Sikkim Travel Guide

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Things To Do In Sikkim

Colourful valleys, misty hills, semi-frozen lakes, stunning Buddhist temples will be the main highlight of your Sikkim holiday. From paragliding, river rafting, cable car rides, shopping, sightseeing, to bird watching there are numerous activities in the realm of Sikkim. Enjoy each one of them with our Domestic Tour Packages. 

Yak Safari is a very unique and unforgettable experience that is organized in various parts of Sikkim. Tsomgo lake of Gangtok is one of the popular areas that host Yak Safari. Yak Safari in Gangtok is an attractive thing for any traveller to do.

Riding a yak adorned with colorful bells and woolen carpets is a memorable experience that you can enjoy in Gangtok. You can take a yak ride around the Tsomgo Lake, located about 40 km from the city. Behold the scenic views as the yak walks leisurely on rugged trails, giving you just enough time to soak in the beauty of the landscape.

Yak Safari is a sport that is enjoyedby people of every age-group. Another interesting fact about the Yak is that it is found in alpine zones, where the low temperature is just ideal to ensemble the requirements of this mammal. It is for sure that once you take this safari, it would really become a memorable part of your reminiscences of your trip to Sikkim. 

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At a distance of 7 km from Gangtok SNT Bus Station, Banjhakri Waterfalls is a scenic waterfalls located inside a landscaped park in Gangtok. Situated near Ranka Monastery.

Banjhakri Waterfall is a natural waterfall cascades down from a height of about 70 feet. The lush green surroundings of the waterfalls make it more beautiful and alluring. The word 'Banjhakri' means woodland shaman. According to legend, the ethnic tribes of Sikkim have a lot of faith in their local occults called Jhakris who have healing and magical powers and can influence the spirits to bring about good and evil.

Spread over an area of 2 acres, Banjhakri Energy Park has been built near the falls. Also known as Energy Park, the gardens have been beautifully landscaped around the waterfalls and the place is further adorned with several statues of Banjhakri, Lyam Lymay, Mangpas and Lepcha ancestors. The star attraction of the place is the foot bridge built over the water stream and a dragon splash which adds to the excitement and fun.

One can also make a quick visit to the Ranka Monastery as this place lies on the route to the falls. The place is perfect for enjoying a walk and spending some time amid tranquility with friends and family.

The best time to visit the falls is between the month of October and February.