The park is situated almost on the north western border of Darjeeling district. The Kingdom of Nepal is in the west and the tiny Himalayan state of Sikkim is at the north. A motorable road from Maneybhanjan to Phalut serves as an international border between India & Nepal. The national park has an area of 78.60 square kilometers and it is located at an altitude of 2400 – 3636 meters. The park supports a variety of vegetation types. One can experience a different colour of blooming plant species throughout the year. The park is also very rich in mammalian fauna as well as avifauna.
Singalila National Park is one of the most popular trekking zones in West Bengal. Tourists attracted to this area for the clear views of the mountain ranges including the mighty Khanchendzonga, the third highest peak in this world, which can be viewed clearly on fine days from Sandakphu and Phalut. Tourists can never forget the breathtaking beauty of sunrise and sunsets. The trek to Sandakphu and Phalut in itself is a remarkable experience in once life.
Highest located national park in West Bengal. Forest type changes with altitudinal ranges from 2400 – 3636 meters. Maling Bamboo, Buk, Kawla, Magnolia, Bhojpatra, Oak, Rhododendron, Hemlock, Silver Fir and Juniper etc.
Himalayan Black Beer, Red Panda, Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Serow, Barking Deer, Kalij Pheasant, Satyr Tragopan, Blood Pheasant etc.
Accommodation for tourist is available in Tonglu, Tumling, Joubari, Gauribas, Kalpokhri, Sandakphu, Phalut, Molley, Gorkhey, Siri, Rammam, Rimbick.
By Air – The nearest airport is in Bagdogra Airport which is 94 kilometers away from Darjeeling. It takes about 3 hours to reach Darjeeling from Bagdogra.
By Rail – Two closest major railway stations are Siliguri Junction (92 kilometers) and New Jalpaiguri (96 kilometers). These railway stations have direct connectivity to and from Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Guwahati etc. Darjeeling also has a railway station which serves as the ending station of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) or toy train, which is one of the major tourist attraction of this region.
By Road – Darjeeling is well connected with Siliguri with national Highway number 55 and has one more route via Panighata. It is also well linked up with National Highway number 31 – A i.e. Siliguri Gangtok Highway. Gangtok, Pelling, Kalimpong are well connected with Road from Darjeeling.