Lingsey | famous for Mulkharka Lake
Lingsey (লিংসে) is a small Himalayan remote village located in
Kalimpong division near Aritar, East Sikkim. It is situated at 4800 ft. above
sea level. Lingsey is an ideal eco village tourism destination in North-East
India, where you can enjoy the true nature along with a unique experience of
Himalaya. Lingsey offers majestic view of might Kanchenjunga, different species of butterflies are another attraction of Lingsey.
This small Himalayan hamlet
can be your base camp for your tour to nearby areas or eastern Himalaya, number
of trekking routes are starts from Lingsey. You can trek from Lingsey to
Jhusing (5 kms uphill), from Jhusing to Tagathang (3 kms uphill) and from
Tagathang to Mulkarkha (3 kms uphill).
In a day trip you can visit nearby tourist attractions from Lingsey like
waterfalls (Dhoksing, Serveng waterfalls), Monasteries (Pellembo Lepcha, Sanga
Choeling (Bhutia) and Sherpa Monastery), Museum & Subba Heritage House and
temples (Hareshwar Shivalaya Mandir).
beautiful village near kalimpong
Lingsey is an offbeat travel destination in remote
village at lap of Himalayan nature. Any commercialized hotel didn’t build here,
only homestay accommodations at Lingsey are available. Local people has started
homestay and sharing their rooms for travelers for night stay and to take rest.
homestay in Lingsey provides best comfortable stay with good quality of food. Rooms
are clean, spacious and cozy, provides breathtaking view of nearby and fresh
provide homestay at MULKHARKA village, trekkers may contact in advance for
rooms. Well-known guide LALIT Daju (LALIT POUDYAL) will guide you for your
How to Reach
Nearest railway station is New Jailpaiguri
(NJP), well connected with rest of India with regular trains. Lingsey located just
104 kms . away from NJP. You also can reach Lingsey from Gangtok through Rhenock.
Direct car is available from Siliguri, NJP and Gangtok. It is located at 25 km
from Pedong and 51 km from Kalimpong. Lingsey can be visited on day trip or sightseeing
Shared transport also available from Siliguri, take
shared Jeep up to Rangpo, it will cost around Rs.130 – Rs.150. Then take
another shared jeep/car up to Rhenock and fare around Rs.80. At last another
car or jeep to Lingsey (from here share transport is luck).
Best Season to Visit
Lingsey can be visited throughout the year but
best time to visit is March to May and post monsoon which are September to December.
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