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Rinchenpong, West Sikkim – 130 kms...

Rinchenpong is one of the newest additions in the list of attractions in Sikkim. The panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjungha is breathtaking from here. However, Rinchenpong has been famous in history for some other reason. When the British sent an expeditionary force to Sikkim in 1860, the Lepchas who were the natives of Sikkim poisoned the water of a pond which was the main source of water in the area by using herbs, thus killing almost half of the army. This act forced the army to retreat. Since then, the pond is named as Poison Pokhri. Located at an altitude of 5576 feet,...
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Uttarey, West Sikkim – 150 kms fro...

Bordered by Bhutan, Tibet, West Bengal and Nepal, Uttarey is a small village located on the northern slope of Singalila Range in West Sikkim. It is slowly emerging as a satellite township and is only 150 km from Siliguri and 140 km from Gangtok. This beautiful village with abundant nature lies amidst a valley of herbal plants surrounded by hills which bloom in a never-ending array of Rhododendrons. Uttarey is one of the gateways of Singalila trek. Nature has whole heartedly showered itself in this village and that is very much evident in the never-ending greenery of the...
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Yuksom, West Sikkim – 148 kms from...

Yuksom is a fairytale village tucked in a valley with a view of Mt. Kabru. Founded in 1641 AD, Yuksom is the earliest capital of Sikkim where the first Dharma King (Chogyal) was crowned by three wise monks from Tibet. Yuksom still has that “mystic old world” charm, where you would find the Norbu Ghang Coronation Throne where the first king was crowned, the Dubdi Monastery built in 1701 AD, some mighty waterfalls, a small lake, some more monasteries and lush forests. Although famous for being the base point for treks like Goechala and Dzongri, still Yuksom is untouched by...
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Namchi, South Sikkim – 88 kms from...

The capital of South Sikkim, Namchi is located at an altitude of 1675 m above sea level and is 78 km from Gangtok. Namchi means ‘sky high’ in Bhutia and this township is slowly emerging as a very important tourist destination. With its prime attraction of the 135 feet statue of Guru Padmasambhava in Samdruptse monastery, majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha and upcoming Chaar Dhaam point, Namchi is soon to become one of the most popular tourist destinations of Sikkim.  According to historical records, Namchi was the place where the princess Pende Ongmoo poisoned one of the...
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Varsey, West Sikkim – 124 kms from Silig...

Located in between Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve in the north and Singalila National Park in the south is the Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary of West Sikkim. This 104 square kilometer sanctuary is located between altitude ranges of 2,200 m to 4,100 m and is the home to a wide variety of plant and animal life. The Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary or the Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary forms border with West Bengal and Nepal and can be reached from three points, Dentam, Hilley and Soreng. BOOKING DETAILS OF VARSEY Places to see at Varsey: The main attractions of this place are...
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Hee Bermiok, West Sikkim – 145 kms...

Hee Bermiok village is located in West Sikkim and is bounded by Hee River in the West, Kalez River in the North, Rangeet River in the East and Samdong Reserve Forest in the South. Other than being the perfect place for some good collection of plant life, the place is also the home to over 65 species of birds. Hee and Bermiok are two separate villages located some 150 km from New Jalpaiguri with Bagdogra being the nearest airport, Hee Bermiok offers great opportunities to its tourists to witness a variety of nature at its best and excellent views of Mt. Kanchenjungha....
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Gangtok, East Sikkim – 124 kms fro...

The largest town as well as the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok is located at an altitude of 4,715 ft in the Shivalik Hills of the Eastern Himalayan range. The hill station has a total population of 80,000 that belong to various ethnic groups like Lepchas, Nepalis and Bhutia. Gangtok offers fabulous views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, some exclusive day trips to nearby lakes and monasteries and all the facilities of a modern city. Gangtok experiences a mild-temperature almost throughout the year and that makes it a hotspot among tourists. Gangtok also acts as a base for trips to other...
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Tooruk, South Sikkim – 95 kms from Silig...

Stay in a Heritage home in a grand old estate of South Sikkim built in 1848. Just 30 minutes drive from Malli Bazaar in South Sikkim, Tooruk offers a soothing refuge from the bustling city life, with its exotic natural splendor. You could just relax on the lawns and be pampered by fresh air and the surroundings of Tooruk Estate. Tooruk is a private estate spanning 9 acres of lush greenery and the heritage home is the only accommodation here. BOOKING DETAILS OF TOORUK   Places to see in Tooruk: The focal point of attraction in Tooruk is the Heritage Home, an age-old...
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Borong, South Sikkim – 117 kms from Sili...

