Last Updated on March 13, 2019
Landlocked with a vast range of flora and fauna and varied wildlife, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful states among the North Eastern states of India. The state has many places to visit which will rejuvenate your soul and mode and fill it with love and tranquility.
The stunning visuals of nature, snowcapped mountains, and lush green forests, the state has so much to offer and you got so much to explore. Choose to see many unexplored location with amazing travel planners which offers great discounts by using Yatra Promo Code.
So, here are some places listed which you can visit in one of the beauties of North East India, Sikkim:
1. Visit Lachung settled in the Lachen and Yumthang Valley
In the North Sikkim, there lies a beautiful village Lachung populated with Tibetan and Bhutia people. The village is between Lachen, another beautiful village and the winter home for Tibetan nomads and Yumthang valley which is covered with snowy mountains.
All of these are the beautiful places in the state of Sikkim with a very beautiful and picturesque environment. From Lachung, you can visit Gurudongmar Lake which is an eternal breezy view in summers.
Also, you can visit Lachung Gompa, the largest Buddhist shrine, Lachung Monastery, and the village itself too is very beautiful. The sky touching mountains like Mt Pandim, Mt Kabru, and Mt Siniolchu takes you to the soulful journey of Gangtok’s Rhododendron Sanctuary where you can see rhododendron bloom.
2. Feel the aroma of flora in Namchi
Located in the southern part of Sikkim, Namchi is the place where you can feel the flowers and flora bloom and take you to another soulful experience just by their aroma. You can see the snowcapped mountains and woodland valleys from there which adds tranquility and beauty to the scenes.
At Namchi, you can visit the beautiful tea gardens, Sherdup Choeling Monastery, Rock Garden and see Khangchendzonga Range too. If you land at Namchi in the month of October, you can enjoy and have fun in the popular and colorful festival called Namchi Mahotsav.
3. Enter the land of lush green forests, Pelling
Pelling is the second most visited attraction after Gangtok in the state of Sikkim. From the beautiful lush green forests and vast wildlife, this small town offers more of nature and less of the artificialness created by humans. You can go for sightseeing in the town, visit Sangachoeling Monastery, and head to Kanchenjunga Falls for fun.
4. Know about the history of the village called Zuluk
Located at a very high altitude, Zuluk is a small village is a really beautiful and breathtaking place to be in. The home to the sky touching snowcapped Mt. Kanchenjungha, the village has a connection to India’s dramatic history especially due to the village’s connection with the Silk Road. If you are there, you can visit the Nag Temple and seek blessing from the god almighty.
The place will offer you great views and fill you up with joy, soulfulness, thrill, and tranquility at the same time. Experiencing snowfall in this place called Zuluk is the best thing you can experience in your whole trip of Sikkim.
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5. River rafting at Teesta River
Frozen in winters and pure in summer, Teesta river is the one you must visit and see how it moves between the high mountains, lush green forests, and valleys. The river looks really stunning in summer and when the sun rays kiss the water’s skin, it is the most beautiful view you can experience in your lifetime- everything stands still and it’s the eternal view only with you.
You can do some adventurous sports in this river like River Rafting and Kayaking and spot birds. Also, enjoy the view of beautiful flora and fauna on the river banks which add more of the natural beauty to the river.
6. Experience the lush green lands of Yuksom
Lying in the Western part of Sikkim, Yuksom is one of the best places to visit in Sikkim know for its lush green beauty. Yuksom is an old historic town which endeavors beauty at its best and offers activities like trekking.
If you want some time alone with yourself away from the busy life of cities, then this is the place where you can talk to your inner self and relax. You can go and visit the historic Norbugang Park and one of the oldest monastery the Dubdi Gompa. Also, you can go for trekking at Goechala, famously known as Goechala Trek.
7. Travel to the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok
There are many things you can do in the capital city of Sikkim. Not only the breathtaking beauty of silver-fir trees and the walking trails, but the city is also all about love and hospitality. You can enjoy the Yak ride in the natural environment, go for paragliding, and go to the Enchey Monastery.
Also, there are two waterfalls- Jhakri Falls and Kyongnosla Water Falls which will soothe your mind.