Sikkim, one of the seven Northeastern states of India, is a land of tremendous beauty and culture. An abode of the mighty Himalayas, it stuns you with its imposing peaks, cascading waterfalls, sn (Read More)ow-clad terrain, dense forests and countless cultural sites. Sikkim is undoubtedly an excellent choice for a honeymoon destination, one that you can explore with your partner through one of Holidify’s multitude of Sikkim honeymoon packages.
It would be wonderful to explore Sikkim’s different destinations to get a real taste of the state. Gangtok, Pelling, Lachen, Chopta Valley and Borong are some splendid options. Moreover, Sikkim’s special is that it provides excellent views of the snow-clad Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-largest mountain. Catching a glimpse of this majestic peak would surely be a moment to remember forever, especially when shared with your partner.
Named after the great mountain, the Kanchenjunga National Park is another attraction to visit where you can discover species like the Maple, Willow, snow leopard, sloth bear and Himalayan tahr. It extends into Nepal and is also home to magnificent glaciers and trekking trails. Gangtok, the capital city, is home to picturesque sites like the glacial Tsomgo Lake that is breathtaking and considered holy.
No trip to Sikkim can be complete without visiting monasteries, and Gangtok has several, including the Rumtek Monastery and Ranka Monastery. Something you would love to do with your partner is walk around the charming Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary or perhaps watch the bewitching Seven Sister Waterfalls! Open only four days a week, the Nathula Pass holds significant appeal, luring you in with its rugged snowy terrain and biodiversity.
Pelling is perhaps Sikkim’s second most-visited tourist destination, and rightly so! It is known for the Old Rabdentse Palace ruins perched atop a hillock, gorgeous monasteries like the Sangachoeling and Pemayangtse Monastery and the serene Rimbi River above lies the Rimbi Waterfall. Borong is a petit village in South Sikkim that boasts remarkable views of the Himalayas, stunning sunrises and verdure!
Nothing says romantic like a stroll through a scenic valley; Chopta Valley is a lush green and relatively untouched region ideal for a relaxing day. Called the “Valley of Flowers", thanks to its colourful flowers, it houses various rare species of flora and fauna. If you are an adventurous couple, you would love that Sikkim offers plenty of trekking, mountaineering, paragliding, river rafting and yak riding opportunities.
When you travel to Sikkim, you must shop for local handicrafts, tea, Tibetan paintings, clothing, etc. The best time to plan a trip to Sikkim is from March to June and September to December since the weather is quite pleasant. You can spend 10 wonderful days exploring the state while staying in homestays, comfortable cottages and hotels. With Holidify’s numerous Sikkim honeymoon packages, you can be sure to share some memorable experiences with your loved one!
Sikkim is among the safest states for couples across the nation to visit. Snuggled in the northeast, it is one of the most tourist-friendly destinations offering a joyful experience. For a long time, Sikkim has been a safe house for couples or honeymooners who wish to enjoy the serenity and beauty of the valleys & mountains. The state ranks very low in crime rate, according to the national crime records bureau (NCRB).
Which is the best season to visit Sikkim?
The best season to visit Sikkim is the spring-summer season which is from March to May. During this season, the average temperature remains between 5°C to 20°C. The weather is pleasurable and ideal for hanging out & sightseeing. In the spring season, Gangtok observes blooming natural beauty that you should see. Another best time to visit Sikkim is from October to mid-December when the rainy season fades away, with the winters approaching. To witness snowfall, the months of January and February are apt for a Sikkim visit.
What can couples do in Sikkim?
On a trip to Sikkim, couples must visit Lachung, a lovely town embracing awe-inspiring natural beauty and having Lachung Zero Point & Lachung Monastery. Other than this, you can witness the spurting Bhim Nala Waterfalls and the frozen Gurudongmar Lake & Tsomgo lake, with snow-capped mountains in the background. The Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is also a must-see point of attraction. Gangtok Ropeway is another romantic thing to do. Besides, you can go shopping at the markets around, exhibiting local items and flavorful local cuisine.
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