Surreal Experience To A Blissfull Heaven in Sikkim Under 15,000K.

It is the wee hours of the day when the River Teesta roared along intensely. The mountains echoed with soothing chants of nearby monastery. I was lost in my thoughts, when the mist slowly disappears, and revealed the snow-capped mighty Mount Kanchenjunga. I am in Sikkim. Nestled in the foothills of mighty mountains, surrounded between […]

How To Travel Around In Sikkim Using Public or Shared Transport?

Shared vehicles are the public transports most commonly used in Sikkim. Since buses are not common there, this is the key information they tend to look for for for most budget travellers. While such information can be found scattered through my other related posts about Sikkim, I thought I would come up with a dedicated post […]

Entry Formalities to Sikkim | How to get Inner Line Permit?

Sikkim Entry Permit Foreigners (other than Bhutanese citizens) are expected to obtain a valid Protected Area Permit (PAP) or Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to enter Sikkim. All foreign tourists are allowed to travel popular places, like Gangtok, Rumtek Monastery, Phodong, Pemaytangtse Monastery, Kechoperi, Tashiding, Yuksum, Mangan and Singhik. In addition, there are four district headquarters […]

Backpacking in Sikkim | Detailed guide with Budget

Nestled in the foothills of mighty Himalayas, surrounded between Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan is the small state of India Sikkim. Secluded from hustle of the big cities in India is full of cultural, historical and natural wonders. Due to its uncommon location therefore finding information about backpacking is a bit difficult in Sikkim. But this […]