Mangan, Sikkim, India



Sikkim, India

Snuggled in the lap of Eastern Himalayas, Mangan counts amongst one of the top tourism places in Sikkim, attracting vacationers, nature lovers and soul seekers from different parts of India and the world. The charming little village is blessed with an enticing scenic beauty which is simply magical enough to captivate anyone’s heart and soul in just no time. The place is no less than an empyrean for spirituality seekers too; soaked in deep aura of Buddhism with colourful prayer flags fluttering all around and chanting of Buddhist mantras reverberating in the air, it simply makes for a tranquil place to just sit back, relax and meditate connecting oneself with the ultimate supreme power. Truly one of the best kept secrets of Sikkim, it makes for a perfect decision to shortlist Mangan on your itineraries whenever planning a trip to North East India the next time. Mangan is called the cardamom capital of India and is also the administrative headquarters of Northern Sikkim.

Mangan Travel Tips

Plan your trip When The Weather Is Fine.
Packing Essentials. 
Be A Part Of Sikkim Culture.
Get Border Permits In Advance.
Plan a viable Itinerary.
Keep Documents Handy. Documents Required for Protected Area Permit.
When In Sikkim, Respect Sikkim Culture & Landscape.

Mangan Facts

Magnificent Himalayan peaks, thick forests, sparkling streams, vibrant monasteries and a soul-soothing ambience is what defines the enchanting hill resort of Mangan. The little town sits as the headquarter of the North Sikkim district, perched at an elevation of 4000 ft. above sea level, also serving as a transit base for people travelling to other much popular tourist destinations of the region including Lachung, Lachen and Chungthang.

How to Reach

Flight By Air

The nearest airport is at Bagdogra, 160 kilometres away.

Train By Train

The New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station is the closest railhead at a distance of 152 kilometres from Pelling.

Car By Road

As Gangtok has a well knit road network, it is easy to take the roads till Mangan. From Gangtok, there are regular bus services available till Mangan. So one can either board a bus or can take a private taxi, jeep or land rovers to reach the hill town.

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