Reasons Why You Should Add Sikkim in Your Touring List of Indian States

By Mike Krieger | Mar 13, 2018

The uttermost Northern part of India is well known for its awesome natural beauty. Travellers state Sikkim to be mini Switzerland of the world. It is due to snow covered mountains, clear water of the lakes and the natural scenic beauty of the lush forests spread all over the place.

Few must visit places in Sikkim:

  • Yuksom:  The historical place is a camping site for hikers and mountaineers. Trekkers love to hike in the nearby mountains, home to different kinds of flora and fauna. Goechala Trek is well known for hiking adventures. The Norbugang park, Tashi Tenka( nestles old royal palace having wonderful views), one of the oldest monastery Dubdi Gompa and Khangchendzonga Park are the best tourist attraction spots.


  • Tsomgo Lake: The Lake is located near the capital city, Gangtok. You can watch migratory ducks, unique exotic flowers and even yaks ride is the main attraction.


  • Nathula pass:The pass in the Himalayas connect India with Tibet. It is known to be part of the ancient famous Silk Road. You can enjoy Yak safari, the border gates of India and China and to watch the awesome scenic beauty of Mt. Chamolhari.


  • The awestruck valleys: Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang valley are tourist loving places. They are home to nomadic tribes and unpopular distinct flora species like rhododendron blooms. If you prefer to enjoy snowfall in Sikkim make sure to visit the valleys. The villages nestled in the valleys are often visited by monks and handicraft loving people. Gurudongmar Lake is one of the main attractions as it stands frozen in winters.


  • Ravangla: Situated in Western Sikkim, the place offers tourists to view awesome sceneries from mountain’s view point. The Buddhist Park, Tathagata Tsai and Mane Choekhorling Gompa are some of the main tourist spots. For adventure loving tourist hiking and trekking trails are most exciting as they route in the midst of the forest covered hills.


  • Namchi: Resting in midst of tea gardens, this place gives the visitors wonderful sense of blissfulness. Rock garden is one of the popular visiting places.


  • Zuluk: If you like to watch snow capped mountains from higher altitude, then visit the ancient historical village Zuluk. It is connected with silk route and you can view the highest peak of the world, Mt. Kanchenjungha.

Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim where most travellers like to walk on the numerous trails to explore the awe stuck sceneries the city has nestled. The lively nightlife in the city allows visitors to enjoy the delicious cuisine and the dance shows of the Sikkim state.

Tips to visit Sikkim:

  • While packing make sure to add warm clothes, boots and coats. If you are planning to camp then carry essential things and non perishable to be safe and secure under the star lighted sky.
  • Take all the necessary medical supplies along as you will be visiting remote places.

Try to know the permits required to enjoy the Sikkim tour packages arranged by remarkable reliable touring centres in India.

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