The state of Sikkim is blessed with the best of nature, including stunning sights and bliss of snow. It is one of the best places to get away from the hustle of the city and enjoy a blissful holiday in the abode of mountains.
Here are top 10 places that you must visit in Sensational Sikkim-
Located on the silk route, the pass connects India with Tibet and is located at a height of 4,300 m above sea level. One can enjoy a yak safari here and also visit the war memorial and exhibition center of the Indian army. The beauty of the Nathula Pass will be embedded in your hearts forever.
Located at an altitude of 12,310 feet, the Tsomgo lake provides a breathtaking view of the brahmni ducks and flowers like blue and yellow poppies and primulas. The water body is surrounded by snow covered mountains.
Sherdup Choling Monastry
The monastery is located in the city of Namchi. It has wall pintings of Guru Padmasambhava and three statues of guru Rimpoche, Santa Rakshita and Tri Detson. The monatry is located against the breathtaking backdrop of Mt. Khangchenzonga.
Located in Zuluk village, this is the third highest peak in the world. The view it provideswil certainly blow one’s mind. The three main points to cover here are the Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok and the tashi viewpoint.
The jhakri falls is a 100 foot waterfall and is located near the city of Gangtok. There is also a shaman culture based theme park here and a man made lake with a dragon at the center.
The Singshore Bridge is the highest bridge in Sikkim and the second largest in Asia. A visit to the bridge is a thrilling experience with green lands beneath you and strong winds blowing on your face. One can also visit the Alpine cheese factory while trekking further.
Buddhism is the main religion in the state of Sikkim and the Phodong monastery provide insights to murals and paintings. It is located 28 kilometers from Gangtok.
If you are a trekking enthusiast, than Goechela is the perfect place for you.this mountain pass is famous for trekking and hiking activities. Even if trekking is not on your list you can just enjoy the breathtaking views of Goechala.
Khangchendzonga National Park
The national park is located at the heart of the Himalayan range. It was declared as a world heritage site in 2016. One can explore exquisite views here and if you are lucky enough, you can catch a glimpse of rare species like the red panda, snow leopard and Himalayan black dear.
The river is a stunning sight throughout the year. In summers it provides a fresh view of clear water and blooming flowers and in winters it provides a sensational view as it freezes.