West Sikkim

Sikkim’s greatest tourist draw is simply staring at Khangchendzonga’s white-peaked magnificence from Pelling ridge. Most visitors then add excursios to nearby waterfalls and monasteries, plus perhaps a spot of walking. Some lovely hikes start from the charming village of Yuksom, which is also the trailhead for multiday group treks to Dzongri and Goecha La (group trekking permits required).
( – Lonely Planet)

Chayatal Heritage Home, Chayatal

The lake of Chayatal is around 20 km from Rinchenpong near Bermiok. The uphill picturesque Chayatal is known for beauty and serenity. Blessed with the panoramic view of Mt Kanchenjunga range, the small hamlet has few options to stay. Chayatal Heritage Home is one of such beautiful homestay with best of views from Chayatal.

Lake View Nest, Khecheopalri

Located near the sacred lake of Khecheopalri, Lake View Nest is a cozy and comfortable homestay for nature lovers. A twenty minutes uphill hike from the jeep stand of Khecheopalri is required to reach the homestay.

Homestay at Martam, Bermiok

Hee-Bermiok is one of the most beautiful places of West Sikkim. The Martam village is located at Bermiok surrounded by woodlands, serene landscapes, and picturesque mountains. The homestay at Martam was built with the harmony of such natural elegance.

Cottages at Naku, Pelling

Just two and a half km away from Pelling market area, Naku is a small settlement surrounded by nature. The aesthetically built cottages at Naku are set in a peaceful and quaint rural Sikkimese life. Enjoy your West Sikkim trip from here by staying away from the increasingly chaotic Pelling, but remain connected to all the places of interest around.

The Valley of Hope – South West Sikkim

The spiritually enlighten and culturally enriched valleys of South West Sikkim are blessed with the unending natural beauties. From the photogenic tiny hamlets to the Buddhist sacred shrines, from the vast Rhododendron plantation to the breath-taking views of Mt. Kanchenjungha, South West Sikkim has so many things to rediscover.

Guras Kunj, Barsey

Guras Kunj as the name suggests is a beautiful hut managed within the Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary (or Versey Rhododendron Sanctuary). To reach this place one needs to trek from Hilley. A 5 km smooth trek within the Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary will take you to Guras Kunj. March to June is the season to see the Rhododendrons in full bloom. July to August is the mushroom collection season and September to December is an overall best season for all activities. Guras Kunj offers one double bedroom and 30 beds in the dormitory. Apart from that, 12 tents can be arranged in the area of Guras Kunj. The caretaker arranges hot water in buckets for the guests. There is no electricity in Guras Kunj however, a battery backup is provided in the evening. Tariff Photos from Instagram by ser_ngya , bigyasha_minhoo, soumita_rc, choden238

The Rhododendron Trail, West Sikkim

The beautiful West Sikkim has so many things to explore, enjoy and relish. From the vast Rhododendron sanctuary, from the mystic villages in the shadow of mighty mountains, then to the Buddhist enlightenment and Sikkimese culture, it is a lifetime experience. In our 6 nights and 7 days hassle-free plan, you’ll cherish everything West Sikkim c

The Western Valleys of Sikkim

West Sikkim has few of the most beautiful villages in India, hidden in its lush green valleys blessed with the unspoilt views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. This 8 night 9 days route covers West Sikkim in a relaxed yet rewarding way.

Mt. Narsing The Village Resort, Rabong, South West Sikkim

Blessed with the peace and tranquility of the Sikkimese countryside and breathtaking closeness of the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Narsing, Mt. Jopuno and Mt. Kabur, the Mt. Narsing The Village Resort is a family run comfortable staying point at South West Sikkim. It is located on the Gangtok – Pelling Pemayangtse highway, just 3 km away from Rabong. It offers a distingué view of the Rangit valley and the vast terrain with the holiness of consecrated Buddhist monasteries. The resort possesses two wings – the Annexe and the Main resort. The Annexe wing is located 1 km from the highway on a hilltop and offers a sumptuous infinite view of the mountains. This wing has eight Super Deluxe and two Hillside cottage rooms with attached baths and an expanse of open lawn and gardens. The main block houses the lobby-cum-dining hall and an indoor fireplace. The Main Resort, located beside the highway, has two Deluxe rooms in one cottage and three Standard rooms in the bungalow. All rooms are cozy with attached baths. There are …

Hotel Red Palace, Yuksom

Hotel Red Palace, Yuksom is a family owned accommodation built with colonial architecture and modern amenities. With wooden walls & flooring, designed in Tibetan aesthetic, Hotel Red Palace is a quite place to indulge in surrounding nature. Mt. Kabru with its range of snow-capped mountains are visible from the hotel. Food is freshly cooked and hygienic. Local Sikkimese dishes are available too. Tariff Photos About Yuksom Yuksom, which means ‘meeting place of the three lamas’, was the first capital of Sikkim under the first Chogyal King and established by three Lamas almost 500 years ago. Yuksom valley is a sacred place for the Buddhist people. Historic and Religious Places Norbugang Park, Dubdi Gompa, Tashi Tenka Royal Palace, Kathok Wodsallin Gompa, and Ngadhak Changchub Choling Gompa Around Yuksom Kanchendzonga Waterfalls (10Km), Phamrong Waterfalls (7Km), Khecheopalri Lake(27Km), Tashiding Monastery (23Km), Sinon Monastery, Pemyangtse Monastery (36Km), Rabdentse ruins Yuksom-Dzongri-Goecha La Trek The most popular trek in Sikkim is from Yuksom to Dzongri and Goecha La for superb views of Kanchenjunga. To undertake this trek you must get together a group of …