A small hill state Sikkim located in North- Eastern part of India is a heaven with snow clad mountains, lush woods,pristine waterfalls, cold lakes, holy caves, medicinal hotsprings, loitering rivers and gentle streams. The third highest
mountain 'Mt. Kanchenjunga' in Sikkim is treated like a guardian for this hill state. Every vacationer either adventure enthusiasts or just leisure vacationers seeking some rest from daily life, Sikkim has in it for everyone.
Gangtok, capital of Sikkim is a major tourist spot of this state with a number of attractions. Hanuman Tok Temple is very famous temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. You can see the fascinating Kanchenjunga Mountains from here. Located some 20 km away from Gangtok is Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary home to animals like Himalayan Black Bear, Civet Cat Binturong, Red Panda and Bear-Cat etc. Tsomgo lake is situated near Sino-India border. An ancient Shiv Temple is on the banks of this lake. You can visit this lake only in summer because it gets freezed in the winters.
Sikkim is like a practice ground for trekking with its vast mountain ranges. After a successful trekking, one could see the entire Kanchenjunga. Adventure geeks can also try their hands in games like river rafting, angling, bird watching, mountain biking, rock climbing and enjoy the mountain-flights. One thing which is important is that all foreigners are required
to obtain Inner Line Permit to visit Sikkim. Sikkim is a holiday destination for all seasons.
Sikkim is a state which is located in East India and shares its border with Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. West Bengal is the only Indian state that shares its border. This is the state which lies below the third-loftiest peak in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga. The capital of the state is Gangtok and this state is said to be a Himalayan wonderland which has the beauty of paradise instilled in it.Many tourist attractions like Changu Lake, Yumthang Valley, Rumtek Monastery etc are present in Sikkim. If in addition to the natural beauty, one wants to have a taste of adventure, then mountaineering, trekking and river rafting are some great options that can be explored in Sikkim. Tourists can also visit the Research Institute of Tibetology at Gangtok, Tsangu Lake, Dear Park and the 200-year-old Enchey Monastery.