10 Things To Do
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Sikkim is nestled amidst the ranges of Eastern Himalayas. You can easily spot the Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world.

1. Marvel At Kanchenjunga 

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Sikkim houses many monasteries.
The popular ones include Rumtek, Tsuklakhang, Pemayangtse and Buddha Park of Ravangla.

2. Visit Tibetan Monasteries 

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During spring, witness the national flower Rhododendron in full bloom. Shingba Sanctuary close by houses over 40 species of the flower.

3. Enjoy spring time at Yumthang Valley of Flowers

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Considered holy, it is located 190 km away from Gangtok, close to China border. Another popular place to visit is Tsomgo or Changu Lake.

4. Gurudongmar Lake

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Sikkim is a paradise for trekkers. Take your pick from popular routes like Goecha La, Kanchenjunga Base Camp, Singalia, Dzongri.

5. Trek to Goecha La

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Sign up for outdoor activities like river rafting in Teesta river, bungee jumping at Singshore bridge or cycling through Zuluk silk route.

6. Teesta River Rafting

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the park makes for a memorable visit for its gorgeous views. You may even spot snow leopards here.

7. Khangchendzonga National Park

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The local cuisine of Sikkim has Tibetan and Nepalese influences. Momo, thukpa (noodle soup), sha phaley (stuffed bread) are favourites.

8. Feast On Momos

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Chhurpi is a local cheese made of yak milk that is enjoyed as a toffee. Though it's an acquired taste, it makes for a good treat to take back.

9. Try Yak Cheese

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