Home to the Himalayas, Sikkim is truly a traveler’s paradise. Sikkim stands out with its snow-capped peaks, green valleys, vibrant rhododendrons, vivacious waterfalls, and a beautiful tea garden. It is far from the crowded city life and a treat for the eyes with its picturesque sculptures of Buddha and majestic lakes and hills.
If you are planning to explore this beautiful state. Then, book our Sikkim Tour Packages from Mumbai. Our packages take care of everything from flights, hotel bookings, travels, and sightseeing. Taking advantage of our experienced guides and our experience of Sikkim tourism for 15 years, you can explore the best of Sikkim in your budget and at your leisure.
Best time to book Sikkim Tour Packages from Mumbai
The best time to book Sikkim Tour Packages from Mumbai would be from March to May. Sikkim experiences a major outburst of tourists during the period. It is the time when the state experiences Spring Season. The blooming natural beauty of the state is a sight to behold. September to December is also an ideal time to visit Sikkim. It is characterized by clear views of Himalayan Ranges. Various festivals take part during this season like the Maniram Bhanjyang Tourism Festival, Cherry Tea Festival, and Red Panda Winter Festival.
How to reach Sikkim from Mumbai
The most economical way for the people of Mumbai would be to catch Mumbai LTT-Kamakhya AC SF Express (12519) which takes you to New Jalpaiguri which is the nearest railway station to Sikkim. The train runs on Sundays and the ticket should cost around Rs. 2065 for AC 3-tier. You can book a taxi from outside the station to Sikkim. It should take around 5hrs to reach Sikkim from New Jalpaiguri.
Mumbai LTT – Kamakhya AC SF Express
The train runs only on Sundays and the tickets cost between Rs.2,065-Rs.5,220
Mumbai LTT – Guwahati Express (via Katihar)
The tickets cost between Rs.750-Rs.2,960. The train runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Mumbai LTT – Guwahati Express (via Malda Town)
The tickets cost between Rs.770-Rs.3,055.The train runs on Fridays.
Mumbai LTT – Kamakhya Karmabhoomi Express
The tickets cost between Rs.835-Rs.3,225. The train runs on Wednesdays.
Pakyong Airport in Sikkim is not accessible from Mumbai. If you wish to fly from Mumbai to Sikkim then you would have to take a flight to Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri and then take a taxi or cab to Sikkim. SpiceJet and IndiGo have direct flights between the two destinations. Other airlines also operate between the two destinations but have connecting flights. If booked in advance tickets should cost around Rs. 4000-Rs. 5000. You can take a taxi from Bagdogra to Sikkim. It should take not more than 5hrs.
Things to see and experience in your Sikkim Tour Packages from Mumbai
Top Attractions :
Nathu La- Situated at a height of 14,500 feet, the high mountain pass offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains. The pass remains open 5 days of the week excluding Mondays and Tuesdays. Special permission is required to visit the place. You can easily apply for the permit through a registered travel agent.
Enchanting Tsomgo or Changu Lake- The lake is often visited on a joint trip to Nathu Lake. The lake has crystal clear water, a stunning backdrop snowy summits, and delicious food stalls offering hot tea made of Yak milk and butter, Maggie, and steaming momos.
Baba Mandir- It is built in the memory of the brave soldier Baba Harbhajan Singh who laid his life in the region. It is about 18Kms from Tsomgo Lake. People often visit the temple to pay their respects and to listen to the enchanting stories that surround the temple and the brave soldier
Gurudongmar Lake– The lake is considered sacred by the Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs. Situated in Lachen it is popular for its spectacular beauty and spellbinding views of high alpine pastures covered with rhododendrons. A special permit is required to visit the place.
Cholamu Lake- It is about 6Km from Gurudongmar Lake. It is considered the highest lake in India. The trek to the lake might be rough and more so because of the extremely cold weather. But, the beautiful view of the surrounding majestic mountains and crystal clear blue water of the lake is worth the efforts.
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and WaterFalls- It is a scenic high altitude wildlife sanctuary. It houses native Himalayan Alpine flowers and is popular for its Snow Pandas and Red Leopards. The sanctuary remains open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Monasteries in Sikkim- Sikkim has about 75 Buddhist monasteries. Apart from Gangtok, Pelling, Yuksom, Ravangla have several beautiful monasteries. Rumtek Monastery about 23Kms and Enchey Monastery about 3Kms away from Gangtok, Pemayangtse Monastery about 2Km from Pelling and Dubdi Monastery about 3Km from Yuksom are some of the famous monasteries in Sikkim.
Ganesh and Hanuman Tok- Situated at a distance of 6km and 4km Gangtok, respectively. Ganesh and Hanuman Tok are perched on hilltops and offer beautiful views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. There are several gift shops is situated in a complex offering a variety of colorful and handmade souvenirs.
Waterfalls in Sikkim- Sikkim is blessed with pristine natural beauty. Sikkim houses Kyongnosla Waterfall and Banjhakri Falls in Gangtok. The falls can be visited between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Both the falls are enchanting scenic sites and provide the perfect ambiance to have a peaceful day with family and friends.
Valleys in Sikkim- Kato and Yumthang Valley in Lachung is popular among adventure lovers. Chopta Valley, close to Gurudongmar Lake is popular for its alpine orchards, lakes, and breathtaking views of snow-covered Himalayan peaks.
Zero Point- It is the end-point of Yumthang Valley. It stays covered in snow all year round. It is fascinating to see the white sheet of snow all around you. You need an inner line permit to visit the place.
Gangtok Ropeway– The ride offers breathtaking views of the city from Deorali Market to Tashiling. It costs around Rs. 113- rs. 117 per head. It operates from 9:45 am to 4:30 pm.
Rabdentse Ruins- The second capital of the former Sikkim which was destroyed by the Gurkha army. The town and the royal palace now lies in ruins. It is about 1 hour from Pelling and close to Pemayangtse Monastery. It can be visited between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Temi Tea Estate- It is about 20Km from Ravangla. It produces top-quality tea which is in high demand in the international market. It is a must-visit for tea lovers. You can visit the place between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.Ralong Hot Springs– The water here has curative properties which are the reason why several tourists visit the place. It is close to Ravangla and is situated on the banks of Rangit River. You can hike up to the place. It is 7Km from Borong Village and about 4Km from Naya Bazaar.
Why Book Sikkim Tour Packages from Mumbai With India Tourism
Booking Sikkim Tour Packages from Mumbai with India tourism ensures that you cover all the possible attractions ( if time permits). We make sure that you enjoy your holidays without the hassle of worrying about anything. Feel free to get in touch with our Mumbai Sikkim Travel Expert for any help in customising your Sikkim Itinerary or any questions related to your journey.