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10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Sikkim

A honeymoon trip should be special and memorable for a lifetime. After getting married to your loved one, you should start your initial days of the journey in a romantic and cool honeymoon destination to make your partner feel special. Thanks to the romantic novels and movies, we all have some romantic travel ideas instilled within us. And, there is no better way to express your love than taking your partner to an exotic location.

When it comes to selecting a romantic place for your honeymoon, there is no other place like Sikkim that could give you an unrivalled experience. What is more surprising, that even the smallest honeymoon destinations in Sikkim could give you the best memories of your special days. Being nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Sikkim, the northeastern state of India provides the perfect setup for a honeymoon trip with your loved one.

Want to know which are the best honeymoon destinations in Sikkim? Here is a list of ten best Sikkim honeymoon places that could help you choose one for your upcoming honeymoon trip planning.

Sikkim Honeymoon Holidays – 10 Best Honeymoon Places in Sikkim

  • Lachung
  • Yumthang
  • Dzongu
  • Zuluk
  • Rongli
  • Gangtok
  • Pelling
  • Rinchenpong
  • Ravangla
  • Singtam

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A green hamlet in North Sikkim, Lachung is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit on your honeymoon trip. The rustic vibes of the village, innumerable fruit orchards and the rushing glacial rivers – all make the beauty of Lachung beyond comparison. In the local language, Lachung means ‘small pass’ and it is around 125 kilometres far away from the capital of the state, Gangtok. Spending a couple of days in this North Sikkim district could be the best possible way to start your honeymoon days. It could give you solace in the lap of nature. Moreover, you can visit some amazing places around Lachung, such as Lachung Monastery, which is located at the confluence of the Lachen and Lachung rivers. The Lachung Sikkim Honeymoon tour cannot be completed if you don’t attempt some adventure sports like skiing, or snowboarding with your partner. You can experience all of these at Mt. Katao.

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Yumthang Valley Sikkim

If you are planning a Sikkim honeymoon tour, make sure to add Yumthang Valley to your itinerary. You have to visit this exotic scenic valley if you and your partner want to spend the honeymoon days in a calm and serene surroundings amidst the snow-clad Himalayas. The best time to witness the blooming beauty of this Himalayan Valley of Flowers is between March and June. Spring is no doubt the best season when the valley looks fully bloomed with rhododendrons. However, the place remains closed for a period from December to February due to heavy snowfall. The road to the Yumthang looks exhilarating in the spring season and clicking a picture in the backdrop of this scenic beauty might become one of your best memories of your Sikkim honeymoon trip.

If you want to learn more about rhododendrons, visit Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary – there are more than 40 species of the flower. And, if you want to play with snow, you should visit Zero Point. Also known as Yume Samdong, located at the confluence of three rivers, Zero Point is the perfect place to spend some time with your partner in the snow.

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Dzongu Sikkim

Yet untouched by commercialisation, located in the North Sikkim, Dzongu is a reserved territory for Sikkim’s native population – the Lepchas. Since 1960, when Sikkim was still a place ruled by Chogyal Palden Namgyal, Dzongu was designated as a special territory. The place looks exactly like a painting of a small house beside a flowing river along with a mountain as the backdrop. There are innumerable quaint villages spread across the region. Dzongu is one of the best romantic destinations in Sikkim.

It is a hidden gem of Sikkim and you need to get a permit to enter the region.

Staying in a homestay in any of the villages, and eating the local foods of Dzongu could be one of your best memories if you want to spend your beautiful days in peace and tranquillity. You can go for a village walk in the villages of Tingvong, Passingdang, and Lingdong and discover the culture of the Lepchas. Dzongu could give you and your loved one the best honeymoon memories that will be memorable for life.

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Zuluk Sikkim

Zuluk is one of the top-rated places in East Sikkim for a honeymoon trip. It is located at a height of 3,048 metres and is famous for its beautiful valleys and silk route. If you plan to celebrate your honeymoon days in a peaceful place in the lap of the Eastern Himalayan Range, where cool mountain breeze touches your hair and birds sing the morning song in unison – Zuluk should be your first choice.

