Sikkim Travel Information

  • History of Sikkim

    History About Sikkim: Sikkim is the one of the smallest state in India with population of 619,000. It is situated in and surrounded by Tibetan plateau in North, It is endfolds the upper valley of teesta river Darjeeling district in south, kingdom of Bhutan in east and Singalila Range act as a Natural barrier with Nepal…

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  • How to Reach Sikkim

    By Air Jet Airways and Indian Airlines operate flights from Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati to Bagdogra. From the airport one can take a taxi to the campus at Majitar, Rangpo - the drive takes about three hours. One can also use the services of charter helicopters to travel between Gangtok and Bagdogra. By Train One can travel by…

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  • Places of Interest in Sikkim

    North Sikkim Phodong Monastery One of the six major monasteries in Sikkim, Phodong monastery is located in the North approximately 38 kms from Gangtok, 4 kms beyond Phodong is the recently renovated Labrang Monastery unique in it architectural design. Phensang Monastery This monastery is situated on the gentle slope stretching from Kabi to Phodong with perhaps one…

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  • Sikkim Visa Information

    Visa Requirements Citizens of all countries (including Commonwealth) require a valid passport an an appropriate (entry, transit or tourist) visa. The visa must be obtained abroad from an Indian Mission. If planning to visit a neighboring country such as Nepal and then re-entering India, a double/multiple entry visa should be obtained. General requirements: Original passport valid for at…

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