Situated in the Himalayan range in North Eastern India, Sikkim is one of the best locations to spend your vacations. Snow-covered mountains, beautiful natural wonders, cool climates, and fun-filled adventure sports are what lures people to Sikkim.
If you are planning a trip to Sikkim then book our Sikkim Tour Packages from Bangalore. Our packages give you the benefit of our experienced travel guides who know the area in and out. With our 15 years of Sikkim Tourism experience, we make sure that you enjoy your holiday in the best possible way, in your budget, and at your leisure.
Best time to book Sikkim tour packages from Bangalore
Summers is the perfect time to book Sikkim Tour Packages from Bangalore. From March to May the temperature stays between 5 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees celsius which is perfect for sightseeing. It is the best time to visit Sikkim to enjoy the breathtaking blooming natural beauty of the state.
How to Reach Sikkim from Bangalore
Sikkim lacks proper railway and airport facilities due to being situated in the hilly region. You can, however, board Bengaluru Cantt-Agartala Humsafar Express (12503) which takes 42hrs to reach New Jalpaiguri, the nearest railway station to Sikkim. Several private and shared taxis are available from New Jalpaiguri to Gangtok. It should take about four and a half hours to reach Gangtok.
Bengaluru Cantt-Agartala Humsafar Express
Tickets cost around Rs.840-Rs.3,260. Trains runs on Fridays and Tuesdays
KSR Bengaluru-New Tinsukia Weekly SF Express
Tickets costs around Rs.840-Rs.3,260. The train runs on Tuesday.
Yesvantpur – Kamakhya Weekly AC SF Express (PT)
Tickets cost around Rs.2,225-Rs.5,705. The train runs on Saturday.
Tickets costs around Rs.840-Rs.3,260. The train runs on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
If you wish to save your travel time then you can catch a flight from Bangalore to Bagdogra, the nearest airport to Sikkim. All major airlines SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air Asia have direct and connecting flights from Bangalore to Bagdogra. It should take about 3 hrs to reach Bagdogra in Siliguri. The tickets should cost around Rs. 4000. You can take private cabs from Bagdogra to reach Sikkim.
05:55, 09:30, 10:40, 12:50, 18:10, 20:10
Rs.3,925 – Rs.5,334
04:55, 05:35, 06:20, 08:25, 08:30, 09:50, 11:00
Rs.3,926 – Rs.8,647
Rs.5,229 – Rs.8,379
Things to see and experience in your Sikkim Tour Packages from Bangalore
Top Attractions :
Nathu La- Situated at 14,500 feet high mountain pass is open for Indian visitors only for 5 days a week except on Mondays and Tuesdays. You would require special permits to visit the place that can be obtained through registered travel agents.
Enchanting Tsomgo or Changu Lake- People who visit Nathu La often visit Tsomgo Lake. Besides enjoying the breathtaking views of snowy Himalayan summits and crystal clear lake waters. People also love to indulge in hot tea made of yak milk and butter, delicious maggies, and steamed momos.
Gurudongmar Lake- The lake, situated in Lachen, is considered a sacred lake by Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs. People visit the lake to enjoy the enchanting views of the emerald blue water, snow-covered peaks, high alpine pastures covered with rhododendrons, and yaks and sheep grazing in some distance. A special permit is required to visit the place.
Cholamu Lake- Another enchanting lake situated about 6Km from Gurudongmar Lake. Trekking up to the lake might be a little tough due to the rough terrain and cold weather. But, the spectacular view of the surrounding mountains and crystal clear blue water of the lake will be worth your efforts.
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and WaterFalls- It is one of the best high altitude scenic wildlife sanctuaries in India. Located nearby Tsomgo Lake the sanctuary is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Monasteries in Sikkim- Sikkim is home to about 75 Buddhist monasteries. The famous monasteries being Rumtek Monastery about 23Km from Gangtok, Enchey Monastery about 3Km from Gangtok, Pemayangtse Monastery about 2Km from Pelling, and Dubdi Monastery about 3Km from Yuksom.
Ganesh and Hanuman Tok- Situated at a distance of 6km from Gangtok, on a hilltop at 6,500 feet is the shrine of Lord Ganesha and further 4Km up is the Hanuman Tok. They are maintained by the Indian Army. You can reach the place by booking a taxi or a cab.
Waterfalls in Sikkim- The famous Kyongnosla Waterfall and Banjhakri Falls are two of the popular waterfalls in Sikkim visited by several tourists. The falls can be visited between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Valleys in Sikkim- The beautiful and peaceful valleys are another reason why tourists are drawn to Sikkim. Kato 28Km from Lachung, Chopta Valley en route to Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthang Valley in Lachung are the famous valleys in the state.
Zero Point- It is the endpoint of Yumthang Valley. It stays covered in snow throughout the year. If you are lucky you can witness snowfall in the region even in June.
Gangtok Ropeway- The best way to explore the capital city is through the cable ride that starts from the Deorali Market and takes you to the highest point of Gangtok. It costs Rs. 113- rs. 117 per head and is open from 9:45 am to 4:30 pm.
Rabdentse Ruins- The former capital city which is now in ruins is another interesting place to visit in Sikkim. The place is surrounded by thick forest cover. It offers spectacular views of the Kanchenjunga range. The place can be visited between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Temi Tea Estate- About 20Km from Ravangla, it is the only tea estate in Sikkim. The produce from the estate is top-quality and is in demand in the international market. The place can be visited between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You can take an organized tour of the tea plantation. It should cost around Rs. 150-200.
Ralong Hot Springs– The place is 7Km from Borong Village and about 4Km from Naya Bazaar. The hot spring is known to have curative properties. You will often find tourists taking a dip into the hot water. You can hike to reach the place.
Why Book Sikkim Tour Packages from Bangalore With India Tourism
Booking Sikkim Tour Packages from Bangalore with India tourism ensures that you cover all the possible attractions ( if time permits) and enjoy the best of Sikkim. Feel free to get in touch with our Bangalore Sikkim Travel Expert for any help in customising your Sikkim Itinerary or any questions related to your journey.