TOURISM IMPORTANT PLACES OF NORTH SIKKIM

 

Kabi Longtsok: The place where Lepcha Chief Te-Kung-Tek and Bhutia chief Khey-Bhum-Sa signed ritually the treaty of brotherhood. The spot where the ceremony took place is marked by a memorial stone pillar amidst the cover of dense forest. Its 17 km from Gangtok.

 

Phodong Monastery: Build by Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal in 18th century, belonging to the Kagyud Order. It is one of the six major monasteries of Sikkim. Its 38km from Gangtok


Tumlong ruined: palace The palace of chogzod Bolck. Its 38 km from Gangtok.

 

Seven sister water falls: Seven sister waterfalls the pristine beauty and be with nature. A must see picturesque beauty of nature.  its 32km. from Gangtok.

 

Sirijunga Yuma Mangheem-Mangshila: Maghey-Sankranti (Neplaese New Year) is celebrated with enthusiasm and people of all communities from neighborhood hamlets come and partake in the celebration. Last passing years the festivity has gained so much popularity that people travel for hours to witness the cultural extravaganza. 40km. from Gangtok

 

Singhik: This view point offers one of the most spectacular and closest views of Mt. khang-chen-Dzonga and its range and below can see the river Teesta and Villages.  Its 60km from Gangtok.

 

Chungthang: The sub-division of North Sikkim and this place associated with Guru Padmavsambawa and Thikung Adek of during 8th cemtury. Its 100km. from Gangtok

Lachung: It is a village situated at a height of 8000ft. Lachung has emerged as a tourist destination with the soaring popularity of Yumthang Valley and Rhododendron Sancturay which is 25km away from Lachung. its 140km. from Gangtok

Yumthang: (Valley of flower) Hot Spring & Scenic beauty. The valley is also a home of Shingbha Rhododendron Sanctuary having 24 species of Rhododendron. Shiva mandir and Yume Samdong located close by are equally fascinating spots. Its 165km. from Gangtok


Lachen: It is a village situated at a height of 2750 mts. Lachen monastery located on a top of the village commands a panoramic view of the surrounding hills and country side. Its 100km. from Gangtok

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