Sikkim Honeymoon Destination

Sikkim Honeymoon Tours

The valley of rice, Sikkim is a Northeastern state in India that is home to the majestic mountain, Kanchenjunga. Sikkim tourism provides an ideal honeymoon escapade for newly-wed couples and already married couples looking forward to a romantic and adventurous honeymoon in the lap of nature. Going for a car or a bike ride amidst the majestic peaks and the layered pathways of the mountains is a delightful experience for couples on their Sikkim honeymoon. This romantic trip is bound to provide an enthralling experience to couples and begin a memorable journey of married life. Sikkim honeymoon tours take couples to some of the lush dense forests, ancient monasteries, and viewpoints that give a glimpse of the peaks of Kanchenjunga. The tall mountains full of vegetation promise a lovely mystic view. A venture to these honeymoon destinations in Sikkim can become a memorable trip for a couple. Destinations range from border points to lakes that are must-visits.

For couples looking for some cultural tours, the Tibetan New Year is an ideal time to visit Sikkim. Occasional fairs occurring throughout the year can be seen during the honeymoon tours in Sikkim. Sikkim is at its best during the spring season, from March to May. October and December are great for exploring Sikkim honeymoon destinations as well. The winters cover Sikkim in snow. Couples who want to witness snowfall in Sikkim can plan a Sikkim honeymoon during the winter season. 

Enjoying the scrumptious food meanwhile getting a view of the hilly ranges constitutes the charm that the honeymoon holidays in Sikkim offers to couples. The cuisine of Sikkim consists of mouth-watering spicy and meaty dishes. Sikkim honeymoon packages make sure to provide an enchanting experience of going for an exciting and romantic tour. There are many popular landmarks to visit on this hill scape. Sikkim honeymoon travel packages include many of the popular destinations to visit. Couples seeking a thrill can participate in a collection of adventurous activities like floating in hot air balloons, paragliding, camping, and trekking. Sikkim honeymoon holiday packages arrange for such adventures occurring throughout the state. Couples can select from the places to visit and the activities to indulge in based on personal preference. The Sikkim honeymoon vacation packages allow customisation and the charge may vary accordingly. Each package has different perks on it. Sikkim honeymoon tour packages offer the most romantic setting for newlyweds to enjoy. The flourishing flora and fauna here add to the natural beauty of the trip. Couples can plan their ideal trip through one of the Sikkim honeymoon trip packages for their expedition to the magnificent mountains.

Honeymoon places to visit in Sikkim

The clouded mountaintops, high-rising trees, and ancient monuments are the landmark of Sikkim honeymoon destinations. Here is a list of the places that can be visited and activities that can be enjoyed on a honeymoon to Sikkim.

Places to visit in Sikkim Honeymoon tours

Here is a list of the best places that couples must visit on their Sikkim honeymoon tours.

Gangtok

As the capital of the state resting between the Eastern Himalayas, it is one of the first destinations that couples can encounter on their Sikkim honeymoon trip. Gangtok is home to some of the most famous landmarks in Sikkim. The Tashi viewpoint, MG road which is the ideal place to shop and collect souvenirs, Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, which was established in the memory of a Martyr, and the Seven Sisters Waterfalls are some of the famous honeymoon destinations in Sikkim. Couples can book hotels in Gangtok to make the most out of Gangtok sightseeing.

Yuksom

This is a village situated in Western Sikkim and serves as a starting point for most trekking expeditions to Kanchenjunga. All Sikkim honeymoon tour packages include this village because it is home to the ancient Dubdi Monastery which was established in 1701 and serves as a significant historical location for couples on a historical tour. This village also consists of many ancient monasteries, serene lakes, and gushing waterfalls which makes it an ideal spot for honeymoon holidays in Sikkim offering a quiet getaway.

Rumtek Monastery

This is one of the oldest and the largest monasteries in the entire of Sikkim. This monastery serves as the synagogue of Buddist cultures and traditions. It is also known as the Dharma Chakra Centre. The monastery is an ideal getaway for couples wanting to know more about the history and culture of the state. It has an ancient significance and intricate architecture with rare Buddhist artworks placed inside that attract thousands of tourists every year in this monastery. 

Tsomgo (Tsangu) Lake

The Tsomgo Lake, known among the locals as Tsangu Lake, is located 38 km from Sikkim’s capital. It is a famous spot among couples going on honeymoon tours in Sikkim. It rises at an altitude of 12,400 ft and is one of the highest lakes in India. During the winters, this lake remains frozen while in summers, it becomes a charming blue crystal-clear scenery. The suitable time of the day to drop by is at the earliest morning hour. Tsomgo lake is a must-visit when booking Sikkim honeymoon holiday packages.

Nathu La Pass

This place is renowned in history for being a route used for the silk trade as it connects Sikkim to China. A visit to Nathu La Pass is mandatory in Sikkim honeymoon travel packages. Indian citizens are permitted to visit this pass after acquiring a permission letter from the Sikkim tourism management which can be arranged at the time of the trip. It is also a famous pathway for bike riders as the area is situated at a high altitude, offering a towering view of the region.

Pelling

This destination is popular among tourists for its lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and scenic view of the Himalayan range and the Kanchenjunga mountains. Sikkim honeymoon packages list this area in their schedule as it also serves as one of the main spots for adventurous activities like kayaking, rafting, trekking and mountain biking. Pelling is also home to some of the most ancient monasteries and pre-historic architectural ruins.

