New Delhi: Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in the northeast region, Sikkim beckons travelers with its serene tranquility and breathtaking beauty. For those seeking solace and rejuvenation, this place offers a unique blend of natural wonders, vibrant culture, delightful amenities and fascinating activities.
Notably, Sikkim has recently made remarkable strides in becoming the world’s first organic state, setting an example for other cities. With their expertise in embracing 100% organic farming techniques and sustainable living, travelers can be proud to support such an eco-friendly destination. In addition, the region’s impressive glaciers and frozen lakes add an irresistible charm to the Seven Sisters.
Meanwhile, Gangtok, the capital, is known for its picturesque views and year-round pleasant climate. Here, you can immerse yourself in the local way of life, with a myriad of dining, shopping and entertainment options.
If you are thinking of a vacation that combines conventional and eccentric experiences, Sikkim serves as an ideal destination to relax and soak up the awe-inspiring beauty of nature.
Embarking on an exploration of Sikkim’s Upmarket Street
It is essential to pre-book a taxi for your road trip to Gangtok once you arrive at Siliguri or Bagdogra airport in West Bengal. Making this arrangement in advance ensures a hassle-free experience when traveling from the airport to Gangtok. With decent road conditions, you can relax and enjoy the journey.
Upon arrival in Gangtok, check-in to your pre-booked hotel or accommodation. Head to Gangtok’s main market, known as MG Marg, and choose from an array of cafes, restaurants and shopping venues after dropping off your luggage and freshening up.
Embrace Spiritual Retreats
Go to Rumtek Monastery, also known as Dharma Chakra Centre, which is the largest monastery in Sikkim. It has a beautiful temple-shrine and a monastery where monks spread Lord Buddha’s teachings across the world. Surrounded by verdant mountains, this spiritual haven offers a serene sanctuary for travelers seeking tranquility.
For a sumptuous vacation experience, consider booking a private car hire from the range of luxury vehicles available in the city. This will allow you to enjoy comfort, luxury and a customizable route to explore the city’s best deals. Immerse yourself in the local life, culture and heritage of Sikkim, making your journey truly worthwhile.
Embark on a series of Fun Escapades
Devote an entire day to a trip to Tsogmo and the Nathu la Pass, which marks the border between India and Tibet-occupied China. The journey to Nathu la Pass offers fascinating views of the Chumbi Valley. Situated at an altitude of 4,302 metres, it boasts one of the highest motor roads in the world, adding an exciting element to your trip.
The calm and tranquil beauty of Tsogmo, with its glacial lake, adds an adventurous touch to your day. The snow capped mountains offer a panoramic view of Gangtok, immersing you in a hypnotic enchantment. Take a walk along the shores of the lake and taste the local cuisine in the small kiosks.
Enjoy a mix of nature, heritage and adventure in Pelling
Surrounded by lush vegetation and alpine vegetation, Pelling is a haven of natural beauty. Its scenic landscapes and pleasant climate make the walks even more enchanting. Marvel at the beautiful waterfalls, especially during the late monsoon season when they display their spectacular beauty.
Venture into Kanchenjunga National Park, located approximately 40 kilometers from Pelling. This park offers a fantastic day trip where you can witness the rhododendrons in bloom. Also, don’t miss the chance to experience the archaic Singshore Bridge, the picturesque Changey Falls and the sacred Lake Khecheopalri, revered by Buddhists. To make your trip more convenient, you can request a helicopter booking that connects Pelling and Gangtok.
Immerse yourself in the cultural and religious significance of the city of Yuksom
No tour of Sikkim would be complete without experiencing the historic treasures and captivating monasteries while enjoying the Buddhist heritage of the city of Yuksom. Situated in the subdivision of West Sikkim, this unspoiled historic city offers a haven for travelers’ minds and souls. Visit attractions such as Tashiding Monastery, Dubdi Monastery, Norbugane Coronation Throne, Kartok Monastery and more, while shopping for unique and traditional trinkets.
Before saying goodbye and heading to Bagdogra Airport, set aside a day for nothing but soaking in the natural vibes that surround you. Embark on short hikes, take a refreshing dip in the Phamrong waterfalls and explore the village trails, breathing in the fresh mountain air. Take a moment to delight in the melodious song of the colorful birds before arriving at the airport on time, thus avoiding any last-minute hassles.
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