Sikkim is a beautiful Northeastern region of India and famously known as the home of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Yes, it is a small state but has the enormous richness of natural beauty, historical sites, monasteries, temples and culture. Travelling at the Himalayan region might be the dream of every travel lovers; this is the reason why Utkarsh Travels brings you the amazing offer of Sikkim tour packages from NJP. Sikkim is a state where you will fall in love with nature and good bond will be formed. With the influence of dramatic history along with tourist-attracting sites, Sikkim is truly a heaven destination for your vacation. From being an independent country to the significant state of India, the story of Sikkim is absolutely amazing and fascinating. We will take you to this marvelous state where you will have the adventure of a lifetime. The only effort that you have to make is to ask us, we'll help you to reach Sikkim with the most affordable tour deals along with the inclusions of comfortable facilities and services.
Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim is famous for the spectacular panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and pristine natural beauty. Gangtok is located at an altitude of 5410 feet and the capital is tourist’s favourite destination in Sikkim. The facilities and services at Gangtok are praised by every visitors and the view of the hills, Himalayas and the beautiful Gangtok town from the cable car ride is truly amazing.
This beautiful part of Sikkim is located at the West district of Sikkim. Pelling is known as the second biggest tourist destination in Sikkim after Gangtok. It is 130 km away from the capital and the breathtaking views of the Himalayas capture the hearts of all the visitors. Witness the best of Pelling with our Sikkim tour packages from NJP as this paradise destination tops the chart of tourist attractions in the state.
Lachen lies in the northern part of Sikkim and it is a charming tourist-attracting spot. Lachung Monastery is the famous monastery of this area and natural beauty is just pure class to watch over here.
The famous Gurudongmar Lake lies here in Lachen. It is located at the height of 17,100 feet above the sea level. This lake is named after the founder of Tibetan Buddhism Guru Padmasambhava who is also known as Guru Rinpoche.
Chopta Valley is another hamlet of North Sikkim which is famous as the trekking site. Treks like Tugnanath, Deoria Tal and Chandrashila can be experienced along with the base camp service at Chopta Valley.
Thangu is a beautiful village which can be reached with two hours drive from Lachen. This village is mostly regarded as a relaxing and refreshing place before going for a trek at Gurugongmar Lake.
Lachung is located in the Northern district of Sikkim near the border with Tibet. It lies at an elevation of 2900 metres above sea level. It is famous among the tourist for the view of the confluence between Lachen and Lachung rivers. Another attraction for tourist in Lachung is Yumesamdong which is 15 km ahead of Yumthang. It is located at an altitude of 4724 m and is popularly known as Zero point. Experience the best of cold nature of Yumesamdong with Sikkim tour packages from NJP.
Nathula Pass is a beautiful mountain pass in Sikkim which is 54 km away from the capital Gangtok. It is a historical pass in the state as it was the silk route between India and Tibet until 1962. Now, this Himalayan pass is a famous tourist attracting place in Sikkim. Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, Mandakini Waterfalls, Mera Bharat Mahan Hill and Staircase to Indo-China Border are located at Nathula Pass.
Ravangla is a small town which lies between Pelling and Gangtok. It is located at an elevation of 8000 ft above sea level. Ravangla is regarded as the pride of the Southern Sikkim as the natural beauty and the weather of the town attracts a large number of tourists every year. Ravangla is 65 km away from the capital Gangtok and the popularity of this blessed town is increasing among the visitors.
Rumtek Monastery famously known as Dharma Chakra Centre is located 23 km from Gangtok. We have the inclusions of many historical and holy sites under Sikkim tour packages from NJP but Rumtek Monastery stands as the most significant and loved one. This monastery is one of the largest monasteries in Sikkim which gives information about the architectural tradition of Sikkim.
Namchi is a beautiful tourist spot in South Sikkim. It is a destination where the visitors can experience the richness of Buddhist monasteries in Sikkim. This part of Sikkim is blessed with the dazzling beauty of nature. Sherdup Choeling Monastery, tea gardens, Rock Garden are the main attractions in Namchi. The peaceful environment of Namchi gives refreshment and happiness to every visitor.
Do-Drul Chorten is the famous stupa in Gangtok which was built by Trulshik Rinpoche in 1945. It has a peaceful and soothing environment with various religious objects. Around the stupa, the visitors can find 108 Mani Lhakor or prayer wheels. This famous stupa is surrounded by two statues of Guru Rinpoche, Chorten Lakahang and Guru Lakhang.
This botanical garden is 22 km away from Gangtok and it is on the road to Rumtek Monastery. It was established in 1987 which gives the mesmerizing experience with its green environment. You can visit Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden and see the beautifully conserved flowers with the support of our Sikkim tour packages from NJP. This botanical garden has a collection of about 1.5 lakh varieties of ornamental plants.
Zuluk is the offbeat destination of Sikkim which is immensely filled with the richness of scenic natural views. It is emerging as the famous tourist place in East Sikkim. It was once the main point of the historic silk route between Tibet and India. It was the route that connected Lhasa and Kalimpong. Now, Zuluk has been the centre of attraction for tourist, many beautiful places and villages are there on the way to Zuluk.
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is the Tibetan museum in Gangtok which was named after Sir Tashi Namgyal, the 11th Chogyal of Sikkim. It is the institute which employs the researchers and gives complete information about the historical background of Sikkim and the rules of the dynasty at the past.
The roadway is the best and the only way that will drop you directly to Sikkim. You can hire a cab from Siliguri or can simply travel by a public vehicle that will take you to Sikkim in a few hours.
The nearest railway station to Sikkim is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station in West Bengal. Direct train to Sikkim is not available. After arriving at NJP you need to travel by a vehicle to reach Sikkim.
The main and closest airport to Sikkim is Bagdogra International Airport and it is 124 km away from the capital Gangtok. After arriving at Bagdogra, you need to hire a car for Sikkim.
We will be taking you to Sikkim at anytime you want with our Sikkim tour packages from NJP, no matter what is the season. However, the best time to visit Sikkim is between March and May or October and mid-December. During this time you can see the unreal beauty of Sikkim that will fill your heart with enormous joy.
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