Mangan is a quaint town located in Northern Sikkim. It was founded in the 9th century when the Buddhist figurine Guru Rinpoche visited the place to preach Buddhism. In the foregone times, the city of Mangan was invaded by the Bhutanese & Chinese and the entire royal treasury was stolen. Slowly, Mangan developed and today it is a beguiling tourist site in Northern Sikkim.
Mangan is entrenched in the lower foothills of the Indian Himalayas at an elevation of 3,136 feet above the sea level. A major portion of Mangan is shrouded amid the beautiful nature in the form of dense forests that house exotic flora & fauna. Due to such tantalizing location, the climate of Mangan is classified as tropical cool. Throughout the year, Mangan encounters pleasant temperatures. During the summers, the average mercury level scales between 26°C-32°C whereas during the winters it usually stays below 15°C. Mangan receives an annual rainfall of 3000 mm.
Mangan is nature’s bounty as well as a traveler's delight. There are amazing tourist sites that lure the visitors. The astounding Singhik Hills are known for trekking, Rong Lungten Lee is the place where the relics of the Lepcha clan are stored, the Labrang Monastery is a soul-soothing shrine and the alluring valley of Sirijonga Yuma is a perfect place for getting closer to nature.