Sikkim




Sikkim, a mesmeric small state in northwest India offers a majestic landscape. It possesses divine bounty in the form of tantalizing glaciers, different varieties of flowers and the very beautiful alpine meadows. Culturally rich Sikkim offers a variety of enticing places which are worth visiting. The divine Buddhist monasteries are the best places to find inner peace. This small but energetic state is a perfect place to escape in the lap of mesmeric Mother Nature.

Pilgrimage attractions
Tourists from around the world are not only mesmerized by the splendid architecture of Kirateshwar Mahadev temple but also experience inner peace at this temple. Other appeasing places like solophak Chardham and Guru Padmasambhava Samdruptse are magnificent and inspiring. Steep but fascinating paths lead to Buddhist Monasteries among which Pemayangtse Monastery, Rumtek Monestry and enchey monestry are the major centres of spirituality.
Natural Attractions
The natural charm can be witnessed on the mesmerizing banks of the different lakes like Bidan Chu Lake, Cholamu Lake, Green Lake and Gurudongmar Lake. Sikkim is well known for Kangchenjunga which is the third highest peak in the world.

Trekking Centers
Sikkim offers a range of exciting activities. Centers like Darjeeling and Sikkim Trekking, Yuksom to Dzongri & Goecha La, Green Lake Trek and Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek offer the finest trekking trails in the country.

Cuisine
Sikkimese cuisine is the most popular one from the northeast and varies from simple yet delicious momos and noodles to mouth watering saelroti and kinema.

Shopping
The traditional Sikkimese products like Sikkimese cups, woolen clothes and handicrafts will surely attract one to shop.

How to Reach
Sikkim is well connected to rest of the country by road and rail. Nearest airport is in Siliguri (West Bengal).


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