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Sikkim Information

Sikkim, a great Himalayan Region, located on the east of Nepal and west of the Thunder Dragon Country, Bhutan. Sikkim is quite similar in land structure with Nepal. The greater Himalayas form a natural boundary with Tibet. Mount Kanchanjhagha (8545m), The third highest peak in the world, runs north to south Separating Sikkim from Nepal. The Testa And Ranjit rivers also offers the Thrill of riding the wild waters and angling for some variety of fish.
In Sikkim, Most of the people speaks Nepalese language and the tribes are similar with Nepalese. Hinduism and Buddhism are the main Religion in Sikkim.

Visa Procedure

Along with the Indian visa, foreigners are required to obtain an inner line permit for Sikkim, which is valid for 15 days with a further extension available in Gangtok.

Recently Sikkim has introduced issuing permits valid for 3 days at its’ border (Rangpo). While applying locally you must provide 2 passport size photographs and photocopies of the passport pages with the copy of valid visa. We advise you to obtain this before departing for India to avoid wasting valuable holiday time there.

Sikkim Information