Unseen/OffBeat Places in Sikkim
Unseen/OffBeat Places in Sikkim

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

AddressShingba Rhododendron Sanctuary Sikkim 737120 https://goo.gl/maps/qZcpJT2W4Uo
AverageTimeToSpend8 Hours
BriefSurrounded by striking mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary holds its own reputation for housing an impressive collection of rhododendron species.
DistanceFromOtherPlace12 KM from Lachung
ExtraIt is covered in various other species of plants and trees such as potentillas, primulas, saxifrages, poppies, aconites, gentians etc.
FactsShingba Rhododendron Sanctuary radiates with varied flora and it is famous for its rhododendron flowers.
OpeningHours7 AM-6 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceBeautiful flowers in a beautiful valley,scenic beauty
TicketPriceFree
TipsApril and may are ideal months to visit this sanctuary
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Deorali orchid sanctuary

AddressDeorali orchid sanctuary
AverageTimeToSpend2 Hours
BriefDeorali Orchid Sanctuary in Sikkim is renowned for its rare and extensive collection of orchids.
DistanceFromOtherPlace2.8 KM from Ganesh tok 3 KM from Ranka Monestary
Extra The scenic sanctuary is loved for its beautiful landscape that embrace the colorful flowers and a water fountain that doubles its charm.
FactsOf 454 species of orchids known to exist in the world, 200 species are found in the sanctuary.
OpeningHours9 AM-6.30 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceView of the surrounding mountains combined with the fragrant Orchids
TicketPriceFree
TipsVisit the sanctuary during the blooming season which extends from months of April to May, July to August and October to November.
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Menmecho Lake

AddressMenmecho Lake Sikkim 737131 https://goo.gl/maps/N4e9juL2qjB2
AverageTimeToSpend6 Hours
BriefThis high altitude lake is sheltered between the mountains beneath the Jelepla Pass, surrounded by the unexplored pine forest and profound slopes.
DistanceFromOtherPlace5 KM from Baba Harbhajan singh temple 14KM from Nathula
ExtraSurrounded by untouched pine forests and deep slopes, Menmecho Lake is said to change colors every minute
FactsFed by melted waters of the icy mountains - Menmecho Lake acts as the source of river Rangpo-chu and is one of the river tributaries of river Teesta.
OpeningHours24 Hours
PeopleLoveForPlaceExcellent, breathtaking beauty, surrounding Alpine trees that embrace the mountain slopes of the Himalayas
TicketPriceFree
TipsIt is recommended you visit the lake in April- May even though winters are loved for the view too.
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