Singshore bridge in Gangtok is revered as the highest bridge in Sikkim and the second highest in Asia. Settled roughly 300 m above sea level, Singshore is around 260 m long and is one of the most popular tourist spots in West Sikkim. In fact, one can spend a half day just exploring the area. Singshore Bridge is truly a man-made marvel that is wholly surrounded by lush forest and offers a great view of green hillsides and breathtaking waterfalls.
The location seems to be a wonderland from the top. You can see the enchanting view from the middle of the bridge, which is quite thrilling and fascinating. Most importantly do not miss to click pictures as it is a lifetime opportunity.
Singshore Bridge is also regarded as one of the oldest bridges that connects two hills and shortens the distance for trekkers. While trekking across this bridge, you can explore the Alpine Cheese Factory and take gouda cheese from there. Move 10 km from the bridge and you will reach Uttarey Village that houses one of the oldest Uttarey Societies located near the Indo-Nepal border.
As this bridge is located just 5 km away from Pelling, you can explore the major attractions in Pelling like Pemayanstse Monastery. Kanchenjunga Waterfalls and Rabdentse Ruins are other famous attractions for history buffs. There is so much to do and see at and near Singshore Bridge in Pelling. So, next time you are in Pelling, make sure to check out Singshore Bridge.
Here is the information about Singshore Bridge
Best time to visit Singshore Bridge
Singshore Bridge can be visited all throughout the year. However, you must avoid months from June to August.
Timings of Singshore Bridge
You can visit Singshore Bridge in Pelling from 6 am to 6 pm on all days of the week. There are no entry charges.
How to reach Singshore Bridge
Take a shared jeep or state-run bus from Gangtok to Pelling. The distance between both places is around 129 km and will take approx. 4.5 hours of time. From Pelling, the Singshore Bridge is just 5 km away. You can trek to the bridge for a thrilling experience or hire a private taxi directly to the Singshore Bridge.