Biksthang in Sikkim


Biksthang is situated in the southern part of the Indian state pf Sikkim and quite neighboring to Rinchenpong, Chemchey, Namchi. Biksthang is the natural district popularly known as Chechen and Mangalbaray. It is surrounded by towering Mountains, beautiful forest which is just 119km away from the main city Gangtok. Biksthang always offers a mesmerizing view of mountain peaks and calmness of nature makes worth for the visitors to visit the place. Its an offbeat destination for the visitors.

What to explore in Biksthang?

The village usually offers a charming view of mount Kanchenjunga which I eventually the prime attraction of the village. Pelling, a lively district which can be easily explored. It is the core of monasteries like Dubdi Monastery, Sanga Choeling Monastery, Tashidind Monastery and Temayangste Monastery. There are many side scenes places around Biksthang. The nearby places are Temi Tea Garden, Shingshore Bridge, Kanchenjunga falls. Another major attraction point near the Biksthang village is Rinchenpong. Some of the worth visiting attraction of the village are The Poison Pokhri or Poison Lake, Rinchenpong Monastery, Lhentac Monastery, Rahuney (caves) and Phursachu (hot spring). There are some prime activities to do in the village, the prime activities are Nature walking, Hiking, Bird watching. Apart from doing these activities Horse riding is another activity that can be done near Rahuney caves and Lhentac Monastery. This activity is one the most favorite activity of the visitors. For adventurous people boating and river rafting are ideal activities beside the nearby dam.

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Where to stay in Biksthang?

In Biksthang there are few luxury hotels and cottages where people may find to stay in. Biksthang Heritage Farmhouse, which directly faces the promotes the beauty of the village. The Biksthang Heritage Farmhouse is the famous of that place where people mainly fit themselves. Moreover, the Biksthang village resort are with much modern facilities and amenities such as attached bathroom, spacious rooms, balcony, from where the visitors enjoy the beautiful nature of the place, colour television, and hot running water. Mostly homestays are eventually comfortable to stay.

Holiday Club, the best tour and travel agency in Kolkata, will assist you in the entire process of planning to the execution of the trip.

Best time to visit Biksthang Sikkim.

Biksthang can be visited throughout the year for its mesmerizing nature and smooth weather which is suitable for all. Usually, visitors avoid the monsoon season where there are most chances of landslides apart from that this place is visited without any natural disturbance. The temperature is also suitable for all neither its too high or too low.

Average Cost of the trip.

Fooding and lodging cost include Rs 4000-5000 which is at cheap rates and are affordable for the visitors.

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It’s a beautiful place with some important places to visit and homestays are with much modern facilities which enhance the quality of the place.  

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