Sikkim is surrounded by snow-peaks of the Himalayas of North to South. That’s why the weather here is always pleasant and cool. To get relief from the horrific heat in the small and metro cities, domestic tourists can especially travel to various places of Sikkim.
After March and April, it was called Off Season on May, June, July and August. But, these days, Sikkim Gangtok is a very good option to get relief from the summer heat.
If we talk about the beautiful destination to get relief from this hot summer season in India, then the first name comes from Sikkim. With the delightful view of Mt Kanchenjunga (the third highest peak in the world), it is also known as the Switzerland of the East India. This little state is very special for tourists. This Summer Vacation, you can plan a Sikkim Gangtok tour with your friends and family at very low cost with GangtokHolidays.
Of course, Sikkim is a beautiful state which is full of natural splendor. Sikkim is a little larger than Goa and Delhi but also the least populous state in India. In Sikkim, all five seasons of summer, spring, monsoon, autumn and winter can be enjoyed, however, the ideal time of travel for Sikkim is during summers and before the onset of winter.
Some of the attractions to get instant relief from Summer of Sikkim are:
Nathu La Pass
The Nathu La Pass is on the Chinese border. It will take about three hours to reach there by taxi from Gangtok. As soon as you reach the top, you get the Chinese soldiers looking at you. Apart from this, Nathu La, one of the world’s highest mountain roads. It is a hilly trail in the Himalayan peaks which connects Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
Chengu lake, which is also known as Lake Tsomgo, also captured the imagination of the beholder. It is at an altitude of 3,753 meters. It is a glacier lake and frozen to May month. You can ride Yak around the hills. It’s look like a white blanket that surrounds tourists. You will make sure to get hot pipes, tea, the only way that you can heat up within yourself.
Palin is quite viewable as it is the nearest town of Mount Kanchenjunga. From here, you can see the breathtaking view of this magnificent mountain Sunrise. On top of a hill, you will surely visit the Dubdi Monastery or Yuksom Monastery. It is one of the oldest monasteries in the world. You can also stroll along the famous and mystic Lake Khecheopalri. It is considered as a sacred lake by the Buddhists.
Tourists can head to Pelling from Siliguri, which is connected to all the traffic routes. Regular buses, taxi and rail are runs to New Jalpaiguri near Siliguri and then proceed to the road for Sikkim tours. If you want to come from the airplane, then the closest airport near Bagdogra in Siliguri. Flights connect from Kolkata airport, which is connected to every corner of the country and abroad.
If you are on long vacations, then do visit Darjeeling tour, which is just 3 hours from Sikkim by taxi.