Saturday, November 6, 2010

North-sikkim........the Real Sikkim

North Sikkim is in the northern side of sikkim with different landscape from rest part of the sikkim.The district headquater of north-sikkim is mangan and it is also called the cardamom capital of world.The north-sikkim is well connected by road from gangtok and the road side view of north sikkim is picturesque with numerous water falls aside main the road.On the way to north-sikkim is many historical place,beautiful monasteries and landscape.It is also home for himalayan red panda(aliurus fulgens).It shares sensitive border with people's republic of china so most part of the north-sikkim is restricted to travellers and one needed to have permit to visit these place.It is advisable to visit north-sikkim though reputed travel agent for your convnience.In north-sikkim BSNL and AIRTEL cover most part of the north sikkim.

                                                 place to visit:

1.kabi lungchuk:
kabi lungchuk is historical place where bhutia and lepcha  bloodly brotherhood  treaty was is on the way to mangan just 13km from gangtok. sister falls:
seven sister falls is a fall made of seven is a beautiful water falls at phensong 25 km from gangtok.

3.tumlong palace:
tumlong palace is a ruin palace and it is the third capital of sikkim 30 km from gangtok on the way to mangan.

4.phodong monastery:
phodong monastery is a beautiful monatery at the  hilltop of is 40km from gangtok on the way to mangan.

mangan is the district headquater of north-sikim and it is well connected by road.from mangan view point you can get good view of mt.kanchendzonga and it is 2km from mangan.

Restaurent:yes,Hotel:yes,Telephone booth:yes,Taxi stand:yes,Internet cafe:yes,Lodge:yes

6.Lachung,yumthang and yumasamdong:
lachung ids 112 km from gangtok and it is well connected by road.from lachung one can go to yumthang valley of flower and yumesamdong.yumthang is very famous for valley and rhododendron flower.during flowering you would find yumthang valley carpeted by flowers and surrounded by rhododendron .

7.Lachen and gurudogmar:
lachen is small village populated by bhutia tribes.from lachen you can go to gurudogmar lake a beautiful lake at an altitude of 17800 feet from sea level.It is also one of highest tourist spot in sikkim.In lachen you can experience rich tridition and culture of bhutia tribes.

dzongu is 20km from mangan and it is one of the beautiful place for those who love nature.In dzongu you can experience hot spring ,homestay,wildlife and beautiful landscape of dzongu.In dzongu you can do trekking,hiking,kayaking,birdwatching and many more.
Homestay:mayallyan hotel

1 comment:

  1. Hello Friend,
    Sikkim is sheer magic. I have been to North Sikkim, it is a visitor's delight.

    Do check my blog too:



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