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Sikkim Tour Packages – Amazing Sikkim Gangtok Holiday Deals !
If you want to enjoy the natural ambiance and the vicinity of Sikkim & Gangtok, our cheap & luxury tour packages allow you to explore the ethnical blend of the Lepchas, Bhutias, Nepalis and their culture, tradition, the way they live and many more things about them. Our special Sikkim tour packages will drive you to the highest mountain passes of the world which also acted as a major part on the ancient trade route. We understand your travelling needs and hence we have designed few Sikkim-Gangtok tour packages to give you entirely memorable experience.
About Sikkim Tourism and Tours
Sikkim is the top most tours & travel destination in India. It is one of the most politically stable and peaceful place in India. This landlocked state is blessed with some of the most spectacular landscapes, flora and fauna making it a haven for adventure enthusiasts and naturalists. Lying at an elevation of 8,586 metres, the state’s highest point is the summit of Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak of the world. Sikkim tourism has lots to offer a discerning traveller. Foreigners here can visit Gangtok, Rumtek, Phodong, Pemayangtse and the Yuksom -Zongri trekking route on the basis of restricted area permits which can be obtained. There are numerous Lakes and Monasteries which make the hill station vibrant and lively. To experience complete rejuvenation, Sikkim is a perfect place to travel for holiday.
About Gangtok Tourism and Tours
Located in the Shivalik Hills and at an altitude of 1437 m. Gangtok is the capital and the largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim and is also known as the land of monasteries, as it has got maximum number of monasteries in the whole world. It is a significant Buddhist Pilgrimage Centre and Buddhist people visit this place every year. Gangtok is situated in the eastern Himalayan range, nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya Mountain and having mild temperate climate year-round, Gangtok is the most important centre of the tourism industry of Sikkim.
The tourists here can have complete enjoyment in terms of adventure, climate, religious tours and unparalleled natural beauty. Gangtok is a cosmopolitan city offering all possible amenities to the travelers here. Cyber cafes, pool parlours, night clubs and Shopping complexes are available in good number for those who love the night life.
MG Marg, the main street of Gangtok is a great place to chill out throughout the day, it’s the country’s first litter and spit free zone, no vehicular traffic is allowed into the marg. This place is also the venue for the annual Gangtok Food and Culture festival held in December every year when Sikkim’s multi-cultural cuisine, along with music and dance performances is exhibited.
For a complete view of Gangtok and all its surrounding, you can go to Ganest Tok located on a ridge at a distance of seven kilometers from Gangtok, from this place you can get a view of sprawling Gangtok town, while across the hills Mt. Khang-chen-Dzonga and Mt. Siniolchu loom over the horizon. The view from Ganest Tok is truthfully incredible with snow peaks providing the wonderful background for a panoramic view of Gangtok town.
You can also visit the Namgyal Research Institute of Tibetology, it is the most prestigious research institute of its kind in the whole world, it is a treasure of vast collection of rare Tibetan, Lepcha and Sanskrit manuscripts, statues and rare Thankas (colorful tapestries used in Buddhist liturgy). Except for an attractive museum, it has over two hundred Buddhist icons and other prized objects of art and also a renowned centre for study of Buddhist philosophy and religion in the world.
Let’s have a look on the awards and recognitions this landlocked Himalayan has bagged in the recent years:
1: Sikkim: Best Tourism Performing State in the North East (National):
This scenic journey of Sikkim Tourism came into the map of the nation’s tourism industry for the first time in 1998-1999, when the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) recognised this charming state with the prestigious ‘Best Tourism Performing State in the North East’.
From just a beautiful state to a national tourism attraction, Sikkim took away everyone’s attraction in the following year. Well, this was just the beginning. Following the first win over other strong contenders, Sikkim Tourism never looked backed after this!
In the next few year: 1999-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003 and 2005-2006, Sikkim Tourism bagged this prestigious title and became the most sought after choices of the tourists.
2: Best Eco Tourism Destination:
‘Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder’; Sikkim once again got into the eyes of its admirer in 2005, when it was awarded with the ‘Best Eco Tourism Destination’ in the country by Hospitality India.
Though Sikkim by now became a synonym to untouched beauty, pristine ambience and tourist-friendly destinations, this time, its revolutionary step towards making the entire state an eco-friendly zone, got it this reputed award. Just an FYI: the ‘Mahatma Gandhi Marg’ in Gangtok is India’s first litter and spit free street in the entire country.
Best State for Tourism Related Programmes:
Sikkim Tourism once again got all the attention and stood bright in the podium in 2006-2007, when it was awarded with the title of ‘Best State for Tourism Related Programme’ by India Government’s Ministry of Tourism. This milestone for Sikkim was only possible due to the rigorous effort of the State Government in developing a culture across the state that would promote various tourism related programmes.
Glories didn’t just stop there for this Himalayan state; Sikkim, once again recreated history by winning this prominent award for the second time for the tenure 2007-2008!
Sikkim :Most Picturesque Destination :
The year 2007 is considered as one of the best period for Sikkim Tourism. And why it won’t be? After all, it was in this year, this gorgeous state was once became a national news after it got caught into the attention of Today’s Traveller – a pioneer magazine for travel and leisure.
