Imagine how beautiful it would be to spend your honeymoon beyond the polluted skies of the city into the rainbows emerging in the Northeast. Sikkim has got to be the paradise of northeast for the newly wed couples – set yourself free with your partner amid the gorgeous landscapes of the state. Each season of the year turns the towns and cities of the state painted in different colors and templates. To every couple looking forward for an unforgettable honeymoon in Sikkim, read this blog to know what the state has in store for you.
Best time for planning honeymoon in Sikkim
Sikkim remains perfect throughout the year. The state welcomes five seasons, each one of them being equally beautiful and mystical. These different seasons invites different kinds of travelers. Here’s a look at the weather in different seasons, choose the best time for you to visit Sikkim:
Winter (December-February): These 3 months are extremely cold in the state with the temperature falling as low as 4°C. Despite the low temperature, the tourist places are open to access for the visitors.
Spring (March-April): Spring also remains chilly in Sikkim but the days are pleasant to explore the state. You can have breathtaking views of the Kanchenjunga and adjoining snow-peaked mountains in the clear skies. It is a perfect time for adventures like hiking, trekking, etc.
Summer (May-June): In summers, the temperature reaches to an average of 22°C. During night, you will still need light woolens.
Monsoon (July-September): Even though Sikkim looks marvelous during monsoons, landslides can make it dangerous to explore the tourist places.
Autumn (October-November): Autumn is the best time to visit Sikkim because the weather remains extremely pleasant. The villages and towns turn red and orange. You will love indulging into sports like river rafting, yak safari, paragliding.
Places to visit on your Honeymoon in Sikkim
Sikkim brims with spectacular and picturesque tourist destinations for every kind of travelers. However, the newlyweds look for a much serene and surreal place to escape into the love mode. Here are the best places to visit during your honeymoon in Sikkim.
Dzuluk in Sikkim is among the best places to visit in the state and you can’t miss this one on your honeymoon. Perched at an elevation of 10,000ft, it is located close to the Indo-Tibet border. If you a couple seeking a peaceful escape from the hustle bustle of the city, don’t forget to visit the sojourn village of Dzuluk. The views of Kanchenjunga and Eastern Himalayan Mountain range is something you will capture in your heart for life.
Located at a height of 12, 400ft. Tsomgo Lake is a majestic tourist spot with a sharp cliff that offers spectacular views of the green fields and snow-laden peaks. If you are planning your honeymoon in Sikkim in April (spring), there will the beautiful Pirumala flowers surrounding the lake.
Pelling is one of the pleasant tiny towns in the state of Sikkim popular for its breathtaking views of the statuesque Kanchenjunga range, Rathong, Pandim and Kabru. Situated at a distance of 115 kilometers from Gangtok, Pelling is often included in the Sikkim honeymoon packages from Delhi being one among the best honeymoon places in the state. Remember, to ask about the list of itineraries to your travel agent before making the bookings.
When in Pelling, visit the age-old Pemayangtse Monastery, just a kilometer away. You will walk back to the charming lanes of history on visiting tis spectacular monastery with your love.
To the couples thinking about celebrating their honeymoon in Sikkim, you must visit Ravangla with your partner. Being one of the most famous tourist spots in the state, Ravangla is located on a ridge set between Tendong and Maenam Hill. The place renders exceptional view of the Greater Himalayas. If by any chance you plan your honeymoon during monsoons (in the months of August or September), you will have a chance to attend the colorful and unique Pang Lhabsol Festival. Do participate in the festival to understand the traditions and culture of Sikkim.
This one you must have heard about! Gangtok is among the major tourist destinations in the state of Sikkim. Gangtok is paired with Darjeeling for its easy access to another marvelous hill station of the northeast. So, you get a bonus itinerary of Darjeeling in the Sikkim honeymoon package from Mumbai. Again, confirm this with your travel agent. You will get to choose from the plethora of honeymoon cottages in Gangtok. Plan a surprise for your significant other by booking the best honeymoon resorts in the place. After all, you don’t go for a honeymoon every year!