Lingdum MonasteryCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Lingdum, Sikkim 737135, Gangtok, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Monastery , Nature
Lingdum Monastery - Review
The Ranka Monastery, also known as Lingdum Monastery is located around 20 kilometres away from Gangtok and follows the Zurmang Kagyud lineage of Buddhism.
During your visit, you can enter the Prayer room that contains a beautiful golden Buddha statue. The courtyard is where young lamas are trained and you can truly see the beautiful architecture of the monastery from here.
Activities like Paragliding take place near the monastery and are perfect to round off the trip. The whole monastery is a pleasure to walk around as you breathe-in the fresh air and admire the nature all around.
Lingdum Monastery Information
- Carry bottled water and snacks.
Lingdum Monastery Ticket Prices
- Admission to the monastery is free. However, donations are accepted.
Lingdum Monastery Hours
- The monastery is open to tourists from early morning until sunset.
How To reach Lingdum Monastery by Public Transport
- By Taxi
- By hiring a Cab.
- By renting a Bike.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Lingdum Monastery
11.76% of people who visit Gangtok include Lingdum Monastery in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
33.33% of people start their Lingdum Monastery visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lingdum Monastery
93.65% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lingdum Monastery
Lingdum Monastery Trips
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Lingdum Monastery, Gangtok Reviews
Beautiful monastery in a serene setting. Ranka (aka Lingdum) monastery is located in the hills near Gangtok, little far from the busy parts of the city. It's surrounded by a thin forest, which makes the setting fresh and peaceful. The big monastery building and the expansive compound are calm and beautiful, covered in many drawings of many stories from Buddhist mythology. The place has most basic facilities like clean toilets, a small gift shop and a small canteen. You can see monks going about their daily business and a few will also chat with you. When we were there, their holiest Rinpoche was visiting and the whole place was humming with rhythmic chants. A serene experience.
This is our first Monastery visit..one hour drive from Gangtok.. You will get magnificent views of the mountains..Excellent location.. It's surrounded by forested mountains in all sides. This may be the one of the most picture perfect monasteries in Sikkim. There is a restaurant and a nice gift souvenir shop outside next to the car park. The restaurant serves Tibeten food, north Indian food, momos, cold drinks etc. We took our lunch here..average food..
Peaceful and mesmerizing place, I felt the power of religion. so grand and beautiful..... I was just lost....
Great experience to visit here.. beautiful location and a adventures road connectivity. Must visit while you are visiting Sikkim .. peaceful environment in the lap of mountain. Some of movie scene s had been shot here you will come across to see some film stars images here.
Beautiful monetary in the Gangtok. We feel peace. Must to visit this place