Sikkim is famous for Kanchendzonga, at 8598 mtrs, which is third highest mountain in the world. Being second smallest state in India, Sikkim covers 7,096 sq kms and measures 110 kms from north to south and 64 kms from east to west.
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Destination Sikkim - Gangtok - North Sikkim - Pelling

Sikkim is nestled in the Himalayas with the entire state being hilly with the elevation ranging from 280 meters / 920 feet to 8585 meters / 28000 feet. A small but vibrant state and is known for its beauty and is popular among tourist of all age. The climate ranges from subtropical to high alpine. Mount Kanchenjunga the world's third highest peak is located in the north western part of the state and can be seen from most parts of the state. One can come across twenty eight peaks, 21 odd glaciers, nearly 200 high altitude lakes, including the Tsomgo Lake, Gurudongmar and Khecheopalri Lakes, 5 hot springs, and rhododendron of nearly 25 varieties. The state has many hot springs known for its medicinal and therapeutic values. The major ones are at Phurcha Chu (Reshi), Yumthang, Borang, Ralang, Taram Chu and Yumey Samdong. There are innumerable types of Orchids, butterflies and birds in this state. There are four districts namely East Sikkim, West Sikkim, North Sikkim and South Sikkim and the district capitals are Gangtok, Geyzing, Mangan and Namchi. Among nearly 1400 butterfly species found in the Indian subcontinent approximately 650 have been recorded from Sikkim. Catching butterfly and picking orchids are criminal offence in Sikkim. Even smoking in public is an offence.

Gangtok

The hub of all activities of Sikkim start from this beautiful, peaceful and nice capital of Sikkim. M G Road in the heart of the town is the hot spot of all tourists. National Highway 31 A links Siliguri to Gangtok and is nearly four hours drive along the river Teesta. some of the major tourist attractions of Gangtok and nearby places -


SEVEN POINTS

  • Do - drul Chorten (Stupa)
  • Namgyal Research Institute of Tibetology
  • Handicrafts and Handloom Gallery
  • Flower Exhibition Centre
  • Enchey monastery
  • Namnang View Point
  • Ropeway

TWO POINTS

  • Tsomgo / Changu Lake
  • Baba Mandir

THREE POINTS

  • Hanuman Tok
  • Ganesh Tok
  • Tashi View point

OPTIONAL EXTRAs

  • Rumtek monastery
  • Nathu La pass.

Pelling

This spot of Sikkim offers the best views of the Himalayan range including the views of the peaks of mount Khangchendzonga, Pandim, Kabru, Jana Siniolchu, Kang, Talung, Kaumbhakarna, Dome, Jupuno, Narsing and Simvo. Yuksom the old capital of Sikkim is nearly 40 kilometers from Pelling. Some of the tourist center of attractions of Pelling are

  • Khanchendzonga Falls
  • Kecheopari Lake
  • RIMBI FALLS
  • Rock gardens
  • Singshore Bridge
  • Peymayangtse Monastery
  • Rabdentse Ruins

North Sikkim

North Sikkim consist of major tourist hotspot like

  • Lachen
  • Lachung
  • Mangan
  • Yumthang
  • Yumesomdong
  • Singheik
  • Chopta valley
  • Gurudongmar lake

River Teesta lifeline of Sikkim flows through the state from north to south nearly a third of the land is heavily forested and covered with snow. In north the snow line is lower than the average of 6000 meters /19600 feet. Lachen is situated 125 kilometers from Gangtok. Lachung is situated 115 kilometers from Gangtok. Yumesomdong and Dhonkyla is 31 Kilometers i.e. an hour drive beyond Yumthang and on the way the Singba Forest Reserve is rich in wide varieties of Rhododendrons which when in bloom are a riot of colors. Gurudongmar Lake is 17100 feet and at a distance of approximately 180 kilometers from Gangtok. Yumthang is situated at an elevation of 11800 feet and the valley is home to Rhododendrons which blossom in the spring. There is a hot water spring in Yumthang valley known for its therapeutic value.

Packages

  • 05 Nights / 06 Days Darjeeling-Pelling-Gangtok
  • 07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS Pelling-Gangtok-North Sikkim
  • 02 NIGHTS / 03 DAYS Yumthang & Gurudongmar Lake
  • 01 NIGHTS / 02 DAYS Yumthang

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