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Ban Jhakri Waterfall

#Waterfall in Gangtok

This 100-foot waterfall is located in a landscaped park with forested area at about 7kms from Gangtok town and close to Ranka Monastery. There are paved pathways and footbridge around the park which spreads across some 2-acres of land area with many trees and flowering plants in it. It's a popular picnic spot.

There is also a manmade lake here with a dragon at the center. The entire park is themed on Shaman culture and you can see Sikkimese architecture visible all across the park. There are gazebos at several points where you can relax while soaking in the view of the flowing stream that forms at the bottom of the waterfall and the greenery all around.

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Sikkim, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Altitude / Height:
5171 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
27.3506646°N, 88.6022278°E
Distance from Gangtok city center to Ban Jhakri Waterfall
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Ban Jhakri Waterfall..

Overall Rating:4.3

  '5' out of 5
"A must visit if you are in Gangtok for a tour. Very nice views & nicely decorated. The natural waterfall is to fall in love with."
  '5' out of 5
"Best place to feel the nature.....Loved it"
  '5' out of 5
"Nice place for tourist . the waterfall is the memorable place. There are shops where you could buy souvenir and enjoy the natural beauty."
  '4' out of 5
"Must visit place around Gangtok. Bful water fall..and park.."
  '5' out of 5
"One of the beautiful place to go with family. A nice weekend place to visit. Sikkim is itself a beautiful place to visit."

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Content of this page was last updated at Aug 31, 2016