Sikkim – Best Tourist Places to Visit | How to reach there?

Sikkim – Best Tourist Places to Visit | How to reach there?

Sikkim is a second smallest state in India but got some of the beautiful places you should know. Currently, it is the cleanest state in India. If you are thinking to visit Sikkim, then you are going to really enjoy the natural beauty. It is one of my favorite place for Mountain view, as the lap of the Himalaya can stun every most.


Not just Himalaya, this cleanest state do come on a small budget with a lot of magical sights. This is the reason many people enjoy visiting and one of a popular place to visit. Make your vacation more special visiting to Sikkim, as you get a bunch of amazing tourist places here in Sikkim and that also budget efficiently.

So, here is the top destination in Sikkim that you must visit when you reach there. According to the places, I will guide you in reaching there and packages of it.

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Best Tourist Places of Sikkim and How to reach:

1. Gangtok – The Capital of Sikkim:

Believe or not but this is my one of the best destination place to visit in Sikkim. This is the capital of this small state and makes sure it is on your list. The hospitality will definitely impress you. However, it is sitting in the eastern Himalaya, Gangtok lands in a hilly place. The capital got some amazing beauty, it is clean, and silver fir trees gives you awesome feel.

gangtok the capital of sikkim

How to reach: Bagdogra Airport is around 124KM away, and for rail travel, it will be 148KM from the Jalpaiguri Rail Sation.

2. Tsomgo Lake:

For the nature beauty, do not miss this lake, like this one one of the main attraction of Sikkim. With surrounded black and white mountains the Tsomgo lake looks amazing. Despite this, you will find yak and ponies ride in this place, like this one of the biggest attraction in Sikkim.

tsomgo lake

How to Reach:  As this just 24KM away from the capital Gangtok, reaching in this place should not be a headache. You can reach there by a road trip and with maximum 1 hour would reach this destination from the capital.

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3. Nathula Pass:

Enjoy the mountain view with less budget in Sikkim and this doesn’t mean the beauty of Nathula Pass is faded. By the way, this is one of the beauty sequences of the Himalaya. This pass connects India with Tibet, and this reflects the historical war moment of Indo-China war. Despite this Indo-China border gate, yak surf, Mt. Chomolhari, Exhibition center of India Army, and much more.

nathula pass

How to reach: Nathula can be reached with all travel option. You can choose on road trip, a train trip and also air trip to Nathula Pass.

On Raod Trip: It is just 54km away from the main town, but because of  hilly geographical area, it can take 4 to  hours to reach there,

By Train Trip: from Siliguri rail station it will take 4 to 5 hours to reach Nathula pass. The distance between these is around 165KM.

By Air Trip: As you know, it won’t take much time reaching by air trip. The nearest airport is at Bagdogra, which is 189KM far away from Nathula Pass.

4. Lachen, Lachung and Yumthang Valley:

Feel the most Village flavor of Sikkim by going to this places, as these places are far from the capital and a high altitude village near to Bhutan and Tibet. Snow craft mount of here will soothe your mind, and it is worth spending time on your vacation here. Frozen lakes in Winter, Colorful blooms, latest Buddhist shrine rage of mountains are worth traveling there.

lachen valley

How to reach: From the nearest railhead you can hire a taxi/car. It is 105km away from Gangtok and will take 4 to 5 hours to reach Lachen.

5. Namchi:

Soothe your mind with the fresh aroma of natural floral. Yes, Namchi holds natural beauties to amaze your mind, and this is why it is one of the best attraction points in Sikkim.With Snowcraft mountain and its woods Valley rocks the view. Beautiful tea garden, Khangchendzonga mountain range, Rock garden, and Namchi Mahotsav in October is the main attraction of this place. It is a must visit place whenever you are in Sikkim.

tsomgo lake

How to reach: Reaching to this place should not be a headache, as it is just 80km far from the capital and it will take a maximum of 3 hours by road.

Sikkim is one of the states in India that attracts tourist for its huge amazing gems spots. Never missed out those places that I have shown you above if planning to go there. Nature lover and mountain lovers are recommended to visit there at least once. And I am sure, and you will not disappoint by the sight of Sikkim.

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1 thought on “Sikkim – Best Tourist Places to Visit | How to reach there?

  1. Sikkim is one of the most admiring places in whole India. Though not many tourists visit here as compared to other locations, by whosoever visit here is lost in its natural beauty.

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