How to plan Sikkim Tour in April

Sikkim the shrouded Kingdom is marvelous in the long periods of April. The normal temperature in the capital of Gangtok would run between a high of 25 degrees celsius and a low of 8 degrees celsius.

There are such huge numbers of activities in Sikkim particularly during the beginning of Spring in light of which April is perfect to visit. The mountain state-Sikkim settled in North East Himalayas is a favored occasion spot in India. While the best time to visit Sikkim depends on the off chance that you like day off calming joy. Summers are joyful with wonderful temperatures and reprieve from warmth of the fields.


In April, Sikkim remains wonderful and exquisite. The temperature remains between 5 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius. Evenings of the summers can be chilling, so it is encouraged to pack in some woolen garments too. This is the best time to visit Sikkim’s Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthang Valley, Nathula Pass, Rumtek Monastery, Khangchendzonga National Park and others are the spots to visit.

Road Conditions

The roads are clear and it is the ideal time of the year to visit Sikkim. The weather remains windy, but the journey is all the more beautiful at this time of the year. You can halt during the journey and click some beautiful photographs.

Major Attractions in Sikkim in April


Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas in East Sikkim area. It associates the Indian province of Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. At 4,310 m above mean ocean level, frames a piece of a branch of the antiquated Silk Road. Nathu signifies “listening ears” and La signifies “pass” in Tibetan. You can witness some snow and enjoy the clear view of the Himalayas from here in April.

Changu Lake

Tsomgo Lake, otherwise called Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, is an icy lake in the East Sikkim locale of the Indian territory of Sikkim, about 40 kilometers from the capital Gangtok. Situated at a height of 3,753 m, the lake stays solidified throughout the winter season. By the month of the April, parts of the lake remain icy but the surrounding moutains shaded in white is mesmerising to the eyes.

Lachen and Lachung

Situated close to the Indo-Tibetian fringe, the mountain towns, Lachung and Lachen are the best-kept insiders of Sikkim. These legacy towns take you back in time, showing an amazing chance to be unified with nature. In the month of April, the temperature hovering in this town is warm and thus perfect for a retreat. Offering total seclusion from the hustle-clamor of the urban communities, the spot gives a feeling of time backing off, allowing you to snatch that hot cup of tea and appreciate nature in its immaculate structure.


Pelling is a community in the northeastern Indian territory of Sikkim, at the lower regions of Mount Khangchendzonga. The late-seventeenth century Buddhist Sanga Choling Monastery has mountain sees. Pemayangtse Monastery highlights divider depictions, models and a gold-plated statue of Guru Padsambhava. Neglecting a valley, the seventeenth century Rabdentse Palace, presently in remnants, still has proof of the lord’s room and kitchen. The best destinations in Pelling are at its beautiful best by the month of April. The clear skies and warmth are a treat to the eyes here in Pelling.

Yumthang Valley

Arranged in North Sikkim, Yumthang Valley is a heaven on earth, which is brimming with normal marvels and pleasant magnificence as Spring begins. It is home to a zillion blossoms, staggering mountains and a quiet stream, and is regularly additionally called as the ‘Valley of Flowers’. Obviously, its amazing and otherworldly environment make it an absolute necessity visit place for each voyager. By the month of April, this valley slowly starts blooming and is covered in shades of green.

Gurudongmar Lake

At a height of 17000 ft, Gurudongmar is probably the most elevated lake on the planet. It lies in the North side of the Khangchengyao Range and is encompassed all around by snow-secured mountains, the sacrosanct lake solidifies during the winters aside from at one spot, which the sincere conviction has been particularly honored. The Chinese Tibetan fringe is only a couple of kilometers from the lake. If you are travelling here in April, you’ll get the chance to experience trekking activities around the lake.


Rainproof your luggage

Very conceivable that while you’re going to another town, you may experience precipitation or even snowfall (uncommonly in off-season). Know that any of the gear kept on the bearer of your vehicle is probably going to get wet, including the garments contained inside.

Keep yourself Warm

Be prepared to overcome the cold . The couple of ways you can keep yourselves warm are – campfires, or utilization of liquor.

Working hours in Sikkim

Markets all through Sikkim shut down at 8 PM. Not very many eateries remain open past that time. In the event that you’re intending to visit one of these spots, call up ahead of time and check with them.

Boots and Coats accessible for lease

Rent boots and coats at a budgeted rate incase of adversity in weather.

What to pack – garments?

We propose that you convey woolens enough for 5-6 layers (2 thermals/warmers, thick shirts, sweaters, coats).


A large portion of the places of interest, uncommonly in North Sikkim and East Sikkim, require a substantial grant. To get a grant made, you will require an id evidence and photographs.

Shared Taxis

In case you’re hoping to make a trip while holding expenses to the base, you can without much of a stretch take these shared taxicabs.


One of the best reasons why you should visit Sikkim in April is because, the weather is pleasant and you’ll be able to partake in a lot of energizing activities.


If you wish to visit Sikkim to enjoy snowfall then this not the ideal time but at this time of the year, you will get the chance to enjoy the green covers of Sikkim.


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