Shiva Panchayan Mandir, Sopaka, West Sikkim.

Sikkim is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India, it has a potential of attracting numerous domestic as well as international tourist visitors throughout the year, the principal attraction being the beautiful natural places which are scattered all over the state, tourism is one of the major revenue generator for the state and […]

Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary- Where Myths & Legends Meet Nature

Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary

Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary is one of a kind destination. Its biodiversity ranges from thePalearctic realm to the Indomalayan realm. It is one of the well-protected HimalayanSanctuaries with rare and exotic flora and fauna in abundance. This Sanctuary is not only knownfor its fascinating sights and nature, but it draws curious explorers to its age-old […]

Tarey Bhir South Sikkim Near Namchi

Tarey Bhir is located near the small beautiful village called Sadam which falls on the route between Melli( Sikkim) and Namchi, It is 14 km from Melli which takes about an hour drive. The place is a natural wonder, a perfect place for the people who love adventure. Bhir in a local Nepali language means […]

Zero Point Sikkim (Yumesamdong) – Where Roads End

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Zero Point Sikkim (Yumesamdong) is situated at an elevation of 15,300 ft. in the Nothern District of Sikkim, India. This place is often called “Zero Point” because there is no motorable road after this place and the visitors are not permitted to go beyond this point due to its proximity to the Chinese border. It […]

Hanuman Tok, Gangtok, Sikkim

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Hanuman Tok is one of the most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites located in Gangtok, it is 9 km from the main town and situated at the elevation of 7200 ft , this temple is specially dedicated to Lord Hanuman, god of good health and strength. According to the legend, Lord Hanuman halted here for a […]

Pemayangtse Monastery, West Sikkim

Pemayangtse-Monastery

Pemayangtse Monastery is one of the most famous and beautiful structures in the state of Sikkim, situated near a small town of Pelling, in the Western district of Sikkim. It derives a name from ‘padma yang tse’ or ‘sublime perfect lotus’.Founded by Lama Lhatsun Chempo, who himself planned and designed the monastery in the year […]

Flower Exhibition Centre, Gangtok, Sikkim

Sikkim has not only been blessed by nature with beautiful landscapes but also with different types of flora and fauna, some of which are of rare species. If we talk about flora, Sikkim is a home for different kinds of flowering plants, which are often exported throughout the world. In fact, the geographical positioning of […]

Norbugang Chorten and Coronation Throne, Sikkim

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Norbugang falls under a sub-division of Geyzing in west Sikkim and in the place called Yuksom, the first capital of Sikkim. The Norbugang occupies a very significant place in the history of Sikkim, it is a religious site for the Buddhist pilgrims as it has been said to have been a meeting place for three […]

Kanchenjunga Water Fall, Sikkim

Kanchenjunga Water Fall, Sikkim

Kanchenjunga waterfall is a popular tourist attraction in west Sikkim. It is about 25-28 km from Pelling and nearly 18 Kms ahead Rambi. Whereas, Yuksam is approx. 5 Kms from Kanchenjunga waterfall. Sewaro Rock garden is at half an hour distance from here.   The beauty of the fall enchants the tourists and visitors. They […]

Triveni View Point, Kalimpong

Triveni View Point, Darjeeling

An awesome treat for the nature lovers is to view river Rangeet meet river Teesta from ‘Triveni- viewpoint’. River Rangeet with its deep green and crystal clear water gushes in and meets the forceful mountain stream of Teesta at a point called ‘Triveni’. To experience this beautiful confluence you have to travel some miles from […]

Tathagata Tsal, Sikkim

Tathagata Tsal, Sikkim Image

On the 2550th birthday of Lord Buddha’s stupendous and colossal statue was structured in Ravangla, Sikkim. Tathagata Tsal is a place named by his holiness Dalai Lama the fourteenth, where a 128 foot hammered copper statue of the Buddha was consecrated by him in 2013. Since after, he consecrated the structure its become a key […]

Khecheopalri – The Mystic Lake, Sikkim

Khecheopalri Lake Sikkim

Khecheopalri lake is a holy lake at an altitude: 1799 meters in West Sikkim which was formed by the force of ancient glaciers and took some 3500 years; almost looks like a volcano crater with thick wooded hills on all sides. It seems like a landscape in a fairy-tale. The lake is placed between Gyalshing […]

A Brief Guide On Gurudongmar Lake: The Lake of Heaven

One of the natural wonders in the Indian state of Sikkim is Gurudongmar lake, Situated at the elevation of 17,800 ft (5,430 m). It is 190 Kms away from Gangtok and the nearest place to stay in Lachen. This is one of the highest lakes in the world. Gurudongmar lake is named after Guru Padmasambhava […]

Ruins of Rabdentse, Sikkim

Rabdentse, Sikkim

Sikkim has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in India, it has been blessed in abundance by the nature with the very charming landscapes. It is a landlocked state in the eastern part of India, it _shares its border with Nepal in the west, China in north and east and the state of […]

Temi Tea Garden, Sikkim

Temi Tea Garden, Sikkim

Tea is a beverage that is loved by all across the world. The first flush of the Darjeeling tea is world famous and is sold across the globe. A new trend of green tea has hit all over the world and people are going crazy over it due to the health benefits it possesses. 440 […]

Teesta River

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The Teesta River is one of the major source of water in the Indian states of Sikkim and Bengal. It has the highest velocity of under current in the world. The river originates from the Himalayas and also flows into Bangladesh as a tributary of the Brahmaputra. The river is the border between the state […]

Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir, Namchi

Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir, Namchi

Sikkim has always been one of the favourite tourist destinations for people all across the country. Sai Baba Mandir, Namchi is mesmerizing and beautiful making it one of the most sought after places for tourists. Namchi has great views of the snow-capped mountains and vast stretches of the valley. Assanthang in Namchi nests an outstanding […]

Lloyd Botanical Garden, Darjeeling

Lloyd Botanical Garden, Darjeeling

Darjeeling the shinning jewel in the tourism crown of Bengal has a number of tourist spots and the Lloyd Botanical Garden is one of them. It is a major tourist spot in the hill town and is one of the best gardens in Asia. The land of 40 acres was donated by William Lloyd after […]

Samdrupste, Namchi, Sikkim

Samdrupste, Namchi, Sikkim

Sikkim the land which is known for its scenic beauty is the 22nd state of the country of India. It is located in the North-East region of the country. It has a huge variety of flaura and fauna along with an added advantage of places for shopping. The region is dominated by the Lepcha, Bhutia […]

Chaurikhang or Base Camp Trekking, Sikkim

Chaurikhang featured image, Sikkim

Sikkim which is one of the most beautiful places on earth is also a trekking paradise for those who are into this kind of an adventure. Among the various trekking destinations here, one of the great choice is the Chaurikhang or the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) Base Camp Trek, which starts from a place called […]