Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Location North Sikkim, Sikkim
Nearest city Lachung
Coordinates 27°50′28″N 88°44′21″E / 27.84111°N 88.73917°E / 27.84111; 88.73917Coordinates: 27°50′28″N 88°44′21″E / 27.84111°N 88.73917°E / 27.84111; 88.73917
Area 43 ha (110 acres)[1]
Established 1984[1]
Visitors NA (in NA)
Governing body Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park in the Indian state of Sikkim. It has forty species of rhododendron trees. It is located in the Yumthang Valley of Flowers north of Lachung in North Sikkim district. Bird species found in the park include Wood snipe and Hoary-throated barwing.[1]

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