Sikkim

Sikkim Travel Guide

Articles about Sikkim

Sustainability “People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and inspiring in a complicated world.” These four winners embrace the idea that building and operati...
By Lyndsey Matthews
By Sarah Gold
When San Francisco ad executive John Porter started planning his annual vacation in 2005, he knew he wanted something different. A seasoned traveler, Porter had already stayed in swanky resorts and explored exotic destinations around the globe—all...
By Kiran Desai
The mural in the Tashiding Monastery is of a graceful woman mounted on a yak in a lotus blossom garden. “That is Tara,” explains a monk: a virtuous form of Buddha. “And that?” A fierce figure resembling something out of a Japanese cartoon sits as...

Hotels in Sikkim

Simple but immaculate lodgings in a Ladakhi family’s ancestral home.

Things to do in Sikkim

Best for: Tigers, water buffalo, rhinos, (wild) elephants, golden langur, (a rare orange-furred monkey), Bengal florican (an endangered two-foot-tall bird)