The Northeastern state of India, Sikkim is completely a hill destination. However, it does boast of some surreal valleys. Adorned by the mighty Himalayan mountain chains, gurgling rivers, scintillating lakes, breathtaking waterfalls and dreamlike forests and meadows, the hill stations in Sikkim are everything you need for the best holiday of your lifetime.
Right from the state’s capital city, Gangtok to the farthest corners of the north, east, west, and south, the hilly destinations in Sikkim beckon travellers to relish the abundance of nature’s beauty, the unparalleled sights, and the warmth of humble culture. Sikkim’s major hill stations are Pelling, Ravangla, Lachen, Yuksom, Namchi and Singhik. The northern hill places for holiday in Sikkim like Lachen, Lachung, and Mangan boasts of unforgettable times gazing at the mighty Mt. Kachenjunga and admiring the beautiful Valley of Flowers at Yumthang.
On the other hand, the hill destinations of Sikkim like Namchi, Ravangla and Jorthang reflect a strong influence of Buddhism, as most of the places here are dotted with Buddhist pilgrimage sites.
West Sikkim and its popular hill stations such as Yuksam, Pelling, Richenpong and Hee Bermiok, like northern part of the state offers stunning views of Mt.Kanchenjunga along with other lofty Himalayan Peaks. The part of the state also have hill stations that are ideal for strolls to nearby hamlets where are settled some of the most humble people of Sikkim. In the eastern part, which also houses Gangtok, exists several small and big gorgeous hill stations like Zuluk, Aritar and Kupup that should not be missed, if you are a nature lover.