If you visit North Sikkim you will find a different world all together. What fascinates any traveler most of this hill station is the unique feel which is so different from the rest of the country. Gangtok is the capital of the state Sikkim and it has everything to flaunt their culture and beauty. Gangtok is the largest town in the state and it is lies in the high hills. Gangtok is actually a part of the great mountain Himalaya and it has got the name Gangtok as it means “hillside”. Gangtok is the combination of beautiful hill and lush greenery.
Dooars or Duars – The name is derived from “doors” as the region is the gateway to the whole of North-east India, Bhutan and the hill stations of the Darjeeling – Sikkim region. Dooars is a place where nature has kept its doors open. It is blessed with dense natural forests, lush green tea gardens, criss-crossed by river Teesta, Raidak, Torsha, Jaldhaka, Kaljani and other rivers.
Darjeeling is in the state of West Bengal, India, located right at the Himalayan foothills. Once upon a time during the British rule in India it used to be the summer resort for the elite persons in the British Raj. Till date it remains as the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” which was completed back in 1881. It's world famous for the distinctive black tea grown in the hilly plantations surrounding the slopes. At the backdrop there is Mt. Kanchenjunga, which is among the world’s highest peaks.
The 4 Nights/ 5 Days Sikkim Silk Route Package is an excellent option for those who want to experience this remote part of Sikkim completely. Adding destinations like Mankhim from where you can enjoy boating in an emerald lake or staying amidst a pine forest or taking a short trek to discover some rare species of birds at Icchey Gaon gives a very mixed and exciting experience to the whole tour.
Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges.