Sikkim is a northeastern state, which borders Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. It’s also home to the tallest peak in India – Kanchenjunga. This state is well-known for its extensive snowy mountain ranges, alpine meadows, tea plantations, high-altitude lakes, magnificent monasteries, and waterfalls.
The ideal time to visit Sikkim is in the summer between March to July. The cold climate in the mountains is a perfect getaway from the heat and mundane life on the plains. One can visit the state in the winters too, however during that time the temperatures drop to freezing and it experiences heavy snowfall.
Sikkim inhabits various ethnic cultures such as the Nepalis, Bhutia (Tibetans), and the Lepcha (original inhabitants). As a state with blended traditional and cultural customs, one can witness the traditional dance performed with masks and Monastic dances. The place is also famous for its Handloom weavings, wooden mask making, and wood carvings.
When in Sikkim, you can enjoy attractions such as – views of the Kanchenjunga, Baba Mandir, Nathula Pass, Changu Lake, Pemayangtse Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Rabdentse Ruins, etc.