4 Iconic Tourist Attractions In East Sikkim

4 Iconic Tourist Attractions In East Sikkim


Sikkim, a Northeast Indian state, features a sheer number of tourist attractions, from awe-inspiring waterfalls, valleys, forests, Himalayan peaks, snow-shrouded mountains, green hills, and streams to Buddhist monasteries. This blog shares some impeccably beautiful and widely known places you can explore in East Sikkim.

Personalize your Gangtok Lachen Lachung tour plan from a reputed travel agency. Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is the way leading to North Sikkim and the rest of the state. However, you can approach Sikkim via Silk Route from Kalimpong to Zuluk to Gangtok.

Actually, Sikkim Silk Route falls on the eastern part of the state. Getting a tour package is ideal because you’ll get 24*7 professional assistance. Given below are four destinations nestled in East Sikkim that you should add to your sightseeing exploration:


On Sikkim Silk Route in East Sikkim, Zuluk is one of the significant locations and the very first hamlet on the Silk Route. This emerging offbeat location in East Sikkim is located at an elevation of 2865 m. in the Pakyong District. Zuluk offers a stunning view of the Eastern Himalayas, an absolutely scenic place to explore. However, there’s no premium hotel/accommodation in the heart of Zuluk but you may expect it in some time.


Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, nestled in East Sikkim and is one of the cleanest cities in India, formed as a pilgrimage site. In Gangtok, there are snow-laden mountainous landscapes, featuring exceptional views of Mount Kanchenjunga. Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Tashi View Point, Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Shiv Temple, etc. are some of the exceptionally beautiful sightseeing places in the city. Get a compact Gangtok Lachen Lachung tour plan.

Tsomgo Lake

Some 45 min from the heart of Gangtok lies Tsomgo Lake/Changu Lake, a mesmerizing glacial lake in Sikkim aligned at 3753 m. The blue-white mountainous landscape surrounding the lake fascinates our senses. With the changing of seasons, the lake shifts its colors and during the winter season, the lake remains frozen. This location is a must-visit in East Sikkim and it comes on the way to Nathula Pass.

Nathula Pass

Nathula Pass and Changu Lake are nearly 33 km apart. A picturesque site in the Dongkya Range of the Himalayas lies between the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal and China’s Yadong County in Tibet. This exclusively high-altitude mountain pass sits at 4310 m., which has shortened the distance between significant Buddhist and Hindu sacred sites.

Imprinted with Great Himalayan landscapes, such as Mount Kanchenjunga, East Sikkim is home to sacred locations and natural luster. Family tours, tours with friends, honeymoons, spiritual trips, adventure tours, for all such types of vacations, holiday itineraries are get-at-able at affordable costs. Avil of the best of Gangtok and North Sikkim tour packages.

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