Mankhim - A paradise in East Sikkim


Towering over the village of Dalapchand is the scenically beautiful hilltop destination known as Mankhim. Located near to the popular tourist hot spot known as Aritar, this pristine land mass offers tourists with a vantage point to take in some of the most breathtaking sights and sounds of the region. The hilltop looms large over the Lampokhri Lake, giving sightseers a bedazzling view of its emerald green waters. Mankhim also provides onlookers with spectacular view of Mt. Khangchendzonga.

Photo of Mankhim - A paradise in East Sikkim 1/2 by Himadri Sinha Roy
View from Mankhim village

Mankhim is very easily reached from New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri in West Bengal, travelers can hire private car directly to Mankhim or can avail share taxi to Rangpo, the gateway to Sikkim and then take a one and a half hour drive to Mankhim.

Photo of Mankhim - A paradise in East Sikkim 2/2 by Himadri Sinha Roy

Mankhim is the gateway to famous silk route, so anybody planning for Dzuluk or Gnathang valley can easily spend a night at Mankhim and proceed. Mankhim has 3-4 decent homestays with basic yet very satisfying accommodation facilities. Mankhim can be an option for travel buffs to find solace among busy monotonous life