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Ravangla, reminiscent of a town from the wild west, Ravangla is a sleepy Hamlet at about a height of 7000 feet. The township comes alive during the Pang Lhabsol festivities when the spectacular ‘Warrior Dance’ is performed at the Ravang Monastery by the locals. The town is also an up coming tourist spot and transit point for trekkers to Meanam hills and Borong. Meanam Hill - It is 12 kilometers up hill trek (10,300 feet) from Ravangla. The route winds through a thick forest of Oak, Chestnut, Magnolia and Rhododendrons. A natural habitat of the Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bear and many species of Deer, this area is designated as a Wildlife Sanctuary. A short distance away is the legendary Bhaley Dunga, a kind of rocky spur which juts out from the ridge top above Yangyang village. Mount Kanchenjunga, mount Pandim, mount Sinialchu, mount Kabru are few of the major peaks that are clearly visible from here. It experiences snowfall during winter and during spring it is surrounded by flowers including orchids and rhododendrons. It is one of the hotspot for birders / ornithologist, various species of birds like Laughing thrushes, Babblers, Verditer Flycatchers, Hill Partridge, Blue - fronted Redstarts, Grey Bushchats, Dark- throated Thrush, Blue Whistling - thrush, Green - backed Tit, White - browed Fantails and the rare Satyr Tragopan can be easily spotted. The forest around Ravangla is anathor added attraction.
- Rayong Sunrise View Point
- Mangbrue Gompa & view point
- Temi Tea Garden
- Ralang Monastery
- Ralang & Borong Cha-chu
- Doling Gompa & Bon Monastery
- Khandosangphu and Sharchog Bephug
- Phur Cha-chu"
- Sharchog Bephug
By Air – Ravangla is 125 kilometers from Siliguri. The closest air port is at Bagdogra, which is 105 kilometers from Gangtok and connected with all important Indian metros with regular flights from Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi, etc. Helicopter / Chopper services to Gangtok from Siliguri and back are regular service. Mountain flights and other such tours to North Sikkim are also conducted.
By Rail – Ravangla is 130 kilometers from Siliguri. The nearest railhead is at New Jalpaiguri which is 108 kilometers from Gangtok. NJP is well connected with all major cities in India. At Gangtok, railway bookings can be made at the booking counter of the Sikkim Nationalized Transport Terminus.
By Road – Ravangla is at a distance of 68 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok and 122 kilometers from the town of Siliguri, the nearest railhead and airport. Namchi lies off the road between Melli and Jorethang. Gayzing is 66 kilometers and Singtham is 38 kilometers. Jeeps and buses regularly ply between Ravangla to Gangtok, Pelling, Jorethang, Kalimpong and Siliguri.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
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Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More