Every person looks for a serene place to sever all the ties from the hustle of daily life for a while. During summers, our busy life drains our energy and we almost reach the saturation level and the need for vacation grab us more then ever. During such a moment the perfect line would be ‘lets to Sikkim’ rather than saying ‘lets go for Vacation’. Lined by mountains of great heights and covered by sprawling green valleys at the foot of the mountains, Sikkim is an extraordinary place to enjoy your vacation. A look at Sikkim shows that Mother Nature has blesses the state with all its beauty. Sending a vacation amidst the splendid natural bounty will surely be a grand experience.
The city of Gangtok is a much celebrated tourist destination for Indian as well as foreign tourists. The magnificent natural settings of Gangtok are the prime reason why tourists gather at this place very often. Centers for Buddhist heritage in Gangtok is worth seeing as you can visit the Institute of Tibetology, Pemayengtse , Enchey Monastery, and marvelous Rumtek Monastery. The famous Deer Park is also set within Gangtok, which is homage to Bodhisattva. Famous for variety of orchids, Gangtok also flaunts Orchid Sanctuary that houses more than 250 kinds of orchids.
With abundant lush vegetation, Sikkim happens to be the haven for trekkers and adventure lovers. Kanchenjunga National Park perched at a great height restores its original beauty even today and offers soul-gripping views of nature. Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary is just 15 kms away from Gangtok and is a home fro plenty of wild animals. Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary and Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary can be easily reached from Gangtok and are adobe for endangered species like Himalayan Black Bucks, musk deer and red pandas.
When mountains form the chief terrain of Sikkim then trekking in Sikkim is certainly going to be an enjoying journey. With the world third largest mountain peak Kanchenjunga within the frontiers, Sikkim offers Yuskom is a major trekking pint in Sikkim that takes you through the thick Alpine forests passing by striking Buddhist monasteries on the way. Camping and mountain biking are popular sport in Sikkim that calls throngs of adventure freaks.