As a tiny hilly state tucked in the North-Eastern part of India, Sikkim seems like a nicely painted picture. The lofty hills, picturesque villages, immaculate scenery, holy lakes, bright, and colourful Buddhist Monasteries is what lures people to Sikkim.
If you are planning to visit Sikkim then book our Sikkim Tour Packages from Delhi. Our package deals cover Flights, hotels, travel, sightseeing and more. This not only saves you time and effort but also allows you to explore Sikkim at your leisure. You can take advantage of our travel guides and our experience of Sikkim tourism for 15 years to explore the best of Sikkim in the number of days you have and your budget.
Best time to book Sikkim Holiday Tour Packages from Delhi
The best time to book Sikkim Holiday Packages from Delhi would be in the springs from March to May or from October to mid-December. Both seasons have their charm. If you visit Sikkim between March to May. You can escape the scorching heat of the capital and enjoy the beautiful blooming season in Sikkim. October to December is the month apt for people who want to experience Sikkim devoid the crowd.
How to reach Sikkim From Delhi
The nearest railway station to Sikkim is Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal. You can board the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Town Rajdhani Express (12424) which takes about 21hrs to reach New Jalpaiguri. You can take a taxi from outside the station to reach Gangtok. It would take around 5 hours to reach.
New Delhi-Dibrugarh Town Rajdhani Express
Tickets cost around Rs.2,110-Rs.4,905. The train runs daily.
Anand Vihar Terminal – Agartala Rajdhani Express
Tickets cost around Rs.575-Rs.2,275. The train runs on Wednesdays.
Arunachal AC SF Express
Tickets cost around Rs.1,620-Rs.4,030.The train runs on Thursdays and Sundays.
New Delhi – Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express
Tickets cost around Rs.2,190-Rs.4,985. The train runs on Tuesdays.
Udaipur City – New Jalpaiguri Weekly Express
Tickets cost around Rs.590-Rs.2,330. The train runs on Saturdays.
You can also take a flight from New Delhi to Bagdogra in Siliguri, the nearest airport to Sikkim. If booked in advance tickets shouldn’t cost more than Rs. 4000. Air Asia, SpiceJet, Go Air, IndiGo has regular direct flights between the two destinations. You should reach Bagdogra in about 2hrs. Private taxis services are available between Bagdogra and Sikkim. It takes about 5hrs to reach Sikkim from Bagdogra via taxi.
Rs.3,305 – Rs.3,690
05:45, 10:50, 11:20, 13:45, 13:50
Rs.3,383 – Rs.5,129
05:55, 09:25, 13:10, 15:00, 18:10
Rs.3,641 – Rs.5,719
04:50, 05:20, 05:45, 06:50, 07:50, 12:25,14:05
Rs.3,691 – Rs.6,161
Rs.4,438 – Rs.4,958
Things to see and experience in your Sikkim Tour Packages from Delhi
To Attractions :
Nathu La- Fascinating views of snow-capped peaks is what attracts tourists to this 14,500 feet high mountain pass. Nathu La pass is open for Indian visitors only for 5 days a week. It remains closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. You will be allowed to visit the area after you obtain a valid permit from the Tourism and Civil Aviation Department. You can apply through any registered travel agency.
Enchanting Tsomgo or Changu Lake- En route to Nathu Lake has crystal clear water with stunning backdrop snowy summits of the Himalayan peak. People heading to Nathu La love to stop here to indulge treat their taste buds to hot tea made of Yak milk and butter teamed up with Maggie or delicious momos.
Gurudongmar Lake– Considered as a sacred lake for Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs, Gurudongmar Lake in Lachen is popular due to its spectacular beauty and breathtaking views of high alpine pastures covered with rhododendrons.
Cholamu Lake- About 6Km from Gurudongmar Lake is the ‘Tso Lhamo’ Lake or the Cholamu Lake is considered the highest lake in India. A trek to the lake is rough and the weather gets extremely cold spectacular view of the surrounding majestic mountains and crystal clear blue water is indeed rewarding.
