Dreamy and absolutely delightful, Mangan is a wee town situated in North Sikkim district. Serving as North Sikkim’s regional capital, this miniature hill station is a popular jaunt for ardent rovers, adventure freaks and nature lovers. Take the metalled road from Gangtok to Mangan, this drive will transport you to a different world, so surreal. Witness the unthinkable beauty of nature in the rolling mountains, forested hills, warbling streams and scattered settlements. If you are in search of serenity and solitude, you will find it here. Mangan, will undoubtedly offer you with an extremely relaxing holiday. Take a tour of this spot and make a visit to its captivating tourism attractions. Dotted with few of the most amazing must see sightseeing places, journeying across Mangan will be no less than a joyride.
Apart from the natural beauty that you will get to witness, there are quite a few cultural attractions and historical monuments that you must visit. Labrang Monastery, Phodong Gompa and Rong Lungten Lee Museum are few of the popular tourists spots, you surely wouldn’t want to miss out.
Once you are done with your sightseeing tour, there are several engaging things to do in Mangan. You can be a part of an exciting excursion to the Dzong area. Set amidst dense forest, Dzong will offer you with awe-striking views of Mt. Khangchendzonga on a clear day. Nestled in the lap of lush greenery, Lingthem and Kabi Lunchok will also be enticing excursions, to embark upon.
If wish to be a part of non-stop entertainment, travel to Mangan in the month of December as this month hosts the three day music festival. This festival hosts Sikkim’s biggest music event, with famous bands of Sikkim performing on stage. This live event is organized every year which is accompanied with exhibition of local handicrafts, a food festival and presentation of traditional and cultural music and dance. Mountains, music and the enchanting weather, add on a rare charm to Mangan, making it an ideal place for spending unforgettable holidays.