Sikkim is a state in northeast India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Part of the Himalayas, the area has a dramatic landscape that includes India’s highest mountain, 8,586m Kangchenjunga. Sikkim is also home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers.
|Location||Eastern part of India|
|Total Area||Approx 7,096 square kilometers|
|Climate||Sub-tropical in the south to Tundra in the North. The average annual temperature for most of Sikkim is around 18 °C.|
|Language||Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Hindi and English|
|Religion||Buddhism & Hinduism|
|Local Time||GMT + 5.5 hrs|
|Best Time to Visit||March to June and September to December|
|State Animal||Red Panda|
|State Bird||Blood Pheasant|
|State Flower||Dendrobium Nobile|
|Major Airport||Pakyong Airport|
|No. of districts||4 ( North District, South District, East District, West District)|
On arrival at NJP / Bagdogra & transfer to Gangtok. Gangtok is the Capital of Sikkim. O/n stay at hotel.
After breakfast start for city tour , First half cover Hanuman Tok , Ganesh Tok & Tashi View Point , Later proceed for rest of the points , that is the seven points – Jhakri Water Falls, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms(Closed on Sunday), Cable Car ( Own Ticket ) , Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Do-Dul-Chorten (Stupa ) & Flower show . Evening free for personal activities & shopping. O/n stay at hotel.
A day excursion to Tsomgo Lake – situated at a height of 3,780 Mts. with an average depth of 50 ft & Baba Mandir – The shrine maid in memory of sepoy Harbahajan Singh, Back to Gangtok. Evening free, Overnight stay at hotel.
NOTE: Tsomgo Lake visit is subject to issuance of Permit and weather condition. If this is not possible to operate, alternation sightseeing will be arranged within the time frame.
After breakfast transfer to NJP/ IXB Airport for return journey.