Sikkim Tourism

In the laps of Himalayan mountain ranges lay a beautiful state known as Sikkim. Sikkim, a paradise, a heaven and what more you could ever think of. The enchanting and picturesque of view of nature are impeccable and the mesmerizing views of Khangchendzonga is something that can’t be explain in words. Every year people in lakh numbers visit this state and numbers are always significant in the month of May and June. In terms of culture too, Sikkim offers a very different scene and this can also be felt in their cuisine. Being a cold state, here local beverages are really something that the travelers should go for. Major attraction of Sikkim is its monasteries and the foot prints of Buddhist culture can easily be seen. Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim and can be called as the hidden treasure for tourists. Let’s have a look at the top places that travelers visit the most in Sikkim.

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Sikkim - Where to visit (A brief data on top places)


In our list, capital city is at the top place. This whole city is built on the mountain and there is nothing called as plain lands here. All around this city are the green and longs tress, and surrounded by the Khangchendzonga ranges. Gangtok is also home to various parks like Himalayan Zoological Park, Deer park, and Ridge Park etc. Some of the other star attractions of this city are Nathula Pass, Menmecho Lake and Tsomgo Lake.


For travelers those who are enthusiast of doing outdoor camping and trekking, then nothing can be better than this. Due to this reason, there are several clubs that organize the trekking activities and they are available at very nominal rates. Since this whole place is covered and surrounded by the green trees, so the chance of dong camping is also a great idea. The picturesque views of Khangchendzonga are also one thing that attracts crowd towards itself. Since the temperature here is much lower, people generally prefers to have arrangement of wood fire, if they are doing outdoor camping.


A place where feeling of being so small in front of nature is usual and the enchanting, mesmerizing views of Himalayan ranges with snow capped mountains is really smoothing that astonishes people. Lush greenery and calm environment offers a refreshing point to the people for their whole journey. Sikip, Temi Tea garden, Jorethang are some of the star tourist hotspots near Ravangla. Samdruptse hill top is very famous because the statue of Guru Padmasambhava is stationed here.

Yumthang valley

Another masterpiece of nature, and stress relieving point for the entire tourists coming to Sikkim. As usual, similar to Ravangla has an ambience that astonishes people. One thing which is the star attraction of this valley is the hot springs and people enjoy it very much. Two major attraction of this valley in terms of monuments is the The Phodong Monastery and Kabi Longtsok.


Chungthang is must to visit place for the people who love sports related to water and mountains. It is a major hub for the events related to the water rafting. For those who love trekking and rock climbing also find this place very suitable. Also along with these the picturesque views of mountains, greenery, flora etc is highly commendable.

Tips for Journey

In terms of connectivity Sikkim is little backward as compared to other states and the reason behind this anomaly is that most of the part of this state is having mountain terrain and remote location of some town make transport a factor of issue. One city that has all types of mode of transportation is Gangtok. Colder season is default here and travelers are advised to carry warm clothes in large numbers. Due to remoteness of various towns, your mobile connection will surely go out frequently. Indian Army has made several provision of Local PCO’s in this state. Local transportation is very weak in this state.s Since connectivity to remote areas is weak, having your own means of transportation is a nice option when coming to these areas.

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