Sikkim is a tiny state with diversified options. The Mighty Himalayas, Snow Fed Rivers, Cold deserts like Lachen, Lachung, Chopta, Thangu, Hot water Springs, Cave, Butterflies, Orchids, etc
Sikkim has become one of India's most visited states, owing to its reputation of cleanliness, scenic beauty, political stability and the diversity of nature. River Teesta is the "lifeline of Sikkim", flows through the state from north to south and has also something to offer to the visitor of the state i.e. rafting and angling. Nearly a third of the land is heavily forested with a wide range of flora and fauna.
Grandeur of her mountain peaks, terraced hills, verdant valleys, fast flowing rivers and lush tropical forest, brilliant with richness of vivid flowers, birds and butterflies has render an unique serenity. The simple tilted villages, the vibrant people and colorful monasteries are rare and unique experience, a state can offer.
Twenty five mountain peaks, over twenty glaciers, hundred odd high altitude lakes, including the Tsomgo Lake, Mememcho, Gurudongmar and Khechopalri Lakes, few hot water springs, and numerous snows - fed streams has added vibrancy to the region. Teesta and the Rangeet is the outlet of the various streams of Sikkim. Eight mountain passes connect the state to Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal. Jelep La & Nathu - la Pass is the most ancient among them. Singalila Dzongri Gochela Trek-Nup deechenphu, Achalley Dara, Phoktey Dara, Barsey Rhododendron, Green Lake, Mukharka & Rachela Pass Trek are few of the trekking options. Visit to places like Pelling, Pamyangtse, Kaluk, Dentam Valley, Lingsey, Zuluk, Nathang Valley, Mangan, Chopta Valley, Rumtek, Hee Bermiok, Chaaya Taal, Rinchenpong, Chemchey, Ravangla, Reshi Hot Water Spring, Memencho Lake, Yumthang Valley, Yuksom, etc and many other destinations.
The state offers abundance beauty and adventure, whether your passion is long treks or short walks in ever - changing landscape. One can enjoy cruising, angling, birding or white - water rafting or just photographing nature's diversity. One can also meet people of other cultures, enjoy festivals, conduct seminars or just hang around. One can explore the land of undisputedly diversity, awesome or even mystic. One can enjoy the forest, which is diverse, and even the non - forested areas - such as cliffs, high alpine meadows, cascading streams and places all provide places for the fauna to feed, rest and raise their young ones. It is a paradise for ornithologist or for birding. Local as well as migratory birds can be seen along the trail at different elevations and in different seasons along with the orchids and rhododendrons.