West Sikkim’s Most Unusual Locations for Tourist Attractions in a 5-Day Package

West Sikkim

West Sikkim’s Most Unusual Locations for Tourist Attractions in a 5-Day Package

West Sikkim
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Welcome to an extraordinary journey of discoveries and breathtaking landscapes as we embark on a 5-day tour of West Sikkim. Sikkim is becoming the most popular place for its culture and beauty across India.

 Its tourism is not only famous in India but also in our neighbouring countries as well.

Sikkim shares its boundaries with the neighbouring countries Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. West Sikkim tourist attractions are Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins, skywalk Pelling Sikkim and barsey Rhododendron.

5 Days Offbeat Tour Package for West Sikkim  

5 Days are itinerary for exploring west Sikkim along with this estimated distance between destinations.

Day 1: Arrival in Pelling 

  • Arrive at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and travel to Pelling 
  • Travel time and distance: Approximately 4 – 5 hours and around 130 kilometres.
  • Visit Pemayangtse monastery and enjoy the view from the Pelling viewpoint.
  • Overnight stay in Pelling.

Day 2: Pelling exploration 

  • Take a short hike to the Khecheopalri Lake .
  • Distance: Around 25 minutes
  • Visit the Rabdentse Ruins and the Kanchenjunga Waterfall.

Day 3: Pelling to Yuksome 

  • KiDepart from Pelling and drove to Yuksom.
  • Travel time: Approximately 2-3 hours
  • Distance: Around 40 kilometres

Visit the Dubdi Monastery and explore the town.

  • Overnight stay in Yuksom.

Day 4: Yuksom to Rinchenpong

  • Drive from Yuksom to Rinchenpong.
  • Travel time: Approximately 2-3 hours
  • Distance: Around 60 kilometres

Visit the Rinchenpong Monastery and explore the local surroundings.

  • Overnight stay in Rinchenpong.

Day 5: Rinchenpong to Ravangla and Departure

  • Depart from Rinchenpong and drive to Ravangla.
  • Travel time: Approximately 2-3 hours
  • Distance: Around 70 kilometres

Visit the Buddha Park and explore the town.

  • Depart from Ravangla to Bagdogra Airport or NJP Railway Station for your onward journey

Best Sikkim homestay 

West Sikkim is also famous for its monastic dance culture and environment, the homestay of Sikkim provides such great cultural surroundings to its tourists.

Sikkim is home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers, Sikkim has subtropical climates.

Tourist attractions include views of the Kanchenjunga Himalayas and the religion of Sikkim.

There are some famous hotels for West Sikkim Tourist Attractions

Udaan Pine Crest Hotel & spa 

Newly opened hotel in Sikkim, offering stunning valley and mountain views. Well-maintained, modern rooms with mesmerizing Kanchenjunga range vistas. Peaceful location away from the busy centre. Delicious dining, warm hospitality and helpful staff.

Summit Newa Regency & Spa 

This hotel is highly rated and exceptional hotel staff for their professionalism, courteous nature, and has excellent service. Spacious, cozy rooms are perfect for families.

Boasting a superb location and incredible mountain views. On-site restaurant with delicious food and a welcoming ambiance.

Which Season is Best for Visit West Sikkim 

As per the experience of Sikkim Tourism, the best time to visit Sikkim is either between March and May or October and mid-December. If you want to witness the blooming natural beauty, the best season to visit would be in spring, from March to May. Autumn, on the other hand, brings a clear view of the Himalayas Range. 

You need to avoid the monsoon season from July to August. Sikkim experiences heavy rainfall, making it less ideal for travel due to potential landslides and difficult road conditions. Many trekking routes and outdoor activities may be restricted during this time.

What is the climate in west Sikkim 

Summers is cool and pleasant and brings out the best panoramas in West Sikkim. Temperature ranges from 10°-28° C, and the snow from the winter starts to melt giving way to greener sceneries, which is ideal for all sorts of outdoor activities. These things are the best for West Sikkim Tourist attractions.

The Famous Food of Sikkim 

Well, you have heard about the Sikkim attractions with its views of mountains and Himalayas as well as for its culture too but Sikkim is also famous for its diverse variety. 

Momos, thukpa, phagshapa and daal bhat are the quite delicious foods of west Sikkim. 

West Sikkim’s food is rich in nutrients and vegetables and they are the traditional local foods of Sikkim. This single meal is enough to fill you and satisfy your craving for a home-like meal after going to Sikkim’s famous street food.

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