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Places we cover in our Sikkim Tour Packages
Tsomgo Lake: Tsomgo Lake also famously called as the Changu Lake is a glacier lake located at an altitude of 12400 ft above sea level. It remains frozen throughout the winders but is a sight worth all the effort through the winding narrow rocky roads on the mountainous topography.
Nathula Pass: Nathula Pass located 27 kilometers beyond Changu Lake provides tourists a thrilling experience of being so close to the Chinese border. The barbed wired fence separating both the countries is a sight to behold.
Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary: Varsey Rhododendron sanctuary in the Singalila Mountain Range is a must-visit site for all nature lovers. The place is famous for its biodiversity and more than 40 known species of rhododendrons.
Yuksom: Yuksom in West Sikkim is another upbeat locale that is haven with its pristine beauty and trekking trails. The Khangchendzonga National Park and the Norbugang Park along with many ancient monasteries and Gompas cover the landscape of this place.
Lachung and Yumthang: Lachung and Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim offer visitors the perfect site of snowcapped mountains. Tourists are allowed to go up to the zero point here and visit the Gurudongmar Lake, Mt Khangchendzona and other mountain peaks.
Ravangla: Ravangla in West Sikkim is popular for its flora and fauna. It is also home to many Gompas and Buddhist monasteries where visitors can offer prayers amidst the undisturbed and unpolluted backdrop of the place.
Zuluk: Zuluk was part of the erstwhile Silk Route and is today a small hamlet that provides a nice home-stay experience to travelers. Mt. Kanchenjunga and the Thambi ViewPoint are the not-to miss places here.
Pelling: Pelling is located on a ridge and hence offers breathtaking views of mountain tops and valleys. The Khecheopalri Lake along with monasteries and ruins of ancient times are the key attractions here.
Namchi: Namchi is the ideal location for Hindu and Buddhists pilgrims. While the 140-foot tall statue of Guru Padmasambhava located at an altitude of 7000 ft leaves visitors feel daunted with its height, the 108 foot statue of Lord Shiva at Solophuk Hills is a close competition in impressing tourists and pilgrims.
Gangtok: Gangtok, the capital of the state is another captivating beauty in the hills. Surrounded by many waterfalls, of which the Jahkri and the Kyongnosla waterfalls are popular, the city has an active nightlife and offers amazing sights from its famous ropeway.
Things to do in Sikkim Tour Packages
River rafting on Teesta River: River rafting on Teesta River is much loved by adventure enthusiasts. Its Grade II to IV rapids are quite popular while the turbulent Rangeet River adds more to the thrill and excitement.
Paragliding: Paragliding in the Gangtok Valley is another activity providing exhilarating experience to tourists. The Tashi Viewpoint, Pangthang and Bojoghari village are the starting points.
Goecha La Trek: Goecha La Trek covers a total duration of 10 days. It culminates at the end point that is located at a height of 4940 feet offering a rewarding sight of the majestic Kanchenjunga.
Gangtok Ropeway: The ropeway in Gangtok is an incomparable out-of-this-world experience. Starting from Deorali, the lowest most station, the ride gets more exciting as the carriage moves higher up the mountain side.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek: Kanchenjunga base camp trek is for the daredevil. Starting at Yuksom, it is a 90 km long trail that takes about 10 days to complete.
Sikkim Dzongri Trek: The Sikkim Dzongri Trek covers a period of 11 days where trekkers move through serene locales. The trek starts at Bagdogra and moves through Gangtok, Dzongri, Yuksom and Tshoka.
Bungee Jumping: Bungee jumping at Singshore Bridge, 200 metres above sea level and the highest bridge in the state. The setting is complete with dense forests and green mountains.
Silk Route Cycling: Silk Route cycling is for the one who don’t fear heights and have great lung capacity. Starting at the Sillery Gaon, this week-long trip is marked by camps amidst snow-capped mountains and hilly landscapes.
Yak Safari: Yak safari ride at the Tsomgo Lake is a rare-life experience that is matchless. Especially when it is round the periphery of the calm pious Lake.
Hang Gliding: Hang gliding at Yumthang Valley is another thrilling adventure activity challenging tourist to overcome their fears and limits.
Best Time to book Sikkim Holiday Packages
Sikkim in Summers: Lying amidst the mighty Himalayas, the best time to book Sikkim tour packages this state is between March to June which are the summer months. The minimum temperature during this time is about 24 °c and the maximum about 45 °c. This is also the time most places are accessible and open for tourists, especially the ones located at higher altitudes.
Sikkim in Monsoon: Monsoon period that is typically between July to Sept-Oct can also be considered as a good time to visit as the weather is much clearer.
Sikkim in Winters: People who love the snow and chilling temperatures, the best time to visit the state is from October to December.
How to Reach Sikkim
For Indian Citizens – for travelling by train, New Jalpaiguri is the nearest station from where cabs can be hired till Gangtok. By flight, Bagdogra is the nearest airport from where cabs can be hired till the capital.
For International Travellers – international tourists can take a flight to Bagdogra from any major Indian city or town. Alternately they can also travel by train till New Jalpaiguri and then hire a cab to Gangtok.
Why Book Sikkim Tour Packages with India Tourism
India Tourism have been organizing Sikkim Tour Packages for over 15 years. Our packages can be tailored to fit your budget. Our experienced Sikkim tour guides make sure that you enjoy a comfortable and luxury vacation in Sikkim. If you are planning a trip to Sikkim then contact our Indore Sikkim Travel Experts to customize your trip and clear any other queries related to travels, lodging and sightseeing.