas ( 296 Km )

    Manas National Park is situated to the west of Guwahati and home to a wide variety of wildlife and more

  • Guwahati ( 412 Km )

    Guwahati on the Brahmaputra River is the largest city in the North-East Region of India. It is a more

  • Deoghar ( 429 Km )

    Deoghar also known as Baidyanath Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage. It is one of the twelve more

  • Tezpur ( 514 Km )

    Tezpur is just 180 km from Guwahati, the commercial capital of Assam. Tezpur is base point to more

  • Patna ( 515 Km )

    Patna is the state capital of state of Bihar. Bihar has been home of religious leaders like more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
GarumaraA tea Plantation area Few kms North of Chalsa, Garumara National Park is renowned for one horned rhinos. Getaway7
DooarsA tea plantation area offering scenic drives few kms from ChalsaGetaway1
NagrakataNagrakata is a tea plantation area within 15 kms radius of Chalsa, home to British era tea plantations and plantation bungalowsGetaway/Experiential2
KumaiKumai Tea Gardens are set near Samsing Tea Gardens at 25 kms North of Chalsa offering travellers a plantation experience.Getaway/Experiential-
Nearest Airport in Chalsa
  • Bagdogra Airport ( IXB ) , Bagdogra-70 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Chalsa
  • New Jalpaiguri ( NJP ), Siliguri-70 Kms
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