North Sikkim

Gangtok Sikkim : Travel Discussion

Dear Readers,
                     In order to address various queries those we are getting on our Sikkim blogs, I am creating this thread.

Nathula pass

We will be visiting darjeeling and gangtok mid december for a week. One of the member in our family carries a foriegn passport but has a PIO.

Darjeeling & Gangtok visit- Help required

I am planning to visit Darjeeling and gangtok in April-May 2013 with my family(H,W & 8Y kid) . I plan to reach New Jalpaiguri by train at 01:30 am on 29 April or 6th May.

Valuable inputs from Travelers to Gangtok-Sikkim

Dear Travelers,
                            I am creating this thread to consolidate all the useful inputs we received from fellow travelers.

Tour Programme - Sikkim


We saw this thread and liked it. We also hope to get help for a tour programme we are planning in the month of May.

Group size : 4 adults and 3 children aged 12, 8 and 6 years. We are vegetarians.

The tentative Tour programme is as under. Any suggestions, improvements and changes which will help us to have a better tour is appreciated.

Travel Companion on Sikkim Trip

Hello All,
There had been an overwhelming response on traveling to Sikkim recently. Traveling to Northern Sikkim is expensive if you are going alone or with a small group. The main purpose of this thread is helping you cost cutting your entire travel budget.

You can post your date of travel with contact details and May be you can find travel companions for sharing your expenses.

Team Thinking Particle

Gurudongmar Lake in North Sikkim

Gurudongmar Lake or Gurudogmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,100 ft (5,210 m). It lies in the province of North Sikkim, India, only some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Chinese border.