Mansang Near Kalimpong
Situated at an altitude of 5000ft on the Kalimpong Hills is a small picturesque hamlet and head quarter of Mansang cinchona plantation. It has a beautiful bungalow under the maintenance of the cinchona directorate. From the bungalow a magnificent view of the entire range of Kanchenjunga in the south and of the Tista meandering through the deep gorges towards south can be seen. On clear nights, the lights of Darjeeling town and also that of Gangtok in the north-west offers beautiful views from this place.
Because of its picturesque setting, it has good potential to develop as a new tourist destination. Till now the place is visited by only a few offbeat travelers. The place can also be visited from Siliguri on a day trip, as it is only 85Kms from the city and 22Kms from Kalimpong town.