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Best tourist place in Sikkim

Sikkim tourism

By Rajshree ThakurPublished about a year ago 4 min read
Best tourist place in Sikkim
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Tourist places in Sikkim -

Sikkim is a small state of India. Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim . Sikkim was the 22nd state of India. There are many religious and tourist places inside Sikkim, which attract tourists from other corners of India. Sikkim has many beautiful lakes, rivers, mountains, temples, monasteries and many tourist. In this article we will know about many such religious and tourist places located in Sikkim which pull people from far and wide .

Nathu La Pass Sikkim-

Nathul Pass is one of the highest road in the world located on the border of India and China. Nathula Pass is a place located in India from where you can see some parts of China and Chinese soldiers. Nathula Pass can be visited only if you are an Indian otherwise foreigners are not allowed to go here. The view from Nathula pass is quite beautiful. The snow and high hills that are formed around it.

Gangtok Sikkim-

Gangtok, situated on the Shivalik hills is a major tourist destination of Sikkim. From here you can also see the beautiful view of Kangchenjunga. Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Himalayan Zoological Park, Nathula Pass etc. are prominent in the religious and tourist places located here. There are many other similar religious and tourist places in Gangtok, which tourists come from far and wide to see.

Gurudongmar Lake in Sikkim-

Gurudongmar Lake lake is the second highest lake in Sikkim. This lake is Situated at an altitude of more than 17000 feet this Snow-capped high mountains play an important role in enhancing the beauty of this lake. Tourists come from far and wide to visit this lake. This lake proves to be a boon for nature lovers.

Cholamu Lake Sikkim-

Cholamu Lake is a beautiful lake located near the Tibet border at an altitude of about 18000 feet above sea level. To reach near this lake you have to do trekking because here you may prove unable to move your vehicle. This lake is an attractive lake situated near the high hills of snow. The water in this lake comes from the melting of snow on the hills.

Yuksom in Sikkim-

Yuksom is a beautiful place located in the western region of Sikkim. This area is known for its beauty. The flora, monasteries, lakes and religious places located here are the main attractions here. Talking about the places to visit in Yuksom, there are major tourist places like Katok Monastery, Kanchenjunga National Park, Khechoplari Lake etc., which makes Yuksom more famous.

Pelling Sikkim-

Situated is a major tourist destination of Sikkim. This place proves to be a very beautiful place for nature lovers. You can also do adventure activities after visiting here. The major tourist places here are Pelling Helipad, Rimbi Falls, Sanchachelling Monastery etc. This place is very much liked by the tourists.

Yumthang Valley in Sikkim-

The Yumthang is famous for the Valley of Flowers . This valley is a beautiful valley surrounded by flowers and green meadows. Valley is more than 100 kilometers from of Gangtok. Many species of flowers planted here can be seen. This tourist place is a good place to visit. This valley is very much liked by nature lovers.

Tsomo Lake Sikkim-

Tsomo Lake is considered to be one of the highest lakes in India situated amidst high hills. . The view around this lake is so pleasant. The peaks of the hills located near Tsomo Lake and the grassy plains surrounding it add to the beauty of this lake. The water in this lake comes due to the melting of the frozen snow on the mountain peaks. Tourists come from far and wide to visit this lake.

Namchi Sikkim-

Namchi is known for the major religious place in Sikkim. The literal meaning of Namchi is 'Top of the Sky'. After visiting Namchi you will get to see many other prominent monasteries. Most of the crowd of devotees is seen in Namchi. By the way, this place can prove to be very good for photography. Tourists also visit here, it is one of the best beautiful places.

Best Time To Visit Sikkim-

The best time to visit Sikkim is from April to September. Such In the winter season, the temperature here also comes up to 0 degree Celsius.

How To Reach Sikkim-

By Air -

The nearest airport to Sikkim is Pakyong Airport. And another airport is Bagdogra.

By train-

Sikkim does not have a proper railway system, so you can complete the trip to Sikkim by taking a train to the nearest railway station, Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri railway station.

By Road -

National Highway 31A connects Gangtok to Siliguri, through which you can easily reach Sikkim.

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