Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Lachung

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Lachung Valley, Gangtok, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park, View Point, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Valley, Nature
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About Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Lachung

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park with almost forty species of rhododendron trees. Located in the Yumtang Valley in North Sikkim. The sanctuary is surrounded with high rocky Chuba-Sagochen mountain ranges on the east and Chomzomei Tso mountain which lasts up to Lava pass on the west. The valley offers a spectacular view of the Yumtang Chu river flowing across the valley. The visit to the sanctuary can be combined with Mount Katao and Yumtang valley. It is almost 24 kilometres from Lachung.

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary Information

  • Carry a camera to capture the natural beauty.
  • Roads are dangerous and not recommended for aged people or infants.
  • Invest in some good trekking shoes.

How To reach Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary by Public Transport

  • Can hire a jeep or a car.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

  • 52.33% of people who visit Lachung include Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary in their plan

  • 51.39% of people start their Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

People normally club together Yumthang Valley and Lachung Monastery while planning their visit to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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