Chatakpur mountain bike tour starts from the town of Darjeeling itself with two alternate routes. One goes through the main Hill cart road and the other, through aloobari road of Darjeeling. Both the road is motorable, but the aloobari road is less busy. The hill cart road gives magnificent view of the western slopes of Darjeeling along with the view of mount Khangchendzonga, on the other side the aloobari gives the view of the eastern slopes. Both the road joins at Jorebunglow 9km from the town, then the trail goes through the Sinchel wildlife division which is the ride through the reserve forest. The forest road is beautiful with the possibilities of encountering birds ,pheasants and other animals on route. The main attraction of this route are Senchal Lake of Senchal wildlife Sanctuary and Chatakpur. Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary is the place of the imposing hills, towering conical trees the cloud bearing sky and murmuring water flow. Being Situated in the vicinity of the ‘Queen of the Himalayas, it is endowed with all the grandeurs of the hills of Darjeeling and something more as it is the garden of the ‘ God of Small Things’. Those who desire to look at the nature at her creative best must choose this route to Ride Mountain Bike through Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary to take a look at these unique ‘Small Things’. Chatakpur is a beautiful place maintained by the forest department. One can also stay there and enjoy overnight in the lodges of the forest department or can also just visit there go around and return the same day.
Briefing on Route with ride Tips on Mountain biking , Later start cycling
Reach Ghoom Via Toonsong road
Reach Chatakpur, Have Lunch and explore chatakpur
Ride back to darjeeling from chatakpur ( via 3 mile road)
Reach Darjeeling, Trip Ends