Mangan is a beautiful town that is emerging as a new tourist hot-spot in Sikkim. The town boasts of sheer beauty which it inherited from Mother nature. There are important monasteries and then there are exceptional natural wonders that will mesmerize you to no limit.
By Air: Bagdogra is the nearest airport to Mangan which is 190 Km from here. You can catch a bus or hire a taxi from the airport itself. Jet Airways and Indian Airlines are the main operators to Bagdogra.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is at New Jalpaiguri which is around 180 Km from here. There are number of buses from station to Mangan which will take nearly 6 hours to cover the distance. New Jalpaiguri station receives trains from all major cities of India.
By Road: Mangan is connected to capital city Gangtok by a all weather metaled highway. The distance between Gangtok and Mangan is nearly 65 Km. Buses ply regularly between Gangtok and Mangan.
Local Transport: Shared taxis are the major form of transportation in Mangan. There is efficient bus service as well inside the town.
Good amount of accommodation is available in Mangan. Mangan is the district headquarters of North Sikkim, a little hamlet with flower patches, and the water wheels strung with bells set in exquisite miniature gardens more than compensate for the primitiveness of the region.
Several interesting high altitude treks are now open to group tours in this isolated region including the popular Green-Lachen Lake trek, which takes approximately three days (one-way) and other great views of Mount Siniolchu (6,687m) across the Zemu Glacier.