Aritar, East Sikkim
Know About Aritar
Aritar is a region in the East Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim under Rongli Sub-Division. It is known for its natural and landscaped beauty. It is located on the edge of the Himalayas, and can be reached in about four hours’ drive from Gangtok via either Pakyong or Rangpo.
Overview of Aritar
Lampokhari, Dak Bungalow, Aritar Gumpa, Parbateyswar Shivalaya Mandir, Nirmal Dham, Ever green nursery & Ram Gauri Sangrhalaya, Kali khola falls (Lonely falls), Changey water fall, Lungchok valley, Love Dara, Mankhim.
How to Reach Aritar
Aritar can be reached by rail, road and air. The nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB), while the nearest railway station is NJP. Aritar can be reached by rail, road and air. Diganto travels arranges for such transport for their guests.
Food & Lodge of Aritar
There are some hotels and homestays in Aritar but the best place to stay is the Aritar Dak Bungalow. Decked with period furniture, fireplaces in every room, wall to wall carpets, extra large couches and English glass windows, this 120 year-old British heritage bungalow is a true gem of Sikkim. Recently renovated, the Aritar Dak Bungalow is located amidst sprawling lawns and gardens with great views of the rolling mountains. There are three Master bedrooms (triple bed) with attached bathrooms, a huge sitting room and a dining hall in the bungalow. Staying in the Aritar bungalow is like re-visiting the days of the Raaj. The staff at the bungalow prepares great food for the guests, which is essentially Indian cuisine.