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Located at an altitude of 5,800 feet, Borong is one of the most beautiful destinations in South Sikkim. Situated around 17 km from Ravangla, the destination is home to a hot spring, which is known as Borong Tsa Chu. Tourists visiting Borong can enjoy beautiful views of Mount Kanchenjunga as well as the peaks of Sinolchu, Narsingh and Pandim.

Borong is located in South Sikkim, at a height of 5,800 ft. This place is well-known for its hot springs and sightseeing attractions like monasteries. One of the famous attractions of this destination is Ravangla, which is situated on the ridge between Meanam and Tendong hills.

Travellers can view tea gardens, diverse flora and fauna, waterfalls and other beautiful attractions at this place. Borong Tsa Chu and Ralong Hot Springs can also be sighted in the region that is considered to be the natural spas with medicinal properties.

For bird lovers, Borong is one of the ideal locations as it is home to several species of birds such as scarlet minivet, black magpie and Himalayan pheasants. Other than this, trekking is another activity here, which attracts trekkers from all over the world. Borong provides a good base to those trekking to Maenam Peak.

Located at a distance of 5 km from Borong, Ralong Monastery is one of the chief attractions of the destination. In addition, tourists can also head towards a hot fountain on the banks of River Rangeet, which is at a distance of 3 km from Borong.

Borong is connected by flights and trains. Flights are available to Bagdogra Airport, which is the nearest airport, located in West Bengal. The nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri, in West Bengal.

Apart from flights and trains, tourists can also reach Borong by car from several places like Pelling, Gangtok or Rinchenpong. Borong is a year round destination, however those who want to enjoy the festival held at the banks of River Rangeet can make a visit in February.

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