Total Area 7,096 sq.kms.
Latitude 27-28 degree North
Longitude 88-89 degree East
Sikkim a destination that inspires wealth of superlatives, landscape unsurpassed terrains of almost every elevation strata, Mountains, fast flowing rivers that originate in the mountains, defining the states boundaries.
Abundant in nature are animals like the Red Panda, snow leopard and Blue Sheep among others.Some 600 to 1000 species of orchids and flowers add to this wonderful collection of natures bounty. Sikkim imbued with qualities of generous hospitality, smiling people of unforgettable friendliness. A unique blend of ethnic groups, culture, religion and customs presenting a kaleidoscopic picture.
Sikkim Himalayas have attracted geologists, geographers, Trekkers and lovers of nature. They have a strange fascination for artists, poets, photographers and mystics. They are a paradise for Trekkers and mountaineers and are the cradle of thousands of rivers, streams and glaciers.
Best Season - March to late may & October to November
Nearest airport is Bagdogra, Siliguri 124 kms 4 hours drive. Bagdogra is connected by flight linking Kolkata, Guwahati, New Delhi and in near future from Kathmandu, Nepal.
Closest railway station is New Jalpaiguri railway Station, Siliguri connected to Kolkata, New Delhi, Guwahati, Lucknow and other important cities in India.
Sikkim is connected by road to Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri and all the district Headquarters within Sikkim.