Tag: Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary



Rinchenpong is a town in West Sikkim, which is around 40 km west of Gangtok, 10 km due south of Gyalshing or Geyzing, near the city Kaluk.


Gyalshing or Geyzing, is a small town and district headquarters in West Sikkim. “Gyalshing” literally means “the King’s garden”.


Settled on the lap of Himalayan Mountains at an elevation of 1620ft is a pleasant town called Kaluk which is well known among the voyager.

Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary having a 104 sq km area ranging from altitude of 7000-14000 feet around Barsey was declared a protected sanctuary in 1996.