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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Beautiful flowers in a beautiful valley

Shingba is part of the beautiful Yumthang valley and falls on the way. The Rhododendron flowers... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Not to be missed

We planned our visit in April, especially to see the wild rhododendrons flowering. We were lucky... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Shingba is part of the beautiful Yumthang valley and falls on the way. The Rhododendron flowers here can be seen only during a few months, typically starting from end of April to September. But event during that time, if you are expecting a carpet /...More

Thank AnkurP264
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We had a wonderful trip up the Yumthang valley through the Rhododendron sanctuary May end. The whole valley is surreal , changing from flower Forrest to rock filled landscape then snow at zeropoint. Then the mountains that have me a whole new perspective of the...More

Thank Atheeb A
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We planned our visit in April, especially to see the wild rhododendrons flowering. We were lucky because we had a clear blue sky with fresh snow on the surrounding moutains that forms a nice backdrop for the bright red flowers. We had 8 species flowering...More

Thank Ingwe40
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I had heard a lot about this place and stopped for taking shots but spent nearly 30 minutes, looking for different colors and shapes of Rhododendron.

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

From Lachung on the way to zero point passing through this place will surely be a delightful experience.It was not much colorful though recently.Still our driver told us rhododendron flowers came before due time.So had some pink flashes.It would be quite a riot of colors...More

Thank echowa
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This place is on the way towards zero point. Awesome view. Roads are pathetic and drivers might charge extra for the zero point. Weather is chilled and windy during this season.

Thank Hemalrshah
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

All along the routes, one can spot rhododendrons, in higher density in the sanctuary. A must for flora enthusiast. Seasonal so timings must be key in mind to see the bloom.

Thank SDhruvi
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Sanctuary is beautiful - a must visit in North Sikkim when the flowers are in bloom! You get to see a landslide site and a river-lake on the way to the Yumthang valley. The valley is eye-riveting.

1  Thank Srichie
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Please visit this area in the month pf April and you will find huge number of colorful flower. Don't try to puck flowers from the tree there is a strict rule related to that.

1  Thank SubhamS51
Reviewed 2 May 2017

There were no flowers in the month of April, that too April end. We had heard that this is the peak season for flowers in Yumthang valley.

Thank sonamkadam01
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