Tourist Places in Sikkim

Places to Visit in Sikkim


Sikkim is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Sikkim is, however, mostly preferred. The best season or months to visit places in Sikkim. There are 129 tourist places in Sikkim, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Sikkim can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Sikkim for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Sikkim Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Sikkim, browse through photos & pictures, explore Sikkim using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Sikkim, which are great places to visit, are Yumthang River, Singhik, Vershey, Phushrey Lake, Changey Waterfall, Mankhim Temple, Lungchok Valley, Nirmal Dham, Dak Bunglow, Kali Khola Falls. Sikkim can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Sikkim Tourist Places



  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Gangtok, Zuluk
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.6 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Gangtok, which is the largest city in Sikkim, is known as the land of monasteries. It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage centre and contains the popular Enchey Monastery. This monastery has religious significance and has gained prominence among the Buddhists. In the... Read More »
  • Type: Village
Borong, Ravangla
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Borong is a popular village situated near Ravangla, facing the snow-capped mountains. This village is reached through the Maenam trek and is most popularly known for its hot springs of 'Borong Tsachu'. The trek route along this region starts from Namchi or Damthang and ends at... Read More »
"Trek up village"Nov 25, 2015
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Lachen, Thangu
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Lachen, inhabited by Tibetan and Bhutia communities, is situated on the North Sikkim Highway, near the town of Thangu. It is a gateway to the Gurudongmar Lake and the Chopta Valley. The Lachen Monastery is the major attraction of the town constructed in 1806. The... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
450 Ratings & 343 Reviews
Tsomgo Lake is located 35 km away from the city on the Gangtok-Nathula highway. This highway is also a part of the old route that links India and China. Worshipped by Sikkimese, this holy lake is approximately 20 km away from the Nathula Pass, while located at a distance of... Read More »
"Awesome lake"Today "Good sightseeing place"2 months ago
  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
99%
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Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
67 Ratings & 52 Reviews
Himalayan Zoological Park, located at a distance of 3 km from Gangtok, is one of the best places for wildlife lovers. Situated in Bulbuley, the park has been established with the aim to preserve wildlife in natural habitat. Sprawling over an area of 205 hectares, the... Read More »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
99%
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Deer Park, Gangtok
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.2 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Deer Park, located in close proximity to the Secretariat of Sikkim, is also known as Rustamji Park. Home to several species of Deer, this park was named after Rustamji. He was amongst one of the Dewans of the Chogyal of Sikkim. Rustamji, acclaimed himself to be the author of... Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, Gangtok
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
4 Ratings
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary is located at a distance of 31 km from Gangtok. Situated on the way to the Tsomgo Lake, this sanctuary ranges from altitudes between 3,292 and 4,116 metre. Due to variance in altitude, the sanctuary boasts a wide variety of flora and fauna.... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
92%
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Nathula Pass, Gangtok
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
188 Ratings & 141 Reviews
Nathula Pass, located at a distance of 56 km from Gangtok, is a pass on the Indo-Chinese border. Serving as a trade link between India and China, this park also once served as the main access for Sikkim-Tibet trade. Popularly known as the Silk Route, this pass is at an... Read More »
"Nice place to visit"2 weeks ago "Excellent place to visit"2 weeks ago
  • Type: Monastery
99%
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Enchey Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.2 / 7 1
22 Ratings & 18 Reviews
Enchey Monastery meaning solitary temple, was built in 1909 and is a 200 year old monastery. Located at a distance of 3 km from the city, the monastery is built on the spot, which is believed to be blessed by Lama Druptab Karpo. He was a tantrik master who was known for his... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
82%
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Ganesh Tok, Gangtok
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
84 Ratings & 61 Reviews
Ganesh Tok, a small temple, is located at a distance of 7 kilometre from Gangtok. Situated next to the television tower on the small hill nestled on Gangtok-Nathula road, the temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. This temple is so small in size that at a time, it can only... Read More »
