The Kyongnosla Waterfall is located in the Kyongnosla Alpine sanctuary around 31 kilometres from Gangtok. The waterfall covers a height of a staggering 10,375 feet that can be seen from a small bridge built near the base. The waterfalls makes for fantastic photos and is perfect to unwind and enjoy the refreshing view.
The sanctuary itself is popular for its variety of Alpine flowers including Rhododendrons, Poppies, Primulas and Magnolias among many others. The medicinal plants are the highlights while the animals seen here - Red Panda snow leopard, mountain goat, musk deer and the Himalayan black bear,make it a must-visit if you like wildlife.
The sanctuary is also home to birds like blood pheasants, warblers, tree-creepers, minlas, Black eagle, kestrel, laughing thrushes, rose finches among others.
- Carry bottled water and food.
- Warm clothes and sturdy shoes are recommended.
- Best time to visit the sanctuary is in November or in May, owing to the clear skies.
- The waterfall is best seen during July (the wettest month).
- March- August is the best time to visit to see the flowers at their best.
- By Taxi
- By hiring a Cab for the day.
- By renting a Bike.
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1.98% of people who visit Gangtok include Kyongnosla Waterfall And The Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary in their plan
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83.33% of people start their Kyongnosla Waterfall And The Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Kyongnosla Waterfall And The Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kyongnosla Waterfall And The Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary
People normally also visit Hanuman Tok while planning their trip to Kyongnosla Waterfall And The Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary.
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