Month: May 2018

Singalila National Park – Enjoy The Visual Treat of Rhododendrons

Singalila National Park – Enjoy The Visual Treat of Rhododendrons

Singalila ridge has two of the highest points in Darjeeling, the Sandakphu and the Phalet, which are the popular trekking trails for adventure lovers. Let us have a look at what makes Singalila National Park in Darjeeling district, West Bengal, the most happening tourist spot for the adventure seekers around the globe. Below is the …

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A Trip to Yumthang – The Valley Of Beautiful Flowers in Sikkim

A Trip to Yumthang – The Valley Of Beautiful Flowers in Sikkim

Yumthang valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in Sikkim which has been compared by travelers to being as beautiful as some of the valleys in Switzerland. Public access: yes The wild growth of beautiful flowers and the snow-covered valleys of Yumthang make it an ideal summer destination in Sikkim. Sikkim is beautiful and …

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Trip To Gurudongmar Lake, The Frozen Lake of North Sikkim

Trip To Gurudongmar Lake, The Frozen Lake of North Sikkim

At an altitude of 17000 ft, the Gurudongmar Lake is situated in between the huge mountain peaks which are often covered in snow. The Gurudongmar Lake is the second highest lake in Sikkim as well as in India. It was named after the holy Guru Padmasambhava who had stopped here on his visit to Tibet. …

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Hanuman Tok A High Altitude Hindu Temple in Sikkim

Hanuman Tok A High Altitude Hindu Temple in Sikkim

Tok generally means Temple this is a Hanuman Tok with a breathtaking view of the hills and is also a popular viewpoint. The temple is also a popular viewpoint which indeed provides the best view of the Kanchenjunga. The temple is perched on top of a hill and its altitude is 7200 ft. After reaching …

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Mystical Khecheopalri Lake – You Cannot Leave Sikkim Without Visiting

Mystical Khecheopalri Lake – You Cannot Leave Sikkim Without Visiting

The West Sikkim also holds a beautiful and sacred lake in between the dense forests whose name translates to Heaven of Padmasambhava. The West Sikkim is home to the oldest monastery in Sikkim and its wild nature is also a great site for camping and trekking activities. Besides these, the beautiful lake Khecheopalri has also …

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5 Traditional Handicrafts Crafts Of Sikkim To Buy Before You Return

5 Traditional Handicrafts Crafts Of Sikkim To Buy Before You Return

Sikkim is a colorful state which is always engulfed in harmony which radiates through the varied cultures here that co-exist. The Sikkim might be one of the smallest states but its beauty and richness in culture are vast. The Bhutias, the Nepalis, and the Lepchas are the major inhabitants or residents of Sikkim. They are …

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Rumtek Monastery The Spiritual Center In Gangtok

Rumtek Monastery The Spiritual Center In Gangtok

The Rumtek monastery is one of the largest and it belongs to the Kargyu sect of Buddhists which originated in the 12th century in Tibet. One of the most popular tourist destinations in Sikkim is the Rumtek monastery which is situated around 23 km away from Gangtok and is situated on the opposite hill. The …

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Taxi Hire in Siliguri – Customers Values Better Service

Taxi Hire in Siliguri – Customers Values Better Service

Need recommendations for taxi hire in Siliguri? Enhance your journey with taxi operators in Siliguri that provide highly organized Siliguri to Gangtok taxi at affordable prices with tour packages. Snuggled away at a distance of a hundred plus miles from the lower plains of North Bengal, Gangtok is the jewel in the crown of the Himalayan …

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The Unique Cultural and Folk Dances of Sikkim

The Unique Cultural and Folk Dances of Sikkim

Sikkim is the reservoir of various cultures that have co-existed for a long time. Each culture and tribe has their own folk dance. The major inhabitants of Sikkim are Nepali Lepchas Bhutias Each of these tribes has their own unique customs and traditions which is evident during their cultural festivals. The different folk dances of …

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