The place is still untouched by many visitors and a perfect tranquil escape for spending some unforgettable times with each other. Zuluk was once treated as a transit point for traders between India and Tibet on the silk route because of its strategic location near the border. So, domestic and international travellers need to get permission to enter the place. Zuluk offers pleasant weather all around the year.

However, if you want to experience snowfall with your loved one, then October to February would be the best time to go. You can also visit some of the best sightseeing places around Zuluk on your honeymoon trip. Tsomgo Lake, located at a height of 3,753 metres is one of those places. It is a naturally formed sacred lake and over here couples can enjoy a yak ride.

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Rongli Sikkim

Rongli is a small yet important village located in East Sikkim surrounded by lush greenery, hilly topography and a beautiful river Rongpo. The village was treated as one of the important ancient routes used by the traders from both India and Tibet as it is located on the old silk route. Being located in a strategic position near the Indo-China border, you need to get your ILP (Inner Line Permit) from the SDPO office to enter Rongli. The name of the village derives from the river Rongpo, which flows through the heart of Rongli. It is still treated as an offbeat location where you can stay for a couple of days far away from the hustle and bustle of cities.

Especially, if you and your loved one want to explore a place sitting at the riverside in the lap of mountains without other tourists, Rongli can be your ultimate choice. Moreover, you would be pleased to explore other beautiful sightseeing destinations like Keukhola Waterfalls, Dhupidhara, Salamidhara and Ghambari falls. These places amidst the nature of Rongli will surely make your honeymoon trip unique and very special.

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Gangtok Sikkim

Gangtok is one of the favourite destinations of every traveller visiting Sikkim. Be it a Sikkim Gangtok honeymoon tour or a family one, or a reunion trip with your buddies, Gangtok has to be a part of it. The capital city of the Northeastern state, Gangtok is located at an elevation of 1,649 metres. It is nestled in a forested terrain facing the Himalayas. If you want to start your morning by watching the breathtaking views of the morning sun rays touching the peak of the Himalayas, start your honeymoon trip from Gangtok.

Moreover, if you are visiting this place in the springtime, you will feel amazed to see the whole city in a colourful state. The MG Road or Mall in Gangtok is one such place where you will find a wide range of spring flowers. Moreover, there are lots of other sightseeing places near the city you can visit on a day trip from Gangtok. Some of them are Rumtek Monastery, Tashi View Point, Ban Jhakri Waterfalls, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, etc.

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Pelling- Snowcapped Mountains

If you wish to start your honeymoon trip with a splendid view of the Kanchenjunga, choose Pelling over the other places in Sikkim. Pelling is a small town located about 115 kilometres away from the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok and is known as a major tourist spot in West Sikkim. It could be one of the best places for your Sikkim Pelling honeymoon tour if you want to spend the special days in nature with lots of activities to do and places to go. Similar to other parts of Sikkim, the best time to visit the natural beauty of Pelling is from February to June.

However, if you want to feel amazed by seeing snow-covered landscapes, visit the place between November and January. While in Pelling, you should not miss visiting the places like Rabdentse Ruins, which is a short trek of 30 minutes (two kilometres). The place showcases the ruins of the second capital of Sikkim (1670-1814), which was destroyed by the Gurkhas. The other sightseeing places include Pelling Skywalk, Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi Waterfalls and many more.

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Rinchenpong - Kanchenjunga View from Rinchenpong

Rinchenpong is a quaint town in West Sikkim that offers a majestic view of Kanchenjunga amidst verdant forests encased in fog. In spring, the place looks more colourful with a variety of fully-bloomed rhododendrons, wild mountain flowers and orchids. It is about 120 kilometres away from Gangtok and only 35 kilometres from Pelling. You can visit Rinchenpong on your day trip from Pelling, but it is recommended to stay here for some days if you seek peace and solace on your Sikkim honeymoon trip.

