Sikkim - Places of Interest

Going around Sikkim, it's easy to forget there's a world outside. There are places where one may find inner healing and solace from the madness of modern existence while there are many opportunities for adventures as well. There are many joys in the things to see and do in Sikkim. http://www.travel-sikkim.com/
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Kanchendzonga - Crowning Sikkim. Kanchendzonga – the third highest mountain of the world is also the guardian deity of Sikkim. The mountain is visible from almost every corner of Sikkim

Kanchendzonga - Crowning Sikkim. Kanchendzonga – the third highest mountain of the world is also the guardian deity of Sikkim. The mountain is visible from almost every corner of Sikkim

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MG Road, Gangtok. MG road is a great place to stroll, esp in the evenings.

MG Road, Gangtok. MG road is a great place to stroll, esp in the evenings.

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This view point at Namnang, Gangtok provides a stunning view of the adjacent hills, mountains and river flowing at the foothill.

This view point at Namnang, Gangtok provides a stunning view of the adjacent hills, mountains and river flowing at the foothill.

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The famous stupa at Do-Drul Chorten, Deorali, Gangtok

The famous stupa at Do-Drul Chorten, Deorali, Gangtok

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Hanuman Tok. Hinduism is another primary religion in Sikkim. Hanuman Tok is small temple on a hillock dedicated Lord Hanuman. It is approximately 11kms from Gangtok town. The view of the valley below and the adjacent hills is remarkable from here.

Hanuman Tok. Hinduism is another primary religion in Sikkim. Hanuman Tok is small temple on a hillock dedicated Lord Hanuman. It is approximately 11kms from Gangtok town. The view of the valley below and the adjacent hills is remarkable from here.

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Conglomeration of Prayer Flags. Since Buddhism is one of the predominant religions of Sikkim there are lots of Buddhist insignias to be found in the landscape and prayer flag is one of them. The Buddhists believe that their prayers get answered as the color of the prayer flag fades.

Conglomeration of Prayer Flags. Since Buddhism is one of the predominant religions of Sikkim there are lots of Buddhist insignias to be found in the landscape and prayer flag is one of them. The Buddhists believe that their prayers get answered as the color of the prayer flag fades.

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Gangtok town at night. This little seating area is called Titanics for its boat like shape.

Gangtok town at night. This little seating area is called Titanics for its boat like shape.

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Besides the beautiful Stupa, a little monk playing frisbee is a beautiful sight.

Besides the beautiful Stupa, a little monk playing frisbee is a beautiful sight.

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