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Best destination for Sikkim

August 27, 2019 by Tripnexts  

Experience your tour destination in Sikkim which is known as one of the states of North East India. Sikkim renowned for its panoramic mountains, quaint villages, pristine scenery, five climatic zones, total sanitation, peaceful environment, hospitable, holy lakes, vibrant Buddhist Monasteries, a holiday in Sikkim is sure to bring you close to nature providing you ample peace and solitude.

Book the Sikkim tour packages with exciting deals and offers. One can get the best itinerary covering the major attraction of Sikkim tourist destination and if you are looking for a budget package of Sikkim this packages will be the best choice for your next vacation.

Sikkim a jewel of the Eastern Himalayas spread below the crowning glory of the 8534 meters high, Mount Kanchenjunga; which is not just a mountain, but the Sikkim’s protective deity.

Sikkim is wedged between Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and the North Bengal Plains of India, this region is a tangled mass of mountains drained by the Teesta and Rangit Rivers. The grain of the country rises from near sea level to 8500 meters, in a short distance, forming a giant amphitheater, as it were from the great mountains. 

From the past history, it is said that Sikkim was once ruled by the king Chogyals he ruled this region till the year 1975. But today you can see that Sikkim had become one of the best tourism spots, every year you can see the crowded people exploring the destination of Sikkim.

The exotic flora and fauna, rich culture and tradition fabulous vistas and serene monastic settlements give a unique glance. Sikkim also offers several treks that lead through the pine forests and the picturesque valleys, this state is also the base for mountaineering expeditions and excellent river rafting. 

Sikkim allows you to experience the blend of the Lepchas, Bhutias, Nepalis and their culture, tradition, the way they live and more.

Not only Sikkim but also the capital city of Gangtok presents a wonderful hill destination for the traveler from pristine surroundings to shimmering azure lake water, Gangtok offers everything. Visit the world-renowned Rumtek Monastery, and the Tibetology Institute with its large collection of Buddhist, icons, religious paintings, and literature, roam the exotic bazaar ride the cable car for birds-eye views, and admire a spectacular collection of orchids, plants, and flowers.

Discover the magical beauty of these towns and also if you wish to make your Sikkim tour combine with Darjeeling and Kalimpong, you will be provided by the tour operator and also with the best coast and accommodation facilities.

Sikkim best tourist destination 

Sikkim had a lot of tourist destination which divided into the four districts in North, South, East, West and every district has its own distinct ambiance, topography, flora, and fauna. Each and every destination presents its own uniqueness and charm.

Lachen( North Sikkim)

Lachen the most mesmerising and peaceful place of North Sikkim situated at an altitude of around 8500 ft and approx 107 km from the Gangtok. Lachen is a small village with having the simplicity and freshness around it.

A small town is so alluring the mesmerizing scenic landscape of the Lachen attracts every kind of tourists, whether they are adventure seekers, honeymoon tourists or nature-loving explorers. 

Lachen is the base for many North Sikkim treks as well as the access point to the high altitude lakes of India like Guru Dongmar Lake and Tso Lhamu Lake. Also, Lachen is also a prominent pilgrim destination for the people of the Buddhist faith due to the ancient Lachen monastery. 

Lachung 

A small village of Lachung is one of the hotspots for the tourist destination; it is located in the North Sikkim, the natural beauty and the spectacular waterfalls that graced the prime attraction for the nature lovers.

The orchards of apple, apricots, and peaches around the village are the pleasurable sight for the visitors. The local market of the village has various different exquisite handcrafted clothes such as blankets, carpets, woolen clothes, etc. along with other souvenirs which you can shop at an extremely reasonable price.

Chungthang

Chungthang a town situated at the two rivers named as Lachen River and Lachung River, the Chungthang with the breathtaking landscape is a well-known tourist destination for the and adventure seekers.

 Chungthang is also called as a religious place for the Buddhist faith, it has a legend that says that Guru Padmasambhava visited this village while going to Tibet in the 8th century and he rested on a rock where he left his footprint. 

Gangtok (East Sikkim)

Gangtok, capital city of Sikkim, lies in the Eastern Himalayas, it presents the alluring charm and uniqueness which attracts lots of tourism to visit these. Gangtok is also called as the “land of Monasteries”. The state also gives a chance to explore the mesmerizing views of the soaring peaks of Mt. Kanchenjunga, fresh mountain air, picture-postcard beauty, and salubrious climate.

Nathu La

Laying on the nature lap Nathu la covers a distance of around 55 km from Gangtok, Nathula is a tradeline between China and India. From here one can explore the spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks of the Eastern Himalayas being an important military post of the Indian Army, special permissions need to be taken 24 hours in advance from the Army authorities in Gangtok. Also, the pass remains open only for a few specific days of the week.

Rumtek Monastery

Rumtek Monastery is known as one of the largest Buddhist Monastery in Sikkim, these Monasteries hold the great religious importance for the people of the Buddhism faith in all over the world. The monastery is located around 24 km from the city of Gangtok in the quiet, peaceful and beautiful village of Rumtek.

Namchi (South Sikkim)

Namchi located in the south of Sikkim that presents the awe-inspiring views of Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal. Namchi is gradually taking up as a major tourist destination in Sikkim, One can also visit the thrilling places in Namchi like Samdrupste Hill, Solophok, Char Dham, Temi Tea Estate, this all the destination will make your tour more interesting and amazing.

Ravangla

Ravangla is the best tourist spot in Sikkim, it is best for the bird watcher; nestled amidst the Maenam and Tendong Hills, Ravangla is among the best places to visit in Sikkim especially in the southern part of the state. A scenic town between Gangtok and Pelling, this hill-town also hosts some of the most popular treks in Sikkim.

Temi Tea Garden

The only tea garden in Sikkim, that leads the international market the tea estate is located on the slope of the Tendong Hill and spreads in the large area offering the splendid picture-perfect view of the surroundings and the small villages nearby. Tourists can visit this tea garden and also watch the tea processing methods which will be an enriching experience.

Pelling (West Sikkim)

Pelling lies at a distance of 115 km from Gangtok. Snow-covered peaks of the Kanchenjunga range. One can have the best views of the Himalayas and the Kanchenjunga Peak and can experience the best of their Sikkim holidays. You can also explore with several waterfalls, breath-taking views, natural beauty and adventure options like rafting, kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and several others.

Yuksom

Another tourism places to visit Sikkim, Yuksom is the origin of several enthralling treks into the Himalayas or the magical Kanchenjunga. Yuksom is also known as the meeting place of three lamas’ this Sikkim’s village has recently started gaining tourism attention. Well, this is also the reason; you can expect pristine beauty and untouched nature in Yuksom.

What activities can you do while you visit Sikkim 

Sikkim is the best state one can easily experience the activities like trekking, rafting, paragliding, cable car ride, Bungee Jumping at Singshore Bridge, Yak Ride near Tsomgo Lake, Helicopter Ride in Sikkim, Caving in the North Lha-Ri-Nying Phu, Goechala Trek, Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Singalila Trek.

And when the times comes for cuisine then Sikkim offers the best, Gya thuk like a Thukpa which is a noodle-based soup with vegetables or meat. Momo stuffing minced meat, vegetables or cheese in flour dough and then making them into dumplings. Phagshapa is a strip of pork fat stewed with radishes and dried chilies. 

Along with these destinations, you can also get luxury hotels and a resort where you can stay without any trouble.

 I hope all these will be enough for you to explore in Sikkim tour packages, or if you want to know more about the destination of Sikkim then feel free to comment us in the below-given box.

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