10 best things about visiting Sikkim for a holiday

Author: Tanuja Rai
Date: 2022-01-05

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Thinking of visiting Sikkim for a holiday? Here’s a list of the 10 best things about Sikkim that must have convinced you in the first place; so stop contemplating and book a ticket now.

(1) Snowfall

Sikkim gets snowfall in the winter months, and it looks absolutely stunning.  The best places to witness it are North Sikkim and some parts of the East and West districts. However, you can witness the snow-covered Himalayan mountains, especially Mt. Khangchendzonga, throughout the year.

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(2) Beautiful climate

Apart from the monsoon season (mid-July to mid-September), Sikkim enjoys a chilly but pleasant climate; the average temperature hovering around 180 C. In winter, it ranges from 40C to 100 C and drops down to 00C or lower at higher altitudes. 

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(3) Gorgeous landscapes

You can find verdant hills, plateaus, flowering valleys, glacial lakes, snow-covered mountains, hot springs, forests, rivers, streams, and much more to ogle at.

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