Trekking in Sikkim

Exploring Himalayan heights – In the north-eastern Indian state of Sikkim, several mountain peaks, flowers and breath-taking views welcome trekkers. Home to breath-taking peaks of the Himalayas and a number of wildlife sanctuaries along with…


Rose & chocolate to boost tourist confidence

Minister Gautam Deb welcomed a group of tourists at NJP railway station this morning as the state government and tour operators together launched an initiative to boost visitors’ confidence. Deb’s personal initiative came at a…


Darjeeling HMI eyes centre in Sikkim

Troubled by recurring shutdowns and political upheavals in Darjeeling, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is mulling opening a permanent training centre at Yuksom, West Sikkim, to carry out mountaineering/adventure training activities. HMI principal Devidutta Panda said: “Our base…



9 things about Sikkim nobody tells you

Sikkim, the least populated state in India, located amidst the Himalayas, bordered by Bhutan to the east, Nepal to the West, West Bengal to the south and Tibet to the North is perhaps one amongst the most…