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).

Accommodation in Lingsey

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.

          Our associate 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 nature.

          We also provide homestay at MULKHARKA village, trekkers may contact in advance for rooms. Well-known guide LALIT Daju (LALIT POUDYAL) will guide you for your trek.

How to Reach Lingsey

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 from Kalimpong.

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

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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