The Lonely Planet has listed Sikkim as the best place to visit in 2014. Sikkim has been relentlessly promoting tourism in the state. Sikkim is already a favorite among foreign tourists. This is a much deserved recognition for Sikkim. Other places on the list are The Kimberley, Australia at #2 spot and Yorkshire, England at #3.

The ancient monasteries, the snow capped mountains, the vibrant lakes et al make Sikkim a complete delight for tourists. Sikkim has been promoting responsible tourism, adventure tourism, and eco-tourism initiatives in the state. Some of the main attractions in Sikkim are the Rumtek Monastery, Lingdum Monastery, Gurudongmar Lake etc. Sikkim is indeed a breathtaking experience and a must visit.


Photo Credit: Gurudongmar Lake  by Saran Chamling