Perched amidst high mountains, this was once a part of the historic pathways of the Silk Route, which made its way from Lhasa in Tibet to the fertile plains of Bengal. The winding roads of the Gangtok to Nathula Highway is a breathtakingly beautiful sight to behold. Flanked by mountains on one side and pristine blue waters on the other, this sight is indeed ravishing. The Nathula Pass in itself is a delight, with snow finding its way as far as eyes can see. The endless carpet of the shimmering snow is sure to bring out the snowman sculptor in you!
Tosmgo Lake, also known as Changu Lake is a glacial lake in Sikkim and located at an altitude of 12,310 feet. The name Tsomgo means ' source of water'. This lake remains frozen during the winters and the ever changing colours on the surface of the lace hold special spiritual meaning for the local Sikhimese people and Budhist monks who foretell after studying the changing colours of the lake and. The famed red panda of Gangtok as well as other rare wildlife can be seen near the lake towards the end of the winters.
A prime tourist’s attraction. Rumtek Monastery, also known as Dharmachakra Centre , is marked as one of the most vibrant and grandest places in Sikkim. A perfect replica of Tsurphu and an architectural wonder, this is the historical seat of third highest monk in Tibetan Buddhism named Karmapa Lama. Renowned for being Sikkim’s largest monastery, this shrine is well known for its Golden Stupa comprising of relics of the 16th Karmapa.
One of the few monasteries to be completely open to visitors, this is another beautiful monasteries in Sikkim. What catches the visitor's eye is the monastery's apex, carved with parasols, finials and pagoda roofs over a vast courtyard. A gigantic statue of Lord Buddha, with a height of five meter, sits at the end of the prayer hall, where monks sit in rows reading their prayer books. The walls of the hall display hand paintings, with thangkas hanging from them.
A Hindu temple in the land of monasteries dedicated to the God of Wisdom, Strength, Courage, Devotion and Self-Discipline and maintained by the Indian Army, this temple is a beautiful one with dramatic view of the entire Sikkim Valley.
Soak up some sun, gaze out at the valleys or grab a cup of warm tea as you soak in the peace and quiet beauty of the Himalayas at Tashi; this beautiful view point an unmissable experience for first-time visitors. Noted as the viewpoint which gives breathtaking sights of Mt Khangchendzonga and Mt Siniolchu on clear days, as well as the colourful villages of North Sikkim, this site was actually built by the late king of Sikkim, Tashi Namgyal, after whom the place has been named.
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