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Flora and Fauna Sanctuaries in Sikkim

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Flora and Fauna Sanctuaries : Sikkim is well-known for its astonishing variety of birds, animals and especially the flowers. There are more than 450 kinds of birds along with 400 class of butterflies are present. In addition to that, there are thousands of variety flowers with almost 450 varieties of orchids, and about 40 genus of rhododendron are also available. Deorali Orchid Sanctuary and Kyongnosia Alpine Sanctuary are the most popular Sanctuaries to visit in Sikkim. Deorali Orchid Sanctuary is located in south Gangtok, which presents us a wide variety of Orchids. The best time to visit this place is from March to May and also from October to December. Kyongnosia Alpine Sanctuary is another place that we should not give a miss, as it is just one hour drive from Gangtok and is on the way to Tsomgo Lake and Nathu La. The best time to visit Kyongnosia is from June to October.



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