BLISSFUL BEAUTY OF INDIA…
The beautiful northeastern states of India has the highest biodiversity that attracts many local and foreign visitors every year. Sikkim, along with the seven sisters states of northeast India is blessed with magnificent mountains and hills, spectacular rivers, stunning waterfalls and ample of natural attractions that are to be explored.
Gangtok, the exotic capital city of Sikkim, is a Buddhist haven. In sync with the Zen philosophy that divinity can only make its way through clear and clean surroundings, Gangtok is an epitome of neatness and is one of the few such places in India. The stunning panoramic views of the snow-capped Mount Kanchenjunga, only add to the Gangokian environs.
Nathula, one of the highest motorable roads in the world, is a mountain pass in the Himalayan peaks that co-joins Sikkim and China. Situated on the Indo- Tibetan border 14450 ft. above sea level, it is one of the most important Himalayan passes in the country.
MG Road is the heart of Gangtok. It is the central shopping hub with various shops, restaurants, and hotels lined up along both sides. MG Road is an open mall or boulevard square which is widely regarded to be the town centre and is the best shopping destination for tourists.
Baba Mandir is a holy shrine situated at the distance of 50 km from Gangtok towards Nathula Border between China and India.
Nestled among the rolling mountains with the glistening Mt Kanchenjunga towering over the azure sky, Darjeeling fondly called “Queen of the Hills”, provides a perfect gateway for those seeking to be in harmony with nature. This is the land of the muscatel flavored Darjeeling tea revered by connoisseurs across the globe. It
is certainly that Darjeeling in the post modern era comprises of six T’s -Tea, Teak, Tourism, Toy Train, Tiger Hill and Trekkers’ paradise.
Tiger Hill is eminently known for its splendid sights of the early morning sunrise where you can witness a panoramic view of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga together.
Ghoom Monastery is also known as the Yiga Choeling Monastery. It stands right next door to Sterling Darjeeling, at the quiet end of the Old Monastery Road.
HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is recognized as one of the best mountaineering institutes in the world.
Pelling is the second most favorite spot in Sikkim after Gangtok. It coaxes thousands of travelers who seek peace in the lap of nature and to be surrounded by gigantic views.
This town is the paradise of trekkers and peace lovers. You can easily reach Pelling from other main attractions in Sikkim like Gangtok and Darjeeling as it is around 131 km and 73 km from them respectively. Whenever you plan to visit Pelling, always choose to come here between December and May as it is the best time to visit Pelling.
You can enjoy winter, spring, and summer if you come to this enticing town during this time. Never miss the chance to enjoy lip-smacking North- Eastern food in Pelling.
RIMBI WATER FALLS
On the way to Khecheopalri Lake and Yuksam, Rimbi waterfall is formed over Rimbi River. During summer, the waterfall looks spectacular which attracts many tourists.
Kanchenjunga Waterfalls is a stunning waterfall situated in the beautiful hill town of Pelling, Sikkim. It is one of the largest waterfalls in Sikkim and among the prime Pelling Tourist Places.
Khecheopalri Lake is a lake located near Khecheopalri village, 147 kilometres (91 mi) west of Gangtok in the West Sikkim district of the Northeastern Indian state of Sikkim
The Rumtek Monastery is one of the largest and most significant monasteries in Sikkim, perched on top of a hill 23 km from Gangtok. Originally called as the Dharma Chakra Centre, it belongs to the Kargyu sect of Buddhists who originated in Tibet in the 12th century.
Tsomgo Lake is a glacial lake that derives its water from the melting snows of the mountains around it. This glacial lake is famous for its colour changing waters. Monsoons see a bright aquamarine lake whereas, in the winters, it freezes into a translucent cover of ice. As the summer approaches in mid-May, the periphery of this lake is dotted with a thousand blossoming flowers that lend the waters a riot of vibrant colours.
LACHEN, LACHUNG & YUMTHANG VALLEY
Lachen is not as popular as other tourist destinations in Sikkim but this place is worth a shot. It is a gateway to two really beautiful lakes named Gurudongmar and Tso Lhamu Lakes.
Lachen, Lachung, and Yumthang Valley are three peaceful and perfect destinations in Sikkim which you must not miss on your
visit to Sikkim.
Lachen will give you the best experience of peaceful time. Lachung is perfect to relish snow and Yumthang is the place you must go to catch on the beauty of the flower valley of Sikkim.