Lingtham or Lingtam along with Kupup lake, Aritar Lake, Zuluk, Nathang forms an integral part of the old Silk Route, which connected India to Tibet and China. If you are searching to explore places with natural extravaganza and historical essence than Lingtam is just the ideal offbeat tourist destinations in Sikkim. A perfect gateway to the lap of nature, enriched with peaceful environment along with mountains, forest and rivers. The most significant sightseeing of Lingtam tour includes Aritar Lake, Ghambari Falls, Rongli, Keukhola Water Falls, Phademchen, Dara and Zuluk for sure. If you are planning to visit Jelep Pass, permission is issued from Rongli or Gangtok. Lingtam to Panglakha offers a trek route and further from Panglakha to Phademchen which are quite thrilling. The place is surrounded by hills on all sides and comprises of two Buddhist monasteries. 

The major sightseeing locations are Sunrise point (Ganek) near Zuluk, Nag Temple, Thambi Valley View point, Lungthung at about 12400 feet, Gnathang Valley, Adi Baba Mandir, Golf Course, Kalpokhori Lake, Tukla Valley, Memencho Lake and Tsomgo Lake

You can witness snowfall from January to mid-March. It is mandatory to collect passes from the S.D.P.O. Office at Rangoli or at Gangtok to visit the Silk Route. A good number of tourists flock that time to experience snowfall. March to May would be average to moderate for scheduling a trip with family or friends. It’s pretty convenient to find hotels and homestays for accommodation at Lingtam.

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