It is located a distance of 25 kilometers from Gangtok having an area of 51.76 square kilometers. The main vegetation found are oak, katus, kimbu, champa, thick bamboos and ferns. The sanctuary is also home to a large number of wild orchids, rhododendrons, etc. The richly forested area is known to be the home for various species of wild animals and birds. This area, located close to Gangtok, is also a short trekking trail. A log House with two rooms is available at Golitar and Tumin. Charges are INR 50.00 per person per night and entry fee to the Sanctuary is INR 5.00 per head.
At Sikkim , you can wander up mountain trails, in the very footsteps of those early travellers.
The Silk Road or Silk Route is a network of trade and cultural transmission routes that witnessed cultural interaction between Sikkim, India and abroad.
From traders to pilgrims, from merchants to monks , from nomads to soldiers travellers of all sorts have their footsteps through this magical winding road.
Today you can travel from Zuruk to Aritar and then from Aritar one can go and visit the Historic Silkroute , a delicate network of bends and curves painted all over a Himalayan hill