Mangan"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary - Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary in Yumthang Valley is home to around 40 species of rhododendron shrub. The sanctuary is surrounded by the Chomzomei Tso in the west and Chua-Sagochen mountain ranges in the east. The primulas, gentians, poppies, potentillas and saxifrages are some of plant species that can be seen in the sanctuary. Animals like goral, blood pheasant, serow, common hill partridge and endangered tiger-civet can be spotted in the sanctuary. The Yumthang River flows through the sanctuary and serves as the main source of water for the animals. The ideal months to visit the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary are April and May.

     

    Singhik - Singhik Village is around 12 km away from the Mangan town and lies on the north Sikkim Highway. The village is at an elevation of more than 5,200 ft and provides amazing views of the Kanchenjunga Mountain and Mt. Siniolchu. An ancient Singhik Monastery, situated in the Singhik village, is also popular. There are many mountain streams, forest hills and several trails nearby the ridges of the surrounding hills.

     

    Labrang Monastery - Labrang Monastery literally means 'the lamas dwelling'. The monastery was constructed in 1814. The Labrang Monastery follows the principles of the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism. It was constructed to honour the Latsun Chembo of Kongpu in Tibet. He is popular for establishing a Buddhist school in Sikkim. The Phadong Monastery, constructed in the 18th century by Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal, is situated near the Labrang Monastery.

     

    Rong Lungten Lee - Rong Lungten Lee is situated near the Mangan town and is the replica of the traditional house of Lepcha at Namprikdang. This Lepcha house has three rooms and a 'phahong', an attic, which is used to keep valuable items. Several antique artefacts of Lepcha are displayed in this house.

     

    Sirijonga Yuma Mangheem - Sirijonga Yuma Mangheem, built in 1983, resembles the structural design of Sirijonga Yuma Mangheem at Martam in West Sikkim. The site is visited during the festival of Maghey Sankranti, celebrated in January.

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    Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary - Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary in Yumthang Valley is home to around 40 species of rhododendron shrub. The sanctuary is surrounded by the Chomzomei Tso in the west and Chua-Sagochen mountain ranges in the east. The primulas, gentians, poppies, potentillas and saxifrages are some of plant species that can be seen in the sanctuary. Animals like goral, blood pheasant, serow, common hill partridge and endangered tiger-civet can be spotted in the sanctuary. The Yumthang River flows through the sanctuary and serves as the main source of water for the animals. The ideal months to visit the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary are April and May.

     

    Singhik - Singhik Village is around 12 km away from the Mangan town and lies on the north Sikkim Highway. The village is at an elevation of more than 5,200 ft and provides amazing views of the Kanchenjunga Mountain and Mt. Siniolchu. An ancient Singhik Monastery, situated in the Singhik village, is also popular. There are many mountain streams, forest hills and several trails nearby the ridges of the surrounding hills.

     

    Labrang Monastery - Labrang Monastery literally means 'the lamas dwelling'. The monastery was constructed in 1814. The Labrang Monastery follows the principles of the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism. It was constructed to honour the Latsun Chembo of Kongpu in Tibet. He is popular for establishing a Buddhist school in Sikkim. The Phadong Monastery, constructed in the 18th century by Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal, is situated near the Labrang Monastery.

     

    Rong Lungten Lee - Rong Lungten Lee is situated near the Mangan town and is the replica of the traditional house of Lepcha at Namprikdang. This Lepcha house has three rooms and a 'phahong', an attic, which is used to keep valuable items. Several antique artefacts of Lepcha are displayed in this house.

     

    Sirijonga Yuma Mangheem - Sirijonga Yuma Mangheem, built in 1983, resembles the structural design of Sirijonga Yuma Mangheem at Martam in West Sikkim. The site is visited during the festival of Maghey Sankranti, celebrated in January.

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