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Sikkim, The Land Where Dreams Come True

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Sikkim signifies everything that an avid traveller dreams of. Nestled amidst the Himalayan mountains of India, Sikkim provides stunning spectacles of nature, culture, temples and art. The mountain terrains of Sikkim provide some of the best mountain views such as the summit of the world's third highest peak, the Kangchenjunga. The state has destinations for every kind of travel from adventurous escapades to spiritual quests. Places such as Yumthang offer many trekking trails, while hill stations like Gangtok and Dzongu offer a relaxed vacation in the lap of nature.

If Sikkim has always been on your bucket list of travel destinations, then here are some delightful photos showcasing the places to visit in Sikkim. Take a trip through the magical photos of the dreamland that is Sikkim.

The Exciting Road Ahead
  

The Exciting Road Ahead

The route leading to the Gurudongmer Lake in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Antony Pratap

Stunning Blue Waters
  

Stunning Blue Waters

Gurudongmer Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world at an altitude of around 5,182 mt.

Photo Courtesy: Virtous One

Glacial Beauty
  

Glacial Beauty

The glacial lake of Tsongo or Changu Lake in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: V.v

Frozen Vistas
  

Frozen Vistas

Located near the Tsomgo Lake, a frozen waterfall in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Rajarshi Mitra

The Government's View
  

The Government's View

The building of the State Assembly in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Kalyan Neelamraju

Hilltop Monastery
  

Hilltop Monastery

The Tashiding Monastery in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Retlaw Snellac

Spiritual Accomplishments
  

Spiritual Accomplishments

The Rumtek Monastery or Dharmachakra Centre in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Ramakrishna Reddy Y

Overwhelming Mountains
  

Overwhelming Mountains

The majestic glory of the world's third highest peak the Kangchenjunga.

Photo Courtesy: proxygeek

Starting Young
  

Starting Young

Young Buddhist Monks in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Sukanto Debnath

Lasting Bonds of Friendship
  

Lasting Bonds of Friendship

Kabi Luncgchok, the place of the brotherhood treaty between Lepcha and Bhutan Chiefs. 

Photo Courtesy: Retlaw Snellac

The Palace of Nature
  

The Palace of Nature

The palace gates in Gangtok, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Bombman

The Glitter of Gold
  

The Glitter of Gold

Ralong Monastery, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Sukanto Debnath

Misty Ruins
  

Misty Ruins

An old fort in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Matt Paish

Vibrant Art Forms
  

Vibrant Art Forms

The Phensong Monastery in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Retlaw Snellac

Emerald Beauty
  

Emerald Beauty

Stunning greenery presented by the step-farming regions of Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Soumyajit Pramanick

Peace from the Past
  

Peace from the Past

Kungragling Monastery in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Anja Disseldorp

 

Patrons of Peace
  

Patrons of Peace

The statue of Guru Rinpoche in Namchi, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Stefan Krasowski

 

Still Waters
  

Still Waters

Scenic views of North Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Saran Chamling

Vibrant Culture
  

Vibrant Culture

Traditional art forms of Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: rajkumar1220

Riding the Clouds
  

Riding the Clouds

Scenic valleys covered in clouds at Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: rajkumar1220

Rugged Beauty
  

Rugged Beauty

Lakes and rugged mountains at Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Arindam Mitra

A Walk to Remember
  

A Walk to Remember

The Temi Tea Garden in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Abhijit Kar Gupta

Encountering Gentle Beasts
  

Encountering Gentle Beasts

The Mountain Yaks of Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy:rajkumar1220

 

 

Mountains in the Distance
  

Mountains in the Distance

Views of snow-capped mountains in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: rajkumar1220

Towering Beauty
  

Towering Beauty

The 148 ft tall statue of Guru Rinpoche, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Sudarsan Tamang

Picturesque Valleys
  

Picturesque Valleys

The scenic beauty of Yumthang Valley, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Shayon Ghosh

Captivating Wall Murals
  

Captivating Wall Murals

The painted walls of Rumtek Temple in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: flowcomm

The Monk Way of life
  

The Monk Way of life

The monks of the Pemayangtse Monastry in Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: flowcomm

 

Vivid Hues of Sikkim
  

Vivid Hues of Sikkim

The Dubdi Gompa at Yuksom, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: ks_bluechip

Fantasy or Reality?
  

Fantasy or Reality?

Scenic surroundings en-route to Yumthang Valley, Sikkim.

Photo Courtesy: Pradeep Kumbhashi

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