Tinchuley Viewpoint - History, Timings & Entry Fee

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Distance (From Pedong Bus Stand): 6 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: Near Silent Valley

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 1 km from Silent Valley and 6 km from Pedong, Tinchuley Viewpoint is a lovely place located in Pedong town of West Bengal. It is one of the top viewpoints in Pedong and among the popular places to visit in Pedong.

Tinchuley Viewpoint is another viewpoint situated near Sillery Gaon. Any hill top where three ridges meet is tend to be referred to as Tinchuley by the locals. This is the highest point in the region with excellent view of almost the entire mountain range of Darjeeling and Sikkim including parts of Bhutan and Tibet.

It is also an ideal hike along the ridge and provides a 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayas, the Nathula and Jelep La pass. The viewpoint also offers lovely views of Kashyem village, thick wooded forests, and terraced fields brimming with green paddy. The place demands a stiff uphill hike for about 30 minutes to reach the hilltop from the nearest motorable road.

Timings: 6 AM - 5 PM