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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Lachung | In Lachung Valley, Gangtok, India
+91 96000 17031
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Himalayan flora

Experience the riotous beauty of the rhododendron in the lap of the Himalayas, on way to Zero point... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Bengaluru, India
Gateway to Yumthang valley..visit in the right season !

We went in October so couldn't see the Rhododendrons in full bloom..the Sanctuary is the entry... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Lachung | In Lachung Valley, Gangtok, India
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Experience the riotous beauty of the rhododendron in the lap of the Himalayas, on way to Zero point in Yumthang valley.

1  Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went in October so couldn't see the Rhododendrons in full bloom..the Sanctuary is the entry point while travelling to Yumthang Valley and Yumesamdong (zero point).. Scenic views for 10-15 mins..

Thank SharadSud-Gurgaon
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Shingba sanctuary is amazing place for nature lover.here you can enjoy beauty of nature and himalayan charm..awesome to take some photo

Thank Im O
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is located near Yumthang in north Sikkim and contains a vast variety of rhododendrons. When in blossom the rhododendrons provide a riot of colour to this small 33 hectare park.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

come here in spring and u will never want to go back to your home, no matter where u may be from.. this is the garden of eden for sure..

Thank Gayden C
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The road was not too good but the best things was that it was a long drive with beautiful natures along side the road. Some wild flowers, small waterfalls, beautiful charming birds, and some other natural flora made our journey more comfortable.

Thank sandeep k
Reviewed 4 June 2017

You can drive by this place on the way to Zero Point. The roads through this sanctuary are very bad so be prepared to be shaken to the bones! Sadly there are no name boards so unless you are an expert on flowers you will...More

Thank Vinitha21
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went there in last week of april journey through rhododendron valley while snow falling is a lucky experience. Try once.

Thank shiulyms
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had a 3 day trip up to north Sikkim and this was definitely a highlight. It was such a spectacular landscape which changed every part of the day. You go through rocky areas which look like the moon, then through all the rhododendrons which...More

Thank Helena C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

On the way to Yumthank valley on from Lachung, it is an approximately 5 KM stretch of forest covered with rhododendrons. Some areas have been destroyed due to a recent landslide but it is still very pretty when the flowers are in bloom.

Thank Swastikagrawal
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