Top Places to Visit near Kangchenjunga

Nathula Pass, Mangan, Pelling, Namchi and Aritar are some of the top Places to Visit near Kangchenjunga to get its picturesquare view .

Updated: September 26, 2019

Nathula Pass, Mangan, Pelling, Namchi and Aritar are some of the top Places to Visit near Kangchenjunga to get its picturesquare view .

Nathula Pass:

Gangtok also known as "The Gateway to Sikkim" is the capital city of the Sikkim that gives you a spectacular view of  Kanchenjunga mountain at a distant skyline. The pristine hill station is nestled in mountains and clouds. Because of the mesmerising prismatic beauty and the beautiful winding hill roads, it is a base for lot of trekkers to the Himalayan mountain ranges. It has various natural attractions such as the Tsomgo Lake, Ban Jhakri falls, Tashi viewpoint and more. Other places to visit include the Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery, etc. Also, river Teesta is one of the best spots for white water rafting in North East India.

Mangan:

North Sikkim is the most unpopulated area of the country that shares its boundary with China and Nepal. The headquarters of the North Sikkim district is Mangan which is located at an altitude of 956 meters. It is the base for trekking and hiking trips in the mountains and forests. The main attraction of North Sikkim are Gurudongmar Lake, Lachung, Yumthang Valley, Lachen,Cholamu Lake, Thangu, Chungthang and many more.  

Pelling:

West Sikkim, also known as "The base of Kangchenjunga" is located at the foothills of Mount Kanchenjunga. It offers one of the best views of Southeast face of Kangchenjunga mountain. Because of the oldest and holiest Buddhist Monasteries like Sangachoeling and Pemayansgtse Monasteries, it is famous tourist destination in Sikkim which offers a calm and peaceful environment. The major attraction of west sikkim are Pelling, Geyzing, Pemayangste Monastery, Darap village and many more.

Namchi:

South Sikkim is the perfect vacation spot as it is surrounded by beautiful forests and majestic hills. The place is famous for its monasteries and stupas. The town of Namchi is the headquarters of South Sikkim and it is situated at an altitude of 5500 feet at a distance of around 100 kms from Gangtok. The major attraction of South Sikkim are Namchi, Ralang Monastery, Siddheswara Dham, Statue of Guru Rinpoche, Borong and many more.

Aritar:

Aritar is an important town in East which is known for its pristine beauty, lakes, waterfalls, temples and monasteries. The entire region is surrounded by lush green forests and beautiful streams. The major attraction of Aritar are Lampokhari, Parbateyswar Shivalaya Mandir, Dak Bungalow, Aritar Gumpa, Mangkhim, Nirmal Dham and many more. 

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