Nathula Pass, Gangtok, East Sikkim NathuLa, one of the highest motorable roads in the world, is a mountain pass in the Himalayan peaks that co-joins Sikkim and China. Situated on the Indo-Tibetan border 14450 ft. above sea level, NathuLa is one of the most important Himalayan passes in the country. Nathu means 'listening ears', and La means 'pass'. NathuLa is...
Mount Katao, 15000 ft, North Sikkim, Tourism Sikkim Mount Katao is quite impressive place to visit and set your spirit free from hustle bustle of urban area and make you enter into the natural beauty of the waterfall and the pleasant weather. The overwhelming view of snowy area where you can lay down to enjoy touch and feel of the...
Baba Mandir, Gangtok, Sikkim The Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple is popularly known as Baba Mandir. The Baba Mandir, Sikkim is located at an altitude of 12,123 ft above sea level. This is around 52 Km from Gangtok and is between Jelepla and Nathula pass. Baba Mandir is usually part of the itinerary when visiting Nathula Pass and Tsongmo Lake. The History behind...
Gangtok, Sikkim Gangtok Sikkim is the smallest Northeastern state of India, flanked by Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet and West Bengal on its four sides. Home to the Himalayan mountain range, Mt Kangchenjunga, the highest mountain peak of India, is located in Sikkim. Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim. Sikkim became a part of India as late as 1975. An independent monarchy before,...
Lachung North Sikkim, Tourism Sikkim Mother Nature has designed Sikkim like a crown with gems placed at different parts, making the state one of the most picturesque in the entire planet. The Northern part of Sikkim is certainly the most shining since the biggest gems are placed here. At an elevation of over 9,600 feet, Lachung is one such gem...
Yumesamdong, Zero Point, North Sikkim Sikkim’s untouched beauty; Yumesamdong, Zero Point is a valley on the Lachung River about 15 km ahead of Yumthang. It is situated at 4724 m altitude in the North East of the State, popularly known as the Zero point which means the hindmost frontier of civilization. There are no roads further, just the landscapes completely...
Gurudongmar Lake , 18000 Ft, North Sikkim, Tourism Sikkim One of the most beautiful, pristine lakes in Sikkim, Gurudongmar lake sits in close proximity to the Tibetan and Chinese border in the north. Its a Wonderful place Nested amidst the mountains at 5,183, the freezing alpine lake is amongst the major sources of the river Teesta. The lake takes its...
Gangtok , 6000 Ft ~ 7000 Ft, East Sikkim, Tourism Sikkim Gangtok is the Capital of Sikkim, before letting my viewer know about places of interest in and around Gangtok, i would like to tell you the brief history of Sikkim and what is Sikkim and Gangtok about. Sikkim (/ˈsɪkɪm/) is a state in northeastern India. It borders Tibet in...
Lachen North Sikkim Lachen is the sister town of Lachung, tucked away in the Himalayan wonders, surrounded by the Lachen Chu river and mountain ranges. Located at an altitude of 8838ft and a distance of 109 km from Gangtok, it is the starting point of treks further north into the Himalayas, and also to the nearby Gurudongmar Lake & Chopta...