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Singhik is a little hamlet town in the north region of Sikkim. Located at a distance of 4 km from Mangan on North Sikkim Highway, Singhik is a beautiful town decorated with the beauty of nature. The high ranges of Mt. Kanchenjunga look monstrous from Singhik’s viewpoint. This vantage point is established just on the wayside of the town. A terrific look at Mt Siniolchu, and Mt Kanchenjunga alongside different ranges can be seen from Singhik View Point.

Aside from the monstrous views of elevated mountains, Singhik offers an all-encompassing view of the neighbouring places. Beneath this View Point, you can follow the connecting view of River Teesta and River Kanaka. At a height of 4,000 feet, Singhik turns into a loosening up stoppage for the voyagers making a beeline for Lachen or Lachung. Singhik is gradually turning into a popular travel destination that has essential comfortable homestays for guests.

What to see

Singhik View Point

Located on the wayside of Singhik, the Singhik View Point is known for offering an all-encompassing view of the high mountains, including Mount Kanchenjunga, and other neighbouring spots. The point where the Rivers Teesta and Kanaka meet is found just underneath this vantage point. The place furthermore gives amazing scenery of the few mountain streams, slopes settled with woodlands, and various trekking tracks that include the delightful town of Singhik.

Labrang Monastery

This old monastery, which submits to the practices of the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism, was formed in 1814, to pay tribute to Latsun Chembo of Kongpu in Tibet. Latsun Chembo of Kongpu was outstanding for setting up a Buddhist school in Sikkim. There is another religious community known as the Phadong Monastery, which draws in vacationers in extensive quantities. Situated in the region of the Labrang Monastery, the Phadong Monastery was worked by Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal in the eighteenth century.

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Rong Lungten Lee

This generation of a traditional Lepcha house is situated at Namprikdang, which is only a short from the town, of Mangan. The house comprises three rooms and a loft that is known as a “phahong” and is utilized by the Lepchas to store valuable things.

When to reach

The perfect time to visit Singhik is during March and May in summer and between September to October in winter. July and August are the months when the place faces devastating rainfall and hence is inclined to landslides.

How to reach

Singhik, an enchanting village, is in closeness with Mangan town. One can avail of the common cab services from Gangtok to reach Mangan which is around 70 km away. From that point, cover the separation of 4 km by leasing a cab to achieve Singhik or you can likewise walk to reach this beautiful destination.

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