The northern hills of Sikkim are most untouched and have some beautifully, pristine areas that must be visited. So it was diligently added to our itinerary as a ‘must-visit’ place.
Things to see and do in Sikkim.
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North Sikkim is the northernmost district of Sikkim, with Mangan as its headquarters. Tourists need special permits to visit areas north of Mangan.
Detailed review of the various cafes and restaurants in Gangtok. Includes Gangtalk, Baker’s Cafe, Allen’s Kitchen, Tripti’s, Arthur’s Multicuisine Restaurant.
Nathu La connects Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. This pass is part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road.
Nathula Pass connects Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. This pass, at an altitude of 4310 m, is part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road.
One of Eastern Sikkim’s most popular attractions, at least amongst domestic tourists, is visiting the Indo-China (Tibet) border.
A detailed review of Hotel Lakar in Gangtok. Includes pictures, ratings, address and contact information. The hotel prides itself for the views of Kanchenjunga.
Rumtek Gompa is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located about 25 Kms from Gangtok. In recent times it has become the focal point of the Karmapa Controversy.
Gangtok, high up in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range, is home to a mix of different ethnicities including Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutias.