Best Time to Visit

Nestled in the eastern Himalayas, Sikkim is a picturesque state known for its pristine landscapes, vibrant monasteries, and diverse culture. To enjoy its beauty to the fullest, it’s crucial to choose the right time to visit. From lush valleys to snow-capped peaks, every season offers something different.

Tips for Travelling in Sikkim

Permits: Obtain necessary permits for restricted areas like North Sikkim and Nathula Pass.

Clothing: Pack layers for varying temperatures and consider waterproof gear, especially during monsoons.

Local Etiquette: Respect local customs and traditions, particularly when visiting monasteries and religious sites.

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    Can I visit Sikkim during the monsoon season?

    While some areas may experience heavy rainfall, Sikkim’s lush landscapes are stunning during the monsoon season.

    Are there trekking opportunities in Sikkim during winter?

    Sikkim offers winter trekking opportunities, including the Goechala trek for adventure enthusiasts.

    Which festivals are celebrated in Sikkim during autumn?

    Dashain and Tihar are vibrant autumn festivals celebrated with cultural performances, rituals, and feasts.