Sikkim is known as the home to the Kanchenjunga in the northeastern region of the country and also one of the seven sisters of Northeast. When you get your feet on Sikkim, you will find yourself amidst the beautiful hills, pristine people, their culture, food, and folks along with scenic landscapes of nature all around.
The Nepalese and Bhutia communities welcome a large number of tourists throughout the year making it one of the most sought destinations of Northeast India. With Gangtok as its capital city, it offers pleasant chilly weather for the ones who seek to escape the scorching heat of the summers. Book sikkim holiday packages with Swan Tours at best price.
Best Time to Visit Sikkim
The time that is favorable for your visit to Sikkim is during the months from March to June and again from September to December because the weather conditions seem to be the most favorable for vacations. If you are a snow lover, then you can plan a visit during the winter months from January to February but make sure to avoid the monsoon times to avoid landslides in the months of July and August.
Places to visit in Sikkim
There are a lot of places to visit in Sikkim that you will love visiting.
1. Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim and is one of the most beautiful hill stations that is located at a height of 1800 m. Witness this place at any time of the year without constraints.
2. North Sikkim is an uninhabited area that is beautiful to attract visitors. It shares its boundaries with China and Nepal that you can witness during the months from April to June and October to December.
3. South Sikkim is adorned with beautiful forests and hills making it a perfect vacation spot and summer retreat. You can pay a visit to this place from April to June or October to December.
4. West Sikkim is situated at the foothills of Kanchenjunga and offers alluring views of the hills. To visit this part of Sikkim, you can choose any month from April to June and again from October to December.
5. Gurudongmar lake is located at a height of 17,100 ft above from the sea level that is one of the fifteen largest lakes in the world. You will get enchanting views of Mount Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu from here.