Tour to India
Religion: Hinduism (68.36%), Buddhism (27.20%), Others (4.44%)
Annual Rainfall: 82 - 500 mm
Languages: Lepcha, Bhutia, Hindi, Nepali, Limbu
Urbanization Ration: 9.10%
Per Capita Income: 9472 (at current prices in 1997-98)
Best Time to Visit: Mid March to June
Literacy Rate: 57%
Sikkim is famous for Kanch-Endzonga, at 8598 mtrs, which is third highest mountain in the world. Being second smallest state in India, Sikkim covers 7,096 sq kms and measures 110 kms from north to south and 64 kms from east to west. Skkim is the place of attraction and interest to the visitors for its culture, monastries and the beautiful place.
Some places of interest in Skkim are:
Phodong Monastery, Phensang Monastery, Singhik Chungthang, Lachung Yumthang, Lachen, Guru-Dongmar, LakeNamchi , Temi Tea
GardenRavangla, Menam HillBorong.
Darjeeling has some very fascinating places of interest. The Botanical Gardens that contain a representative collection of Himalayan plants, flower and orchids. The hot houses are very interesting. The Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre established in 1959 to help rehabilitate Tibetan refugees who fled from Tibet produces superb carpets, woollens, wood carvings and leather work. You could walk through the workshops and observe the work in progress. The weaving and dyeing shops and the woodcarving shop are particularly interesting and the workers, very friendly - the women have very beautiful and expressive features.
Some places of attraction in Darjeeling are
Dhoom Gompa, The MallChowrasta, Obeservatory Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway.
A city that is as old as civilization itself and nurtured with loving care in the hands of several dynasties. As history unfolds itself, we find Delhi a city of magnificent kings and princes, men of great culture, learning and refinement who created famous masterpieces like the Qutab Minar, the Diwan-e-Aam and the Pearl Mosque in the Red Fort. No wonder the city's history is synonymous with the history of India. The evidence of this can be marked distinctly as the city is flourished with tombs, forts, monuments, ramparts and ruins where sightseeing is of great pleasure.
Some places of attraction in Delhi are:
Red Fort, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Nizam-ud-din shrine, India Gate,
The Bahai Temple, ISKCON temple, Laxmi Narain Temple.
Sikkim Cultural Tour 4 to 8 days
Trek in Sikkim