August 31, 2017

TMS#011: Sikkim with Sandy & Vyjay

This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Sandy & Vyjay from the blog Voyager. VOYAGER was born out of a burning desire to share our travel experiences and stories with others. The more they traveled, the more they felt the need to record and share our experiences and this finally led to the crystallization of VOYAGER, a one-stop place for information and stories about travel destinations, food and culture as well as travel tips.

Today's destination: Sikkim

Nearest airport: Bagdogra Airport

Nearest Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri

Prerequisities - permit required for Nathula pass

Packing - warm clothes, pills for AMS

Time of the year - November

Length of the itinerary: 7 days

Itinerary Highlights:

- Pristine views of Pelling, the great Kanchenjunga mountains
- the sacred khecheopalri lake
- Kanchenjunga waterfalls; Singshore hanging bridge
- Spending time visiting monastries
- The golden Buddha statue at Buddha park - Ravangla; bird watching and hiking; sunrise point and view of the greater himalayas
- Spending time in Gangtok - MG road, cafes, Hanuman Tok, Ranka monastery
- Namgyal institute of tibetology
- Lighting earthern lamps at Do-drul chorten buddhist stupa for world peace
- Spending the evening at Banjhakri falls and park
- Changu lake, highest ATM, Sherathang, Baba mandir and Nathula pass

Link to Sandy & Vyjay's blog - http://imvoyager.com/

Link to related blogposts -

Gangtok To Nathula

IMVoyoger