Tourist Place Name



North East Region of India

Main Attraction

Gangtok,Monasteries, Snow Capped Mountains, trekking, local sightseeing

Best Time To Visit

Throughout the year


Winter Season 0°C Min to 18°C Max and 18°C Min to

About Sikkim


A mountainous State in the north- eastern region of India, Sikkim quietly spreads at the base of the third highest mountain peak in the world Mt. Khangchendzonga or Kanchenjunga, as it is known in the outside world. The majestic mountain is looking upon with awe and deep reverence the Sikkimese.

 Sikkim is India’s twenty- second state, having become state, having become part of it in 1957. Prior to this, Sikkim was ruled by a long line of kings,the most well known of whom were the Namgyals, who ruled it till 1957. The land of Sikkim is sacred because of the miraculous deeds of guru Padma Sambhave, and today it is proud of its 67 magnificent monasteries.

The lovely Sikkimese countryside, its snow-clad mountains, its verdant hillside, terraced fields of paddy and its verdant hillside, terraced fields of paddy and its deep valleys are uniquely soothing and an amazing sight for travelers. Altitudes vary from 800 to 2800 feet bestowing the land with an equally varying climate from the tropical to the temperate. The dense forests of bamboo, fir, birch and Sal are abundant. In terms of tourist attractions one is well rewarded with Sikkim’s natural endowments, religious monuments and traditional culture.

The Pemayangtse, The Yuksan, The Khecheopalri lake, Tashing Montesry are some of the places worth a visit.


Must visit includes:-

  1. Gangtok
  2. Monasteries
  3. The Pemayangtse
  4. The Yuksan
  5. The Khecheopalri lake
  6. Tashing Montesry
Tourist Attractions


The capital city of Gangtok is the pride of Sikkim. The capital city of Gangtok is surrounded   by beautiful mountain send, deep misty valleys, Gongtok is an ideal place for watching the towering Mt. Kanchenjunga and other peaks light up brilliantly as the sun rises every morning. The sparking snow capped mountains are an awe- inspiring sight. In and around Gangtok is a collection of choice monasteries. The Royal Chaple, Tsuk-La-Khang, is the principle place of worship and a repository of a number of Buddhist scriptures. The place is beautifully decorated, and is also the site of many important festivals. The Institute of Tibetology is certainly a unique institution containing thousands of books and manuscripts on a number and manuscripts on a number of religious subjects especially on Mahayana Buddhism. Nearby is a lovely orchidrium with a wide range of more than four hundred species of orchids.

How to Reach

How to Reach Sikkim

  1. By Air- The international airport is at Bagdodra and also well-connected with other cities like Guwahati, Delhi, Kolkata and others.
  2. By Rail: Assam is well connected to the major cities of the country.
  3. By Road: A network of National highways and other roads connects the state to the major cities of the country.

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