Sikkim is a land of monumental mountains that seem to touch the sky. The mountains form a part of the long and mighty Himalaya,. Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, crowns the top with its rugged outline.Highlighting a visit to sikkim are the stunning Monasteries, built in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and well maintained by resident monks and lamas. Superb frescoes and gold jewel encrusted statues fill these sacred halls.
Sikkim shares her borders with Tibet to the North, Bhutan to the East, Nepal to the West and the State of West Bengal (India) to the south.It's elevation ranges from just above seas level to the icebound summits. Thus the flora and fauna covers a wide spectrum. It is a land well known for its orchids, of which there are 600 varieitiesa nad rhodedendron in colours from yellow to lavender. The unique Sikkimese culture and natural friendliness add immeasurably to the visitor's enjoyment.