India - Sikkim (PDF Chapter)
This is the Sikkim chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
Hassle-free and warm-hearted, Sikkim is a state that’s all too easy to fall in love with. It is a maze of steep valleys thick with lush subtropical woodlands and rhododendron groves, rising in the north to the spectacular white-top peaks of the eastern Himalaya.
- plan hikes or Himalayan treks from historic Yuksom
- drive through a kaleidoscope of scenery to picture-perfect Yumthang
- gaze at Ravangla’s giant, serene Buddha statue, backed by white-topped peaks
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: East Sikkim, Gangtok, Rumtek, North Sikkim, Mangan, Dzongu, Far North Sikkim, South Sikkim, Namchi, Ravangla (Rabongla), West Sikkim, Pelling, Khecheopalri (Kechuperi) Lake, Yuksom, Dzongri & Goecha La – the Khangchendzonga Trek, Tashiding, Kuluk & Rinchenpong.
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