1.Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary
Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve located at a distance of 20 km from Gangtok SNT Bus Stand.
Fambong Lho is paradise for birdwatchers. From birding to butterfly watching and From Village Walk to Hiking trails Fambong Lho have something for everyone. It shelters birds species like endangered rufous-headed hornbill , Rufous Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Bee eater, Partridge
and laughingthrush. The sanctuary is also rich in animals like Red Panda, Barking deer, Yellow-throated marten and Himalayan brown bear, and in flora One can find here various number of rhododendron and orchids.
After 2-3 hours hiking through the sanctuary you will reach the hill top to see wonderful 360% view of snow clad mountain ranges including Kanchenjunga And whole part of Gangtok and Teesta Valley.
* Bird and Butterfly watching is the most exciting activity in Fambong Lho.
* The sanctuary also offers some trekking trails for adventure lovers. There are four jungle trails inside this sanctuary.
* A log House with two rooms is available at Golitar and Tumin for Night Stay.
Travel Tips: Permission is required from the Forest Department for National as well as Foreign Tourists.
Opening Hours: 8 AM to 3 PM
Entry Fee: Rs.55 per person