Sikkim - Small And Beautiful
Sikkim is situated in the eastern Himalayas. Spread below the
Mount Khanchendzonga (8534 mts), the third highest mountain in
the world, and revered by the Sikkimese as their protective
deity. With an area of 7,300 sq kms and measuring approx. 114
kms from the north to south and 64 kms from east to west, the
elevation ranges from 300 mts to over 8540 mts above sea level.
The Lepcha, Bhutia and the Sherpa are the major ethnic groups
inhabiting the state. Sikkim became a protectorate of India in
1950 and a state in 1975. Capital city is Gangtok. Based on
Gangtok you can visit every places of Sikkim.
Amidst the grandeur of the mountain peaks, lush
flowing rivers, hills, Sikkim offers her visitors a rare and
singular experience. Within a matter of hours one can move from
the sub tropical heat of the lower valleys to the cold of the
rugged mountain slopes that reach up to the area of perpetual
snow. Undoubtedly modern times have wound their way into this
picturesque town, but the gently swaying and elegant costumes of
the Sikkimese people, their smiling faces, the unhurried pace of
their life-style and the towering beauty of Kanchenjunga .....
all cast a magic spell on this delightful location in the
foothills of the grand Himalayas.
Gangtok, the capital city, serves as a perfect base for
exploring Sikkim. You can visit all north Sikkim based on
Gangtok. Endowed with a wealth of exquisite beauty and
magical mystery, with a host of walkways and delightful sights
which make it all the more irresistible. Gangtok offers the
tourist all modern amenities for comfort and pleasure. There are
a number of luxury as well as moderately priced hotels. We
conduct North Sikkim package tour, South Sikkim package
tours, east Sikkim package tours and south Sikkim package tours.
We also undertake all hotel bookings in Gangtok and around
economy/budget/heritage hotel bookings, car rental/hire through
the entire north east Himalayas.
The state Sikkim is divided into 4 districts.
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