Sikkim is the paradise nestled in the North-East part of India with the magnetic views of the great Himalayas. If you haven’t thought of exploring the beauty of this magnificent state then you are truly missing on something really beautiful. Sikkim is like wonders in a small package with bewitching meadows, snow-capped and sky-piercing Himalayas, and the mesmeric charm of its vibrant culture.

You can reach Sikkim from any part of India via air, railways, or by hitting the road. Sikkim’s improved connectivity with the rest of the country even being landlocked with other sister states in North-East has resulted in coaxing so many tourists every year. This place is nice but the people of Sikkim are nicer. You get to explore some really impressive hospitality from this place

A Quick Glance

What Is Sikkim Famous For?

Nathula Pass

A trip to Nathula Pass offers the perfect break from the monotony and is an enriching experience. This is a crucial pass lying at the crossroads of Indo-China border. A trip to Sikkim remains incomplete without a visit to this historical destination. 


One of the most famous peaks in Darjeeling can be reached either by jeep or by foot which transverses through some of the oldest tea plantations in Darjeeling. The place is best known as a trekking destination and its peaks offer some of the most marvelous views of the Kanchendzonga and the monolithic Mt. Everest.

Singalila National Park

Located at an altitude of approximately 2134 meters above sea level the Singalila National Park is situated in the highest regions of West Bengal. The park is known for its amazing peaks and the panoramic views of the lesser Himalayas. The National Park is famous as a trekker’s paradise with a large verity of mountainous vegetation, fauna, and birds. The wildlife includes rare and endangered species like the Red Panda, Black Bear, Leopard, Tigers, Clouded Leopard, Serow, Leopard Cat, Barking Deer, Yellow-throated Marten, Wild Boar, Pangolin and Takin.

Tiger hill

Lying amidst the slopes of the Lesser Himalayas and blanketed by emerald green plantations of tea, Darjeeling is a picturesque town in the Indian state of West Bengal. The majestic Kanchenjunga towers over this beautiful town, which is the third highest mountain in the world. Popularly known as the ' Queen of the Hills', Darjeeling is a favoured tourist destination, noted for its scenic beauty, ancient forests, quaint houses , friendly people and the mountain panorama that it provides.

Batasia loop

Batasia Loop can be visited when the famous ‘Toy Train’ makes its way across a looped track that transverses through some beautiful parks. The place is famous for housing a Gorkha war memorial and while in the toy train you can witness a 360 degrees view of Darjeeling. The loop covers an area of 50,000 square feet and transverses spirally into tunnels, landscaped parks and hillocks in this 1,000 feet high descent. The local crafts market located nearby is a must visit.

Neora Valley National Park

Spread across a massive 88 square kilometers, the Neora Valley National Park is one of the richest biological zones in the north-east. The Neora Valley National Park is famous for housing one of the largest populations of Red Panda in India. The park was established in 1986 and is a home to several endangered and rare species of flora and fauna.


Kalimpong is a sleepy but surreal Buddhist town which is located 50 minutes east of Darjeeling. Known for its panoramic views, Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan handicrafts, Kalimpong is a delight to visit. Apparently the area was ruled by Bhutanese kings and was a forward post of the Bhutanese Army till the 19th century. No wonder the Buddhist influence is so strong here.


Kalimpong has some of the most beautiful flower species you will ever see. This cactus nursery is one of the largest commercial flower nurseries in Kalimpong. They cultivate beautiful exotic flowers and also export them. The entire complex of this cactus nursery is surrounded by scenic views of hills and exotic colourful flowers.


Known as the highest point in the town of Kalimpong, visiting the Deolo Hill is one of the top things to do in Kalimpong, India. Located at a height of 1700 m, this hill has one of the best views of the city. You can see beautiful views of the surrounding valleys, rivers, and villages from here. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also do paragliding, trekking, horse riding etc.


Remember some of the fairy tale houses you used to dream about- Well, now you can see one! This old colonial house was made by Mr and Mrs Morgan in the 1930s and is a great example of Colonial architecture. It has some spooky stories attached to it and it is called haunted. So paying a visit to this house can be one of the best activities in Kalimpong. This cute cottage lies right in the lap of nature. The surrounding landscape of gently undulating hillocks and beautiful coniferous trees make it an enchanting destination worthy of a visit.


