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6 Jul

Discover the Magic of Sikkim: 5 Reasons to Visit

Nestled in the northeastern part of India, Sikkim is a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and adventure opportunities that attract travelers from around the globe. If you haven't yet explored this enchanting state, here are five compelling reasons why Sikkim should be on your travel bucket list: People also call Sikkim the "Land of Mystic Splendor." Spectacular LandscapesSikkim boasts some of the most stunning landscapes in the world. From the majestic Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak globally, to lush green valleys, alpine forests, and pristine lakes, every corner of Sikkim...

25 Jun

7 Must-Visit Beautiful Border Destinations in India

India's diverse topography offers a unique experience for travelers, especially in its border regions where dramatic geographical transitions can be observed. While some border areas are accessible for casual visits, others might require permits to cross into neighboring countries. Here, we explore some of the most picturesque border destinations in India: Wagah Border, Punjab (India - Pakistan) A trip to Punjab is incomplete without visiting the Wagah Border, the ceremonial boundary between India and Pakistan. Every evening, a grand retreat ceremony is conducted here, attracting hundreds of tourists. The ceremony features an...

Leh Ladakh
21 Jun

6 Stunning Mountain Towns in India for a July Getaway

As July approaches, many travelers seek destinations that offer a respite from the summer heat. Mountain towns in India, with their cool weather, lush landscapes, and serene ambiance, provide the perfect escape. Here are six picturesque mountain towns to visit in India this July: Munnar, Kerala Nestled in the Western Ghats, Munnar is famous for its sprawling tea estates, misty hills, and abundant flora and fauna. July showers transform Munnar into a verdant paradise, with tea plantations shimmering under the rain and waterfalls like Attukal and Lakkam flowing with renewed vigor. Visitors...

sikkim landslides
17 Jun

Sikkim Landslides: Over 1,200 Tourists Stranded and 9 Lives Lost

Massive sikkim landslides triggered by incessant rainfall have left over 1,200 tourists, including 15 foreigners, stranded in Sikkim's Mangan district. The rainfall, which has persisted for more than 36 hours, has caused severe disruptions and claimed nine lives, according to an official report on Friday. Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang convened an emergency meeting in Mintokgang to assess the situation and coordinate relief efforts. Principal Secretary of the Sikkim Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, C S Rao, announced that the Chief Secretary's office has initiated proceedings to airlift the stranded...

20 May

Discovering the Enigmatic Beauty of Khecheopalri Lake in Sikkim

Nestled amidst the enchanting landscapes of Sikkim lies the captivating Khecheopalri Lake, a sanctuary of serenity and spirituality. Situated in West Sikkim, approximately 147 km away from Gangtok and a mere 34 km from the bustling town of Pelling, this tranquil lake beckons travelers for an unforgettable journey. Beyond its breathtaking natural allure, Khecheopalri Lake harbors profound sacred significance. Named after the nearby village of Khecheopalri, although locally known as Sho Dzo Sho, the lake holds a revered place within the Buddhist pilgrimage circuit, alongside esteemed sites like Yuksom, Dubdi Monastery,...

6 May

Sikkim’s Sanglaphu Lake Welcomes Visitors!

Exciting news emanates from Sikkim as Sanglaphu Lake in the Mangan district opens its gates to the public for the very first time in history! Formerly inaccessible to tourists, this high-altitude lake, known locally as Sanglaphu Cho, sits majestically at an awe-inspiring altitude of 5080m (16,670ft), approximately 5 km from Yumesamdong, also known as Zero Point, near Lachung. Regarded as the "Great Lake," Sanglaphu Cho holds profound religious significance, attracting locals who seek blessings and offer prayers amidst its pristine surroundings of snow-capped peaks and unspoiled wilderness. The inauguration of the lake...

3 May

Sikkim Tourism Booms: Anticipates 1.2 Million Visitors by Year’s End

Renowned for its pristine landscapes, cultural diversity, and delightful climate, Sikkim tourism witnessed an extraordinary surge in tourist arrivals during the initial months of 2024. The Himalayan state's irresistible charm lies in its fusion of culture, climate, and scenic vistas, drawing nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and cultural explorers alike. According to statistics from the Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, Sikkim welcomed an astounding 290,401 tourists—comprising 256,537 domestic travelers and 30,864 international guests—until March 31, 2024. This remarkable increase is attributed to the rejuvenation of Sikkim's hospitality sector, which faced severe setbacks...

caving in meghalaya
2 Apr

Unveiling Northeast India – Thrilling Summer Adventures

Embark on an unforgettable summer escapade in Northeast India, where nature's marvels and thrilling adventures await. From adrenaline-pumping pursuits to serene nature retreats, the Northeast region beckons adventure enthusiasts to immerse themselves in its breathtaking landscapes. Here's a guide to the best adventure holidays in Northeast India for the summer: River Rafting in Arunachal Pradesh Experience the rush of adrenaline as you navigate the mighty Brahmaputra and Siang rivers in Arunachal Pradesh. The summer months offer the perfect conditions for thrilling river rafting adventures amidst remote gorges, dense forests, and exhilarating rapids....

pakyong airport
18 Mar

Flight Operations Set to Resume at Pakyong Airport, Sikkim, from March 31

Recent updates indicate the resumption of flight services at Sikkim's sole airport located in Pakyong. A senior official familiar with the matter mentioned that flight operations at this airport will recommence on March 31 after a hiatus of six months. Pakyong airport Director RK Grover disclosed that SpiceJet, a low-cost carrier, will operate two flights—one originating from Kolkata and the other from New Delhi. Grover further elaborated that the airline will conduct daily flights between Kolkata and Pakyong, while the New Delhi-Pakyong route will operate five days a week. These flights...

Kanchenjunga National Park
25 Nov

Exploring the Natural Wonders of Sikkim’s Kanchenjunga National Park

Nestled in the heart of Sikkim, Kanchenjunga National Park and Biosphere Reserve stand as a testament to the raw and untouched beauty of nature. UNESCO added this extraordinary locale, recognized as India's first "Mixed Heritage" site, to the World Heritage Sites list in July 2016. Dominating the landscape is Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain globally, whose transboundary spans India, Nepal, Bhutan, and China. Spiritual reverence prohibits climbing the mountain from the Indian side, but the Mount Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek offers a challenging alternative for adventure seekers. Encompassing over 1,784 sq...