Archive for October, 2007

  • Sikkim — once in a life time opportunity!

    Sikkim — once in a life time opportunity!

    Travel India News October 26, 2007 at 4:08 am 0 comments

    Visiting a place and knowing the place is two different entities. And when it’s Sikkim we are talking about, one needs to take time out to not only visit the places of tourist interest, but also know the interesting facts connected with each and every place — be it small […]

     
  • Places of interest in West Sikkim

    Travel India News October 26, 2007 at 2:44 am 0 comments

    West Sikkim has a wide variety of fauna and flora to offer. Since most of the area is hilly it enjoys a temperate climate. Above 3,800 m (12,000 feet) the slopes are full of rhododendron forests. West Sikkim also has the ancient capital of the state Yuksom. It served as […]

     
  • Places of interest in East Sikkim

    Travel India News October 26, 2007 at 2:43 am 0 comments

    East district is the hub of all administrative activity of Sikkim. At the heart of this district capital of the state Gangtok (5500 ft.) is situated. It is a fast-developing, charming, laid-back city straddling a ridge with houses spilling down the hill-side. Enchey Monastery, a Tibetan Buddhist lamasery situated on […]