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Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary

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Near Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok, India
+91 96000 17031
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Gorgeous rhododendrons and ground orchids

Its located in the adjoining ridge of all the Nathula Road starting from Tsomgo. One can see... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
devenkhawash
An exciting glorious route to Kyongnosia

My visit to Sikkim with my family friends is a memorable one. From Gangtok (April-May 2017) we... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Sivakumar V
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Bengaluru, India
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Near Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok, India
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Its located in the adjoining ridge of all the Nathula Road starting from Tsomgo. One can see amazing rhododendrons and ground orchids all along the way. orange, red and green. One kind of a sight.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

My visit to Sikkim with my family friends is a memorable one. From Gangtok (April-May 2017) we started our journey towards Nathula Pas with all the permits in place. The route from about 5 Km from Gangtok was a a very eventful one. In steadd...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Nothing much to see. Some yaks around and few alpine trees. This falls in restricted place and needs permit to visit it.

Thank Dev1972
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

The sanctuary has a rich variety of alpine flowers namely rhododendron, poppies, primulas and magnolias. It is rich in endemic flora of Himalayan ranges. Plants with medicinal properties abound here. The lower altitudes are dense with bamboos, which is home to red Panda The waterfalls...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, covering 31-sq.km land, lies at altitudes of 3200 meters to 4200 meters. It is situated 30 km away from Gangtok. The views of Khangchendzonga peak are awesome. To the south lies Mount Norsing and Mount Pandim making the picture complete. While the...More

1  Thank renthlei_tetei
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This is a place on the way to Tsomgo lake. Need permit to visit this place as it is in a restricted area. Our Hotel arranged for that along with Tsomgo lake. Not like other wild life sanctuaries. Just some Yalks you can see. Which...More

Thank Shibu Z T T
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is check post to show your permit or have a hot bowl of noodles. All yaks you see are domesticated. You can't even see wild Yaks in and around Gurudongmar lake also. There are very very few places in Tibet where you may see...More

1  Thank bhattanav
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is on the route to Tsomgo Lake. You cannot see any animals except for Yaks. The place has number of shops. Maggi, momos, etc are available. The shops are very colorful due to the variety of clothes

1  Thank Rips85
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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

On the way to Nathula pass and changu lake you can see this place.nice surrounding view with flower and tree. Also can see some wild yak like my pictures.

1  Thank anupam b
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

This Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the Gangtok-Chhangu(Tsomgo)-Nathula way. Wide range of endangered Orchids, Rhododendrons, Silver Firs, Junipers and some grasses are found here. Sikkim's state flower - Rhododendron niveum and a rare species of Chinese lady slipper orchid - Cypripedium tibeticum are also seen...More

1  Thank Swagata D
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