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Ban Jhakri Waterfall

#Waterfall in Gangtok

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'.

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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 Apr 23, 2017

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