In addition to this, if you want to plan a honeymoon trek with your partner, Rinchenpong would be a great choice of place. It offers several trekking courses among which the Kaluk-Rinchenpong region stands as a popular one. Apart from the trek, travellers can also enjoy some other places in Rinchenpong such as Rinchenpong Monastery, Sirijunga Temple, Chayatal Lake, Poison Lake, and Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, etc.

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Ravangla Sikkim

Do you know there is a place in Sikkim where a festival is arranged every year for worshipping Kanchenjunga? Popularly known as Pang Lhabsol Festival, which happens in August, draws people all around the world to Ravangla. The scenic hamlet in the foothills of Kanchenjunga is a treasure trove for honeymoon couples and peace lovers.

The town is located in between Maenam Hill and Tendong and offers a sublime view of Mount Narsing along with other snow-clad mountains. There are several wonderful places around Ravangla that you can visit on a day trip. Some of them are Buddha Park, Bon Monastery, Temi Tea Garden and Rayong Sunrise Point. The Buddha Park is a famous spot in Ravangla and sees a major tourist footfall all through the year. Known as Tathagata Tsal, Buddha Park is a well-maintained park located within the ancient complex of the Rabong Gompa.

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Singtam - Tista Valley View

Singtam is such a place in Sikkim where you can have a blissful honeymoon experience. Location wise it lies in the Gangtok and Pakyong districts besides the river Teesta and Ranikhola. This small hamlet holds an important part of the state’s economy because of its demographic location. It is treated as a junction and a supply point for South Sikkim. Singtam is still untouched and retains an offbeat location.

The experience of staying in Singtam could be unmatched and unparalleled. The less explored places around Singtam could give a honeymoon couple refreshment and help to celebrate the special days of their honeymoon in a secluded way. Some of the wonderful places in Singtam you should hop on are Bermiok Monastery, Samdruptse Hill and Temi Tea Garden. The Temi Tea Garden is a must-visit if you are a tea-lover. You can relish a sip of hot tea while sitting in a chair and enjoying a magnificent view of Kanchenjunga in the Temi Tea Garden.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time for the Sikkim Honeymoon Tour?

The best time for a romantic honeymoon trip to Sikkim is either between March and May, or October and mid-December. Precisely, both the seasons, Spring and Autumn are the best time for a Sikkim Honeymoon Tour. If you want to witness the magical blooming beauty of the state, then opt for a Spring trip. Otherwise, if you want to have a memorable honeymoon trip under clear skies, snowfalls and picturesque views of the Himalayas, October to December will be the ideal time for you. However, you might experience snowfall in some of the parts of Sikkim between March and May also.

Which are the best places for a honeymoon tour in North Sikkim?

There are innumerable places that could be the venue of your future honeymoon tour in North Sikkim. Places like Yumthang Valley, Lachen, Lachung, Dzongu, Chungthang, and Singhik in North Sikkim, are some of the perfect places to spend romantic holidays with your life partner. All of these places are located in the foothills of the Himalayas and see heavy snowfall in winter. The Lachen Sikkim Honeymoon tour cannot be completed without visiting places like these.

What are the top destinations in South Sikkim for Honeymoon Holidays?

There are some amazing places in South Sikkim, filled with breathtaking views, a huge collection of flora and fauna and a bunch of cultural people. You can choose any of the places among Ravangla, Namchi, Majitar, Temi, Sigtam, Chalamthang and Namthang for your upcoming honeymoon holidays and make some unforgettable memories in these best places for couples.

Published: 06 Jun, 2022 | Last Updated: 26 Jul, 2022

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Nandini Bhattacharya

From the ‘City of Joy,’ Kolkata, Nandini Bhattacharya is a Travel Writer by profession and traveller by passion. She loves to explore places around the world, new cultures, different cuisines and all new things that one can learn outside the home. She also loves to document her journey so that people can be inspired and travel more. Nandini is a nature lover and talks about sustainable tourism. She wants to make this world a good place where people can live healthy and happily.