Top Things to Do in Sikkim

Far away from the intricacies of life, this landlocked state bestowed with snow-capped elevated peaks, pristine rivers and ungrazed lands, offers tourists with multitudinous activities to rejuvenate themselves. Starting with the adventure, few of the top things to do in Sikkim include trekking, for which one can choose some spectacular treks Goecha La, Dzongri Lake, Green Lake and Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary. Rafters can also get thrilled with a splash of cold water while rowing their boats in the turbulent waters of Teesta and Rangit. The sky touching peaks of Sikkim offers with great opportunity of Paragliding to have a bird’s eye view of the flowery meadows amidst the ungrazed lands of the sloppy hills, crackling waterfalls emerging from the green vegetation and blue rivers surrounded by mighty mountains. One can also go for Jeep Safaris, to feel the thrill of passing through the dense jungles and striking waterfalls of Sikkim into the remote valleys and serene monasteries prestigiously placed on top of the hills and explore the high spirited culture of the state.

The wildlife enthusiasts has an attractive option to visit the Himalayan Zoological Park to spot the musk deer, snow leopard and various other endangered Himalayan animals in their natural habitat. The unique experience of the adventurous Yak Rides on the colorfully decorated tamed beast near the Dzongri region and Tsomgo Lake is one of the must do things on your visit to Sikkim. Adding to that is the Cable Car Ride from Deorali Bazaar to Tashiling to enjoy the charming view of the city. The fresh monsoon start, invites the birders to indulge into Birdwatching in the dense forest of Kewzingand get lucky by encountering some of the rare species. The Tea as well as the nature lovers can pay a visit to the very popular Temi Tea Garden to get lost in the aroma of freshly made organic tea. Finally you can end the tour by shopping the authentic handicrafts and traditional dresses of Sikkim and stuff your bags with the sweet memories of your visit to Sikkim.

Sikkim Travel Information at a Glance