Baiguney Sikkim

Baiguney, offbeat destination in Sikkim

Located on the foothills of West Sikkim, Baiguney is a newfound jewel far from the tourist rush. Just about 2 hours' drive from Pelling and Darjeeling, Baiguney is the perfect offbeat holiday destination for those who are looking for a crowd-free sleepy hill station. Sited on the riverbank of shimmering Rangeet, Baiguney is a pictorial hamlet notorious for its serene ambience, scenic view of the mountains and the sparkling Rangeet River cutting across the valley.

Being surrounded by forests and a river flowing next to it Baiguney in Sikkim has endless surprises to offer in its basket. In the following paragraphs, we will try to decode what are these surprises Baiguney has to offer to its visitors.

What to See in Baiguney Sikkim

Tourist attractions are in abundance around the scenically blessed Baiguney. Adventurers, as well as nature lovers, will also love to have a holiday here. The tourist attractions to witness here are as follows.

  • The cascading Rangeet River and its gleaming beauty.
  • The astounding mountain peaks covered with lush green vegetation.
  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Museum of Baiguney Sikkim.
  • The jaw-dropping sunrise looming over the mountain pinnacle.
  • Countless hued Himalayan birds of Baiguney.

Activities to Do in Baiguney

Even though a virgin settlement, you will not get bored while spending some days here at Baiguney. In order to make your holiday quite thrilling, you can do these below-mentioned activities.

  • Indulge yourself in adventure sports like White Water Rafting in the cascading Rangeet river. Feel the adrenaline rush in you while doing so.
  • Have a memorable picnic with your dear and near ones in the bank of River Rangeet.
  • Trek through the green lush forest of the hilly terrains of Baiguney to explore regional villages.
  • Being surrounded by forests and a river flowing next to it Baiguney in Sikkim is a haven for spotting various birds. Relish the beauty of these flying birds and invent yourself as a bird enthusiast.
  • Have a breathtaking aerial view of the hamlet and its surrounding while paragliding from nearby destinations of Chakung and Chungbung.
  • Activities like Mountain Camping, Jungle Hiking, Village Trekking, River Camping, Tea Garden Excursion can also be enjoyed.

Nearby Tourist Attractions

While spending a memorable holiday in Baiguney, it will be not a bad idea to explore its nearby sightseeing places. Here are the sightseeing places you can have an excursion to.

  • Jorethang, another prominent hilly valley is just 4 km or 20 minutes driving distance away from Baiguney.
  • Those who love photography will undoubtedly get satisfied by visiting Akar Suspension Bridge and a stunning Mandir of Lord Shiva.
  • There are a hot springs couple of kilometres away which are becoming an added tourist temptation.
  • The natural Sisney Rock garden, the pristine banks of Rangeet along the village of Majhigaon, the nearby villages of Chakung and Chunbung with their majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjungha is few others nearby attractions of Baiguney.

Where to Stay in Baiguney Sikkim

Baiguney in Sikkim offers finest accommodation options to its visitors. Baiguney Club Mahindra Resort, Zuri Retreat Hotel and other notable homestays are available to stay. Spread over 6.5 acres on the banks of the river Rangeet, Club Mahindra Resort has its own swimming pool and comes with all the modern amenities travellers usually want.

How to Reach Baiguney Sikkim

From Siliguri, NJP or Bagdogra, you can hire a car to reach Jorethang first and then to Baiguney. NJP is the nearest railway station of Baiguney whereas Bagdogra is the nearest airport.

Best Time to Visit Baiguney Sikkim

Baiguney can be visited at any time of the year. The weather stays charming for most of the months. Except for the seasons of Monsoon, you can make a plan to visit this scenically blessed hamlet at any moths.



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