Top 10 Places to visit in Sikkim

Tsomgo Lake, also called Changu Lake, is a stunning glacier-fed lake in Gangtok, Sikkim, at 12,310 feet. It's known for its natural beauty, especially in winter, with snow-covered hills reflected in its egg-shaped waters.

Tsomgo Lake 

Nathula Pass, at 14,140 feet, is a top spot for trekkers. Nearby, Sherathang offers great deals on Tibetan items. Don't miss the unique Kupup, shrouded in clouds, with breathtaking views.

Nathula Pass

Yumthang Valley offers meadows, yaks, hot springs, and stunning mountain views at 11,000 feet. Visit during the Losar festival in late Feb-March or enjoy Rhododendrons in April-June.

Yumthang Valley

Gurudongmar Lake, nestled at 17,800 ft in Sikkim, offers stunning Himalayan beauty. It freezes in winter and mirrors the sky in summer. A must-visit place, but permits are needed.

Gurudongmar Lake

Lachung, a charming town in North Sikkim at 9,610 ft, is 103 km from Gangtok. The scenic drive along the Teesta River is a must, and don't miss Zero Point and Lachung Monastery.


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Zuluk is a stunning hamlet at 10,000 feet in the lower Himalayas, near the Indo-Tibetan border. It's known for its natural beauty and a significant military presence.


Perched at 7,000 ft on the Singalila Ridge, it offers incredible Himalayan views, including Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest. It's known for trekking and vibrant rhododendrons and orchids.

Singalila National Park

Kanchenjunga Falls is a hidden gem in Sikkim, fed by the glaciers of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Nestled in dense forests, it offers tranquility and a mesmerizing view of lush greenery.

Kanchenjunga Falls

Asia's second-highest at over 100 m tall and 240 m long, it is near Uttarey village, 5 km from Pelling. It's an old bridge connecting two scenic hills, perfect for treks, with adventurous winds adding to the thrill.

Singshore Bridge

Tarey Bhir, near Sadam in Namchi district, South Sikkim, is a picturesque cliff at 10,000 feet. It offers stunning Himalayan views, diverse bird species, and a chance to spot Bharals.

Tarey Bhir

Sikkim, a state in northeast India, is a Himalayan region with India's highest peak, Kangchenjunga. It has glaciers, meadows, wildflowers, and historic Buddhist monasteries.

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