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Rumtek Monastery

On the eastern tip of the Indian Himalayas lies the charming state of Sikkim bordered by the kingdom of Bhutan, Nepal and the vast hi altitude plateau of Tibet. Covering 7096 sq.kms Sikkim is the second smallest state in India. Within its beautiful terrain flow the Teesta a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra and Rivers Rangit and Rangpo. Within this beautiful alpine state you get to see ancient monasteries, exquisite artefacts, lakes, streams, meadows with exotic wild flowers, towering snow clad mountains and thickly forested hillsides. Mt. Kanchenjunga the third highest mountain in the world stands to the extreme north and is a feast for the eyes during sunsets and sunrises. Gangtok the capital is also where the famous Rumtek Monastery is located. Recently the Nathu La pass a major trade route between India and China in the early 20 th century which was closed has been re-opened. Sikkim is now popular with adventure tourists offering them a wide choice of trekking and mountaineering expeditions. The exotic Shingbha Rhododendron sanctuary and the Khangchendzonga National Park are in the northern region and in spring time, the Yumthang meadows are a sea of wildflowers displaying a riot of colours. There are also rejuvenating Hot Springs in this region besides a rich tribal culture. Gangtok is Sikkim's capital and a modern cosmopolitan city. With broad roads and wide flyovers, stylish shops, fast food and fine dining establishments it has also managed to retain its old world flavour in culture and traditions kept alive through its people. It also has well equipped hospitals and educational institutions. With a strong infrastructure of hotels, restaurants and transport facilities Sikkim has emerged as one of the more favourable travel destinations for domestic and overseas visitors.

Snowbird Adventures along with our associates offer you some of the best holidays in Northeast India. And, Sikkim is such a place that will leave you yearning for more. Our experienced well informed guides and drivers ensure that your holiday unfolds safely and without any hassles. You do the vacationing while we do the pampering.

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