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      Sikkim is one of the beauties in north eastern part of India. It is nicely tucked away and beautifully landlocked with immense natural beauty, it has all the components which would sooth you from the tiredness of vigorous day-to-day activities.

      Apart from stunning sights, one can also experience the bliss of snowfall in Sikkim when on their Sikkim holiday. To make it a wonderful exploration, here are a few places to visit in Sikkim that must make it to your plan.

      25 Best Places To Visit In Sikkim

      Here is the perfect list of the most famous places to visit in Sikkim on your trip. Keep scrolling down and read along to have a holiday experience like none other with your loved ones!

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      Sikkim-Gangtok-Darjeeling Holiday Packages On TravelTriangle

      Visit Sikkim and explore Yumthang valley, Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok, Nathula Pass, and Pelling. Experience peace and tranquility while exploring Buddhist monasteries, snow-capped mountains, and wildlife sanctuaries. Book packages inclusive of airport transfers, cab, resort, sightseeing, and meals.

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      27. Singalila

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      The amazing thing about Sikkim is that you get to explore a number of treks and mountain trails in the region. Singalila Ridge Trek is another popular trail where you unravel the majestic views of Kanchenjunga, Mount Everest, Makalu, and Mhotse as you reach the top. Singalila Ridge Trek is a moderate-level trek that requires fitness and stamina. You will also get to see unique species of flowers and medicinal plants along the trail that are used for making medicine.

      Precaution: The climb is steep. So, wear proper trekking shoes

      How to reach: The trek begins near Darjeeling and ends in Rimbik.

      Best time to visit: March-June

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      28. Green Lake

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      One of the less explored and unhindered destinations in Sikkim, Green Lake is a visual treat to the eyes. Surrounded by the snow-clad mountains and glaciers, Green Lake is a pristine embodiment of water formed by the melting of glaciers. It is located in the Kanchenjunga National park. So, if you are headed to the base camp, you will pass through the lake.

      Precaution: If you have medical conditions, you should not sign up for the trek.

      How to reach: It is a 10-day trek from Gangtok.

      Best time to visit: October-December, March-June

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      29. Zero Point

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      Also known as Yume Samdong in the local language, Zero Point is one of the most popular points of interest in Sikkim. It is located at an altitude of 4,724 m away from all civilization. Enjoy the striking views of snowy valleys and azure skies when you are at the Zero Point. It is only 15 km from Lachung Valley. So, if you are already on your way to Lachung, then you should make a point to visit this place too.

      Precaution: Wear enough layers as the weather can be harsh.

      How to reach: The only way to reach Zero Point is by car. Hire a private taxi from Lachung Village.

      Best time to visit: April-May

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      30. Tso Lhamo Lake

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      Lakes in Sikkim are in abundance. Most of them have not even been explored yet. located in the North Sikkim at an altitude of 5,330 m, Tso Lhamo Lake is probably one of the highest lakes in the world. The journey all the way to this lake is not an easy one but worth every breath. The surreal reflection of the mighty Himalayas in the turquoise blue waters of the lake is an appealing reward.

      Precaution: Since it is difficult to reach, people with no prior trekking experience should not attempt to go here.

      How to reach: The only way to reach is by trekking

      Best time to visit: October-December, March-June

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      31. Thangu

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      The valley of Thangu will captivate your senses with its breathtaking views and scenery. Come summer, the entire valley is covered with a carpet of colorful flowers. While most people visit Lachung and Yumthang, you should add this place to your itinerary to go offbeat. On either side, you will find massifs hovering over you. Don’t worry. You won’t be bored here because you will find plenty of things to do here like trekking and exploring the village and tribal life.

      Precaution: It is a rural settlement. Don’t except fancy accommodation or eateries in this place

      How to reach: Thangu is 141 km from Gangtok and the only best way to reach here is by getting a private taxi.

      Best time to visit: May-June

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      32. Enchey Monastery

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      You won’t believe it but the 19th-century monastery is one of the most popular attractions in Sikkim. The Chinese Pagoda design of the monastery is an architectural marvel and is inspired after China’s sacred mountain which was also the spiritual dwelling of Jampelyang, the God of knowledge.

      Precaution: Dress modestly when visiting the monastery and maintain quiet.

      How to reach: The monastery is just 10-minute drive from the city center.

      Best time to visit: 6 AM - 4 PM every day

      33. Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden

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      If Rumtek Monastery is on your itinerary, then make an impromptu stop at Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Gardens. Sprawling across a huge area in Yumthang Valley, this is where you will find a huge variety of orchids, rhododendrons, and other gorgeous Himalayan flowers. There is a small lake inside the park where you can enjoy a little picnic while kids enjoy their time in the playground.

      Precaution: Don’t pluck any flowers from the garden

      How to reach: Take a taxi from Gangtok for a day tour to Rumtek Monastery and botanical gardens.

      Best time to visit: April-June

      34. Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

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      In case you are fascinated by Tibetan culture and lifestyle, then you should definitely visit the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology where you will learn so much about Tibet from their clothes to culture and language. There is a museum in the institute that features coins, valuable statues, thangkas, and scriptures from various languages on display.

      Entry Fee: INR 10

      How to reach: it is only 2 km from Deorali

      Timings: 10 AM - 4 PM, Sunday closed

      35. Tashiding Monastery

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      Flanked on a hilltop, Tashiding is one of the oldest monasteries in the region and a center of spiritual enlightenment for the followers. The magnificent views in the backdrop alone will make you feel at peace the monastery was built in the 17th century and it is believed that it cleanses you of all the sins and wrongdoings.

      Don't miss: Attend the grand Bhumchu Festival in the monastery

      How to reach: Take a private taxi to get around places in Sikkim

      Timings: 7 AM - 7 PM

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      So, which of these places to visit in Sikkim will you be hopping away to first? Book your Sikkim trip with TravelTriangle and explore the best of the North East with these popular Sikkim tourist places. Why wait? Book now!

      Frequently Asked Questions About Places To Visit In Sikkim

      Q. Which are the best Sikkim tour packages?

      A. Some of the exciting Sikkim tour packages to enjoy the mesmerising travel destination are:
      Wondrous Sikkim Tour Package From Ahmedabad
      Gangtok Tour Package For 3 Night 4 Days
      Gangtok Tour Package From Siliguri

      Q. Which are the best places to visit in east Sikkim?

      A. Nathu La Pass, Tsomgo Lake, Buddhist sites in Gangtok, and Zuluk are some of the best places to visit in Sikkim. Take the Gangtok Ropeway, enjoy river rafting in Rangpo, and birdwatching in Dzuluk.

      Q. Which are places to visit in Sikkim in February?

      A. Even though the temperatures in February would be low, you can wish to explore Nathula Pass, Lachung, Gurudongmar, and Gangtok.

      Q. Which are places to visit in Sikkim in December?

      A.Sikkim in December becomes a snowy heaven. Everything is frozen in the winter months yet looks fascinating. You can visit Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthan Valley, Zuluk, and Kaluk.
       

      Q. Where can I see snow in Gangtok?

      A. You can see snow in Lachung in Gangtok.
       

      Q.Which is the best place in Sikkim?

      A. The best places in Sikkim are Tsomgo Lake and Yuksom.

      Q. Is smoking allowed in Gangtok?

      A. No, smoking isn’t allowed in Gangtok .

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