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Ravangla (Sikkim)

Hotels & Resorts in Ravangla

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Hotels list on request *** Tariff Room  &  All Meals

 

Ravangla is a small town and a tourist destination in South Sikkim District. Ravangla is getting more popular owing to its spectacular background and serenity. Located at an altitude of 8,000 ft, Ravangla is one amongst the few places that offer a composed view of snow-covered mountains. Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Sinialchu and Mt. Kabru are some of the peaks that are observed from Ravangla.

Ravangla appears in a romantic atmosphere, the whole town is colorful when myriad flowers blossom during the months of April and May.  Ravangla is also getting popular for its short treks. It has Oak, Pine, Rhododendron, Magnolia and Fir forests and Maenam Hill.  A trek to Maenam Hill from Ravangla takes around 4 hrs.

A further trek of 1.5 kms will bring you to Valedunga, which is hilltop presenting a stunning view of the neighboring mountains. The whole trek route passes through the Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary that embraces a rare assortment of Himalayan species. From Ravangla, one can also engage in excursions to Rayong Sunrise View Point, Ralang Hot Springs, Ralong Monasteries, Borong, Mangbrue Monastery, Tendong Hill, Temi Tea Garden and Maenam Hill.

Trekking
Ravangla also offers some fabulous short treks. A 12 km trek from Ravangla through the Oak, Pine, Rhododendron, Magnolia and fir forests will take you to Mainam peak at 10,600 ft. Another 1.5 km uphill trek leads to valedunga, a hilltop offering beautiful view to the surrounding mountains. The entire trek route passes through the Mainam Sanctuary which houses a rare collection of Himalayan species like the red panda, Himalayan black bear, leopard cat, black pheasant cat etc.

Ravangla - Places of interests:
Rayong Sunrise View Point: At a distance of 8 km from Ravangla - Town, Sikkim, IndiaRavangla on the road to Damthang is the viewpoint that offers spectacular view of the sunrise, as the first few rays sun lightens up the snowy peaks of Mt. Narsing, Jopuno, Kabur, Rathong and Pandim.

Temi Tea Garden : At a distance of only 16 km from Ravangla, it is one of the most beautifully located tea garden of Sikkim. The journey through the winding road via Dentham is even more attractive. A 9 km trek from Dentham through the Tendon sanctuary goes to a dormant volcano, an unforgettable place to view Kanchenjunga and Singalila range in the west and vast plane lands in the south. Even Pelling in West Sikkim and Siliguri town is visible from the view point of Tendong.

Ralang hot spring is situated at a distance of 26 kms from Ravangla. The monastery on the way holds the famous kagiang festival in December.

Ravangla, Sikkim, IndiaRalang Monasteries : 13 km from Ravangla are the two monasteries at Ralang which follow the Kagyupa sect of Buddhism. The Old monastery was built in 1768 AD and legend has it that the 9th Karmapa, head of the Kagyupa sect, blessed the site of the monastery with grains of rice thrown from Tibet. 'Pang Lhabsol' the worship of Mt. Khangchendzonga & 'Kagyed' Chaam (masked dances) is held in the monastery every year.

Borong & Ralang Cha-chu : Cha-chu or hot sulphur springs at Ralang & Borong are traditional winter spas where visitors spend a week or more soaking in these springs that have medicinal properties. Ralang Cha-chu can be reached after a 1 hr downhill walk to the Rangit valley from the Ralang monastery. Borong Cha-chu is a 7 km drive from Ralang and a further 45-minute downhill walk. Both these hot springs are located along the banks of the Rangit River and can be visited from December to February. For overnight stays temporary huts are available at nominal rates but all bedding and cooking utensils have to be carried along. During the hot spring season small shops selling basic vegetables & provisions are setup and the local villagers sell diary products.

Mangbrue Gompa & view point: Located 8 km above Kewzing, the Mangbrue Gompa is also an excellent view point of the mountains and hills.

Ravangla, Sikkim, IndiaTashiding Monastery: Tashiding, located 39 km away from Ravangla, literally means the 'Central Elevated Glory'. Built in 1716 AD, it is the most sacred monastery complex in Sikkim and hosts the annual 'Bumchu' festival during which the barrel containing holy water is opened and the level of water foretells the year lays ahead.

Tendong: Trek starts with a 13 km drive to Damthang & 2.5 hrs trek. Tendong peak (8500ft) offers a spectacular 360 degree view of Sikkim & the distant plains of North Bengal.

Menam (10, 800ft.): is located about 12 km up from Ravangla which can be visited on foot. A traditional meditation site for the monks, it is also a vantage location for spectacular view of the mountains at sunrise. The trek takes 2.5 to 4 hrs and winds through a thick forest of oak, chestnut, magnolia and rhododendron trees. The forest is a riot of colours during spring (March/April). A natural habitat of the red panda, Himalayan black bear and many species of deer, this area is designated as a Wildlife Sanctuary.

Location: South Sikkim District
Attraction: Beautiful Environs
Significance: A major trekking start-off point
How to reach: One can easily reach Ravangla by taking regular buses or by hiring taxis from Namchi