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  • Type: Monastery
92%
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Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 129
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Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
63 Ratings & 49 Reviews
Rumtek Monastery, located at a distance of approximately 24 km from Gangtok in Rumtek, is one of the most important sites for almost every Buddhist. This monastery was originally built in the 16th century, under the supervision of Wangchuck Dorge and with the financial... Read More »
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  • Type: Heritage Site
99%
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Nathula Pass, Nathula
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.7 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 13 Reviews
Nathula pass is located on the Indo-Chinese border, which passes through Tsongo Lake about 55 km from Gangtok. The pass remains covered with snow throughout the year. The pass was once the trade route between Tibetan and Indian merchants. Nathula pass was the place that... Read More »
"A worth visit place"Jan 28, 2016 "Where India meets China"Nov 15, 2015
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Pemayangtse Monastery, Geyzing
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
20 Ratings & 13 Reviews
The Pemayangtse Monastery of the Nyingampa order, is situated in the Pemayangtse Town of Sikkim, at a distance of 6 km from Geyzing. It was established in the 17th century A.D., by Gyala Lhatsun Chenpo and is considered one of the oldest and most important monasteries of the... Read More »
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  • Type: Monastery
99%
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Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
30 Ratings & 26 Reviews
Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery,  situated at an elevation of 6840 feet. Known as one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim, it was built by Lama Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th century. Initially the monastery was built very small in size and later Jigme Pawo, who... Read More »
"Good Buddhist worship place"1 month ago "A must visit"3 months ago
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kaluk, Pelling
Rank 21
Ranked 21 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Kaluk is another famous district of Sikkim destination, which is located 26 km from Pelling and is prominently recognised for Bersay Rhadodendron Sanctuary. This area is also known for it’s infinite natural resources and is also considered as a haven for nature lovers.... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
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Gurudongmar Lake, Gurudongmar
Rank 22
Ranked 22 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.7 / 7 1
27 Ratings & 22 Reviews
Gurudongmar Lake is the biggest and one of the highest lakes in Sikkim. The lake is situated at a height of 17,100 ft and rests on the northern part of the Kanchenjungha Range. The name of the lake was adopted from the name of Guru Dongmar.   From November to... Read More »
"Unbelievably Beautiful !!!"Apr 10, 2016 "A pristine beauty"Apr 1, 2016
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
99%
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Namgyal Institute, Gangtok
Rank 23
Ranked 23 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, opened officially on 1st October 1958, is a Tibet museum located in Gangtok. This museum was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. On 10th February, 1957, the foundation stone of this institute was laid by the... Read More »
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  • Type: Monastery
99%
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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 24
Ranked 24 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Ranka Monastery is a popular Buddhist monastery situated in Lingdum.Locally known as the Lingdum monastery, this monastery is run by the Sikkimese Gharwan Rimpoche. Known for its architecture and aesthetic value, this monastery has a collection of colorful Tibetan paintings... Read More »
"Buddhist Attraction"2 months ago "Inner peace found here"3 months ago
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  • Type: Village
Singhik, Mangan
Rank 25
Ranked 25 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Singhik Village is around 12 km away from the Mangan town and lies on the north Sikkim Highway. The village is at an elevation of more than 5,200 ft and provides amazing views of the Kanchenjunga Mountain and Mt. Siniolchu. An ancient Singhik Monastery, situated in the Singhik... Read More »
"Amazing visit"Feb 25, 2016
  • Type: Monastery
Tashiding Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 26
Ranked 26 of 129
Places to Visit in Sikkim
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
Tashiding Monastery, located at a distance of 19 km to the south-east of Yuksom and 40 km from Gyalshing, is a Buddhist monastery. Dating back to 1641, the monastery is perched on the top of the hill located between the Rangit River and Rathong River.   The monastery... Read More »
"A Cultural asset!"Oct 5, 2013