"I found my heart upon a mountain I did not know I could climb, and I wonder how many other pieces of myself are secreted away in places I judge I cannot go." - Laurel Bleadon Maffei
Sikkim,flanked by Nepal toward the west, Tibet toward the north and east, and Bhutan toward the east is one of the most beautiful places in India. It is the least populous and the second-smallest state of India.
One can enjoy the ropeway to view the beauty of this beautiful city from above.Gangtok also draws in visitors because of its rich Buddhist legacy.
|Locals playing Holi at MG Road|
The major tourist spots of Sikkim are Changu Lake, Nathula Pass, Yum Thang Valley and Gurudongmar Lake. A large number of streams that sped over the territory of Sikkim offer ascend to numerous stunning river valleys. The water that goes through a large portion of these streams are by and large acquired by the snow that crowns the awesome mountains.
Changu lake is a lake located at a height of 12,000 feet along the Gangtok NathuLa expressway. During most of the time in the year, it stays frozen. The breathtaking excellence of the lake is enhanced by a temple of Lord Shiva close it.
Another beautiful lake of Sikkim is the Gurudongmar Lake. Gurudongmar Lake is one of the most astounding lakes on the planet. The lake is situated at an elevation of approximately 17,800 ft. It is a lake which is viewed as hallowed by the Sikhs and Buddhists. The gigantic lake extends level and smooth in the distance to the edge of the blue sky.
The lake stays frozen during winter. Gurudongmar lake can reached by road from Lachen which is a small town in North Sikkim. It is roughly 190 kilometers far and takes about six hours to reach from Gangtok. Another small beautiful town in North Sikkim is Lachung which is at an elevation of around 9,600 feet. The town is approximately 125 kilometers away from Gangtok. Usually, people hault overnight in Lachen or Lachung for their trip towards Gurudongmar Lake.