Top 5 tourist destinations that one must visit while travelling to Sikkim

Sikkim is the best example of the adage, “Wonders do come in small packages!” and if you want to witness this, you must visit the picturesque state of Sikkim. Sitauted in the laps of Himalayas it is the smallest state in the country. But it has prismatic beauty and mesmerizing charm in itself. No wonder there are thousands of tourists travelling there. We have noted down some of the best places in Sikkim, have a look:

1. Gangtok
To resist the allure charm and appeal of this state is irresistible. Its the capital city of Sikkim and is placed in the laps of Himalayas having a lot of kaleidoscopic tourist destinations. It is the home to one of the most beautiful monasteries like Rumtek and Enchey. Nathula Pass and Tromso are some of the highlight of the city.

2. Yuksom
It’s located in the western part of Sikkim and is most renowned for thrilling trips and treks on the magical Kangchenjunga or the Himalayas. It has jaw-dropping landscapes and scenic beauty. Also, it is the gateway to Mt. Kangchenjunga. The main highlight of the town includes historical monuments, ancient monasteries, tranquil waterfalls and serene lakes.

3. Lachung
It is a unexplored yet beautiful village in Sikkim. Lachung has multiple reasons to make you fall in love with it! It is located at a height at 8,610 ft with untouched and surreal beauty. Tallall dark mountains, meandering glacial rivers, gushing waterfalls and striking fruit orchards are the special things this place is famous for.

4. Zuluk
At 10,000 feet it is one of the elasticity discovered destinations in the state. At 11,200 feet Thambi View Point can give you a paranomic view of Mt. Kangchenjunga. Not only this but it also has number serene lakes.

5. Gurudongmar Lake
Last but not the least in the list is the Gurudongmar lake! It is considered as one of the sacred lakes. Best time to visit is is April to May in the flowering season as to experience surreal view. One can’t afford to miss the surreal beauty of the valley!