Chatakpur offers a splendid view of the Kanchenjunga and is a heaven for those who love nature. Situated at an altitude of 7887 feet Chatakpur is a peaceful village with not more than 100 residents. Apart from these things the place also offers an experience of majestic lush green forests.
Food: As you know, Chatakpur is a very small village reside in Darjeeling. Some of the homestays offer Rice, Dal, Vegetables, Egg for cuisine.
Language: Bangla, Hindi, Nepali and English.
Best time to visit
Tourists who want to witness the beauty of the Himalayas should visit this place between Mid October to December. In this period, the sky remains clear for the visitors to enjoy the ethereal view of the hills.
How to reach ?
From New Jalpaiguri (NJP) station or Bagdogra airport, you should take either the Hill Cart Road or the Rohini Road to go towards the route of Kurseong and then go upwards towards Darjeeling. At Sonada, you will have to take the right that will eventually meet with the Chatakpur Road. Another way to reach Chatakpur is to reach Sonada first via Rambi and then followed by Jorebunglow.
Attraction & Activities
Sundakphu is the place to be for trekkers and if you are into it, you will absolutely be delighted with the place. Apart from it, the sunrise from the watchtower in Chatakpur is a thing of beauty. A dense jungle is a kilometre away, and inside it, there is a pond that the locals consider a sacred place.