Bestowed with a celestial natural beauty, Lachung truly makes for an idyllic holiday destination nestled in the lap of imposing Himalayan peaks. The quaint village has something for every kind of a traveller; while the beautiful and ancient ‘Lachung Gompa’ makes for a must visit place for every spirituality seeker, the ever-enticing ‘Yumthang Valley’ and ‘Yumesamdong’ located in close proximity to the town, magnetize every adventure lover, leaving them hypnotized with their unmatched rustic charm.


One can spend hours bird watching in this place which again, will be a great option to pick out . If this isn’t enough, mingling with the locals here at Lachung and discovering their rare tradition and culture, would be an amazing thing to do. Also don’t miss out to taste the local cuisines at the engaging string of restaurants at Lachung and tantalize your taste buds. Make the most of your holiday at this fabled place.Besides sightseeing, shopping is also one of the most ideal things to do in Lachung. The tiny market in the village is dotted with shops selling a variety of Tibetan handicrafts, hand-woven carpets, blankets and rugs. One can also find here, freshly made fruit jams, sauces and marmalades that absolutely make for a perfect buy.


Lachung described as the "most picturesque village of Sikkim" by British explorer Joseph Dalton Hooker in his definitive, The Himalayan Journal (1855) is a spot swarmed by visitors. Take a tour of this picture postcard place, as Lachung will have a lot to offer you. Places that you must see in Lachung are Yume Samdong (Zero Point), Yumthang Valley, Bhim Nala Falls, Naga Waterfall and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.


Pelling, a slice of paradise located in West Sikkim, is a pleasant retreat and an excellent travel location to visit. With ancient ruins that take you back in time, magnificent waterfalls, green pastures that soothe the soul to a breath-taking view of the mighty Mount Kanchenjunga, Pelling offers all this and more. The peace and tranquillity one experiences here is indescribable, which makes Pelling tour a must on your itinerary during your visit to Sikkim. The best time to visit Pelling is from September to May as the winter season, as well as the onset of summer, make it a great time for Pelling sightseeing. 


From religious and cultural sites to quaint villages and gorgeous lake, there are a number of tourist places to visit in Pelling. The winter snow makes this already vibrant town even more alluring as the green pastures with a dash of white look beautiful and heavenly. To make your travel to this astounding town a great experience, we bring you a list of 16 best places to visit in Pelling during your trip to Sikkim.     


Half an hour ride from Pelling will bring you to the majestic Kanchenjunga Waterfalls that is believed to be originating from Mount Kanchenjunga. The crystal clear water of this milky white stream falling from a height of 100 feet into a pool, Kanchenjunga Waterfalls is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in Pelling. The scenic route that leads you to this untouched beauty of nature and the falls itself offers you innumerable photography-worth moments that you can proudly capture in your cameras and cherish for a lifetime

Kanchenjunga National Park

If watching wild animals like Snow leopards, Musk Deers and more in their natural habitat thrills you, Kanchenjunga National Park is an unmissable place to see in Pelling for you. A UNESCO heritage site, Kanchenjunga National Park offers you great scope to enjoy a breath-taking view of the glaciers, watch the exotic and rare species of flora and fauna present here and trek the sprawling green forest cover as much as you want. The total area of the National Park is about 849 sq km and trekking is one of the most popular activities that tourists and nature enthusiasts indulge in while visiting this magnificent place. 


  • Best time to visit Kanchenjunga National Park: Summer is the ideal time to visit. The months from March to May are the best to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Kanchenjunga National Park.

Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim and the beauty of this city justify it being one of the prominent cities in the state. Incredibly beautiful, exuberant, and garlanded with clouds all over. Sikkim is blessed with the kind of cultural and historical significance Gangtok adds to the pride of this state. To catch majestic glimpses of mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga, you must land to Gangtok whilst exploring Sikkim. If you are coming to Gangtok in the months of March to Mid-May then you’ll be received with the fragrance of Rhododendrons spread throughout the city. Gangtok is considered as one of the beautiful hill stations in India. This city is a perfect amalgamation of cultural, scenic beauty and modernization. If you want to visit some religious sites, you must visit Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery, etc. If looking for a place to catch an aerial view of the city, visit Ganeshtok and Tashi viewpoint, etc

Tsomgo Lake

Located around 40 kilometres from The Royal Plaza, Gangtok, Tsomgo lake is regarded as sacred among the locals. The melting snow from the surrounding mountains is the source of water for the lake. The limitless charm of the lake makes it the best tourist destination in Gangtok, Sikkim


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