The name itself sounds attractive. In practicality, the state, though second smallest in the country, yet has plenty of nature’s beauty in store for you. Positioning itself in the lap of Himalayas, the state offers various avenues of fun loving activities besides offering you the panoramic beauty. Undoubtedly, one of the best states in regard to tourism, cleanliness and many other aspects, Sikkim have many places of interest. This is the only state in India to have earned the distinction of taking up organic farming. The destinations given herein are not exhaustive.
Inner Line Permit (ILP) or Restricted Area Permit (RAP) is required only for foreign nationals. Indian tourists are exempted from it. However, the Nationalities of Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Maymmar and Nigeria will not be issued Permit without the prior approval of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi. There are certain areas in Sikkim which are protected requiring special permission known as Protected Area Permit (PAP). For details click here