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Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Singalila Range | Nepal Border, 737121, India
+91 70633 11604
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Trek in the land of Guras

Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary located in west Sikkim. Anyone can trek from Hilley or Uttrey to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tapabrata M
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Okhrey booking session for March-June has started you can call on 8145884156 (whatsapp). Bloosoms... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Lilen T
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Barsey rhododendron sanctuary is located in west sikkim ,you will get to see variety of rhododendron and also the breathtaking view of mt kanchenjunga .
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Singalila Range | Nepal Border, 737121, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary located in west Sikkim. Anyone can trek from Hilley or Uttrey to Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary. This is called the land of Guras. Different kind of Rhododendron can be seen in this sanctuary. There are different types of birds can be seen in...More

4  Thank Tapabrata M
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Okhrey booking session for March-June has started you can call on 8145884156 (whatsapp). Bloosoms will start from first week of March.

2  Thank Lilen T
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Now guras kunj booking is closed due to tender issues,instead of guras kunj tourist can book "Forest Barrack" home stay only accomodation at Versey.Contact Person-Gopal Thapa(09733412807/09547219305)

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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Hilley Trekkers Hut is the Gateway of Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, from 5km here trekking begins. We visited the Sanctuary in May end when the Red flowering of the Rhododendron almost had gone. So if you want to see the 'Fire on the Hill' visit it...More

4  Thank Nafis A
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife heard the name of this jungle which turns red with flowers in soon after spring season , so we decided to head for it in last week of March. Drove in shared vehicle from Gangtok to place called jorthang, a wonderful experience, pleasant...More

1  Thank khadds
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

Had been eagerly looking forward to visiting the rhododendron forest. April is the bloom time but this year the bloom was very limited. Although the area is full of rhododendron trees, only 20% or so seemed to be in bloom. The walk from the gate...More

1  Thank anjanak
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

Varsey Rhododendron sanctuary is a divine place where one has to reach aftera trek of 4.5 Kms. The starting point is Hilley Forest check post where one have to register. The army person in the check post is very friendly.The trek was moderate but the...More

3  Thank shreyaghosal76
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Versay Rhododendron Sanctuary is the must go place for its divine beauty. If you are lucky enough, you can meet with cute red panda or deer...

3  Thank Satyabrata M
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

The Sanctuary has rhododendrons of many varieties growing naturally. By March/April most come into bloom and the place becomes really colourful.

2  Thank Prosenjit1944
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

While there are many options (some as long as 5-7 days) to hike within this sanctuary, we opted for the half day version. This takes you to the trekkers hut/camp from where the views of the Kanchenchunga mountains are stunning, on a clear(ish) day. We...More

1  Thank rtd2_in
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