Enjoy A Beautiful Trip To Sikkim

Enjoy A Beautiful Trip To Sikkim


The northeast state of Sikkim is one of the natural beauty states that should not miss your tour lists. From serene lakes to majestic mountains and glaciers, you can't stop picturing your moments amidst the scenic towns.

But the lack of infrastructural developments in certain regions including north Sikkim has made this journey challenging for some. You can skip north Sikkim and then also can plan a comfortable Sikkim tour package from Siliguri with your family. Know about the beautiful state below.

How To Reach Sikkim?

You can reach Sikkim both by road and by flight, depending on your budget and overall tour plan.

By Air: Booking your flight to Sikkim will be the fastest and most convenient way. You can directly reach Sikkim by taking off at Pakyong Airport, which is 35 km from Gangtok. Else, a flight to Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri is also an option. From Siliguri, there are cabs and buses to reach you at Gangtok.

By Road: You can book a cab or any other vehicle and take the National Highway 31A route to reach Sikkim. The highway connects Sikkim to Siliguri where the latter is linked with other states.

By Train: As of now there's no major railway station in the Northeast state. However, there are railway links that connect the state with other regions. You can book your ticket at the nearest railway station to Gangtok, which is New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri. From there, you have to change to other transportation like buses or cabs to reach Sikkim.

Places To Visit In Sikkim

If you are planning a ten-day Sikkim tour package from Siliguri, here are the top places you can visit:

  •  Site visits in Gangtok, the largest town in Sikkim. Site visiting includes Changu Lake and Tashi View Point
  • Lachen monastery
  • Thangu Valley
  • Tso Lhamo Lake
  • Drive to Gurudongmar Lake (by staying in Lachang)
  • In the North Sikkimtour, visit Zero Point, Yumthang Valley, Bhim Nala Falls
  • Nathula Pass
  • At Pelling set out for the Pemayangtse monastery, go for bird watching, etc
  • Visit nearby falls including Kanchenjunga and Rimbi Falls

There are many interesting local meals including Tibetan dishes to try from these visiting points. Such as Tibetan Thukpa, momos, and Phagshapa are a real delight amidst serene mountain landscapes.

Nowadays, planning a short trip to Sikkim is not a big deal with the increased connectivity and improved flight services. You can also think of planning your Sikkim trip from Siliguri, New Jalpaiguri for a comfortable journey on a low budget.

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