Sajong Sikkim

sajong, offbeat destination in Sikkim

Your Dream of relishing the magnificent view of mighty Himalaya along with the green rolling hills of Sikkim is going to fulfil here in the village named Sajong. Surrounded by luxuriant forest, vast stretch of paddy fields, Sajong is a sleepy hamlet in the Eastern part of Sikkim.

Just about 24 km away from Gangtok, this tiny settlement is full of scenic beauties and offers a tranquil environment a nature enthusiast usually seek. Quite adjacent to the iconic Rumtek Monastery, let's see why it should be your next offbeat holiday destination.

Tourist Attractions in and around Sajong

Being quite adjacent to Gangtok, Sajong village offers a spectacular view of Gangtok in the night. Apart from the alluring scenic beauty of the village, here are the sightseeing places and attractions during your holiday in Sajong.

  • Rumtek Monastery and Ranka Monastery are the two major sightseeing places near the village. The prayer wheels, a gold plated statue of Buddha, different types of drawings and depictions are the major things to see.
  • The traditional farms, caves and the statue factory of Sajong in Sikkim.
  • The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok's sightseeing places like Tibetology Museum, Do-Drul Chorten, Orchid Exhibition, Enchey Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Phodong Monastery and many more.

Things to Do in Sajong Sikkim

Sajong is an offbeat destination and all it offers is a serene ambience one can truly enjoy. During your trip to the village, there are lots of alluring activities to do and they are as follows.

  • Stroll around the village to catch an alluring vista of blooming flowers and lush vegetations. Get to know more about the local communities and their lifestyle.
  • Mountain Biking is quite popular here. Hence, if you are an adventure enthusiast, try mountain biking through the hilly terrain of Sajong.
  • Trek to Tinjure Ridge to savour the magnificent view of the snow-peaked Mount Kanchenjunga.
  • Visit the nearby Buddhist religious sites like Rumtek Monastery and Ranka Monastery.
  • Visit Ray Khola mountain-river to have a memorable picnic and indulge in the swimming activity.

How to Reach Sajong Village

Sajong can be visited by road from all the nearby locations. New Jalpaiguri Junction is the nearest railway station and Bagdogra is the nearest airport. Cars are available to hire from Bagdogra, NJP or Siliguri. It usually takes more or less than 4 hours to reach the hamlet.

Accommodation Facility in Sajong Village

There are few resorts that offers the finest accommodation to its guest with all kind of luxurious amenities. The resort provides a unique blend of Swiss-Sikkimese cuisine and hospitality along with a spectacular view of Himalayan Range. Local villagers also offer homestay to the tourists.

Best Time to Visit Sajong Sikkim

Even though Sajong in Sikkim can be visited at any time of the year, the clear view of mighty Kanchenjunga looks captivating during the months of October and March.

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