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Bakthang Waterfall(Sikkim)

Sikkim is one of the most sought-after destinations for vacationers because of its mountains, valleys, rolling hills, cool meadows, and rejuvenating natural surroundings. There are various sights in Sikking, ranging from the tallest lake of Gurudongmar to the most well-known Nathu La Pass, that will undoubtedly make your summer vacation joyous and memorable. Sikkim is a wonderful place to escape the summer heat while yet feeling just like heaven in the winter.

Let’s see different places which we can explore:

 Do-Drul Chorten(Sikkim)

The place to connect one’s inner- self,  build in  1945 under the reign of Truslshi Rimpoche. It is the largest stupa in Sikkim, which holds high prominence in religious sites all over Sikkim. It is regarded as one of Gangtok’s finest monasteries. This location was once said to be haunted by bad spirits. Later, a revered and outstanding Guru Rinpoche blessed the location and purified it of all evil. It includes 108 prayer wheels in total, each with Tibetan mantras written on them. Over 700 monks can live there thanks to the complex’s size.


The place to have a lot of photos even if you want because millions of Bhudist flags would be swinging in all over the place in slow-mo! Khecheopalri,(located in Pennling in Sikkim) a well-known sacred lake associated with Guru Padmasambhava, is situated approximately 147 kilometers from Gangtok. Khecheopalri, formerly known as the Kha-Chot-Palri, is located in West Sikkim and is one of the greatest spots to visit in Sikkim in April. It is essential to visit this natural lake that resembles a crater and is surrounded by hills. It is a stunning pilgrimage site as well as a well-known tourist destination.

Nathula Pass(Sikkim)

A little distance east of Gangtok is Nathula Pass, which offers a nice break from the rush of city life. This is one destination where you can see snow, every time no matter what time of year you visit. If you really weren’t to enjoy an alluring view of the lake, hail a cab and travel down the road toward the pass. So it is one of the best places to visit in Sikkim. A popular tourist destination in Sikkim is Nathula Pass, often known as Nathu La. With a height of 14,450 feet, the Nathula Pass is one of Sikkim’s most well-known locations and popular tourist destinations. It was once a part of the ancient Silk Road. Nathula Pass is one of India’s most terrifying highways.

Bakthang Waterfall(Sikkim)

Bakthang Waterfall(Sikkim)

hours visiting this waterfall are all days from 7 am to 6 pm. It is located 13 km from Gangtok .bakthang Waterfall is not particularly towering up top. However, what makes it so stunning is the wide horizontal flow. This waterfall is the ideal pit stop whether you’re driving alone or with the family because it is fed by the Ratey Chu (river), which rises to an astounding 12,500 feet in elevation. The place is best for letting go of all your worries and relax. There are women who provide traditional attire at nominal fees.

Tsomgo Lake(Sikkim)

this place is 38 km from Gangtok, The lake remains frozen throughout the winter but this place is full of a mystical charm and allure during the summer. This time of year, the lake’s turquoise waters mirror the breathtaking vistas of the neighboring peaks and the clear sky above. It is one of the highest lakes in India and is located at a height of 12,400 feet. You will require a permit from the government to travel here. To enjoy the alluring view go early in the morning.


It is the attraction for snowfall in its snow season. Despite being one of Sikkim’s most popular tourist destinations, this village still exudes a seductive charm that is hard to match. Its captivating elevation of 8,610 feet makes it a famous Sikkim snow destination, but its untamed and surreal beauty also makes it one of the state’s most scenic and endearing tourist destinations. The Lachung Chu River and the Lachung Gompa are also prominent features of this charming alpine town.


The enormous golden Buddha at Ravangla is one of Sikkim’s most breathtaking sights. this beautiful town is between Pelling and Gangtok, this town hill also knows for some of its best trekking peaks. On a typical visit to Ravangla, you can spot dark-throated thrush, verditre flycatchers, blue whistling thrush, babblers, cuckoos, and several other rare and endangered birds. Don’t forget to carry an umbrella because the weather over there is very unpredictable. Ravangla is an attraction for its temples, monasteries, beautiful tea gardens, diverse flora and wildlife, tourist attractions, ethnic cultures, snowy mountains, flowing waterfalls, and extreme sports.


Zuluk, which reaches a dizzying height of 10,000 feet, it is one of Sikkim’s unpopular tourist attractions. This charming Sikkimese community takes pride in being a historic location to enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. It sits along the historic “Silk Route.” Be careful of the zigzagging roads when traveling to Zuluk by car. we advise you to employ a local driver if you are uncomfortable operating a vehicle on such roads. Zuluk doesn’t have any hotels. The only lodging option in the village is homestays. The thambi viewpoint gives an alluring view of the mountain which will be reaming like wallpaper all over your mind.

Yumthang Valley(Sikkim)

When the monsoons arrive, the entire valley blooms to its fullest potential and exhibits the most beautiful natural colors. Some of the species that are most frequently found in Yumthang are primrose, cobra lilies, louseworts, and cinquefoils. It is stated that everybody who enters this iconic valley is frequently favorably affected by its perilous hues and seductive beauty. A trip to Yumthang Valleys is undoubtedly colorful! This picturesque valley, which is 3,500 meters above sea level, is home to a number of rare, exotic, and wildflowers.

I hope you had a great time exploring with me then let’s go and make some picturesque memories of our life and stay tuned for more exploring with us.


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