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Ravangla Travel Guide


  • Ravangla city in Sikkim
Ravangla At a Glance
  • Population:20,000
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  • Geo Location:South Sikkim
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Introduction

Ravangla is one of the most popular tourist places in South Sikkim. Positioned at an altitude of 7000 ft, atop a ridge between Maenam and Tendong Hill, Ravangla offers unequaled views of the North East Himalayas. The beauty of its landscape and its location as a base to nearby destinations has put Ravangla on the tourist map.

With the wonderful Mt Kanchenjunga as the background, Ravangla is the perfect place to enjoy the best of Sikkim. There are quaint villages, scenic farms, temples, monasteries, gushing wtaerfalls, adventure sports, creating wonderful memories of Sikkim.

Ravangla is made unique from other destinations in Sikkim owing to the Bonn Monastery, Ralang Monastery, mysterious small caves and the old market of Kewzing. Check out the Tibetan Carpet Centre known for its traditionally designed and woven carpets. Take home the warm remembrance of Ravangla.

Some of the most charming festivals of Sikkim are celebrated with gusto in Ravangla. The vibrant and colorful customs, ethnic touch, dance, music, and food, creates a vivid environment which mesmerizes all visitors. The Pang Lhabsol festival is held every year around August-September. The festivities last for three days, concluding with the traditional dances known as ‘Chaam’. In April, Ravangla hosts a Tourism, Culture and Crafts Festival.