Sikkim’s 5 Most Enchanting Tourist Attractions

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By John Wick

Sikkim, a state of serene beauty and dazzling natural beauty, is the gateway to India’s North-Eastern corridor. Sikkim is located in the laps of the majestic Himalayas and makes a great holiday destination. Sikkim’s rich history is deeply rooted within its Buddhist culture. Sikkim is a popular hill station for tourists. It boasts snow-clad mountains, tranquil water springs, and expressive valleys full of flowers. For a memorable holiday, here are 5 amazing places to see on the Sikkim tour.

#1 Gangtok

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is a perfect blend of culture and modernization. The majestic view of Kanchenjunga Mountain fascinates tourists who visit Gangtok. Famous religious sites in Gangtok tour packages include Enchey Monasteries and Rumtek Monasteries. From Ganeshtok’s Tashi View Point, you can see the entire city. The city’s unique fragrance of Rhododendron will rejuvenate your spirit. Tourists love to visit beautiful sites like Nathula Pass or Tsomgo Lake. The best time to visit Gangtok is between March and April and October to November.

#2 Zuluk

This idyllic hamlet is located at 10,000 feet above sea level in Sikkim. Zuluk, considered one of the most hidden places in Sikkim, is the perfect spot for couples on a Sikkim honeymoon. The nearby Thambi ViewPoint provides a beautiful view of Mt. Kanchenjungha. You will experience thrill and adventure at many hairpins turns along the road. The lakes are a highlight of Zuluk. Elephant Lake (also known as Kupup Lake) is one of Sikkim’s most holy lakes. The August and September months in Zuluk are ideal for a flowery summer.

#3 Yuksom

This place is known as the Old Capital of Sikkim. It’s well-known for its rustic charm. Yuksom is a popular destination for tourists who want to escape to Khangchendzonga Mountain. Dubdi Monastery, a major religious center and the oldest monastery of Sikkim is also a wonderful place to visit. Historically, Sikkimese considers Yuksom important and calls it the “meeting place for three lmas”. Yuksom is also known as the tranquil spot in Sikkim. Although the weather is good all year round, it is best to visit in March, June, September, and October.

#4 Pelling

Pelling is located at 7,200 feet above sea level and offers breathtaking views of Himalayan Mountain ranges. This is the starting point for some of the most beautiful trekking routes in Sikkim. Pelling offers adrenaline-pumping water sports like kayaking and rafting. The bridges, ancient monasteries, and grand waterfalls are all highlights of this area. Pelling is located at the foothills of Kanchenjunga Mountain, which has a stunning appeal. Pelling is an all-year destination due to its moderate temperatures. However, the summer season is the best time to trek.

#5 Lachung

The northern region of Sikkim is home to this unexplored, beautiful spot. Lachung, a charming mountain village, is a popular Sikkim snow-destination. This place is blessed with the tranquillity and beauty of the Lachung Chu River. Lachung is home to many fruit orchards, which adds to its magical power. Travelers are able to feel awestruck by the beauty of these hills and dark mountains. This is the most beautiful Sikkim village. It’s best to visit between October and June.