Sightseeing

Places to Explore

When In Latpanchar

THE LAKE OF NAMTHING

Situated at an altitude of 4250 ft above sea level, the beautiful lake is the natural habitat for a number of rare species. Namthing Lake is one of the few places in the region where you can see the Himalayan Newt (Salamander) in the wild.

Namthing

AAHAL DARA (SUNRISE VIEW POINT)

Hilltop located about 4-5 Km away from the village fro m where you can see the exotic view of snowcapped Mt Kanchenjungha peaks. In the early hour of morning you can witness the sunrise with the green mountain slopes covered, exotic trees and the flowing of river Teesta will definitely make you feel like in heaven. You can also go for trek with your family and friends enjoying the peace and delightful environment.

SANSARI DARA

About a 2 kms walk from Latpanchar, Sansari Dara is a must visit place. This is the viewpoint from where you can watch the sunrise over the Himalayas. The views are fantastic.

sansari dara

LATKOTHI

About 4 km from Latpanchar. The mountain road through the Cinchona, Sal, Teak & Pine trees reaches here to disclose the wonder of nature. You can spend a day in this place.Colourful butterflies and birds will welcome you to the region.

Lepcha Monastry

Lepcha Monastry is located just above the famous near Yukusm. MELLI MONASTERY. Melli basically means 'a lepcha village'. This monastery is also located near Yuksum. SINON MONASTERY. Sinon means 'the suppressor of intense fear'.

Lepcha Monastry

Mahananda Wild

About 4 km from Latpanchar. The mountain road through the Cinchona, Sal, Teak & Pine trees reaches here to disclose the wonder of nature. You can spend a day in this place.Colourful butterflies and birds will welcome you to the region.

Birds Paradise

Latpanchar is very popular for bird watching.Its called Bird watcher's paradise. Latpanchar ,a small hamlet in the Darjeeling district is the abode of the very elusive endangered Rufous Necked Hornbill.

Birds Paradise

Salamander

Salamander-The Himalayan Newt, commonly known as the Salamander, is a living fossil which has lived the age of the dinosaurs. It is also said to be the missing link between the Reptiles and the Amphibians.

Shelpu Hills's Orange Field

SHELPU HILLS perhaps tops the list of hidden and unseen destinations in North Bengal Hills. Situated in the lower Darjeelind hills in Kurseong sub-division. Shelpu is a mesmerizing mirror of natural beauty in the wilderness. It is a desolate and deserted area of Darjeeling. Therefore, the place is not plagued by pollution and ravaged by human activities. The dark, deep forest and chinchona plant adds to the mystery of the place.

Shelpu hills orange field