4 Iconic Destinations To Visit On Your East Sikkim Holiday

4 Iconic Destinations To Visit On Your East Sikkim Holiday


Sikkim is one of the best adventurous sites on earth for many reasons. The northeast Indian state of Sikkim boasts picturesque lakes, valleys, Himalayan vistas, and waterfalls, praised by tourists worldwide. The iconic Silk Route falls in East Sikkim and East Sikkim is where the Capital of Sikkim Gangtok snuggly lies at an elevation of 1650 m.

East Sikkim honeymoon packages cover incredible sightseeing locations, hotel booking, transport, three meals, outdoor activities, etc. This blog exclusively deals with tourist attractions nestled in East Sikkim or Gangtok District. Regarded as the Land of Monasteries, Gangtok features a wide number of sacred sites and the most important one is Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre.

Here are the top 4 places shortlisted for your East Sikkim sightseeing exploration:

1. Tashi Viewpoint

Tashi Viewpoint is one of the major local sightseeing options in Gangtok, which picturesquely sits at a height of 6100 feet. Tashi View Point is dotted with scenic and extensive views of Gangtok and Himalayan peaks, such as Mt Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu.

You need to travel for about 7 km from Gangtok to reach Tashi Viewpoint. Famous Phodong Monastery and Labrang Monastery are seeable from Tashi Viewpoint. To enhance your bag of moments and memories, wear cultural Sikkimese dresses and take photos at Tashi Viewpoint.

2. Gangtok

The capital of the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim was established as a Buddhist Pilgrimage site in the 1840s, imprinted with a panoramic view of Mount Kanchenjunga. Gangtok lies at a height of 1650 m, is located in East Sikkim, and is the most visited tourist attraction in East Sikkim.

Besides natural ardour, Gangtok is where lies a wide range of sacred places, such as Rumtek Monastery, Ranka Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Shiv Mandir, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok. Overall, Gangtok is one of the best Sikkim honeymoon places to visit.

3. Tsomgo Lake

Tsomgo Lake is one of the star attractions in East Sikkim or Gangtok District with a surface elevation of 3753 m. his glacial lake is incredibly mind-stirring, settled at a distance of 40 km from Gangtok. Customize your East Sikkim honeymoon packages atbudget-friendly rates.

Tsomgo Lake is a sacred lake, which appears in different colors as the seasons change. This glacial lake is also known as Tsongmo Lake and Changu Lake. On the periphery of the lake, during the middle of May month, bloom Rhododendrons, which doubles the aura of the terrain.

4. Nathula Pass

One of the most adventurous locations in Sikkim is Nathula Pass, an extremely high-altitude mountain pass on the Dongkya Range between India and China’s Yadong County in Tibet. The winding roads of East Sikkim following Nathual Pass are dominated by snow-laden landscapes.

Nathula Pass involves a height of 4310 m, where heavy snowfall during winter (the temperature drops to -25 degree Celsius) is common. A special permit (Inner Line Permit) is a must to enter this region because of Nathula Pass’ proximity to the international border. Get your Sikkim honeymoon package with flight at cost-effective prices.

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