Sikkim- a land overflowing with enchanting natural beauty

Sikkim- A Land Overflowing With Enchanting Natural Beauty!

A tour to Sikkim, the unmatched destination of North East India reveals amazing tourist attractions. Embraced by sheer natural beauty, this small but fascinating state offers breathtaking views of the mighty Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world. Tourists dwell in great numbers at this tourist destination, which takes pride in its lofty mountain peaks, valleys blooming with flowers, exotic wildlife, monasteries and arresting rivers. While in this state, one must try out ‘Chang’, a drink prepared from fermented millet. Also try an interesting sport Archery, which involves the use of bows and arrows made from bamboos.

Enchanting attractions in Sikkim are:

Khecheopari Lake It is a romantic lake with a peaceful aura. Attracting many a visitor, the lake is considered as one of the most picturesque lakes of Sikkim. Holding religious significance, the lake is surrounded by thick forest. Popularly known as the wishing lake, it is worshiped by both the Hindus and Buddhists.

Temi-Tea Garden Famous across the globe for its good quality tea, Temi Tea Garden is a wonderful place to visit. Ideally located on the hill slope of the Tendong Hill, this garden offers enchanting views of the surroundings and a refreshing experience. It even bagged the ‘All India Quality Award’ for its best quality tea.

Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden This garden is a paradise teeming with a variety of colorful flowers and other varieties of floral species. If you really wish to see amazing species of orchids, come here. It is located near the famous Rumtek Monastery and is maintained by the Forest Department of the Government of Sikkim.

Wildlife Sikkim is also a wonderful place to witness different species of animals. A wide variety of captivating birds are found here, in fact the bird population of this state consists of around 30% of all the population found in the Indian Subcontinent. Enjoy the sightings of snow leopard, marmots, wild ass, leopard, Himalayan black bear, flying squirrels and red panda.

Kanchenjunga Trekking Trekking is one of the best adventure activities in Sikkim, which can push your adrenaline level into high gear. And the Kanchenjunga trekking is simply an experience in itself. It offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains, arresting valleys and much more.

Monasteries There are several beautiful monasteries in the state where tourists come from far and wide. Rumtek Monastery, Phesang Monastery and Pemayangtse Monastery are a few to name.

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