Top 5 Places to Visit in Sikkim: Hello friends welcome with my new article. Today i have Top 5 Places to Visit in Sikkim and if you are planning to visit Sikkim then i highly recommend you to visit these places. These places are the most popular places of Sikkim.
Top 5 Places to Visit in Sikkim
1. Nathula Pass
Nathula pass is the border between China and India. It can rain/ snow at almost any time of the day making the temperature go as low as -1-degree Celsius. Nathula is 57 km from Gangtok and including the time taken to reach to the check post, it took around 4 hours to reach there. It is 14000 ft. above sea level. You may feel the reduction in Oxygen level, but it’s not that a problem for normal healthy people. You need to plan a day prior to get border permits. Non-Indians are not allowed to visit Nathula. Must visit if you’re in Gangtok.
2. Gurudongmar Lake
This lake is at a height of 17800 ft. and is one of the highest lake in the world. The landscape here and on the way to this place is beyond words. It requires permit to visit here and as the oxygen level is quite low it is advisable to be careful. The view is something to be experienced at least once in a lifetime. One of the best places to visit for your holiday. If you want to visit one of the highest Lake in the world, it is not going to be easy though, but it is worth the effort.
3. Tsomgo Lake
Tsomgo Lake,sometimes called Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim district of Sikkim, located about 40 kilometres from Gangtok. The lake is surrounded by steep mountains, which are covered with snow during winter. During summer the snow cover of surrounding peaks melts and become the water source for the lake. One can experience snowfall also during winter season. You must visit in winters as the lake will be frozen and more beautiful to see. There is also yak ride available near the lake.
4. Buddha Park
The Buddha Park is situated amongst the snowcapped mountains; it is full of peace and tranquility. The moment you enter the park you can feel the difference in your state of mind. This is one of the beautiful places in Sikkim which is having a statue of Lord Buddha with the background of Kanchenjunga range. The 130 ft. high statue of the Buddha engulfs your heart and mind alike. If you like quite places, you can think of staying there for a day or couple of days.
5. Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
If you go to Lachung, then visit to zero point is a must. It is a beautiful drive which culminates in a place where there are no roads any further and one is surrounded by mountains all around. It could be best place for people who are curious to see ICE else it is nothing to do with guys looking for nature, adventure or something special. If you are travelling to north Sikkim and if you are really lucky then you must visit zero point. It’s all covered with snow.
So friends pack your bags and visit these Top 5 Places to Visit in Sikkim. You will definitely love these places.