Rangli is a small village well conserved in the lap of the foothill of the Himalayas. A small municipality in the eastern division of the country the village is almost certainly one of the most earliest routes towards Kapup & Nathula and if one consider to travel from toward North Sikkim. Rongpo river cross the heart of Rangli, therefore the name. Being a attractive tourist destination, the sole selling point of Rangli is verdant greenery, hilly terrain, the tranquillity of Himalayas. The river Rongpo divide the village from the center, creating natural walkway by its attractive sides to arrive at Rhenock, another little town in the lap of the foothills.
Rangli is one of the major hubs, which hasa important trade, asset happening across the village. Thus Rangli happen to be a major hub, in the area of eastern Sikkim. Major destination which connect Rangli to Gangtok, consist of Lingtam, Zuluk or Reshi and also a number of parts of Phadamchen. On the way to Rongli, there are other destination which comprise Dhupidhara, lungthung, Keukhola water Falls, Ghambari falls, Salamidhara etc, which shall offer a respite to your weary eyes, especially if you occur to be the urban lot! though you do have no matter which great to see here, there is a deal centre and rangli market which is one of the main hub of attraction. Besides, you can now take an easy stroll across the verdant green hilly walkway to enjoy the time without end of natural selection.
Best naeaby places to visit in Rangli
- Rangli Bazar
- North Regu
- South Regu
Currently well-liked destination of Sikkim is old-silk or silk-route or trade way, the entrance point of Silk-Route is Lingtam. The small but very attractive village is Lingtam which is on 4.000 ft. over sea level. You can take pleasure in huge green, greenery valley, spirally flow river and silence of river only is tweeting of dissimilar bird on trees. This small village was preliminary point of past silk route, this way was used to trade to central Asia via Tibet from very old India. Recently the traveler are allowed to visit this way, region by obtain a valid permit. There is a easy process to get authorize, permits for visit silk route are issue from Rangoli S.D.P.O office on any week days (Excepts Holidays) between 10.00 A.M to 4.00 P.M, and you just need to submit a photo copy of suitable identity (eg: Voters ID card, Passport, Driving license etc) with one pc of current passport size color photo.
If you wish for to see a memorize sun rise for your life-time, then go to Lungthung which is distance only 42 kms from Lingtam, it will take around 2 hours to 2.30 hours. You will get a memorize sun rise from Sun Rise Point, 12,000 ft. over sea level. Also you will experience like all the peak KumbhKarna, Kanchenjunga, Kabru, Rathong, many more with similar distance of your eyes. But one thing you require to leave early approximately 4.00 A.M from Lingtam to visit memorize sun rise.
Attractions in Lingtam
- Aritar Lake
- Rishi Lake
- Kali Temple
Best time to visit Rangli and Lingtam
Travel to Rangli and Lingtam can be done throughout the year except monsoon.
How to reach Rangli and Lingtam
By Air :The closest and only airport is Bagdogra (IXB) also have regular flight from all main cities of India. From airport you can hire a car in a straight line to Lingtam, distance approximately 130 K.M.
By Train :The closest and only big railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) well connected will all major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
By Road :If you are on budget trip then take auto-rickshaw to Siliguri then take bus from Siliguri S.N.T bus stand to Rangpo fare would be approximately Rs.130 – Rs. 150.
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