RANGAROON TEA GARDEN – A picturesque village located 16 km away to the cat of Darjeeling town, in the lap of the nature. It is bounded on the east , north , and south by forests (wild life area ) and on its western side is Aloobari , Fulbari and Pandam Tea estates separated by Rundung Khola (stream ).On the advent of spring season , when Rhododendron , Magnolia and other seasonal flowers are in full bloom.
Things to do
Animals: Black bear , Muntjac Barking Deer , Indian wild boar , Indian Porcupine , Himalayan Yellow Throated Marten , Leopard.
Birds : Kalij Pheasant , Large Billed Crow , Oriental Turtle Dove , Great Hill Barbet , Blue Whistling Thrush , Red Vented Bulbul , Black Drongo , Green Backed Lit , Green Flame Back , While Collared Black Bird.
Mata Singha Temple : At the top of this locality , about 150 yards away from the middle of the village , stands Mata Singhadevi Mandir (temple ) , People come from far and near every year for offerings on the occasion of Baishaki Purnima.
Rungdung Khola :The source of the stream is the Senchal Forest and flows through the bottom section of this tea garden downwards to Pandam T.E. Mineral Springs and boundary between this garden , Aloobari , Fulbari and Pandam.People from neighboring places come to enjoy picnics on the banks of this stream and also for angling.It is about 1.5 km away from village.
Old Bunglow : The old bunglow where the respective garden manager and their family reside was built by Late. Fredrick Von Frostman , a Germany native wealthy man around 1860 – 1870.There have been a little change in its structure following its repairs carried out , now and the , but the rest of its structure is still in its original condition as was century ago.
You can do some bird watching and butterfly watching too.
Rangaroon also provides adventure activities like rock climbing – mountain biking – camping – trekking – hiking.
Also you can enjoy tea tourism and village tourism. Rangaroon provides you the ideal set up for Meditation / Yoga.
How To Reach
By Train: New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station and is 66 km away & well connected with different parts of the nation.
By Road: 75Km from NJP RLY Station via Kurseong - Sonada , Jorebunglow(Take right turn towards 3rd Mile ) , Take left turn from 3rd Mile towards RANGAROON TEA GARDEN.
By Air: The nearest airport is Bagdogra. It is 78 km away and connects with Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata.