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Hands-down one of the most beautiful places in North India, no words will be enough to describe the beauty of the Sikkim. Nestling in the Himalayan Mountains, Sikkim is easy to fall in love with. Clean, green and organic the state has a unique charm of its own. The state is filled with the beautiful landscapes, the never-ending ranges, the monasteries, high- altitude lakes, the gushing rives, the steamy momos and thukpas, deliciously bevy tongbas, and the list can go on and on. Sikkim is a heaven for all the travellers who are "mountain person" and those travellers who aren't, the trip to this place will change your definition of a perfect holiday. Come and explore the land of peace and tranquillity- a true paradise for the travellers.

Gangtok

Gangtok

The Hill Capital Altitude: 5413 ft

The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok is extremely beautiful, alluring pleasantly boisterous and is wreathed in clouds. It is one of the most mesmerizing hill stations. With everything in just the right amount from a blend of cultural identities to urbanisation, Gangtok is a breathing and dynamic bit of paradise of the northeast. It gives you a wonderful view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak of the world. It is a major tourist hotspot of the state mostly due to the abundance of natural beauty and other various tourist attractions including lakes, falls amd monasteries.

Rumtek Monastery

Rumtek Monastery

Dharmachakra Center Altitute:4900 ft

One of the most sacred shrines of India and also known as the Dhramachakra Centre, Rumptek Monastery is located 24kms from the capital of the state. Build in the mid-18th century under the direction of the 9th Karmapa, it holds the ashes of the 16th Karmapa and also has the most astounding Buddhist artefacts. You will see the beautiful walls are painted with gold murals and corals, the place bustling with lamas of different ages, the well preserved golden stupa, statues and thangkas. Its walls painted with coral and gold murals. The monastery also houses schools and is bustling with lamas. You will certainly feel a sense of immense peace surround you as you enter the complex. The place will fill you with a sense of peace and tranquility.

tashi view point

Tashi view point

Altitute:6000 ft

Offering you the most overwhelming view of the Kunchanjunga snow peaks, Tashi Viewpoint is a scenic viewpoint. Nestled in a perfect location, this place was built by King Tashi Namgyal, and is now developed by the tourism department of the Sikkim. You will get to witness a beautiful view of snow-capped mountains, and an unforgettable view of the sunrise. This splendid place remains unmatched due to its clean environment, the picturesque ambience and its serenity. It is a paradise for all visitors.

Hanumantok

Hanumantok

A wish-fulfilling templeAltitude: 7200ft

A temple of Lord Hanuman, Hanumantok is located at a distance of 11kms from Gangtok. It is known for its serene ambience. Just like Ganeshtok, this place also provides a wonderful view of Kanchenjunga. You can go there, relax and soak in the greenery around

ganesh tok

Ganeshtok

The viewpoint templeAltitude: 6500 ft

A temple of Lord Ganesha, Ganeshtok is not only a shrine but also a viewpoint where one can soak in the views from the viewing lounge and the circular balcony around it. Though It is a small temple but from there you can see the Gangtok town, hills and the snow-capped mountains. There are small souvenir shops where you can shop for momento and takeaways.

Jhakri Falls

Ban Jhakri Falls Park

The Shamanic themed parksAltitude: 5413ft

One of the most famous waterfalls of Sikkim, banjhakrifalls a 100-foot waterfall is located in the landscaped park with a forested area. This fall is known for its legends and myths, the Energy park present there, the manmade lake with dragon centre, the sculptures and figurines showcasing the Jhakri culture, beautiful small statues of Lyamy, Mangpas, Lepchas etc. Apart from that, the park also comprises of various, refreshment stalls, recreational activities, spiral stairs and a viewing point right in the middle.

Flower Exhibition Centre

Flower Show Complex and The Ridge

Altitude: 5413ft

Showcasing the different kinds of flowers found all over Sikkim under one room, Flower Exhibition Centre is situated in Gangtok, a true paradise for all the nature lovers. Here they display flowers throughout the year, and the annual flower show is held from April to May, which you wouldn't want to miss. The collection of various flowers fills the centre with an aromatic fragrance, leaving you refreshed and energised. If you are ever in Sikkim, this place is worth going to brighten your trip.

Deorali Monastery

Deorali Monastery

Sikkim's biggest monasteryAltitude: 5800ft

One of the most important monasteries of Sikkim, Deorali Monastery is also known as Do Drul Chorten Gumpa. It was built in 1945, and the stupa consists of the complete set of DorjeePhurba, holy Buddhist texts and other religious paraphernalia. It is an eccentric little place for all the visitors who are seeking solace. The monastery is marked by the golden top dome which can be seen from various parts of Gangtok. This Monastery has been a main tourist and devotees attraction for years.

Tsongmo Lake

Tsongmo Lake

Altitude: 12400ft

Tsongmo lake is one ethereally beautiful place that must be on all visitors itinerary. The lake is one of the most sacred lakes and is associated with various myths and tales. This lake is also of great significance for faith healers. For the tourists and visitors, the lake is an unparalleled vacation. The overwhelming scenic beauty, the colourfully decorated yaks and mules, the colour changing water, the legendary significance, and the beauty of the lake will leave all the visitors in awe. There is also a variety of eating stalls and beverages, boots you can hire and the recent addition- passenger rope-way at the height of 14500 ft.

Tsongmo Lake

Baba Temple

Baba Harbhajan Singh TempleAltitude: 13123 ft

A shrine that was built at the samadhi of Baba Harbhajan Singh,It is believed that 35years ago, Sepoy Harbhajan Singh while leading a pack of mules from his division, he went missing, and many people believe that Harbhajan Singh comes to the temple every night and does his rounds. Every tourist who visits the Nathang Valley pays respect in this mandir. If you enter the temple you will see the most ineffable samadhi of the country. There's also a belief among all visitors that if they leave a bottle of water for a few days and collect it later, all their wishes will be granted. Apart from religious and legendary beliefs, you will be astounded by the magnificent view of mountains. It is a must-visit place.

Nathula Pass

Nathula Pass

Silk RouteAltitude:14140 ft

A place through which the famous silk route used to operate until 1962, Nathula pass is located a few meters away from fenced Indo-China Border. It is one of the highest motorable roads in the world and one of the biggest tourist attraction in India. The temperature here remains low most of the time of the year. The visitors can trek in the valley and enjoy the picturesque beauty. You will enjoy the waterfalls, the beautiful snow peaks, and the scenic beauty. You will fall in love with the place.

changey Waterfalls

Tshange Waterfalls

Seven Sisters WaterfallAltitude: 7200 ft

Tshange Waterfall is a famous tourist attraction in Pelling. This beautiful waterfall is also known asKhangchendzonga Falls. The waters spill down from a great height of 984 feet and form a pool. The serene ambiance of Changey Waterfall leaves a magical impact on the minds of the people. It is a must-see site in Pelling