©

Aritar trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Aritar

Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Sikkim  /  Aritar
(4.1/5 based on 75 reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: nature, historic sites
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.Isolated from the rest of the state, on the far eastern border of Sikkim and bounded by Mt. Kanchendzonga, the region is characterized by lush forest, mountains and rivers. The Aritar Lake (Ghati-Tso) is a nearby attraction, as are traditional villages and monasteries such as Lingsay. Visitors may also stay in a British-built bungalow of 1895 located below the lake.Places of Interest in Aritar.Lampokhari : Initially one of the oldest natural lake in Sikkim and recently artificially constructed to facilitate boating for the tourists. At an altitude of 4600 ft (1,400 m) it is the only lake with boating facility in Sikkim.Dak Bungalow : Popularly known as Ari-Bangla, it is an old British-built dak bungalow built by Sir James Claude White (first political officer of Sikkim during British rule in India) in the year 1895. At the same premises Sikkim’s first treasury was built as well as Sikkim Police was raised and the first outpost started functioning in the year 1897.Aritar Gumpa : A monastery of the Kagyuapa order, considered as one of the holiest and oldest in Sikkim. The visitor’s can imbibe the tranquil air with splendour of monastic arts reflected in its traditional architecture, carved & painted murals and treasure of manuscripts and icons.
Put Aritar at the heart of your travel plans by using our India trip itinerary planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Aritar

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Aritar

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Aritar:
Sightseeing, historic sites, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, parks, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Nature, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Sikkim

8 days in East Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA July, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: July, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Gangtok BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Gangtok BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Western India & Gangtok BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Gangtok BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Thimphu, Gangtok & Pelling BY A USER FROM INDIA September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Pelling BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans