Sikkim Tourism

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Beauty of flowers - must see

Beauty of flowers - must see  Video Review
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Flower Show Museum

Ankush Sunkale
8th May 17

Changu Lake

Changu Lake  Video Review
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Tsomgo Lake

Padmanava Chatterjee
22nd Dec 17

Must visit Buddha Park

Must visit Buddha Park  Video Review
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Buddha Park

Ankush Sunkale
10th May 17

Must visit temple

Must visit temple  Video Review
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Hanuman Tok

Ankush Sunkale
9th May 17

Nice stupa - 60 years old

Nice stupa - 60 years old  Video Review
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Do-Drul Chorten Stupa

Ankush Sunkale
8th May 17

Surprising spa opposite seven sisters

Surprising spa opposite seven sisters  Video Review
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Seven Sister Waterfalls

Aiban Lyngdoh
4th Jun 18

Witness the connection of waterfalls

Witness the connection of waterfalls  Video Review
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Seven Sister Waterfalls

Aiban Lyngdoh
4th Jun 18

Beautiful Nathula Pass

Beautiful Nathula Pass  Video Review
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Nathula Pass

Padmanava Chatterjee
22nd Dec 17

Must see waterfall

Must see waterfall  Video Review
00:38

Kanchenjunga Falls

Ankush Sunkale
12th May 17

Must visit place to know Tibetan culture

Must visit place to know Tibetan culture  Video Review
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Namgyal Institute Of Tibetology

Ankush Sunkale
9th May 17

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Reasons to go to Sikkim

1Amidst beautiful scenery and crystalline lakes - Sikkim
Amidst beautiful scenery and crystalline lakes - Sikkim

Sikkim is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. For this year’s summer vacation beat the heat by visiting Sikkim and try out something different as a family by going river rafting, mountain biking, paragliding, etc. A religious experience at the Solophok Hill Siddheshvara Dham, a unique Pilgrim Center will be enriching or head to the picturesque Tsomgo lake to ride on colourfully decorated yaks and mules by the lakeside for a definite one of a kind family outing.

HolidayIQ reviewer Ankur says, “Stayed in Club Mahindra Baiguney resort for a family vacation in April. It's a nice property! There is a 'fun room' with some activities for kids and also helps adults from getting bored. Their rooms are very big, airy and have a very nice view of a valley

The service staff is excellent and loved how quick they were for anything we asked and were very courteous.”

If you are looking to de-stress with the family in a locale surrounded by lofty mountains, and on the banks of a gushing river, Club Mahindra Baiguney resort in Sikkim is the quintessential family vacation spot. Located in West Sikkim this will be a mesmerizing family holiday, no doubt!

This resort has 21 stunning rooms overlooking the majestic mountains and a multi-cuisine restaurant for ravishing family meals. Read a book by the riverside, listen to the birds’ chirp or play a game of water volleyball with the family in the pool for a different summer afternoon.

HolidayIQ traveler Yash Pal Mehta says, “Quite scenic with the nearby river, a well maintained swimming pool, a nice garden and big area for activities for kids. Food is good and buffet spread was great."

Keen to know more about the opulent Club Mahindra Baiguney resort? Do check out what other happy Club Mahindra members have to say.  

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2Unleash the photographer in you!
Unleash the photographer in you!

Searching for the hidden artist in you? Make the leap from being good to being professional level good with the help of the new #Nokia8. With hidden waterfalls, majestic creatures, bluish-green mountain peaks and lakes shrouded in mist, Sikkim is every photographer’s dream come true.

With Nokia 8’s brilliant  ZEISS optics, you can be assured of a level of precision that is sure to blow your mind! Capture the most intricate details even in a landscape photograph and stun your viewers with tourist brochure worthy pictures! When you get bored of the surroundings, #UniteFor #Bothie and experience the unique joy of visual storytelling!

HolidayIQ reviewer Preetam says, “Lovely small Himalayan state known for its sheer natural beauty and amazing people. Surrounded by Himalayas and neighbouring Bhutan, China and West Bengal, it’s the land of thousands of monasteries and temples.”

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3Drive through the twisty-turny roads in the gorgeous Himalayas in Sikkim
Drive through the twisty-turny roads in the gorgeous Himalayas in Sikkim

Sivam Gupta: Sikkim is beautiful. Its famous attractions are the grand Himalayan views, great Indo-China Border, the frozen lakes, trimmed trees and wonderful landscapes.

