Do you need to take a break! Let yourself loose where the disturbing honks of vehicles do not compel you, yes you got it right!
There can be no place other than the lap of Mother Nature to unwind all the stress i.e. Sikkim. One of the best holiday destinations in North East India, Sikkim encompasses everything from exploring sightseeing places to enjoying adventure activities. It is a beautifully landlocked state with immense natural beauty. Apart from panoramic vistas, you can also experience the bliss of snowfall in Sikkim along with budget-friendly holiday packages.
It is a place where clouds play hide and seek with the beautiful silver-fir trees! Wow!
When in Sikkim, You Should Not Miss-
1. River Rafting In Teesta
If you are adventure lover, rafting in the waters of Teesta is a must. The 13 km rafting experience offers a lot of excitement and gives you goosebumps. Rangit, a tributary of the Teesta offers many enthralling challenges to more experienced rafters.
Best time to visit- April to November
2. Sikkim’s Own Valley of Flowers – Yumthang Valley
Perched at an altitude of 11,800 ft, Yumthang Valley is covered with snowy-hills and pine trees that will surely blow your mind. Yumthang’s major attraction is ‘Rhododendron’. It is said that there are 23 different types of Rhododendrons that bloom in the spring season.
Just imagine about the beauty of this place during spring-time.
Best time to visit- February to June
3. Find Inner Peace At Rumtek Monastery
One of the most significant and largest monasteries in Sikkim, Rumtek is perched on a hill overlooking the picturesque beauty of Gangtok. It includes a beautiful shrine temple along with several monks. It is a visual retreat beside offering spiritual solace to your mind.
Best time to visit- October to December
4. Watch Exotic Himalayan Birds At Ravangla
Furrowed by dense forests, Ravangla assures one of the most beautiful mighty-mountain views. It is a popular tourist spot in Sikkim and draws the attention of many nature lovers every year. It can be a brilliant destination for birdwatchers too.
Best time to visit- March to June
5. View Kanchenjunga from Tashi Point
This charming viewpoint is a perfect place to witness the brilliant surroundings like mountains, valleys, and Gangtok itself. The most breathtaking moment is to witness the changing of colors of the Kanchenjunga as the sun slowly moves from this viewpoint.
And, yes enjoy refreshing drinks while relishing the stunning panorama!
Best time to visit- March to June
6. Relish Momos at MG Marg in Gangtok
This place is a ‘must visit’ because without it a visit to Sikkim is really incomplete. Here you can taste delicious momos, Thukpa, etc to make your tummy happy. You can also buy souvenirs from the shops at this Marg to take back home.
Best time to visit- Throughout the year (Evening time)
So, which one you want to experience in Sikkim and will you be hopping away to first? Make your vacation in Sikkim comfortable by staying in the budget hotels with your family.
Q. Which are the best hotels to stay in Sikkim?
A. The best hotels to stay in Sikkim are The Golden Crest Hotel, Hotel Sonam Delek, Sterling Hotel etc.
Q. Which are the best places to visit Sikkim in February?
A. The best places to visit in Sikkim in February are Nathula Pass, Lachung, Gurudongmar, and Gangtok.