Sikkim selected as the top spot in Lonely Planet’s top 10 regions to visit in 2014 is regarded as one of the last true Himalayan Shangri-las. Sikkim is a popular tourist destination, owing to its culture, scenery and biodiversity. An incredible holiday destination, Sikkim is located in the North Eastern part of India and provides for a great getaway from the hullabaloo of the busy and polluted city life. This state is full of enthralling adventures, rich history, diverse culture, and its serenity providing natural beauty.
Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is a great spot for tourists who are nature lovers and want to etch the beauty of nature in their eyes and cameras. The adventure lovers also enjoy trekking, cable car rides, mountain biking and river rafting in Gangtok. Yumsom, once a capital of Gangtok is a place to visit the old monastery and provides a serene and tranquil experience to its visitors. The turquoise water of the Tsomgo Lake and the azure sky above it provides a pristine and exquisite view.
The historic 'silk road’, i.e. the Nathula Pass is also a must to visit place in Sikkim. To have a panoramic sight of The Great Himalayas and The Kanchenjunga, Pelling is a destination for you. The snow village, Lachung is located in the northern part of Sikkim and provides charming beauty to the tourists. Also known as 'The Dharma Chakra Centre’, Rumtek Monastery is one of the largest monasteries and is an ode to Buddhist culture and traditions.
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