Borong, located at an altitude of 5800 feet in South Sikkim is the perfect destination for nature lovers. Borong can be easily accessed from Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri. Some 17 km from Ravangla, Borong can also be reached from Pelling, Gangtok and Rinchengpong. With Himalayan Mountains situated at the backdrop, Borong offers an ideal place for those seeking peace and tranquility. BOOKING DETAILS OF BORONG Places to see at Borong: You can catch a glimpse of some extraordinary views of Mt. Kanchenjungha and other the snowcapped peaks. And a spectacular sight of sunrise from...
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Pastanga, East Sikkim – 28 kms from Gang...

If you wish to experience the life of a traditional Sikkimese village, then Pastanga in Laingzey, a hamlet, nestled in the eastern district of the state of Sikkim will be your perfect getaway. This small village located at an altitude of 1423m, is nestled amidst an exotic varieties of flora and fauna, where you can view an abundance of rhododendrons and orchids. BOOKING DETAILS OF PASTANGA Places to see in Pastanga: Pastanga is dotted with a number of sightseeing places, which enhances the appeal of the place to the tourists. One of the prime attractions of the region is...
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Chungbung, Sikkim – 110 kms from Siligur...

The mesmeric Chungbung village in West Sikkim attracts travelers with majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, paragliding facilities and a simple village life. The east of Chungbung village is guarded by Zoom, whereas the western side is bounded by Sombaria, Soreng and the renowned Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary. It is flanked by the Rothak River in the North and Tangbang River in the south. The place is mainly dominated by the Rai community of Sikkim along with few Lepchas and Bhutias. Chungbung is an upcoming tourist spot in Sikkim with excellent homestay facilities....
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Pelling, Sikkim – 135 kms from Siliguri...

Pelling, admired with exquisite natural beauty is located in the district of West Sikkim. You will have a wonderful experience while visiting the location at an altitude of 7200 feet, offering the spectacular view of the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kanchenjunga and other peaks of the Eastern Himalayas. Pelling comprises two localities – Upper Pelling and Lower Pelling.  Pelling is the hub for travelling to various nearby destinations of West Sikkim like  Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi Waterfalls, Kangchendzonga waterfalls, Temi Tea Garden, Rabdentse Ruins, Sewaro Rock Garden...
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Ravangla, Sikkim – 103 kms from Siliguri...

The small town of Ravangla in Sikkim, nestled at an altitude of 7000 ft., has lately emerged as a natural tourist retreat, offering majestic snow view. The town located in South Sikkim District is an ideal location for village tourism. Admired with towering snowy mountains, exotic flora and fauna, scenic tea gardens, age-old monasteries and welcoming villages, it is gradually becoming a tourist hotspot. Trekking routes to Maenam Hill and Tendong Hill also originate from Ravangla and nearby areas. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO RAVANGLA Places to see in Ravangla: The calm and serene...
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Sikip, South Sikkim – 132 kms from...

Sikip, located in South District of Sikkim is a very famous destination for its beautiful atmosphere. Situated on the banks of Rangeet River, the place boasts splendid natural surroundings and excellent opportunities for camping and angling. Besides, the turbulent waters of Rangeet River offer perfect opportunities for rafting. With lot of angling, camping and rafting, Sikip is the paradise for adventure lovers. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO SIKIP   Places to see at Sikip: Sikip is famous for its wonderful natural surrounding. So, you will definitely have a good time savoring...
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Kaluk, Sikkim – 99 kms from Siliguri

The village of Kaluk is located amidst the mountains of West Sikkim, at an altitude of 5600 feet. It is basically the buffer zone area of the renowned Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary. The area abounds in natural resources. Kaluk is surrounded by the villages of Lepchas who are successful in preserving their tradition, culture and life-style. The other communities also live peacefully in the area such as Rais, Gurungs and more. The Government of Sikkim has considered this place as an Eco-Tourism thrust area of Sikkim. The village of Kaluk is considered important culturally,...
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Zuluk, Sikkim – 150 kms from Silig...

Zuluk or Jhuluk is a hamlet located in the lower Himalayas, at an altitude of 3000 meters. It is located in East Sikkim, near the Indo-China border. It is comparatively a new and offbeat tourist destination. In fact, special permits are required to tour Jhuluk. The place has a population of around 700 people and the army base located there is used as a transit camp for army movement to the Chinese border, located a few kilometers away. Previously, it was a part of the popular silk route connecting Kalimpong to Tibet and was mainly used by traders traveling to Tibet. In...
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Okhrey, West Sikkim – 130 kms from Silig...

Okhrey is one of the new destinations in Sikkim. You can spot this small cozy and less famed village of Okhrey on your way to Varsey, one of the most sought – after trekking trails of Sikkim. It is the most popular base for the Varsey Rhododendron trek. At Okhrey, you can stay overnight and start your journey to Hilley around 10 kms away by car the next morning. You have to park your car at Hilley and start your 4 km long trek to Varsey from Hilley. After starting your journey from Okhrey towards Hilley, you will pass through a small natural lake, some breathtaking views...