A honeymoon is a quality time spending between two people with heart and soul to form a strong bond and honor intimacy. And if you are planning to spend such a time together and make it a memorable one what could be the better choice than Sikkim. The highly romantic weather with its cool landscape makes it a beautiful place for uniting the two people.
Sikkim is in the north-east of India. Its border is connected to China in its north-east, Bhutan in east, west Bengal of India in its south and Nepal in its west.
Sikkim is the second smallest state of India after Goa and hence least population. Gangtok is its capital. In 1975 it becomes the 22nd state of India. There are 11 official languages used in Sikkim i.e. Sikkimese, Nepali, Lepcha, Limbu, Tamang, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Sunwar, Magar, and English. It is also the 2nd largest producer of spices.
Geographically Sikkim is known as a mountainous state. Approx whole state is hilly and has mountains. Kanchenjunga is the highest point of state and the state is nestling in the Himalaya Mountain which makes the state terrifically beautiful. Honeymoon couples will do feel heaven here.
How to reach this Mountainous State:
If you have planned to visit this heavenly place and tensed about how you could reach with your partner for the most beautiful journey of your life then you need not worry as all possible mode of transport is available to reach Sikkim. Air, Railways, Roadways and Sikkim helicopter services are available there. By air, you have to come to Bagdogra airport of West Bengal which is only 124 km from Gangtok.
By rail, you have to come to either Siliguri or NJP station of West Bengal which is the nearest one from Gangtok.
By road, you may hire car rental from nearby places like Siliguri and could reach Sikkim easily. There is government bus services are also available for Gangtok.
Sikkim tourism also provides helicopter service from Bagdogra to Gangtok, which is the most luxurious one. Special services are also provided by the Sikkim tourism such as special mountain flights to see the majestic closer view of great Himalaya and Kanchendzonga.
Things Which Make You Irresistible to Choose Sikkim as Your Honeymoon Destination:
The capital of the state is very charming and appealing place in itself. This place is something you can’t believe. You may live your life to the fullest. Here you will get everything that a couple wants to do. Its scenic beauty lush green forest, flowing rivers will make your mind fell fresh and romantic. You can’t stay away with your partner. If you are adventure lover couples you may enjoy river rafting, mountain biking, and cable car rides. So just don’t miss this place it will add flavors in your love life.
2. Gorgeous Gurudongmar:
This place is no less than heaven. It is truly a gorgeous place. It is best known for the highest freshwater lake, located 17800 ft above which makes is an amazing one. Also known as Tso Lhsmo Lake.
3. Zuluk and its panoramic view:
One could go crazy after viewing such a panoramic view of Kanchendzonga with their loved ones. It is the place which is least discovered on ancient silk route. Its magical beauty will insist you hold time.
4. Fall in love with Yamthung Valley:
You will feel the love in different colors at this place. The best sightseeing place, you would feel to spend your whole life with your partner. Totally Exotic. The place will insist you to discover love from your busy life. This place will affect you by its color and natural beauty.
5. Jawaharlal Nehru botanical garden:
If your partner is a nature lover go and enjoy this garden. Located near Rumtek monastery this beautiful and lush garden has several unique species of trees and plants. In this colorful garden, you will find orchids and it has high medicinal value.
6. Divine Pelling:
This is a place in Sikkim you can never forget in your whole life once you visit it. It has a divine beauty. Located at a height of 7200 ft above the sea, this place has witnessed the scenic beauty of waterfalls, several breaths taking views of Himalaya and Kanchendzonga. Apart from enjoying its beauty with your loved one you may enjoy trekking, rafting, kayaking etc.
7. The most charming Lachung:
At a thrilling height of 8610 ft, Lachung gives you several reasons to fall in love with. Its untouched enthralling beauty will take your breath away. It is the most visited place in northern part of Sikkim though it holds the charm of this place. A perfect place for couples.
8. Nathula Pass:
Nathula Pass is one of the highest motorable passes in the world; this wonderful pass is located at a height of 4310 m above the sea level and connects Sikkim and Tibet. Interesting thing is that this pass is open for Indians while for foreign national they cannot make it to Nathula Pass. It is also a must be visited the place.
9. Tsomgo lake:
This lake is simply a kind of not to miss place if you are visiting Sikkim. About 32km from Gangtok, this amazing lake lies at an altitude of 12400ft which is one of the highest lakes in India. You will see the panoramic view of the turquoise lake during summer and the azure sky above. What a couple wants more than this combination of beauty. The lake is frozen during winter.
It is in the western parts of Sikkim. It is the origin of several treks into the majestic Himalaya and the magical Kanchendzonga. It was once a capital of Sikkim. The hamlet is mainly known for its mesmerizing beauty. Hamlet is also known as meeting place of three Lamas. This is the most peaceful place of Sikkim where you can spend some quality time with your loved one.
It is situated between Maenam and Tendong hills. This is the best place in Sikkim for any visitors. If you are a bird’s lover this scenic town between Gangtok and Pelling is for you. Here you will find different species of birds, some of them are rarest and endangered in the world. Enjoy the place with beauty and birds.
12. A spiritual Rumtek monastery:
This one is the oldest and largest monasteries in Sikkim with Buddhist culture and traditions. It is near Gangtok and known as dharma chakra center. The couple who love peace and mental relax from their hectic life would surely love this place.
13. Gorgeous City Namchi:
Namchi means the top of the sky in local Tibetan language. This gorgeous city is located at a height of approx 1675m above the sea level. This is one of the marvelous cities in the state. The main attraction of the city is, it has a 108ft lord Shiva statue and a large number of devotees goes there for a glimpse and takes blessings. So stay blessed with your loved one.
14. Be Cool in Do-Drul Chorten:
This is the largest Stupa in Sikkim. It was built in 1945 and is laced with 108 main lhakor prayer wheels. A religious place to connect with your own soul. So this place is a must watch. If you have a peaceful and cool mind, you will enjoy your day even more.
15. Seven sister waterfalls:
On the way to north Sikkim, you couple can be the witness of the divine beauty of the seven sister waterfalls. The magnificent beauty of waterfall will make you crazy and leaves the positive impact on your love life. You may visit this in monsoon. The main thing about the name is seven sister waterfall is the water in the waterfall falls into seven stages. You people will find many cafeterias and can take a break.