Lachung

Situated in the northern part of Sikkim, Lachung village is known for its immense flora, varied fruit orchards, and glazing rivers. This is one of the most picturesque villages in Sikkim. It is an ideal location among Sikkim honeymoon vacation packages for couples as the earth beneath the feet is covered with snow and adorned with wildflowers exclusive to the hilly regions, making it one of the most romantic spots.

Ravangla

This hill-town situated between Gangtok and Pelling is one of the most famous towns because they host most of the delightful trekking expeditions. It is home to the famous gigantic golden statue of Lord Buddha. For couples who have a knack for bird watching, this is the spot for them. Ravangla is known for the exquisite fleet of birds like babblers, cuckoos, dark-throated thrush, blue whistling thrush, and migratory birds. This town is also adorned with beautiful flowers and flourishing Temi tea gardens as well.

Things to do in Sikkim

1. River rafting in Teesta

Rafting through the gushing pools of water in the Teesta river in Sikkim is a challenging and fun activity for couples that will boost their adrenaline. Partners can spend their time rafting in Gangtok at River Teesta with the help of a professional guide for the best experience. It is an amusing activity that fulfils the thirst for a thrill.

2. Walking through the Botanical Garden

For couples seeking romance and love for gardening the Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden embellished with flowers and shrubs is a must-visit. This place is a must-visit because it is a beautiful destination for couples who have a liking for various species of shrubs and flowers. This botanical garden consists of several rare and remarkable species of wildflowers, trees, and plants out of which, some are known for having medicinal values.

3. Trekking at Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga trekking is a perfect activity for couples on their honeymoon in Sikkim. This trek takes place for 11 days. While it goes through some of the most remote villages and sparkling lakes in the area, it has the Kanchenjunga range as a background view. This is the best thing to do for adventurous couples. Between March to early May and October to November is the best time for trekking here.

4. Floating in the air at Ani Gompa

The experience of floating in the air through Paragliding is an activity that will boost some adrenaline. This activity in Sikkim provides a 360-degree view of the magnificent landscapes of Sikkim. The experience of this adventure at Ani Gumpa is probably the best gift for couples to each other on their honeymoon.

How to reach Sikkim

Below is a list of how couples can reach Sikkim on their romantic trip via air, road, and rail.

Flights- Pakyong Airport, the state's first airport, located in Pakyong Town at a distance of 30 km from Gangtok, is the most convenient way to reach Sikkim. It is a domestic airport and has flights connecting to major cities in India. Couples can also take flights to Bagdogra which is connected to all major cities.

Roadways- NH 10 connects Siliguri to Gangtok. The National Transport also has truck and bus services available for transport. Private bus, tourist taxi, and jeep services also run through Sikkim which can be availed via prior booking. Eastern, southern and western towns in Sikkim are linked to Kalimpong and Darjeeling in the district of northern West Bengal so couples travelling from there can conveniently travel via car.

Railways- The major railway stations are Siliguri Junction and New Jalpaiguri lying beside West Bengal and are also majorly linked to Delhi, and Mumbai. The New Sikkim Railway Project has been launched to connect the town of Rangpo in Sikkim with Sevoke on the West Bengal border for ease of rail pathway.

Sikkim Honeymoon FAQs

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What are the best hotels to stay in for a honeymoon trip to Sikkim?

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Hotels in Sikkim are affordable and offer great services. Couples can book hotels that are near the tourist sights. The best hotels to stay in Sikkim are New Hotel Sikkim, Rufina Totola Residency, and Delight The Fortuna. These hotels can be booked for the best honeymoon tours in Sikkim.

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What is the appropriate number of days to stay in Sikkim for a honeymoon trip?

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In terms of simply visiting the location for a short trip, 2 to 3 days is enough. But there are some unique places to visit for couples on Sikkim honeymoon, including monasteries, festivals, and ancient structures. A trip of at least 6 days is best to make it a memorable venture for a newly married pair.

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What are some of the best mountain ranges in Sikkim for couples who want to go trekking?

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Sandakphu, Rhododendron, Goecha La, Varsey, Kasturi Orar, Green Lake, and Dzongri are some of the best mountain ranges in Sikkim for couples who are interested in going on a trekking journey. Couples can select any of the treks with their Sikkim honeymoon tour packages.

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How far is Nathu La Pass from Sikkim?

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Nathu La Pass is at a distance of 113.9 km from Sikkim and it takes 4 hr 20 min via Gangtok-Chungthang Rd (National Highway 310A) and Jawaharlal Nehru Road.

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What is the cost of adventure activities for a couple on their honeymoon to Sikkim?

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Here is a list of the cost of adventure activities for couples on their Sikkim Honeymoon Destination - Teesta river rafting - Rs.900 per person. Paragliding - A flight lasting for 10 minutes costs Rs.2500 per person. A GoPro video recording will cost additional payment. Hang gliding - Rs.2500 per person. Video shooting will cost additional payment. Trekking - The starting price of a package is around Rs.15000. Rock climbing - Rs.10,000. Yak Safari - Rs. 450 per person. Cable car ride - Rs.60 per person for adults and Rs.30 per person for children. Helicopter ride - Rs.9500 per person.

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