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One Week in Sikkim – Simplify Your Itinerary

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Misty Mountain in Lungma Dara; Sikkim; UASATISH; lACHUNG;
Misty Mountain in Lungma Dara

Sikkim is the second smallest state in India. The itinerary for one week in Sikkim takes the stress out of your travel planning.  The state is home to India’s tallest mountain, Kangchenjunga (8,586 metres). Sikkim shelters alpine meadows, glaciers and many kinds of wild flowers. It has dramatic Himalayan landscapes. You will also find  …

By Road to Lachung from Gangtok spectacular route

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Bridge in North Sikkim; By Road to Lachung from Gantok; usatish;

By road to Lachung is 102 km from the state capital Gangtok. The journey takes about 4.5 hours. Most visitors stay overnight at Lachung enroute to the beautiful Yumthang Valley. It is a scenic route with charming villages and waterfalls along the way. Visitors climb from Gangtok at 5,118 feet to Lachung at 8,610 feet. We travelled in a Tata Sumo driven by a Nepali driver. …

Gangtok to Changu Lake by Road in East Sikkim

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Gangtok to Changu Lake is a drive of 39 km. Changu Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The distance must be covered in a car since trains do not operate in Sikkim. Northeast Frontier Railway is preparing to build a 44.98 km railway line from Sevooke in West Bengal to Rangpo in Sikkim. Fourteen tunnels have been planned to avoid loss of forests. …