Enveloped by the Himalayas, Sikkim, the ‘Land of Mystique’ is one of the most peaceful destinations of India. The picturesque landscape and scenery of Sikkim will captivate your traveller soul.
Fact about Sikkim: It is the least populous state in India.
But did you know about the famous ‘Drupka Teshi Festival’? It is celebrated on the 4th day of the sixth Tibetan month to celebrate the preaching of the “Four Noble Truth” by Lord Buddha.
Meaning of ‘Four Noble Truth’:
> Dukka, the truth of suffering
> Samudaya, the truth of the cause of suffering
> Nirhodha, the truth of the end of suffering
> Magga, the truth of the path that frees us from suffering
Location: Muguthang, Sikkim
Planning a trip to Sikkim?
Highlight of the festival:
> Delicious cuisine of Sikkim
> Yak Race
Mind-Blowing fact: Sikkim is home to over 552 different species of birds and about 690 species of butterflies. How cool! Isn’t it?
Top 5 Attractions: Tsomgo Lake, Yuksom, Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley.
Things to do: Visit the Goecha La Trek, ride the cable car, enjoy bungee jumping or take a Yak safari ride.
How to reach:
By flight: The nearest airport is at Bagdogra, West Bengal, 124 km away from Sikkim. One can hire a shared taxi or a private vehicle for Sikkim.
By bus: There are also frequent private and public bus services which connect Sikkim with several other neighbouring towns and cities.
By train: The nearest railway station for Sikkim is in Siliguri (145 km).
So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets to Sikkim right now! I’ve already packed my bags. #OkBye