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Memorable Sojourn in Sikkim
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Things to Visit in Sikkim
Sikkim is full of monasteries and you can get there to achieve peace of mind. There are
around 200 monasteries in this state and the most popular ones are Tsuk-La-Khang
Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Phodong Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rumtek
Monastery and Tashiding Monastery.
Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries:
Sikkim also features a number of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks where you
can come across various species of wildlife animals and birds. Some of the popular
sanctuaries are Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Fambong La Wildlife, Sikkim Deer
Park, Himalayan Zoolongical Park, Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, Nehru Botanical
Garden, Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, Kanchenjunga National Park and many others.
Sikkim is known for its breathtaking beauty and this beauty is due to the amazing
mountain peaks and valleys of the state. Some other popular attractions of the state
are Yumthang Valley, Chopta Valley, Temi Tea Garden, Tendong Hill and Rabdentse
Best Time to Visit Sikkim
Sikkim is a wonderful state that offers elegant natural beauty. The beautiful state
witnesses 5 seasons, winter, summer, spring, autumn and monsoon respectively.
Summer season starts in April and continue till June. It allows the travelers enjoying
the blossoming rhododendrons and orchids. Summers are the ideal time for enjoying
trekking. Monsoon is not recommended for visiting Sikkim as the place is prone to
landslides. Winter witnesses rainfalls and is extremely chilled. So, the best time to visit
Sikkim is between months of March & June and September & December.
Things to Buy in Sikkim
Sikkim offers you myriads of places to enjoy shopping. You can buy countless
handicraft items from the markets of Sikkim. You can buy several specialties of Sikkim,
including Choktse' furniture and Lepcha weave bags. You can also buy the marvelous
Tibetan Thangka paintings. Wooden and bamboo artifacts are another important thing
to be bought from Sikkim. Sikkim is also famous for woven materials like shawls,
blankets and knitted garments. Various decorative pieces can be bought from here.
How to Reach Sikkim
There is no problem in traveling to Sikkim, as the state is well-connected with air, rail
Sikkim doesn't have an airport and its nearest airport is at Bagdogra in West Bengal. It
is at a distance of 124 km from Gangtok. Bagdogra Airport is well-connected with cities
like Kolkata, Delhi, Patna, Imphal and Guwahati.
Sikkim is located at hills and this is the reason, it doesn't have any rail network. The
nearest railway stations are Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri situated at distances of 114 km
and 126 km respectively. Both of these stations are well-connected with cities like Delhi,
Kolkata, and Guwahati. From railways stations, one can get private taxis and regular
buses to reach Gangtok.
Sikkim is well-connected to its neighboring states through a network of roads