When they said that “good things come in small packages” they weren’t lying. Sikkim is the second smallest state of India but is one of the most scenic destinations in the country. Settled comfortably in the lap of the great Himalayas, Sikkim is bordered by Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet, and nature has been extra kind in her bounty. Sikkim stands out for its unparalleled natural beauty: bewitching and dramatic landscapes, majestic snow-clad mountains, dazzling waterfalls, beautiful green hills, and rivers in hues of green. The people of Sikkim are another reason why people like coming back again and again. They are kind, jovial, and are known for their warm hospitality, which is best experienced at the rural homestays of Sikkim.
From witnessing exotic wildlife and flowering valleys to riding yaks around glacial lakes and biking on high mountain passes, find out the best time to visit Sikkim for an unforgettable holiday
3 Ideal Seasons to Visit Sikkim
(1) Spring/Summer (March-May)
Summer in Sikkim is not at all blazing like many other parts of the country. Its proximity to the Himalayas keeps the weather quite pleasant, and the temperature in peak summer reaches only up to 280 Celsius max. Sometimes the temperature can fall low even in summers, so it is advised to carry a pair of warm clothes too.
During summer, the hills and valleys of Sikkim come alive with colourful flora and rivers and waterfalls gush with melted glacial snow. Yumthang Valley, also known as the Valley of Flowers, looks spectacular during summer with pretty primulas, rhododendrons, and magnolias carpeting the valley floor. A flower exhibition is organized by the Sikkim Government every year during the month of May Read more