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4Yaariyan - Baarish, Sikkim
Yaariyan - Baarish, Sikkim

Not many movies have travelled to this part of India, but Yaariyan beautifully captures this unexplored piece of beauty. Nothing evokes romance better than walking through snow capped mountains or dancing in the rains. And this song has both! HolidayIQ Traveller Shumantho says, “A marvellous place. From here, you can get an amazing view of the natural beauty of Sikkim and even catch a glimpse of Kanchenjunga.” HolidayIQ Traveller Swastik says, “Gurudongmar Lake is a  'must-see destination before your die' in India. The lake is heavenly, serene and mesmerising. The journey to the lake itself is a nature lover's delight. The beauty of the lake cannot be described or reviewed; some places are there for you to just go and experience them.”

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5Gurudongmar, Sikkim
Gurudongmar, Sikkim

Why? Less number of tourists and blooming season of rhododendrons.

Paras Tanna: I had traveled to Gurudongmar in my car and the experience was simply bliss. One of the most enriching experience of life. The rhododendrons in full bloom on the way, add to the beauty of the journey. There were wild flowers and green grass all around Gurudongmar.


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Visiting Sikkim and want to stay close to all this goodness:

Budget stays: Tashi Tagey Hotel

Mid-range stays: Rhenock House - A Luxury Villa

Luxury stays: Summit Norling Resorts

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Reviews (150)

Alok kumar sarkar

Alok kumar sarkar5.0/5

2 reviews

Tour to Sikkim

Sikkim is very good place to visit. Everybody love touring should once visit Sikkim. Changu lake, snow covered mountain within reach, Nathula pass, Lachung, Yumthang valley, Zero point etc. Is unbelievable, spectacular. High and heavy water falls in the way side between Gangtok and Lachung will last long in memory. There are hundreds of springs in between. Mountains and way side between Yumthang and zero point is covered with snow, rododendron flower. When rest of India in summer is tired in terrible hot can feel chill weather and minus zero temperature at Nathula and Zero point. As the places are border area and under Army control requires inner line permit. The visitors should carry voter card/ aadhaar card for inner line permit.

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Bhim Mandal

Bhim Mandal5.0/5

2 reviews

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Silk Route Tour, Darjeeling Tour, Bhutan Tour, Nepal Tour, Himachal Tour, Andaman Tour, Amritsar Tour, Lachung Tour, Lachang Tour, Zero points, Zuluk, Kupuk, Old Baba temple, New Baba temple, Taksangu lake, changu lake ,. Maloti Tours and Travels is the best tour operator and Travels agent responsible for delivering good service on time and make arrangements of parfact things for tour which is help for good and relax tour for Peace of mind. Contact Bhim Mandal at 7602847009

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Recommended Duration in Sikkim

Number of days to spend in Sikkim as recommended by our travellers.

4 days

11.1%

5+ days

33.3%

Sikkim Overview

Sikkim is the second smallest state of India. It was an independent monarchy ruled by kings called Chogyals till 1975, when it joined the Indian union. Sikkim has borders with Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and the Indian state of West Bengal. Situated in the Himalayan ranges, the state is entirely hilly with elevations ranging between 300m and 8583m. The highest elevation is Mt. Kanchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world, which is worshipped as the guardian deity of the state.   Lepchas are considered to be the oldest inhabitants of Sikkim. Then came the Bhutias from Tibet, and later Nepalis, and the people from Indian plains. Sikkim is home to the Mahayana form of Buddhism and its colourful Gompas (Buddhist monasteries) are a major attraction. Of these, Rumtek monastery near Gangtok, and Tashiding & Pemayangste monasteries in West Sikkim are the most important.   Gangtok is the main city and the capital of Sikkim. It is a cosmopolitan place with views of snow-covered Himalayas, botanical gardens and monasteries. Gangtok is also an ideal base to visit the southern parts of the state where most of the tourist sites are located. Approachable from Gangtok, Tsongo Lake is located 3720m above sea level and is frozen during the winters. The Chinese border at Nathula Pass is close by. The town of Pelling is in west Sikkim and is a popular tourist spot. The Kanchendzonga National Park is a habitat for the snow leopard, red panda, Tibetan antelope and wild ass.   Phang Lhabso and Losoong are the main festivals of Sikkim. Phang Lhabso is dedicated to the worship of Mt. Kanchendzonga and is celebrated in August/September. Losoong is celebrated in December/January and marks the end of the harvest season.   Foreign nationals visiting Sikkim must obtain an Inner Line Permit. The permits are available at Indian missions and tourism offices in Delhi and Calcutta.  

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