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Turuk, Sikkim, India



Sikkim, India

According to Census 2011 information the location code or village code of Turuk village is 261148. Turuk village is located in Namchi subdivision of South District district in Sikkim, India. It is situated 22km away from Namchi, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Turuk village. As per 2009 stats, Turuk Ramabung is the gram panchayat of Turuk village.

Turuk Travel Tips

When it comes to administration, Turuk village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. As per 2019 stats, Turuk village comes under Melli assembly constituency & Sikkim parliamentary constituency. Namchi is nearest town to turuk for all major economic activities, which is approximately 22km away.

Turuk Facts

Bird watching is one of the major activities of the visitors at Turuk Estate. You can savour the sight of some exotic variety of birds like Oriental White Eye, Red Vented Bulbul, Owl and many more. If you have an appetite for adventure, then go for a White Water Rafting trip down the Teesta River. You will thoroughly enjoy the roller coaster ride along the roaring Teesta River. The place is also ideal for short trek along the back hill slope, to Rani Ban, dotted with emerald green vegetation and medicinal herbs.  The humming of the bees along with the twittering of the birds coupled with the exotic aroma of the wild flowers creates a mystical environment in Turuk. Take a stroll through the village path and savour a glimpse of the simple life style of the local people. However, if you are not much an outdoor person, just relax on the lawn of the Turuk Estate and watch the performance of the village folks to the rustic music in the evening.

How to Reach

Flight By Air

Bagdogra Airport (IXB)

Train By Train

New Jalpaiguri (NJP)

Car By Road

Tourists can hire a taxi from Bagdogra airport, NJP or from Siliguri

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