Darap

The word Darap has its origin from the limboo (Tribal) word " Tanlop" which literally means a plain or even land, which is situated at an elevation of 5,790ft. The village, which is highly dominated by the limboo (tribal) community and other communities like Gurung, Tamang, Bhutia, Pradhan and Lepcha live together with good harmony. . . .read more

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Sikkim : : Area in Sq.kms :  7,096
Population in lakh  : :6.1
Density per/sq.km : 76
Districts  : 4
Sub Divisions  : 9
Towns : 9
Temperature    
Summer   -  Max : 21 C  Min : 13 C    
Winter      - Max  : 13 C  Min : 05 C    
Annual Rainfall : : 3,894 mm
Climate  : The Climate of Sikkim ranges from Tropical to Alpine. The Altitude ranges from almost sea
level to 28,208 ft ( 8598 mtrs)
State Animal : : Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens)
State Bird : Blood Phesant
State Flower : Nobile Orchid
State Tree : Rhododrendron niveum
Nearest Airport : Bagdogra (167 kms) from Darap village.
Nearest Railway Station : N.J.P. New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (160 kms) from Darap village.
     

You enter the state of Sikkim by crossing Malli Sikkim Police Check Post in southern Sikkim. Foriegners have to obtain their I.L.P. Inner Line Permit in the Check Post or can be obtained at the airport itself and fulfill the entry formalities( Not required for Indians). After less than two hours of driving from the Malli Check post first town you come across is Jorthang (South Sikkim) again less than two hours drive you will have to cross a small market place Legship. From Legship less than an hour drive you reach the town of Geyzing. Tikjuk the District Head Office is on the way and its just twenty minutes drive from Geyzing. After Tikjuk you reach Pelling in only ten minutes and from pelling in 25 minutes you will reach The Suk Heem Village Retreat in Darap Village.

If any research regarding the Forest like specimen collection and other vital issues than permit should be obtained from Gangtok Forest Head Office or from the office of  District Forest Officer D.F.O. at Tikjuk which falls on the way to Darap Village and it is highly necessary as a responsible citizen.