Sikkim is a tiny Indian state in the northeast that shares its borders with Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Tucked in the lap of Himalayas, Sikkim is home to jaw-dropping natural beauty and vivacious people. One the best place in India to escape from the chaotic city life, Sikkim will bring out the Zen in you with its peace inducing atmosphere.
Despite its small size, there are numerous sightseeing places in Sikkim. Hot springs, high altitude lakes, alpine meadows stunning Monasteries and temples, meandering rivers and sky-high mountains are just a few of the things that Sikkim has to offer.
Lake Tsomgo is one of the many places you must visit in Sikkim. It’s an awe-inspiring lake surrounded but snow-capped mountains. Gurudongmar Lake is a high altitude lake in Sikkim which draws numerous tourists and pilgrims. Yumthang Valley of flowers is a place of astonishing beauty where one can take a dip hot spring and go on yak rides. India’s tallest peak, Mt Khangchendzonga, can be seen from the state’s capital, Gangtok, another top tourist destination in Sikkim.
Best Time to Visit Sikkim: March-May | October-mid December: Spring in Sikkim is beautiful, during the time of April, March and May.During Autum, i.e June, July, August , a clear view of the Himalayas can be witnessed. Winter is harsh during January, February and it is not advisable to visit Sikkim.
Top Things to do in Sikkim: Trekking in Goeche La Trek, River Rafting on the Teesta, Cable Car Ride in Gangtok, Yak Ride near Tsomo Lake, Enjoy Sikkimese Nightlife, Try out the mouthwatering local cusines, Leisure walking in Rinchenpong, Visit the Serene Monasteries, Get Lost in Lachen and Yumthang Valley.
Other top tourist attractions in Sikkim include places like Khangchendzonga National Park, Rumtek Monastery and Nathula Pass. Regions like Lachung, Lachen, Pelling, Zuluk, Yuksom and Kalimpong are where you’ll see the sheer beauty of Sikkim.
People often choose to include Darjeeling in their Sikkim holiday packages due to its proximity to Sikkim. If you plan on getting a complete experience of Sikkim then you should visit it during festival time, when the distinctive culture of Sikkim is most prominent.
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