The best time to visit Sikkim is during the months of March to May and October to December. These periods offer pleasant weather with clear skies, making it ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
It's advisable to avoid the monsoon season (June to September) due to heavy rainfall and landslides.
Summers (April to June) are mild and pleasant, while winters (November to February) can be cold, especially in higher altitudes.
By Air: The nearest airport to Sikkim is Bagdogra Airport in West Bengal, which is well-connected to major cities in India. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a shared cab to reach Sikkim. The journey from Bagdogra to Gangtok takes approximately 4-5 hours.
By Road: The closest railway station to Sikkim is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station in West Bengal. It is well-connected to major cities in India. From NJP, you can hire a taxi or take a shared cab to reach Sikkim.
By Rail: The closest railway station to Sikkim is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station in West Bengal. It is well-connected to major cities in India. From NJP, you can hire a taxi or take a shared cab to reach Sikkim.
As Sikkim requires an Inner Line Permit (ILP) for entry, make sure to obtain the necessary permits before your visit. These permits can be obtained from Sikkim Tourism Offices or through registered travel agents.
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