Sikkim

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  • In North-eastern India Sikkim is a state which is surrounded by places like Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet which are also the abode of mighty Himalayan range.  In Sikkim part of Himalayas cover up the area and one if the highest mountain range, Kangchenjunga with a height of 8586m is in situated in this range of Himalayas. Sikkim is a place of glaciers and thousands of varieties of wildflowers and alpine meadows. At hilltop there are lot of Buddhist monasteries which were build much early than 1700s.

  • In Sikkim different culture of different people resides here. Due to Government services and businesses lot of people from different cities have come and settled here and thus the place is full of people with mixed culture. Due to frequent construction of roads and bridges in mountains there is need of labourers who usually come and settle here from plain lands, Nepal and other adjacent places. So there is a mix of art and culture. Sikkim cuisine has some touch of the taste Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India. Rice is their staple food. Meat and Milk also forms an important part of their diet. Fermented food and other kind of beverages are very important items consumed by them. People of Sikkim speak many kinds of language. They mainly prefer their local dialect. Buddhism and Hinduism are the two main religions in Sikkim. The State is rich in handicraft and cottage industry.

    • Nathula Pass – This place has historical and economic Importance. One can visit the Indo-China border form here. The area is called the Land of Yetis.
    • Gurudongmar Lake – It is the highest lake in the world at a height of 17800 ft. A scared place for both Hindus and Buddhists.  In winter it remains frozen.
    • Rumtek Monastery – The Monastery is above 6000ft above sea level.
    • Yume Samdong (Zero Point) – This the zero point in Sikkim. It is about 14500 ft and one has to drive 2 hours from Peling to experience the bitter cold.
  • One should visit the Buddhist monasteries and the Hindu temples and the Nature Parks surrounded with mountains and animals.

    • Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary -It is in Lachung and not a very long road but the road is covered with beautiful rhododendron trees and other wild flowers which make the place very majestic.
    • Mt. Katao – Far away from center Sikkim at an altitude of 15000ft is surrounded by snow capped mountains.
    • Hanuman Tonk – Hanuman Temple maintained by Indian Army in Gangtok.
    • Ranka Monastery - In LIngdum in Gangtok the monastery is situated. The monastery is colourfuland has a marvelous architecture.

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