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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

AddressShingba Rhododendron Sanctuary Sikkim 737120
Average Time To Spend8 Hours
BriefSurrounded by striking mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary holds its own reputation for housing an impressive collection of rhododendron species.
Distance From Other Place12 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.
Opening Hours7 AM-6 PM
People Love For PlaceBeautiful flowers in a beautiful valley,scenic beauty
Ticket PriceFree
TipsApril and may are ideal months to visit this sanctuary
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Deorali orchid sanctuary

AddressDeorali orchid sanctuary
Average Time To Spend2 Hours
BriefDeorali Orchid Sanctuary in Sikkim is renowned for its rare and extensive collection of orchids.
Distance From Other Place2.8 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.
Opening Hours9 AM-6.30 PM
People Love For PlaceView of the surrounding mountains combined with the fragrant Orchids
Ticket PriceFree
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
Average Time To Spend6 Hours
BriefThis high altitude lake is sheltered between the mountains beneath the Jelepla Pass, surrounded by the unexplored pine forest and profound slopes.
Distance From Other Place5 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.
Opening Hours24 Hours
People Love For PlaceExcellent, breathtaking beauty, surrounding Alpine trees that embrace the mountain slopes of the Himalayas
Ticket PriceFree
TipsIt is recommended you visit the lake in April- May even though winters are loved for the view too.
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