SIKKIM TOURISM: A SPECTACULAR REALM IN THE NORTH EAST

Looking for an enduring holiday in India? Here’s a brief insight into Sikkim Tourism 

One of the sprawling beauties situated in the north eastern part of India, Sikkim is a popular tourist destination that doesn’t require an introduction. Nestled beautifully amidst the lap of nature, the place is brimmed with immense natural beauty and scenic splendors. If you too are looking for a fun-filled yet reposeful escapade from the day to day turbulence in life, then Sikkim could be a great way out!

Here, we bring to you a compilation of the best places to visit in Sikkim when looking out for a memorable Sikkim Tourism.

 

  • Nathula Pass

    Nathula Pass

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Located in the Himalayas at an altitude of 14,140 feet, the Nathula Pass connects India and the Tibet. Once the silk trade route between both these nations, the Pass still carries an irresistible charm that has been unfettered by the year gaps in between the past and the present! Situated 4,310 m above the sea level, it is undeniably an important attraction to be included in your itinerary.

Must see attractions:

  • Border gates of India and China,
  • War memorial and
  • Exhibition center of the Indian Army.
  • Gangtok

    Gangtok

The capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok is an acclaimed pilgrimage for devotees from all around the world. Being a land of monasteries, it is also one of the major inclusions in Sikkim Tours. Stunning views, soaring peaks of Kanchenjunga, fresh air and the invigorating climate: all of these conjoin together to provide you the much required reviving break! Recognized as one of the popular Buddhist sites, the divinity and spirituality of this place is truly remarkable.

Must see attractions:

  • Gangtok Ropeway
  • Flower Exhibition Centre and
  • Himalayan Zoological Park
  • Do Drul Chorten Stupa
  • Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial
  • Banjhakri Falls
  • Ganesh Tok
  • Hanuman Tok
  • Tsomgo Lake
  • Rumtek Monastery
  • Pelling

    Sikkim tourism

A small town nestled at the foothills of Khangchendzonga, Pelling is famous for its picturesque views. Around 115 kms from the capital of Sikkim, the place is easily accessible: well connected through various modes of transport. Looking for a serene hideout destination? While looking for Sikkim travel,do include this Himalayan wonder in your itinerary and get ready to be smitten by the striking views of the place.  

Must see attractions:

  • Singshore Bridge
  • Rimbi Waterfalls
  • Khecheopalri Lake
  • Kanchenjunga Falls
  • Kanchenjunga National Park
  • Sewaro Rock Garden
  • Sangachoeling Monastery
  • Pemayangtse Monastery
  • Lachung

    Lachung

Amongst the many marvels of Sikkim tourism, one of the most wondrous one is Lachung. A distant village, situated at close quarters to the Tibetan border, Lachung is one of the most pictorial places that has even been compared to the valleys of Switzerland in the Himalayan Journal of Dr. Joseph Hooker, the famous British Botanist and explorer.

Must see attractions:

  • Lachung Gompa
  • Lachung Monastery
  • Yumesamdong (Zero Point)
  • Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
  • Seven sisters waterfall
  • Yumthang Valley
  • Namchi

    Namchi

Around 80 kms from Gangtok, Namchi is a small place in the South of Sikkim that offers some of the best awe-inspiring views of its surroundings. Bestowed with abundance of monasteries, temples, flora and fauna along with greenery all around, Namchi is a quintessential of Sikkim Tourism.

       Must see attractions:

  • Char Dham
  • Samdrupste Hill
  • Temi Tea-Estate

Sikkim is a place well-known for its beauteous surroundings. If you are lucky, you may even get a glimpse of snowfall while experiencing the best of its delights. Immerse yourself in the bewitching beauty of the North Eastern region of the country and have some great stories to share! Get ready to be lured over by the mesmerizing views of the state and let us know which of these places have managed to incite your interest or which of these would you like to visit first?

For an exquisite Sikkim experience, plan your vacations with Vue India or let us know in case of any further queries.

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