Take the roads less travelled which will lead you through rural hamlets to a place, you haven’t witnessed before. Like a paradise found, Aritar is sure to startle you with its mesmerizing beauty and indefinable charm. Nestled in the lap of nature, it is a region situated in the East Sikkim district. Isolated from the rest of the state, Aritar is a quaint hill station, located on the edge of the Himalayas. Opening up to the breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchendzonga, Aritar also serves as a vantage point for extremely alluring Himalayan panorama. Take a tour of this fairy land, dotted with engaging tourism attractions and captivating sightseeing places.
Aritar is a delight for spirituality seekers- ‘Aritar Gompa’, ‘Mankhim Temple’, ‘Nirmal Dham’ and ‘Parbateyshwar Shivalaya Mandir’ are few of the religious sites must visit and which are sure to leave every religious-hearted with a divine experience unmatched.
For those who love trekking, the nearby ‘Lungchuk Valley’ sits as a famous trekking destination in the region and provides every trekking enthusiast with a never-ending fun of thrill, excitement and exhilaration.
Journey past its picturesque locales and feel fascinated by its serene lakes, heritage buildings, historical galleries and museums, ancient temples and monasteries. While your stay in Aritar, few of the places that you must see are, an old British Dak Bungalow, Aritar Gompa, Parbateyswar Shivalaya Mandir, Mankhim Dara Temple, Nirmal Dham, Chaney Waterfall, Kali Khola Falls and Lungchok Valley.
Apart from sightseeing, there are several other interesting things to do in Aritar. Enjoy a languid boat ride across Lampokhari, one of the oldest natural lakes in Sikkim. Adventure enthusiasts can trek the enchanting trails to Lokdara and Chujachen. Spending a day besides the tranquil Aritar Lake, will again be an amazing experience. Being rich in flora and fauna, this place also serves as a great spot for bird watching. For people in search of beauty and solace, Aritar any day will be the best choice to make. If you are looking forward to an unforgettable holiday, do make a visit to this celestial place.