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Sikkim Tour Packages

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 recently designed Sikkim-Gangtok tour packages for 2019 and 2020, 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, book our Sikkim tour packages with airfare

Sikkim Tour Packages

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 recently designed Sikkim-Gangtok tour packages for 2019 and 2020, 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, book our Sikkim tour packages with airfare

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Gangtok Tour

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Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour

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Gangtok Darjeeling Tour Package

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Gangtok Lachung Pelling Tour

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Gangtok Lachung Tour

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Gangtok Lachung Pelling Darjeeling Tour

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Delightful Gangtok And Darjeeling

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The Sparkling Gems of Sikkim

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Gangtok Pelling Tour

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Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour

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Gangtok Kalimpong Darjeeling Tour

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Extended Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour

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Blissfull Sikkim Darjeeling Pelling Tour

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Gangtok Lachen Lachung Pelling Tour

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Gangtok North Sikkim Tour

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About Gangtok Tourism and Tour Packages

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'.

Main Tourist Attractions of Sikkim and Gangtok

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Rumtek Monastery

Located at a distance of 23 km from Gangtok, this place offers a spiritual solace to the pilgrims and travellers. An architectural fancy, Rumtek Monastery is designed with traditional Tibetan patterns, and the interior is decorated with murals, sculptures and paintings. This monastery is widely famous for the ultimate destination where Buddha teachings are preserved since centuries and preached to everyone, no matter if you belong to that community or not.

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Yuksom

A pretty small town, is like a second home for trekkers , the main attraction of Yuksom is ; it offers a ready accessibility to Mount Kanchenjunga Base Camp, with this several other trek routes too organized from this village, and to add up little more specialities this town has numerous spellbinding monasteries, monuments, waterfalls, gardens to explore, this land of charming beauty.

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Pelling

After Gangtok, Pelling is the other most visited tourist attraction visited in Sikkim. “The seat of the religious body” a beautiful elucidation of Pelling in Buddhist scriptures, the place itself holds captivating surroundings that can be traversed around in all seasons of the year. The main attraction is Khangchendzonga Festival that offers fun adventure activities like white-water rafting, trekking, mountain biking, traditional sports and bird- watching, or initiate the promotion of traditional crafts and ethnic of the region.

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Tsomgo Lake

Most sacred lake in Sikkim region that holds the numerous mythical tales, and it is believed widely that in early days Buddhist monks forecast the future by studying the colour of the water of this lake.Located at an elevation of 12310 ft, this lake is one of the prominent tourist destinations. The Lake itself cover the distance of 1km approximately and offers a cherishing ride on colourfully decorated yaks and mules at a site to the tourists.

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Yumthang Valley

An enchanting valley girdled with an innumerable variety of flowers that blossom in the months of late February to June mainly. Uniquely situated at the elevation of 11800 ft with the proximity of Tibet, where the tree line ends. With the surreal and captivating view, the valley is encircled with hot springs as well, where water is naturally is rich in Sulphur and have healing powers.

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Lachung

Located at the height of 8600 feet, a 6-hour drive from Gangtok took to reach this small town of Sikkim. From here, travellers can find and traverse through a plethora of adventure sports, and those who are in seek of peace can explore through unique cultures and traditions of Sikkim here. A prominent Buddhist pilgrimage, celebrate Saga Dawa Festival in the month of June, that signifies the three important events of Lord Buddha’s life, i.e., his birth, enlightenment and death.

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Legship

A town situated in the lap of nature, offers a most scenic view to the travellers, located in the West of Sikkim with a connecting route to Geyzing and Pelling situated around on the banks of river Rangit. This place offers few pilgrims destinations and hot springs to relish the alluring beauty of Legship.

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Tashi View Point

Close to Gangtok with a distance of 6 km away, is a must visit for nature lovers, for them this place is much more than a treat for the eyes! Spectacular views of grandeur Himalayan mountains and undoubtedly the mesmerising view of Siniolchu peak and Mount Kanchenjunga is impeccably fantastic. You can relish and visit the Labrang Monastery and Phodong Monastery as well from here.

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Ravangla

Located at the height of 7000 feet, Ravangla is an obscure place in Sikkim, far from chaos offers an ultimate peace and fresh atmosphere to people who visit here. Gradually tourism of this place is increasing, and travellers explore the exotic flora and fauna, snowy Himalayan mountains, cascading waterfalls, beautiful tea gardens, sacred monasteries and lastly mysterious small caves.

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Gurudongmar Lake

One of the highest lakes in the world, is located an altitude of 17000 ft, is considered to be the sacred lake in Sikkim. Etymology belongs the Guru Padmasambhava, who have visited Tibet through this area. A prominent tourist attraction, for its breathtaking appealing beauty. To attend, Gurudongmar Lake it requires a permit as it located close to the Indo-Tibet border.

