Lingtam is a small village on entry point to silk route and an offbeat tourist destination at about 4000 ft elevation in East Sikkim. The area offers an unique view of 92 turns on the silk route at once and spectacular view of snow laden Eastern Himalaya.
Nearest airport is Bagdogra, W Bengal, 131 km.RAIL
Nearest railhead is NJP, 130 km.ROAD
From Lingtam through Silk Route you can reach Gangtok. This 117 kms journey passes through Kupup lake (source of Jaldhaka river), Memencho lake (source of Rongpo river), Baba mandir and Tsomgo(Changu) Lake.
NJP rail station 130 km, Siliguri 117 km, Aritar Lake is 19 km from Lingtam.