Some places to visit near Ravangla

(Ravangla is a tourist town situated at an elevation of 7000 ft in South Sikkim between Pelling & Gangtok.)

Char Dham

This Pilgrim Centre has a most important temple of 108 feet height on which is established the 87 feet high statue of Lord Shiva. Apart from this there are also replicas of the twelve Jyotirlingas, to offer one platform to worship for the devotees of Lord Shiva. A statue of 16½ feet height of Lord Kirateshwar is also installed in this place. As per the Hindu belief in order to attain Moksha, one has to perform pilgrimage to all the existing four Dhams, hence, replicas of these four Dhams, namely Badrinath, Jaganath and Dwarka dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Rameshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva is also been built in the same premises.

26 Kms from the Hotel.

Buddha Park

The Buddha Park of Ravangla, also known as Tathagata Tsal, is situated near Rabong (Ravangla) in South Sikkim. It was constructed between 2006 and 2013 and features a 130-foot high statue of the Buddha as its centerpiece. The site was chosen within the larger religious complex of the Rabong Gompa (Monastery), itself a centuries-old place of pilgrimage. The statue was consecrated on 25 March 2013 by the 14th Dalai Lama, and became a stop on the 'Himalayan Buddhist Circuit'. The statue of the Buddha marks the occasion of the 2550th birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha.

Ralang Monastery

Ralang Monastery is a Buddhist monastery of the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism in southern Sikkim, northeastern India. Ralang Monastery has an extensive collection of paintings and thangkas.

13 Kms from the Hotel.

Maenam Hill

Maenam Hill Trek is one of the very few treks in the north - eastern region which rise to a height of around 10, 600 ft from the sea level of around 8000 ft. The Maenam Hill peak provides a breathtaking and composite view of the snow covered mountains of Mount Kanchenjunga, Mount Pandim, Mount Sinoulchu and Mount Kabru. Maenam Hill lies in the Maenam Wild Life Sanctuary, a dwelling place for several exotic species of flora and fauna.

Samdruptse Hill

Samdruptse Hills in Sikkim is an interesting destination to visit. In the Bhutia language, the Name Samdruptse means 'wish fulling hill' and the place is a famous pilgrimage centre of Sikkim. The hill has gained popularity for the presence of a gigantic statue of Guru Padmasambhava also known as Guru Rinpoche - the patron saint of Sikkim who is believed to have blessed the land of Sikkim. The statue is about 135 feet tall and is the tallest figurine of his in the world. The foundation stone for the statue was laid by Dalai Lama in the year 1997

21 Kms from the Hotel.

Temi Tea Garden

The Temi Tea Garden in Ravangla, established in 1969 by the Government of Sikkim, is located in South Sikkim. It is the only tea garden in Sikkim and considered one of the best in India and in the world. Top quality tea is produced, which is in demand in the international market. The garden is laid over a gradually sloping hill. The tea produced in this garden is also partly marketed under the trade name “Temi Tea”.

23 Kms from the Hotel.

Borong Tatopani (Hot Spring)

Sikkim has many hot springs known for their therapeutic value. High in Sulphur content, the waters are believed to have great medicinal properties with the average temperature of the water in these hot springs close to 50c. Borong and Ralong Hot Springs are located within a distance of 7 kms from each other. Popular with visitors from all over the region, these natural spas are said to have curative powers.

30 Kms from the Hotel.

Sri Sridi Sai Baba Mandir

Small but beautiful Sikkim is blessed with an outstanding Sri Shridi Sai Baba Temple situated is Assanthang, a couple of kilometers away from the district headquarters of Namchi. The temple is a religious and pilgrimage center dedicated to the people of Sikkim by the honorable Chief Minister, Dr. Pawan Chamling. It is a two storied building displaying the modern architecture; the ground floor accommodates devotees for singing hymns in praise of Shridi Baba and the first floor provides dwelling to the marble statue of Sri Shridi Sai Baba and ten other beautiful paintings of Lord Vishnu (Hindu God) in ten different incarnations. The temple is surrounded by a beautiful garden from where one could get a panoramic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga.

Sharchok Pephu cave in Sangmoo

Guru Padmasambhava (the Lotus born) also revered as Guru Rinpoche is believed to have passed through Sikkim on his way to Tibet. He is said to have blessed this hidden valley of rice? (Sikkim was also called Denzong which meant hidden valley of rice). Sikkimese still revere the Lord and numerous holy places associated with the Guru is considered holy and form important pilgrimage points. He is also believed to have buried a large number of treasures (ters) in the landscape of Sikkim.