Things to see / do in Rinchenpong , West Sikkim , India

Rinchenpong is famous for Kanchenjunga and the view of the mountain is available (assuming the sky is clear) from almost each portion of the town. But Rinchenpong too have other interesting place. Walking is the sole option to explore Rinchenpong.

Poision Pokhri : A little and nearly dry pond, nothing magnificent apart from its historical importance.

Rinchenpong Monastery : Constructed in 1717 it houses a exceptional Ati Buddha idol in Yub – yum position, where a lady hugs a meditating Buddha.

Resume Monastery : One can reach by a extensive flight of stone stairs. A small monastery nothing much amazing but offers the superlative view of Kanchenjunga from Rinchenpong.

Traditional Lepcha House : Lepchas are the unique inhabitants of Sikkim. Lepcha house gives an insight into Lepcha life. It as well doubles up as a Lapcha artifact shop.

Rabindra Smiriti Van :An afforesting program of the Sikkim forest department it is a nature park perfect for short walks. Maggi Dara : Houses a newly erected Monastery boarding some superior quality wall paintings

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