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Sikkim remains warm and beautiful throughout the summer. The temperature fluctuates between 5 and 25 degrees Celsius. It is advisable to carry some woollen clothing as well because the summer nights might be chilly

Sikkim, which is a section of the Eastern Himalayas, is known for its biodiversity and for having alpine and subtropical climates. It also has Kangchenjunga, the third-highest mountain on Earth and the highest peak in India. Gangtok is the capital and biggest city in Sikkim.

For security concerns, foreigners must get an Inner Line Permit because Sikkim shares its borders with three other countries: China, Nepal, and Bhutan.

Foreigners are not permitted in Nathula Pass or Gurudongmar Lake because they are close to the borders of China, Bhutan, and Nepal.

Domestic visitors and residents alike require permission to visit Nathula and Gurudongmar Lake because of their proximity to the international borders of China, Bhutan, and Nepal.

Yes, all places of North Sikkim outside of Singhik require tourist permits.

Yes, a special authorization is required for cyclists to ride in protected zones.

our Jio number will only function properly in the capital if you have one. However, if you have Airtel or Vodafone, both of these connections ought to function across Sikkim.

By Air

Since Sikkim itself does not have an airport, you would need to fly through Bagdogra in West Bengal, which is the closest airport. This airport is approximately 124 kilometres from Gangtok and can be reached from Bagdogra in around 5 hours by bus or taxi. 

From Bagdogra to Gangtok, a 30-minute helicopter ride is available if you like to travel in style. The Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation offers helicopter service from Bagdogra to Gangtok at 2:00 p.m. Because they can fill up quickly and the prices can increase, reserve these services in advance.

By Rail

You must make your way to the Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri train stations. Since they are well linked, you may simply hire cabs or taxis from these stations to Sikkim. From these stations to this Himalayan country, the journey time is around 5 hours. On weekdays, you may purchase rail tickets at the Sikkim Nationalized Transport office.

By Road

The closest states, Siliguri and Darjeeling, both in West Bengal, are accessible by taxi or cab. This is a beautiful road, with the Teesta river flowing on one side and mountains covered in lush greenery on the other.

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