Category Archives: Sikkim

Sikkim – 9 Day Itinerary and Guide

Sikkim is a small and mountainous state in North-East India. It boasts of the 3rd tallest peak in the world – the Kanchenjunga and also India’s highest lakes. Although you cant get enough of Sikkim in 9 days, we managed to put a 9 day itinerary that we followed covering most of the state’s wonderful sights. Continue reading Sikkim – 9 Day Itinerary and Guide

Around Gangtok-A day trip filled with patriotism

Where is it?

Gangtok – the largest town and the capital of Sikkim lies along one side of a hill. Although, it enjoys a stable mild climate throughout the year, it is prone to frequent landslides during the monsoon. It is also in close proximity to the Indo-China border of Nathula Pass. Continue reading Around Gangtok-A day trip filled with patriotism

Lachung, Over the frozen mountains & beneath the shining sun

Where Is It?

Located at an elevation of more than 9000 ft above sea level, this tiny town is a visual delight. Lachung, which means “small pass”, comes under the Protected Area of North Sikkim. Apart from being a picturesque location, it is the base camp to head to Yumthang valley and Zero Point. Continue reading Lachung, Over the frozen mountains & beneath the shining sun

River Rafting in the ice cold waters of Teesta

Where is it?

Also called as white water rafting, this extreme sport can give anyone a rush of adrenaline. About an hour’s drive from the town of Gangtok, lies Bhalkhola which is the popular starting point for rafting in the glacial waters of the Teesta. Bhakola, being en-route to Bagdogra, we decided to try it on our last day in Sikkim. Continue reading River Rafting in the ice cold waters of Teesta