Sikkim Travel - An Ultimate Guide to Visit in Sikkim 2022
Sikkim is the 22nd state of India that came into existence with effect from 26th April 1975. Sikkim state being a part of the inner mountain ranges of the Himalayas, is hilly, having varied elevations ranging from 300 to 8540 meters. But the habitable areas are only up to the altitude of 2100 meters, and they constitute only 20% of the state's total area.
It boasts of the great mount Kanchendzonga as its crown. Ethically Sikkim has mainly three groups of people viz. Nepalis, Bhutias, Lepchas. The local language is Nepali, and English is the official language. This jewel-like mountain state of ethereal beauty with an area of 7299 sq. kms nestles in the heart of the Himalayas. Sikkim's capital Gangtok is cradled in the manifold splendours of nature deep within the snow-clad Himalayas, wrapped in mists and clouds, a garden state with an incredible variety of rhododendrons & a host of other flowers.