India - Sikkim (Chapter)
This is the Sikkim chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
Hailed as one of the world’s last utopias, Sikkim is among the loveliest destinations in India. And what variety in such a small state: rhododendron-clad mountain valleys; atmospheric Buddhist monasteries; monumental religious statues; and friendly urban centres in the east.
- be enthralled by a colourful chaam (masked dance) ceremony at Rumtek Gompa
- wander among prayer flags and ancient chortens (stupas) within the magical Tashiding Gompa
- enjoy a roller-coaster journey over mountain ridges and through abysslike valleys on a road trip to Yumthang Valley
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: East Sikkim, Gangtok & around, Towards Tibet, North Sikkim, Gangtok to Singhik, Beyond Singhik, South Sikkim, Namchi, Ravangla (Rabongla) & around, West Sikkim, Geyzing & Tikjuk, Pelling & around and the Monastery Loop.
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