Sikkim, an Indian state bordered by Nepal, Bhutan and China lies in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. This state derived its name from two alphabets ‘Su’ and ‘Him’ meaning “beautiful home”. The lush green valleys and snow covered peaks can leave the visitors mesmerized. The extravaganza of the natural beauty makes it one of the best tourist places in India. Sikkim is believed to be one of the most refreshing and energetic place that can help a person to take break from his daily schedule.
Sikkim is well-known for its astounding beauty and wildlife and thus is also regarded as a preferred honeymoon destination. This region houses a large number of wild animals and birds which are often seen relaxing in their natural habitat. A paradise for bird lovers, Sikkim houses more than 450 species of residential and migratory birds. Two of the most famous tourist places to witness variety of orchids, birds, butterflies and rhododendron include: • Dorali Orchid Sanctuary • Kyongnosia Alpine Sanctuary A visit to these sanctuaries can leave the travelers bewildered with its natural beauty.
Sikkim has always remained as a popular destination amidst religious travelers. This state houses a large number of monasteries which are designed magnificently. This hilltop is adorned by more than 200 monasteries which are regarded as a wonderful place to meditate. Some of the most famous monasteries are Rumtek, Tashiding and Pemayangtse. Various festive celebrations held all around the year further increase the beauty of these monasteries. The Buddhist dance which is held at Rumtex monastery leaves the visitors mesmerized. Artists dressed up in beautiful costumes present a marvelous dance. These monasteries also feature art work of some prominent artists which has been put up on display. Travelling to Sikkim is only possible through road as the city does not have a railway station or an airport. Sikkim government buses ply at regular interval and help the tourists to travel to this beautiful destination. Vacationers visiting Sikkim can enjoy the delicious cuisine which has increased the popularity of the region. Travelers can also indulge in various adventurous activities to enjoy the adrenaline rush in their body. So if you are thinking of visiting one of the best tourist places in India, choose a tour package to Sikkim and enjoy a stress free and amazing journey. Make sure to take your camera along on a trip to capture the real beauty of the region.