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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Address: Lachung | In Lachung Valley, Gangtok, India
Phone Number: +91 89060 65323

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Great and Beautifull Nature park..

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park in the Indian state of Sikkim. It has forty species of rhododendron trees. It is located in the Yumthang Valley north of Lachung in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park in the Indian state of Sikkim. It has forty species of rhododendron trees. It is located in the Yumthang Valley north of Lachung in North Sikkim district.Great place to visit to see flaura and fauna.

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Kurseong, India, Asia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I found this attraction great cause I visited at the right time. Others may not be lucky. Great place for nature lovers. Kept clean green and natural.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is considered one of the best sanctuaries in the land. The beauty of the valley is enhanced by Yumthang Chu flowing through it. The valley in itself spellbinds you with its alpine meadows, rich greenery, hot springs and many glacial streams running through it. The 43-sq.km land of Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary at varying altitudes ranging from 3048... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful sanctuaries in Sikkim. It is situated in the famous Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim. The sanctuary is bordered with high rugged Chuba-Sagochen mountain ranges on the east and Chomzomei Tso extending upto Lava pass on the west. The picturesque Yumthang Chu (river) flows through the wide valley offering a breathtaking landscape.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Rhododendron is a typical flower found only in the coldest of weathers in the Himalayan Best. The flower is found is 7 different colors. The Sanctuary is well location in the route towards Zero Point . And is a best seen during the end of April and starting of May when the flowers bloom. Due to limited during of the... More 

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Gangtok, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

To reach here you have to go through bumpy rides and place is very cool, there is full bloom of flowers for short period during end week of April.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Its on the way to Yumthang valley from lachung. It has more than fourty species of rhododendron tree, that's what I read everywhere. But found few. Our driver told us ths time thr are very few flowers. Once snow will fall after 15 days and it will again start flourishing. I saw limited flowers but still its worth seeing. All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

red, yellow, pink, magenta, name a biutiful eye catching colour and u will definitely find one.... no where in india only here u can see these flowers and that too from march - may

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Should be at this place in April - May to visualise the carpet of flowers of different colours. Nice and calm place away from the noise of city. Go further up, you are in Yumthang valley, beauty of which cannot be explained by words. Still higher, you are at zero point, the snow capped mountains which will greet you with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I went to Lachung on 26th March and enjoyed a lot, Located in Yumthang Valley, The sanctuary is surrounded on the east by chuba-sagochen mountain ranges and on the west by Chomzomei Tso (Lake) that extends till the Lava pass, the sanctuary covers an area of around 43 sq.km, which comprises several species of rhododendrons and lies at an altitude... More 

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