Sikkim Tourism offers a wide range of tourism opportunities in the north eastern part of India such as Sikkim, Darjeeling, etc. The state is only a major destination for the excitement of travel because the Himalayan environment, the Guralinga streams, the snow-covered mountains, the culture, the prosperity of the monastery, the vegetation and the creatures. Our packages are managed in a way that gives you the opportunity to enjoy the untouched nature of beauty and make a basis in the glory of all its freshness. Apart from this, our guidance will always be there to ensure the most enjoyable tour for lifetime. A Himalayan Wonderland, Sikkim is situated in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas and Nature has gifted this state with unique beauty. The State has been honored with more and more types of flora and fauna, five climate areas, total sanitation, peaceful environment, hospitable and humble people and a rich cultural heritage – which is unmatched and difficult to find elsewhere. The finest Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world in its mountains. Sikkim is also the least populous state in the Indian Union. The capital of Gangtok, Sikkim is situated at an altitude of five thousand feet above sea level.
Best Time to Visit
The temperature in this town during the months of May to September is moderate with the maximum temperature being 28 to 30 degrees Celcius. North Sikkim experiences mild to heavy rainfall during the months of July and September. The weather during the winters is very harsh with the temperatures falling to sub-zero and it is not advisable to visit this town during this time.
How to Reach :-
BY AIR – Nearest airport from Sikkim is Bagdogra Airport at a distance of 124 km. This airport is connected to major airport of India and Bangkok. Airline companies like Indian Airlines, Spice Jet, and Go Air etc are functional here. You can further reach Gangtok by availing helicopter service, which is subjected to weather conditions. You can hire a taxi otherwise (Approximately 4 hours drive).
BY RAIL – Sikkim does not have a proper train network also. The nearest major railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) which is about 6-7kms from Siliguri and 130 km from Gangtok. Very few selective trains also pass through Siliguri, which is approx. 114 km from Gangtok. Onward journey from Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri railway station is also possible by road.
BY ROAD – Siliguri is more or less the main gateway to Sikkim. National Highway 31A connects Gangtok with Siliguri. The scenic lush green forests on the banks of river Teesta on one side and the Eastern Himalayan range on the other side make the drive worthwhile. As stated earlier, public vehicles including buses, shared jeeps and auto rickshaws are available from Siliguri to Gangtok, Kalimpong, Kurseong, etc. at frequent intervals. You can also opt for a private cab from Siliguri to travel further.