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and WaterFalls- People from Delhi would be fascinated by the ‘Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary’ one of the best high altitude scenic wildlife sanctuaries in India. It is located around the Tsomgo Lake area. The sanctuary is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Monasteries in Sikkim- Sikkim has about 75 Buddhist monasteries, the oldest dating back to the 1700s. ‘Rumtek Monastery’ about 23Km from Gangtok is the largest monastery in Sikkim situated at a height of 5000 ft. The monastery is built in traditional Tibetan style and house relics and ashes of sixteenth Karmapa. Other famous monasteries in the state are Enchey Monastery 3Km away from the Capital City, 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, Ganesh Tok situated on a hilltop at 6,500 feet and is a shrine of Lord Ganesha. About 4Km further up is the Hanuman Tok maintained by the Indian Army. People can easily reach the temples via a local taxi or bike.
Waterfalls in Sikkim- Sikkim is a haven for nature lovers. Besides the famous Kyongnosla Waterfall, Sikkim is home to Banjhakri Falls nestled in the lush green valley at a distance of 4Km away from Gangtok. The fall can be visited between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. There is an admission fee of Rs.50 per person and there are extra charges for carrying a camera and for car parking.
Valleys in Sikkim- The beautiful and peaceful valleys in Sikkim is something that fascinates the tourists from Delhi. Kato that lies about 28Km from Lachung is a place that adventure lovers are drawn to. Enroute to Gurudongmar Lake in Lachen is the Chopta Valley which is popular for its alpine orchards, enthralling lakes, and snow-covered Himalayan peaks. Yumthang Valley in Lachung, also known as the ‘Valley of Flowers’ is another picturesque valley at a height of 11,600 feet above sea level. An hour spent in the poetic valley will make you thoughtful and peaceful.
Zero Point- The endpoint of Yumthang Valley is called the Zero Point which stays covered with snow all year round. If it is in your luck you can witness snowfall whenever you visit, even in June. White cover of snow everywhere is what attracts tourists from Delhi and across the country to this place.
Gangtok Ropeway- Not a common sight in cities like Delhi, Gangtok Ropeway is another interesting thing that fascinates the people of Delhi. The ride starts from Deorali Market and takes you to the highest point of Gangtok. The ride costs Rs. 113- rs. 117 per head and provides a breathtaking aerial view of the Gangtok city and the surrounding Himalayan Peaks. You can access the Gangtok Ropeway from 9:45 am to 4:30 pm.
Rabdentse Ruins- Rabdentse was the second capital of the former capital of Sikkim. The capital was destroyed by the Gurkha army. The town and the royal palace now lies in ruins close to the Pemayangtse Monastery in Pelling. The place is about 1 hour from Pelling and about 10-15 minutes from Pemayangtse Monastery. The ruins are not big and are a peaceful place where you can stay for hours. The place can be visited between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Temi Tea Estate- Situated in South Sikkim about 20Km from Ravangla, the only tea estate in Sikkim produces top-quality tea which is in demand in the international market. For tea lovers, this place is a must-visit. You can visit the place between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and the most ideal time to visit will be from March to May. A tour of the tea plantation will cost around Rs. 150-200. One can take a bus or taxi from Ravangla to reach the estate.
Ralong Hot Springs– This is another famous place to visit for people from Delhi. The water of the hot water spring is believed to have curative properties. The place is not far from Ravangla and is situated on the banks of Rangit River. Tourists love to take a dip in the hot spring. The place is about 7Km from Borong Village and about 4Km from Naya Bazaar and one can hike up to the place.
Why Book Sikkim Tour Packages from Delhi With India Tourism
Booking Sikkim Tour Packages from Delhi with India tourism ensures that you cover all the possible attractions ( if time permits) and make the most out of your holidays. Feel free to get in touch with our Delhi Sikkim Travel Expert for any help in customising your Sikkim Itinerary or any questions related to your journey.