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Zuluk

One of the charming teeny-weeny towns of Sikkim is located at the height of 10,100 feet. Zuluk carries a small population of around 700-800 people. You cannot find the tranquillity and calmness in any other place, a pure exemplary natural beauty of Zuluk will take anyone’s heart away. To catch the glimpse, visit in the months of August to September when the village blossoms with bright wildflowers.

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Namgyal Institue of Tibetology

Located at a distance of 2 km from Gangtok, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, is one of the well-renowned institutes in the world. Following the Tibetan Architecture, one of the finest traditional Tibetan designs were executed while designing the building of this institute. Erstwhile, late King of Sikkim Tashi Namgyal donated the land for the institute; the area is surrounded in a small forest of birch trees, oak and magnolia creates an enthralling scenery.

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Phodong Monastery

Build in an early 18th century, Phodong Monastery comes under one of the 6 most important monasteries in the Sikkim and is famous for its architectural beauty through its reconstructed many times. It is located at an altitude of 4500 ft, from where one can relish the view of picturesque peaks of Himalayan ranges or even the valleys and small lush gardens.

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Namchi

Found in South of Sikkim, Namchi is gradually getting its fame as the Culture Capital of the state. Located at an altitude of 5,500ft, Namchi is a serene and quaint religious site with certain wonderful tourist attractions that Namchi Rock Garden, Char Dham, Namchi Helipad, and Samdruptse Monastery.Tourist generally opts for a day trip to Namchi from Darjeeling.

Sikkim Tour Packages From Cities

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many days do you require to cover the important places in Sikkim ?

Answer: To cover the important places in Sikkim, you require 7 to 8 days which would include Gangtok (including nearby places of Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, and Nathula Pass), Lachen and Lachung (including Gurudongmar Lake and Yumthang Valley), and Pelling with Namchi and Ravangla.

Q: Is there any snowfall in Sikkim, When ?

Answer: Yes, there is snowfall in the high altitude regions of Sikkim including Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, Baba Mandir, Gurudongmar Lake, and Yumthang Valley. It snows usually between the months of December end to March.

Q: How to reach Sikkim ?

Answer: Sikkim is well connected by all modes of transport (air, rail, and road). The nearest airport is Pakyong Airport (30 km from Gangtok) and Bagdogra Airport (120 km from Gangtok). The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (120 km from Gangtok).

Q: How far is Sikkim airport located from Gangtok ?

Answer: Pakyong Airport is the newest airport of Sikkim (around 30 km from Gangtok). However, there is very less flight connectivity at the moment and moreover the flights do get cancelled on a regular basis. Hence, it is recommended to book your flights to Bagdogra Airport (around 5 hours drive from Gangtok) which is well connected with all the major cities of India.

Q: What is the best time to visit Sikkim ?

Answer: Sikkim is all-year round destination, except the rainy months of July and August. However, to get a clear view of the mountain range and snow, October to March is the best time to come. And in case you want a witness snowfall, then January to March are the best months. If you want to beat the heat, then most of the tourists visit in the months between April to June.

Q: Do Indian Nationals require permit to visit Sikkim ?

Answer: No, Indian Nationals do not require a permit to visit Sikkim. However, there are certain places (like Tsomgo Lake, Baba MAndir, Nathula Pass, Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthang Valley) for which all Indian tourists have to obtain an Inner Line Permit which is arranged by the local tour operator.

Q: Is Nathula Pass open on all days ?

Answer: No, Nathula Pass remains closed on Mondays and Tuesdays of every week for all tourists.

Q: How far is North Sikkim from Gangtok ?

Answer: There are two major tourist attractions in North Sikkim, namely Lachung and Lachen which are located at a distance of 120 km from Gangtok and it takes around 5-6 hours to reach these places from Gangtok as the roads are narrow.

Q: Do Tsomgo Lake and Gurudongmar Lake require permit to visit ?

Answer: Yes, Tsomgo Lake requires an Inner Line Permit (ILP) whereas Gurodongmar Lake requires Restricted Area Permit (RAP). These permits will be arranged by your local tour operator.

Q: What are the main attractions that one should cover in a tour to Sikkim?

Answer: The main attractions in Sikkim are MG Marg, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Nathula Pass, Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthang Valley, Zero Point, Kaala Pathar, Namchi Char Dham, Buddha Park in Ravangla, and many monasteries.

Q: What are the major adventure activities that one person can do while touring Sikkim?

Answer: There are many adventure activities like trekking, paragliding, river rafting, mountain biking, etc. that one person can enjoy while visiting Sikkim.

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