How to plan Sikkim Tour in May

The untainted serene settings and an undulated mountain air, makes Sikkim a perfect destination for individuals looking for outrageous calm and isolation in the month of May. Aside from the quietness and tranquility, Sikkim in May likewise offers a plenty of trekking choices and henceforth, it is visited by umpteen quantities of trekkers from all over the world.


Sikkim also known as the hidden Kingdom in North East India is splendid in the month of May. The average temperature during this time of the year hovers at a high of 25 degrees celsius and at a low of 8 degrees celsius.This is warm time in Sikkim.

Road Conditions

May is one of the best month to visit Sikkim. The clear weather is perfect for a road trip. On the way you are sure to come across some pictursque destination. Be sure to click a picture.You can also get your hands on amazing street-side delicacies on the way.

Major Attractions in Sikkim in May

Nathula Pass

Situated at an elevation of 14,140 feet and 56kms from Gangtok, Nathula Pass was the spot through which the celebrated Silk Route used to work until 1962. This used to be the silk exchange course among India and Tibet. Lines of donkeys used to convey silk, gold and numerous different things from Tibet to India and return day by day fundamentals to Tibet. The course in Tibet goes down the Chumbi Valley to Yathung, a spot about 30kms away which once used to be a noteworthy exchanging township (never again so). Actually on a sunny morning of May, you can see this course unwinding the valley. On the off chance that you take a gander at the eastern skyline, you can see the eminent pinnacle of Chomolhari of Bhutan.

Baba Mandir

Baba Mandir is a recognized touring spot of Sikkim. This “mandir” or place of worship is devoted to “Baba” Harbhajan Singh, who was an officer of the Indian Army. Two sanctuaries have been worked to show love to Baba Harbhajan Singh. The bygone one has been worked at the site of the fortification, where Baba Harbhajan was posted during his residency in the Indian Army. The enhanced one has been worked at closeness from Changu Lake. You can easily commute to this place in May and enjoy a hassle free travel in and around Baba Mandir.

Changu Lake

Tsomgo Lake, otherwise called Changu Lake is a frigid lake in Sikkim and situated at an elevation of 12,310 feet. The name Tsomgo signifies ‘Wellspring of water’. It’s found 40kms from Gangtok town and on the precarious course known as Jawaharlal Nehru Road which leads right to Nathula Pass. During the month of May, you can partake in Yak ride here at Changu Lake.

Gurudongmar Lake

Situated at the stature of 17,100 feet over the ocean level, Gurudongmar Lake, situated in Sikkim, is one of the fifteen most noteworthy lakes on the planet and a must visit in May. It is additionally the second most noteworthy lake in Sikkim, after the Cholamu Lake situated at the tallness of 18,000 feet. The impressive and picturesque magnificence of the spot is stunning and at its best during the summer month of May. It draws in sightseers from all over the world.

Lachen and Lachung

The community of Lachung sits at a height of 3000m (from the ocean level) and at the gathering purpose of two noteworthy tributaries Lachen waterway and Lachung stream of waterway Teesta in the upper east piece of Sikkim. It isn’t so distant from the place where there is religious communities, Gangtok. During the month of May, Lachen and Lachung is plesant and decorated with greeery across.


Around 10 kms from Gyalshing (District Headquarter), Pelling is today rising as the second greatest visitor goal in the state after Gangtok. In spite of the fact that in itself it is minimal in excess of a segment of street fixed with lodgings, its primary USP in May is the stunning perspective it offers of the Khangchendzonga and encompassing extents, just as the simple access it gives to places of interest in the zone.

Yumthang Valley

Yumthang Valley is an excellent valley arranged in north Sikkim. It sits at a rise of 3,500 meters above ocean level, so normally home to numerous wonderful Himalayan blossoms. Yumthang Valley is amazingly beautiful, with green inclines secured with trees, yaks munching in the bloom radiant verdant fields underneath, and a waterway streaming directly through the valley in the month of May. The peaceful and serene demeanor of the Valley can’t be portrayed in words. A solitary visit there can leave the guest in a charmed state for quite a long time.


As Sikkim stays cold consistently, remember to pack a couple of woolen pieces of clothing to beat the chills. Likewise, you should pack emergency treatment unit, recommended meds and clean napkins for any uncertain condition. It is encouraged to pack antibacterial creams and sunscreen moisturizers to abstain from getting any sort of skin diseases.

Rather than conveying a lot of money close by, it is prescribed to have check or charge/Visa as elective methods of installment.

On the off chance that you are now in Sikkim and thinking about what else you can do separated from the customary touring, go to the people and interact with them. Sikkim culture is likewise reflected in the dramatization exhibitions and local people are cordial and tolerating and will make you feel invited.

As Sikkim is circumscribed by Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet, official IDs are required to visit certain confined territories and your Sikkim outing won’t be finished without a visit to those spots.

It is encouraged to keep a day for relaxation and just unwind. You need time to get acclimated to change of climate also.

Aside from ID, you should likewise bring along duplicates of other travel records, tickets, checks, and other significant reports to keep away from any inconsistency.

Take a common taxi or taxi which will enable you to set aside cash and give you a chance to cooperate with individual voyagers as well.

Plan your stay at a homestay or guesthouse as they are perfect and entirely moderate.


May is beautiful. Flowers decorating the scenes in Sikkim is alluring to the eye. The pleasant weather and colours through and through this hill station is sure to give you some of the best memories.


May is one of the best month to visit Sikkim. The scenes are covered in Green at this time in Sikkim. There may be unexpected rainfall, so just keep in mind to keep an umbrella handy. Other than slight rainfall, Sikkim is at it best in the month of May.


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