The opulent natural beauty, scenic appeal and enchanting charm of Sikkim was the sole reason, the state got recognised with the ‘Today’s Traveller Platinum Award’ in 2007.
Emerging Tourism State:
A heart-warming ambience for the tourist was not all an easy feat for the second smallest state of India! In addition to all the beauty and allurement, nature has bestowed upon Sikkim, the kind efforts and encouragement from the local government as well the people were very much required to mark a global presence.
As it’s already said in the beginning: “A thing of beauty is a joy forever…”, Sikkim Tourism once again got recognised as the ‘Emerging Tourism State’ in the year 2008, and went ahead of several other destinations in the race of ‘Today’s Traveller Platinum Awards’.
Sikkim: Best Adventure Tourism Destination:
After the enormous successes achieved in 2007, the next year – 2008 put Sikkim Tourism into a whole new dimension in the India’s tourism map! It was in this year, the state successfully bagged two awards at two different occasions.
Though the award was for the same category, the state got this recognition from two different sources. For the first time in Sikkim’s history, the state got recognised as the ‘Best Adventure Tourism Destination’ from Safari India National Award and Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA).
Well, Sikkim repeated this feat with the Safari India National Award once again in the year 2010.
Sikkim: Most Responsible Tourism State of 2009:
Sikkim Tourism once again got into the attention of Today’s Traveller. But this time, it was in the category of ‘Most Responsible Tourism State of 2009’. Unlike the other 2 times, this time Sikkim Tourism was felicitated with the ‘Today’s Traveller Diamond Award’.
National Award for Best State/ Union Territory in Tourism Related Programmes & Development of Infrastructure:
After 2006, Sikkim’s endeavour towards promoting its tourism sector caught the eyes of India’s Ministry of Tourism once again in 2010. By then, the development in the state’s tourism programmes and infrastructure brought Sikkim Tourism the prestigious award called ‘National Award for Best State/Union Territory in Tourism Related Programme & Development of Infrastructure’ from the Government of India.
After this accomplishment, Sikkim once again got bestowed with this award in the year 2011.
Best Performing State:
By 2010, Sikkim has undergone a tremendous as well as progressive change in terms of tourism. The thriving number of tourists visiting this state every year, their involvement within the state and the way, they were rewarded by the state made it the ‘Best Performing State’ in 2010.
This time, it was the Commonwealth International Travel Mart, who recognised this potential of Sikkim Tourism.
India’s Most Progressive Tourism State:
Awards, recognition and identity became a common trait for Sikkim and its tourism sector by 2010. One single year, and Sikkim had already carved its name over two prestigious category. But then, ‘Today’s Traveller’ added another star in Sikkim Tourism’s couch by awarding them with the ‘India’s Most Progressive Tourism State’ in the same year.
Best Rural Tourism Project:
Even after winning numerous awards, Sikkim didn’t lose its roots and continued developing its rural areas! Soon, even the remotest part of this landlocked state became tourist hubs, and tourists from various corners of the globe made Sikkim their second home.
And it was this feat achieved by the state, it once again got all the limelight from the Government of India in 2010. This year, Sikkim Tourism was felicitated with the prestigious award as one of the ‘Best Rural Tourism Project’ for the year.
With all the glories and achievement Sikkim Tourism had attained so far, it won this year five consecutive time 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and created a new record in India’s tourism industry.
Best State for Comprehensive Development of Tourism:
Government of India once again appreciated and valued the pristine beauty of Sikkim in 2012. This year, the Ministry of Tourism awarded this quaint North Eastern state with the much deserved ‘Best State for Comprehensive Development of Tourism’ award.
By then, the state has etched a niche for itself and its development in the tourism sector!
Most Innovative & Unique Tourism Project:
In the year 2011, Sikkim came up with one of the highest Lord Shiva statues in the country! A part of the ‘Siddhesvara Dhaam’, this gigantic statue of the Lord was erected at the Solophok Hill near Namchi. It was a festive moment for the Hindu devotees as Sikkim Government’s hard work and selfless efforts to build the replicas of the most pious ‘Char Dhams’: Jagannath Temple in Puri, Dwarka, Rameswaram and Badrinath under one roof came to reality. The then Chief Minister, Pawan Chamilng inaugurated this sacred project in 2011.
Later in the year, this project of the regional government got recognised with the award for successfully completing one of ‘Most Innovative & Unique Tourism Project’ by the Indian Ministry of Tourism in 2012.
Best State – Campaign Clean India:
Sikkim, by 2012 had already marked its strong presence in the Indian Tourism Map! Its enchanting appeal, surreal ambience and lush beauty had already made it one of the brightest as well as colourful states in the country.
But then, in the same year, Sikkim Tourism rose up to a level, where it got awarded with the ‘Best Sate – Campaign Clean India’ category from the Ministry of Tourism from the Government of India.
Main Tourist attractions of Gangtok
- Tsomgo Lake
- Baba Mandir
- Nathula Pass
- Enchey Monastery
- Hanuman Tok
- Tashi View Point
- Ganesh Tok
- Do – Drul Chorten
- Rumtek monastery
- Zoological park
- Flower Show
- Gurudongmar Lake
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