Lingdum Monastery

Currently 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 Opening and Closing 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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TripHobo Highlights for Lingdum Monastery

  • Lingdum Monastery Address: Lingdum, Sikkim 737135, Gangtok, India
  • Lingdum Monastery Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Lingdum Monastery Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Lingdum Monastery(preferred time): 06:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Lingdum Monastery: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Lingdum Monastery

  • 41.43% of people who visit Gangtok include Lingdum Monastery in their plan

  • 31.2% of people start their Lingdum Monastery visit around 06 AM - 07 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lingdum Monastery

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

92.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lingdum Monastery

People normally club together Ganesh Tok and Himalayan Zoological Park while planning their visit to Lingdum Monastery.

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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.

  • Beautiful monetary in the Gangtok. We feel peace. Must to visit this place

  • 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.

  • Nice place, Ranka Monastery (also known as Lingdum Monastery) which is located about 20kms from Gangtok town is one of the most wonderful monasteries in east Sikkim. The monastery is spread out in a vast area with great scenic views. Since it's relatively a new monastery and does not have much historical or strategic significance like Rumtek Monastery,

  • Peaceful, tranquil and serene place. Must see attraction in Gangtok.

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