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Rabdentse used to be recognized as the second capital of the former kingdom of Sikkim during the period of 1670 to 1814. However, this capital city was ruined by the Nepalese army and today one can find only the chortens and the relics of the palace.

It was all happened after the moment when the second Chogyal move in to the place from his royal base in Yuksom in 1670. Another factor of the present condition of this town is the close proximity of Nepal, being the reason of frictions between the Nepalese and the Monarchial Nation.  The town lost it power and was grabbed by the town Tumlong in 1814 by the then Chogyal, Tshudpud Namgyal. This town of Rabdentse was then left in ruins after the royal exodus.

The town is all flanked by the natural splendor with lush green forests, steep valleys along with a commendable backdrop of lofty hills. The place is a treat for a leisure walk which will leave your sense in a state of Déjà vu. This is truly a poetic landscape which creates an illusion of a fairyland with goldfish-filled placid lakes and exotic species of orchids.

Rabdentse travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Rabdentse tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in North-eastern India.

General facts about Rabdentse
Location: North-East India
Altitude: 956 m
Language: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Mangar, Sherpa, Tamang and Sunwar
Climate: Cold and moderate
Major Attractions: Mt. Kanchenjunga
Ideal Time to Visit: March to June

Tourist sightseeing in Mangan
The city is popular for its royal history and cultural past. Needless to boast about its natural beauty it is all bedecked with placid lakes which display the sprinkles of golden fishes along with the vast stretches of orchid flowers. The best place to see the town of Rabdentse is from the heights of the Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Climate of Rabdentse
The town experiences a temperate type of climatic conditions, making the entire year good for pay a visit. Yet the best time makes the months mid-February to May and mid-September to December. Nature is at its best during these seasons and offers beautiful scenic views and climate for exploring the town.

How to reach Rabdentse

Rabdentse by Air: The nearest airport is at Bagdogra in West Bengal, which is situated just 124 km from the town.

Rabdentse by Rail:The nearest railway stations are at Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri, 114 km and 126 km respectively, from the state capital Gangtok.

Rabdentse by Road: The state capital, Gangtok is well connected by road with the major cities of the country such as Calcutta (721 km), Darjeeling (139 km), Guwahati (589 km) and Patna (584 km)

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