Sikkim is a state in northeast India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Part of the Himalayas, the area has a dramatic landscape that includes India’s highest mountain, 8,586m Kangchenjunga. Sikkim is also home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers. Steep paths lead to hilltop Buddhist monasteries such as Pemayangtse, which dates to the early 1700s.
HOW TO REACH ?
BY TRAIN : There is the World Heritage railway station at Darjeeling town. Darjeeling toy train has a
narrow gauge railway plying from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling on regular basis.
BY ROAD : The main rod to Darjeeling branches off from National Highway number 31 and called the National Highway number 55. It is a distance of 90 kilometers from Siliguri.
BY AIR : The nearest Airport from Darjeeling is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) approximately 100 kilometers and 2 ½ - 3 Hours drive. Bagdogra airport is served by regular flights of Indian Airlines, Spice Jet, Kingfisher and Jet Airways from Kolkata, Guwahati and Delhi.