Sikkim is a northeastern state of India which borders China in the north and east, Bhutan in the east, West Bengal in the south and Nepal in the west. It is one of the lowest populous states and it's capital and largest city is Gangtok. This city is also called the land of monasteries.
Sikkim is one of the finest destination for touring and is one of the peaceful states in India. The entire state is almost hilly, the elevation ranging from 280 m to 8586 m. This state has 28 mountain peaks, 227 lakes, some hot springs, more than 100 rivers and 80 glaciers. This landlocked state is sanctified with various mighty landscapes, diverse flora and fauna creating it a heaven for escapade travelers. India first highest peak and the world third highest peak Mt Kanchenjunga is located here at the elevation of 8586 m. The people of this state worship this mountain.
This Sikkim state has a lot to offer to the travelers' such as diverse monasteries, diverse tranquil lakes and landscapes, several snow-capped peaks, and others many interesting sites. And in the upper hilly region like Yumthang, Changu - it’s the best place for viewing the beautiful peaks and tranquil lakes. As one can also tour Darjeeling - a hill station surrounded by lush tea plantation with spectacular mountainous views. Especially one gets to view mighty Kanchenjunga from here. In this state, one must not forget to wander around the MG Marg, which is the main street here where vehicles are not allowed, and it’s very clean, where you won't find and rubbish and littering. With diverse monasteries and abundant lakes, this hilly state has become one of the vivacious and lively states.
This peaceful hilly state is filled with the different ethnic group such as Bhutia- Sikkimese, Lepcha, Hindus and even Nepalese people found there have different culture and traditions. The religion mostly here practiced is Buddhism. The state is rich in bio-diversity has a total of 227 lakes ranging from the altitude of 200 m to 8000m. As the best time to travel this beautiful hilly state Sikkim will be in the month of March to June and from September to December, but if you can adjust it’s better to visit during the summer as the climate would be favorable to travel around.
We the Accent Himalaya with so many years of experience in the field of tourism sectors has now started operating tour in this outstanding Sikkim state, where we have arranged different packages such as private departures tour, group tour, individual tour, and customized tour. You can browse our website and choose the best tour that suits you and your vacation schedule. So if you have any inquiry relating to any Sikkim tour feel free to email us.