The first sight which greets you in Sikkim will be of the countless prayer flags fluttering in the wind and the blue skies serving as the perfect backdrop. Sikkim is poetry in motion and one can’t help but fall in love with the culture, beauty and warmth of the people. The slow-paced life, the many moods of nature and the soft murmurings of prayer melodies – there is little that Sikkim tourism doesn’t offer to nature lovers and peace seekers.
The state was added to the North East Council in the year 2002 which instantly boosted Sikkim tourism. Popular for some of the highest passes in the world, frozen lakes, breathtaking monasteries and spellbinding views of the Kanchenjunga – Sikkim tourism welcomes travellers with fresh air and awe-inspiring beauty.
However, for those planning a trip to explore Sikkim tourism, it’s important to remember that it isn’t the ideal destination for elderly folks and young children. Long distances between tourist sites and harsh climate can be inconvenient. But as some travellers say, time is all that you need to have a memorable vacation in Sikkim so pacing out the trip is important.
The state is divided into four geographical regions and each part offers something different to travellers. Some of the most popular places to see in Sikkim tourism are Nathula, Tsomgo Lake, Gurudongmar Lake, Pelling, Yumthang, Valley of Flowers, Lachung, Lachen and Pemayangtse.
The state can be visited at any time of the year if you want to focus on the main sites, however, for tourist attractions in Sikkim tourism such as Nathula and Tsomgo Lake, you may have to plan your itinerary cautiously.