‘Travel is never a matter of money but full of courage to hold in mind!’
Do you have the same courage to explore? If yes, then do explore Sikkim!
Sikkim, the captivating land, brilliantly displays its natural beauty throughout the year overall its five seasons. However, summer time is very pleasant to witness the beauty of Sikkim as you can feel the cool breeze coming from the majestic Himalayan peaks, while the sun keeps them warm.
So, What Is The Temperature Sikkim Holds During Summer?
The average temperature of Sikkim ranges from minimum 13°C to maximum to 28°C.
One of the best summer retreats, Sikkim is popular for its nature walks, pilgrimage sites, and adventure activities.
Here we give you 5 reasons to visit Sikkim in the summer!!
While the rest of the country looks for relief from the heart of the scorching sun, Sikkim harbors very pleasant weather in summer. In the months of April and May, Sikkim turns into a paradise on earth as the frozen lakes and rivers come back to its life. The landscape is beautifully decorated with a variety of flowers like Rhododendrons, Orchids, Azaleas etc which are in their full bloom during summer.
2. Festival time
Most of the Sikkimese festivals fall between the months of March and August.Â A riot of colors greets you as the locals celebrate flower festival which starts in the month of March and goes on till May, such as-
- Saga Dawa
- Bhanu Jayanti
- Drukpa Tseshi
- Guru Rinpoche's Birthday
- Tendong Lho Rum Faat
- Pang Lhabsol
3. Breathtaking Landscape
One of the most striking things about Sikkim is the captivating view of the highest peak of India, Mount Kanchenjunga. Apart from the mountains, the landscape is adorned with lush green valleys, glorious lakes, and glittering rivers during the summer season. To make it more inviting, the state also has hot springs like the Yumthang and the Ralong as well as gushing milky waterfalls like the seven sisters.
Wow! Honestly, to say, that’s enough reason to go to Sikkim already, right! But if you are still looking for more, Sikkim has more to offer.
4. Rich history and cultural experience
If Sikkim hasn’t enthralled you with its natural beauty, it would definitely leave you spellbound with its cultural richness. Sikkim boasts different ethnicities like Lepchas, Bhutias, Nepalis etc. The diversity of people influences the festivals, the food, the monasteries etc. Some of the most serene monasteries in Sikkim are-
- Tholung and so on.
Along with the monasteries, Sikkim’s landscape is dotted with many Hindu temples like Kiretshwar Mahadev Temple and Sai Mandir to experience the meditative land of Sikkim.
5. Adventure Activities
And if you are amongst those who need the ultimate thrill in your vacation, Sikkim has something in store for you too.
Some of the most popular adventure sports are-
- Bungee Jumping
- Yak Safari
- Hang Gliding
Places in Sikkim That You Must Visit During Summer!!
- Buddha Park of Ravangla
- Bakthang Waterfall
- Yumthang Valley of Flowers
- Nathu La Pass
- Lake Tsomgo
- Khangchendzonga National Park
- Singalila National Park
- Gurudongmar Lake
Already falling in love with Sikkim? Just imagine how beautiful Sikkim in summer would look in reality. Plan your beautiful expedition for an unforgettable experience!