Experience this mysterious and colourful lama dance, held in most monasteries around the harvest festival of Losung (early December).
One of Sikkim’s most venerated monasteries, Rumtek is home to the Black Hat sect, and hosts a spectacular festival in February.
A wonderful, highly venerated seventeenth-century monastery perched on a commanding ridge with glorious views.
4 Varshey Rhododendron Sanctuary
Magnificent views and gentle trails through a botanical paradise.
5 Monastery Trail: West Sikkim
You won’t need porters or special permits to walk the rewarding circuit from Pelling to Kecheopalri, Yuksom and Tashiding, staying at village homestays enroute.
6 Dzongri and Singalila Trails
High-altitude treks through rhododendron forests, across high meadows and past remote lakes with breathtaking views of mighty Kanchenjunga.
An especially sacred monastic complex on a conical hill with marvellous views.
Walk through this spectacular rhododendron-filled valley with icy pinnacles towering overhead.