Tinchuley is a small offbeat mountain village within the Darjeeling district, located at an altitude of 5,800 feet and just 3 km above Takdah. The word Tinchuley means Three Ovens and such a reputation has been given to the village due to the three prominent hill tops that surround the place which appear as ovens or chullahs. Tinchuley overlooks the Kalimpong hills.
Food: Tinchuley provides good homestay services with a decent food menu and availability.
Language: Bangla, Nepali, Hindi, English.
Best time to visit
If you want to witness the beautiful mountains and valleys, you should visit Tinchuley between April and October.
How to reach Tinchuley ?
If you are coming from Darjeeling, you will need to avail the Jorebunglow-6th Mile Bazaar route to reach Tinchuley.
If you are coming from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) station, you can take the Sevoke Road and head towards Teesta bazaar, Rambi Bazaar etc. Then you will reach Peshok road, and then you will pass some tea gardens and hill slopes before eventually coming to Tinchuley.
Attraction & Activities
Tinchuley Sunrise Point provides you with picturesque mountains along with the Teesta valley. Another visiting spot from Tinchuley is the Tinchuley monastery.