Ban Jhakri Waterfall
The Ban Jhakri Park is one of the most important tourist attractions of Gangtok. Spread over an area of 2 acres, it houses a natural waterfall, which is about a hundred feet high, and is surrounded by a beautiful forest, with plenty of beautiful trees and flowering plants, which make it one of the most popular picnic spots for tourists, as well as locals.
Situated within the premises of the Waterfall, is a manmade lake, with a beautiful Dragon at its centre. The Park is themed upon the wonderful Shamanic culture of Sikkim, and houses some of the most beautiful statues of the ancestors of the Lyam Lymay, Mangpas, and Lepcha communities of Sikkim. The Park relies on eco-friendly and non-conventional sources of Energy, due to which many have dubbed this Park as the 'Energy Park'.