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5 Amazing Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sikkim

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-10-19

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Sikkim is one of the most beautiful states of northeast India and a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds. Sikkim’s adventurous mountain trails, virgin forests, tea gardens, hidden waterfalls, and lush hill slopes are perfect places to spend some quality time with your partner. If you want to feel the magic of this place, check out the numerous Sikkim honeymoon packages online. The packages ensure unparalleled romantic experiences within different budgets. Here’s a look at a few unique things you probably didn't know about Sikkim.

  1. Dazzling waterfalls

Sikkim has a number of breathtaking waterfalls found in some beautiful locations. Varying in height and falling into deep gorges or lakes, each one is spectacular. Kanchenjunga Falls, Banjhakri Falls, Bakthang Falls, Naga Falls, and Kali Khola Falls are some worth visiting. 

  1. Virgin forests

Sikkim is home to rich flora and fauna with luxurious forests abounding in all parts of the state. Trees like sals and figs can be found at the lower elevations of the forest area while there is an abundance of chir, pine, oaks, and maple trees. at higher altitudes. There are many forest trails you can take for a surreal experience.

  1. Tibetan influence 

With Tibet and Sikkim sharing a border, Tibetan influence is pretty evident in Sikkim and can be found in its food and architecture among other things. Market places are full of Tibetan artifacts and traditional decor such as carpets, furniture, and other trinkets. Take out sufficient time to visit Sikkim’s markets to pick up unique souvenirs.

  1. Buddhist Gompas

There are more than 200 gompas in Sikkim belonging to different Buddhist sects. Dubdi Monastery is the oldest Buddhist monastery of the Nyingma sect in Sikkim dating back to the 16th century. Rumtek monastery, Lingdum monastery, Kartok monastery, and Enchey monastery are a few popular monasteries.

  1. Biodiversity hotspot

Tucked away in the Himalayas, Sikkim is an incredible destination filled with wonders of Mother Earth. The land is known for different species of orchids, medicinal plants, rhododendron flowers, alpine meadows, and glaciers with rich biodiversity.

Whether you are a shopaholic, lover of nature, or interested in history, Sikkim has something special for everyone. So, opt for the right Sikkim honeymoon package and get enchanted with the mesmerising beauty of Sikkim.




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