Sikkim, a north-eastern state in India, known for its magnificent vista of Kanchenjunga, beautiful lakes, subtropical forests, and super-soak valleys, is a magnificent destination to visit with Tour Packages from Kolkata.
Exploring the state with Sikkim Tour packages from Kolkata will let you witness some of the finest pictorial sights including Ganesh Tok, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Rumtek Monastery, Lachen, Lachung, Nathula Pass, and more.
Enjoy some thrilling outdoor activities such as trekking, cable car ride, yak ride, and more while staying at the cozy home-stays and hotels in Sikkim.
Best Sikkim Tour Packages from Kolkata
|North Sikkim Tour Package with Gangtok Pelling Changu Lake||8 Nights 9 Days|
|Gangtok Pelling Tour Package||4 Nights 5 Days|
|Sikkim Package with Gangtok Tsomgo Lake Baba Mandir||5 Nights 6 Days|
|Gangtok Tsomgo Lake Baba Mandir Tour Plan||2 Nights 3 Days|
|West Sikkim Tour Package||2 Nights 3 Days|
How to Reach Sikkim from Kolkata
You can reach Sikkim by taking any of the below mentioned transportation options.
By Rail: Those who want to travel Sikkim via train from Kolkata, can take the train up to NJP, the nearest railway station of Sikkim. From the capital city of Gangtok, the distance of NJP is around 120 km. You will not face any problems getting a train to NJP as the station is well connected with all the major railway stations of Kolkata.
By Air: Those who want to travel to Sikkim by air can take a flight to Bagdogra Airport which is the nearest airport to Sikkim. The airport is in Siliguri, West Bengal. This particular airport is approximately 125 km distance away from the capital city of Gangtok.
By Road: To travel to Gangtok from Kolkata, you first require to reach Siliguri. Several buses are available at the bus stand in Siliguri. It takes not more than 4 hours to reach Gangtok from Siliguri. Rented cars or taxis are also available. The road from Siliguri to Gangtok is full of pictorial sights and breathtaking views of the mountain peaks.
Also Check: Sikkim Tour Packages from NJP
Best time to Book Sikkim Tour Packages from Kolkata
The temperature of Sikkim is mostly chilly. In some of the places, the temperature is pleasing and somewhere, the temperature even goes down to zero degrees Celsius or even lower than that. The following are the ideal seasons to visit the state.
Spring in Sikkim: The best time to visit Sikkim is during the months of March to April (Spring Season). Spring proves to be the best season because of the clear blue sky, a soothing climate, and the great view of the Himalayas. The temperature is pleasing throughout the day however, the nights are a little cold.
Winter in Sikkim: Here in Sikkim, winter starts in December and ends in February. The temperature drops significantly in winter when the average temperature measured at 4°C. All the lakes of Sikkim get frozen and also snowfall can be seen in highly elevated places like Nathula, Tsomgo Lake, Yumthang, and more.
Summer in Sikkim: May to June is the month of summer here. The average temperature you can experience in summer is around 25°C. This temperature offers a very pleasant climate. To escape the intense heat of the Sun in Kolkata, Summer can be an ideal time to visit the state with Gangtok Tour Package.
Places to Visit in Gangtok Tour Package from Kolkata
Gangtok: It is the capital city of Sikkim. The major sightseeing attractions you will see in and around Gangtok are Ganesh Tok, Banjhakri Falls, Do, Drul Chorten Stupa, Rumtek Monastery, Namygyal Institute of Tibetology, Khecheopalri Lake, MG Marg, and more.
Pelling: It is a small beautiful town in Sikkim. Tourist attractions in and around this town are Pemayangtse Monastery,
Sangachoeling Monastery, Kanchenjunga Fall, Tashiding Monastery, Kanchenjunga National Park, Changey Waterfall, and more.
Ravangla and Namchi: Ravangla and Namchi are the two nearby towns of each other. The Buddha Park of Ravangla and Namchi’s Chardham are the must-visit sites located in these towns.
Yumthang: Yumthang is the valley of flowers. The sanctuary will let you witness glittering river streams, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows, and more. The magnificent view of the enclosing snow-peaked Himalaya is truly a treat to watch.
Lachen and Lachung: Lachen is a serene town located in North Sikkim. The average elevation of this place is 2750 meters above sea level. It is one of the less trodden destinations in Sikkim known for rewarding its visitors with unmatched mountain views, serenity, and complete peace. Approx, 2 hours driving distance away, Lachung is another pictorial destination you can visit. Lachung Monastery is the major attraction of this place.
Zuluk: Visiting Zuluk is a must if you opt for Sikkim Tour Packages from Kolkata. The attractions you will get to see in and around this destination are Thambi Viewpoint, Kupup Lake, etc. Moreover, you can also visit Old Baba Mandir and Kupup Lake.
Activities to Do if Visiting from Kolkata
The following are the activities you can do after taking Sikkim Tour Packages from Kolkata. The most delighting ones are as mentioned below.
Enjoy the View of Himalaya: You will certainly fall in love with the beauty of the Himalaya while you will witness the panoramic vista of it including Kanchenjunga.
River Rafting: Enjoy one of the most thrilling outdoor activities named River Rafting. The turbulent water of river Teesta is quite ideal for this adventure sport.
Birding: The forested areas of Sikkim is full of Himalayan birds. Hence, you can explore this lush green vegetation in search of these birds. However, don’t forget to bring a binocular or a camera along with you.
Trekking: You can enjoy trekking through some of the most challenging trekking routes of Sikkim. Discover the places you have never seen before.
Boating: In Sikkim, there are many beautiful lakes situated. However, only some of them allow boating. You can enjoy boating in these lakes.
Cable Car Ride: In Gangtok, you can enjoy Cable Car Ride. While riding above the city, you will truly enjoy the aerial view of Gangtok and the entire valley with Himalayan peaks.