Kheunpheling Carpet Centre is one of the best places to visit to shop for woven items. Carefully handcrafted and made by Tibetan refugees, the centre displays various items such as carpets, shawls etc. This popular place is located in Ravangla and the centre also serves as the Tibetan refugee settlement camp. During your tour in the carpet centre, you can enjoy sightseeing their rural lifestyle and their design items that boost of traditional Sikkimese culture. Kheunpheling Carpet Centre also teaches the art of weaving and wood carving to the craftsmen who come to the centre to learn.
Things to do and see
Kheunpheling Carpet Centre in ravangla is a must visit place to buy some souvenirs however, there are also other attractions near Ravangla. Barmeli Falls is one and half hour drive from Ravangla. Rayong Sunrise View Point and Temi Tea Garden are two attraction that can be covered together. Monasteries such as Ralang, Tashiding, Bonn etc are popular places to visit. Trekking trails are also available for adventure lovers to places like Bakhim, Barfung and Doling monastery.
Getting there :
Kheunpheling Carpet Centre is located in Ravangla. However, if you happen to visit from other nearby Sikkimese towns then there are plenty of to and fro taxis services.