About Singalila National Park


Darjeeling, West Bengal

Best time to Visit

November to May

Nearest Airport

Bagdogra - About 94 km


Approx. 78 Sq. Km.


Maximum 20oC & Minimum 0oC

Nearest Railway Station

Ghum - About 30 km


The Park is usually closed for tourists from 16th June to 15th September every year.

The Singalila National Park has a very diverse range of flora and fauna and is home to many endangered species such as the Red Panda, the Himalayan Black Bear, and various species of Orchids.

Singalila National Park is at a higher altitude and is quite a popular destination for trekking trails. Sandakphu and Phalut are the most famous tourist destinations since they offer a breathtaking view of the great Himalayas, especially Kanchenjunga and Mt Everest. The wildlife here is a mixture of the rare species of the Himalayas and the Indo-Burmese forms, and the vegetation predominantly consists of temperate and alpine. Numerous streams and rivers flow across the park, irrigating and supplying water to all the beings in its premises. The park shares its northern border with the state of Sikkim and its western border with the neighboring country of Nepal.

The National Park is also famous for trekking, cycling, hiking, camping, safaris, etc.

Major Wildlife

Red Panda, Leopard Cat, White-winged Grosbeak, Little Bunting, Barking Deer, Yellow-throated Marten, Wild Boar, Pangolin, Himalayan Black Bear, Serow, Takin, Tiger, Blood Pheasant, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Himalayan Griffon, Steppe Eagle, Golden Eagle, Spotted Nutcracker, Eurasian Treecreeper, Buff-barred Warbler, Plain-backed Thrush, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Rufous-breasted Bush Robin, Blue-capped Redstart, White-throated Redstart, Blyth’s Leaf Warbler, Black-eared Shrike Babbler, Black-throated Parrotbill, Alpine Accentor, Robin Accentor, Brown Accentor, and more.

distance from major cities

Manebhanjan – About 12  km
Darjeeling – About 36 km
Kolkata – About 614 km
Delhi – About 1435 km
Mumbai – About 2280 km

near by attractions

Buddhist Monastery, Darjeeling, Sandakphu and Phalut, Sukhiyapokhari and Jorepokhari, Tumling.
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