The coolest city of India, Sikkim a piece of heaven on earth surrounded by exotic mountains. It is one of the best places to visit in India. Far from the cities busy life, Sikkim provides awesome experiences for adventure and nature lovers.
Sikkim the best city of North-East India, offers many opportunities for trekking. Surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges each Trek offers a different experience. To get the amusement of trekking in Sikkim, the trail of Goecha La is beyond compare. Few treks are risk taking but the whole experience is worth the risk
Teesta enhances the natural landscape of the state Sikkim. This place is the lifeline of the coolest city of India, Sikkim. The thrill-seeking souls who love wildlife, can satisfy their thirst. The different rapids in Teesta offer beginners to try river rafting. The lush green fields, sandy beaches and small villages offer adventure along with mingling of our soul with nature.
Step into Kewzing, Sikkim seems to be paradise for birds. The dense forest of Kewzing offer natural habitat to 200 species of birds, some of which can be seen only in Sikkim. Pelling is another area, truly for bird lovers where we can find more exotic species of birds. Sikkim has some more popular bird watching spots like Khecheopalri Lake and Dzongri.
Cable Care Ride
Cable car rides is one of the most excellent activity to do in Sikkim. It gives an opportunity to observe the spectacular views of striking Gangtok town from the highest point of the city. It is a one-kilometer ride covered in seven minutes and it gives a bird’s eye view of the colorful city. This ride works from 3 stations; we can join the ride from any of the station and operated between 8am to 4.30 pm.
Tsomgo Lake, a picture perfect lake, a must visit in Sikkim. This lake is present at 12,400 ft enclosed by ethereally beautiful views of snow clad Himalayas. The lake changes its facade with the altering of seasons. The yak ride in the bank of this river remains a lifetime experience. The yaks that are available on rent and decorated with bright, colourful woolen items, bells and strings which hang from their necks which make them fierce but adorable.
Gangtok – Rangpo, is the longest mountain biking route in Sikkim is idyllic for those who dream of cycling in the harsh and incredible Himalayan Mountains. This mountain biking route provides an enigmatic view of the flora and fauna along the mountain side gives an outlook to experience Sikkimese lifestyle. The other routes for mountain biking include Rangpo – Yungthum route, this stretched out route that truly satisfy the desire of adventure in you to make the best memories out of your Sikkim trip.
Like Feni in Goa, Tongba is for Sikkimese made of whole grain millets its cooked and fermented, produced in most of the households. The fermented millets are then kept in a tumbler with boiled water to it to make it a complete beverage. Tongba, acts as welcoming drink for the guests in Sikkim to show hospitality. If we get a chance to visit any local restaurant do not forget to order Tongba, and indulge in the local flavour of Sikkim.
A village walk in Sikkim is a break from the adventure activities of busy city life. Rinchenpong is a small town in West Sikkim which is 40 km west of Gangtok. The holidays in Sikkim turns amazing in the serenity of the dense forest hills. The lodges and hotels in this area provide stunning views of Kanchenjunga, the early sun rays wake you up by touching your bed. The calm lifestyle of locales, picture-perfect ambience, natural air and the peaks of Kanchenjunga makes your nature walks in Sikkim a memory
The actual adventure in Sikkim takes its heights by gliding like an eagle. We get recharged by the surreal beauty of the lush green landscapes surrounded by the lofty mountains. The Annual Paragliding Festival offers the best paragliding experience, which is in the month of October and November when the temperature is moderate and the skies are sunny and clear. Gear up and block your dairy for the best paragliding experience this October.
What is a holiday without shopping? Fulfill your desire for shopping on MG Road. Visit Gangtok, the must visit place for shopping is MG Road. From Chinese Feng Shui items, carpets, bamboo items, traditional dresses worn by ladies on a festival day to unique cup with lid printed with sikkemese designs are available in this market. The Tibetan craft centre sells the authentic and traditional Sikkimese items.
Sikkim is a lovely place to have a taste of Northeast culture. So when are you heading to coolest city of India, Sikkim?