Sikkim is a very attractive hilly area, which always attracts tourists with its amazing views. Sikkim is also world famous for Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest peak. The Tibetan name for Sikkim is Drenjong (Wylie-transliteration: 'bras ljongs), which means "valley of rice", while the Bhutias call it Beyul Demazong, which means '"the hidden valley of rice". Tourists can see beautiful hills, lakes, etc here.
As suggested by Sikkim Tourism, the best time to visit Sikkim is either between March and May or October and mid-December.
Adventure activities in Sikkim to be enjoyed, are many. You can hike up to the lush mountain trails, feel the high adrenaline rush while fighting fierce river rapid, or can enjoy mountain biking on the paths created by former adventure junkies. Sikkim owns some of the best trekking trails in the country, offering stunning natural vistas and exotic wildlife spotting. Along with trekking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Mountain biking, Hang gliding, River rafting and Mountaineering are some of the popular adventure activities in Sikkim.
There are many religious places in Sikkim which are sacred sites for people from all faiths and religions. Some of the most famous religious places in Sikkim include Gahesh Tok, Siddheshwara Dham and numerous places of worship across faiths throughout the state.
The official languages of Sikkim are English, Nepali, Sikkimese and Lepcha. The language percentage of Nepali = 64%, Lepcha = 11% and Sikkimese = 11%. English is also frequently used here. Other spoken languages of Sikkim are Tibetan and Bhutia.
Sikkim cuisine is famous for its traditional taste, which is a combination of Tibetan, Nepalese and native Sikkimese food. Rice is the chief food of the Sikkimese. Some of the local dishes include momo (dumplings), thukpa (Tibetan noodle soup), gundruk (leafy dish), sha phaley, Pork curry, Chhurpi – a fermented dairy product, Ring shaped Nepalese bread, Traditional fermented vegetable products – Gundruk & Sinki and Sishnu Soup.
Landlocked between Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet, Sikkim is one of the smallest states in India, yet packs a punch in terms of things to do and see. Its stunning location – surrounded by snow-laden mountains, scenic lakes and rolling green hills – makes it a great destination for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts