Sikkim and Darjeeling are two highly popular destinations in close proximities to each other, a pride of North East India. What you see are a range of natural beauty offerings in the form of diverse flora and fauna, green sprawling tea estates, snow-capped mountain peaks, making both ideal destinations to visit together. Not just these two, but also visit the glorious Kalimpong, to make this trip a threesome trip to complete. Pick the best Darjeeling as well as Sikkim tour packages from Mumbai or Ahmedabad, whichever convenient and get yourself an ideal experience of life. Let us have a brief discussion on both, and know why you should visit them.
It is a beautiful hill station in the lap of West Bengal, giving you a magnificent view of Kanchenjunga. It has attracted globe trotters worldwide wherein people can explore the true North Eastern beauty. Pick any resort or hotel here and you would be able to see the third highest mountain peak in the world i.e. Kanchenjunga.
Darjeeling Toy Train is something not to be missed, declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Riding on a toy train will give you a picturesque view of not just the hill town, but the surrounding beautiful nature as well. Major attractions include Darjeeling Zoo, Tiger Hills, Darjeeling Museum, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, beautiful tea estates of Happy Valley, Batasia Loop, Botanical Garden, Zoological Garden, Ropeway, Ganga Maya Park, Rock Garden, Toy Train, etc.
It is a beautiful state bringing you closer to the Himalayan paradise and in close proximity to West Bengal where Darjeeling is based. Other than the picturesque views, you can enjoy sports activities, tropical forests, Buddhist monasteries, and many more things. Buddhism is something that makes Sikkim one of the greatest destinations to visit.
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, and another major tourist destination city just like Darjeeling in West Bengal. You can plan both states of West Bengal and Sikkim, and can easily travel to Gangtok from Darjeeling. The drive between these two cities is something to cherish and taken experience of. Zigzag roads within the hills give a chilling effect in your body. The major attractions of Gangtok are Rumtek Monastery, Pelling, Khechepalri Lake, Tsomgo Lake, etc. You can also go to Pelling, a small place in Sikkim near to Gangtok, wherein you get breathtaking view of the Himalayas.