Aritar is a historic village in East Sikkim at an altitude of 1498mt; it is located at the old Silk route. Rich history and beautiful landscape of Aritar make this place a great offbeat destination for travellers. Also the entire village surrounded by lush green forest, Isolated from rest of the Sikkim, this little village tells unique story of Sikkim. Due to its location little Aritar is a home of natural lake, Heritage building, historic galleries, ancient temple and Monasteries. Aritar Gumpa is one of the oldest Monastery in Sikkim belong to Kagyu lineage (One of the four main school of Tibetan Buddhism); also the Mankhim Temle, Lampokhari Lake and Aritar Dak Bungalow are the famous attraction in Aritar. The Mankhim Temple famous for the Rai community, (an indigenous group of Nepal). Lampokhari Lake is Natural Lake at an altitude of 1402 mt surrounded by the rich green pine forest. And the Aritar Dak Bungalow an old British Bungalow, build in 1896 for the first political officer of Sikkim. Although it is good place for trek , which will end with a breathtaking 360 degree view of Kanchenzong and Himalaya.