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  • Famous Shops in Sikkim

    Sikkim has occupied a meager portion of land in India, yet this small state comprises many shopping attractions that are purchasing  and worth-seeing. So, get ready to explore the shopping places in Sikkim. The real charm of shopping places in Sikkim comes from the fact that the markets of Sikkim are not as elaborate as one can easily trace in metropolitan cities.

    Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim as well as the main shopping places, where you can shop the exclusive items of Sikkim. Here, you can trace array of shops that present countless handicrafts and other items. Lall Market is a local market area that vends dried fish, yak’s cheese and yeast to make the local beer.


    In the other markets, get the specialties of Sikkim in its delicately carved relief ‘Choktse’ furniture and Lepcha weave bags.  These markets sell carpets in addition to wooden and bamboo artifacts. Sikkim is renowned for its elegantly woven materials that incorporate dresses, shawls, blankets and knitted garments. If you are crazy about decorative pieces, you are at the perfect place to shop.

    Here, one can see carved ‘Dragon sets’ in metal, teeming with precious stones. The world famous Sikkim Tea, is also available here by the trademark of ‘Solja’ and ‘Khangchendzonga’. The hand woven blankets of Sikkim are made out of sheep’s wool making them warm and feather-weight. Try the local handicrafts and artifacts of Sikkim that look stunning.

    Thangka Painting were and still an item of reverence among the people of Sikkim. There are generally three types of thangkas all of which are spiritual in nature. The first type shows scenes from the life of Lord Buddha, the other depicting general belief of Buddhist people about life and the third kind of paintings are used for meditation and as an offering to goods.


  • Gangtok – An Attractive Place To Spend Holidays

    Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim   which is situated among the mountains of the eastern  Himalayan range , this place is visited by almost  by all tourist , as it is the hub place for tourist . Gangtok means a ‘Superior Hills’ , which is  comfortably nestle in the lap of the high elevation of the lofty peaks of the Kanchenjunga.

    Gangtok is one of the hub place for communicating and spreading the rich Tibetan Traditions and culture. Gangtok maintains  all government collage of cottage industries  to learn promotion and sale of the handicraft and manufacturing .

    Gangtok  is one of the best place for relaxing and going for holiday with your family or partner. This state is well known as there is no crime and perfect place  to stay and enjoy. By having tour of Gangtok one can see the combine culture of Nepal ,  Sikkim and Tibet  which makes an energetic  place to visit. There are many attractive Places to visit  in Gangtok , some of them are as follows:

    Enchey Monastery:

    Enchey Monastery is located at the top of the hill  , which is 3 km away from the center of the city.  This  monastery is  one of the terrified  and beautiful  place for worshipping a God. It is constructed   on a scenic hill , above Gangtok  from where one can enjoy the view of Kanchenjunga. The best time to visit this place is in the month of January.

    Places To Visit In Gangtok

    Do-Drul Chorten Stupa:

    Do Drul Chorten Stupa  is a stupa , which was constructed by Trulshik Rinpoche. This stupa is one of the most significant and biggest stupa in Sikkim. The quietness and calm  atmosphere in the premises gets occasionally agitated by curious tourists trying to roll the prayer wheels.

    Gangtok Tourism

    Banjhakri Falls

    Banjhakri Falls is an energy park , which lies in the amidst lush green valley . This park is a shamatic theme park , it is surrounded  by trees and gushing mountain river. Banjhakri  is a forest Shaman in which Ban Means ‘primitive’  and Jhakri means ‘Shaman’ .


    Tsomgo Lake

    Tsomgo is  one of the important and the attractive  lake for the Gangtok Tourism , which is located 40 km away from Gangtok. This lake is famous throughout the world for its calm and location , which is surrounded by beautiful scenic vistas of Himalayan panorama. Tsomgo  means ‘ Source of water’ , this is one of the highest  lake in India.  The best time to visit this place is between May and August.

    Hotels In Gangtok