Enamoring land of Sikkim, known as one of the last Himalayan Shangri Las, is skirted by China, Nepal & Bhutan and is not easily accessible with permits being essential in order to plan a visit to the state. It’s surely full of life and has uplifting energy, with its air being really calming to the soul. Amid the natural surroundings, there is ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture that adds to the magical essence of Sikkim, recognized for its immaculate and mystic splendor.
Covering really little geographical area, Sikkim boasts of its distinctive hill station Gangtok that welcomes the tourists with refreshing air, rolling hills, roiling streams, sheeny mountains making this destination a must visit for the nature enthusiasts.
Peling: Counted among the leading tourist destinations, Peling is at the distance of 10kms from Gyalshing with its uniqueness lying in the magnificent view of snow-laden Khangchendzongpa Mountains and the environing mountain ranges. Visitors enjoy sitting by the tranquil lakes, taking a stroll through the Rhododendron forests or getting soaked under the astonishing waterfalls. Enjoy excursions to Khangchendzonga Water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Yuksam and Varsey Rhododendron sanctuary.
Gangtok: Apparently a busy capital of Sikkim, Gangtok extends eternal quietude that ably casts a spell on the visitors. In every way it’s an amazing blend of vigor and absolute serenity. Bustling markets, lively people adds to the vibrancy of the main town. Skip the vehicle ride, exploring the town on foot and you’d love coming across the wonders and enigma it has to offer. There is a lot to learn about life from the locals, coming from different walks of life as well as the spirited monastics, who’ve millions of legends to share. Visit thrilling sights, like Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary, Hanuman Tok, Namgyal Institute of Technology, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins, Tashiding Monastery, Rumtek Monastery and Tsomgo Lake.
Lachung: Ideal destination for the vacations, scenic mountain village of Lachung is located at an elevation of 8610 ft, surrounded by the snow-laden peaks, magnificent cascades, gleaming rivers and apple groves. Famed for the production of apples, peaches and apricots, the village lies on the banks of Lachung Chu River. Despite the huge influx of tourists, Lachung still holds its unique ethnicity and tradition. For perfect holiday jaunt to Lachung Chu, Lachung’s Yak, Yumesamdong, Yumthang Valley, Dzumsa System and Lachung Monastery.