Sikkim in Winter

Best Time to Visit Sikkim in Winter

Sikkim is one of the most iconic states in India. With immense natural beauty spread all over the region, gracious snow-capped mountains, alluring deep- down valleys, soothing monasteries and much more. It would be a lifetime great experience in Sikkim. Usually, Sikkim is a place for every season and for everyone, but it is very crucial to choose the correct time to visit there, according to climate, you could bear or the place you eager to see. Winter, I suggest would be a wonderful time to perceive the ubiquitous white beauty of snow. So, here are few places you could cherish in Sikkim in winters.

  • Yuksom

It holds a very specific space in the history of Sikkim. Yuksom is old town situated in west part of the state, gifted with iconic beauty of creep hills. Also, it is a perfect model for the trekking lovers. Away from the busted sounds of the city, it would be quite soothing and relaxing to your mind. There are fewer places which are major tourist spot like historic ‘Norbugang Park’, ‘Khangchendzonga National Park’. Moreover, you can witness historic monastery the ‘Dubdi Gompa’ which is the oldest one in Sikkim.

Yuksom Trek

  • Tsogmo Lake

Undoubtedly, it is the most popular tourist spot in Sikkim. Whether it is summer or winter, you would find hundreds of tourists’ every time. In winter, Tsogmo Lake get frozen which is terrific sight to witness. It is also very adventurous to reach the lake from the capital city Gangtok; the 38 km road is full of sharp turns, snaky road and strident mountains. You can enjoy blooms of Primulas, Blue and Yellow Poppies flowers.

  • Nathula Pass

This pass is approx 4000m above sea level, which is located in Himalaya region, connects India and Tibet. Due to its height, it may be unsuitable for many as you could face breathing problems; otherwise it is surely a wondrous place. There are several things you can witness here, first of all India-China border, where you can see Chinese troops alongside border. Also, there is beautiful war memorial and exhibition centre of Indian Army.

  • Gangtok

Your Sikkim tour Package would be incomplete and incapable, if you not witness the astonishing Capital of Sikkim, Gangtok. Bestowed with natural beauty, it has many other hotspots in its kitty to mesmerize tourists. This place is known for its hospitality and awestruck view. You should grab the opportunity to witness few places like Jhakri Falls and Kyongnosla Water Falls. Also, you can cherish view of Mt. Kanchenjunga from here. Sports lover would terribly like the place and enjoy Paragliding in the valleys and yak ride.

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