Spellbinding Landscapes in South Africa

South Africa has more landscapes and terrain than other countries on earth. It is impossible to list all the beautiful landscapes in South Africa, however, for those who are planning to book South Africa tour package in 2018, this post has been carved for them.

If we compare the number of landscapes in South Africa with any other country in the world then we are sure that South Africa will top the chart in every way. Whether it is in numbers, size or beauty, you will not find the type of landscapes elsewhere in the world. The country that is at the tip of the continent and known for the wildlife largely is also famous for incredible landscapes and terrains. Impossible to list all the landscapes, here are best of the best landscape that you can visit during your trip to South Africa.

1. Lisbon Falls, Mpumalanga

If you are fond of waterfalls and green lush forest then Lisbon Falls are one of the best waterfalls in the world that will simply amaze you. The highest fall in the Mpumalanga region that towers a height of 94 meters and falls direct in the beautiful gorge. The picture perfect background offers a great location for loving couples to spend some romantic time together.

2. Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

If you watch a 24 meters tall sandstone cliff in the region of Kwazulu-Natal that means you are in Oribi Gorge Nature reserve. It is an ideal location for hiking and birding. Spending two days at the location to explore the place with camping and tenting will give you new perspective to life. If you are professional photographer or amateur, we are sure that you will fall in love with the scenario.

3. The Valley of Desolation, Camdeboo National Park

For those who have been longing to spend some lone time away from the technologies and fast paced life style then welcome to the valley of desolation. Boasting for its forest, fauna and flora, this valley offers a great outdoor experience with an opportunity to spot the endangered Cape Mountain Zebra.

4. The Drakensberg Amphitheatre, KwaZulu-Natal

If you have been looking for the most amazing location where you can propose your loved one then we are sure that you will just choose The Drakensberg Amphitheater. The amphitheater in the Northern Drakensberg is one of the geographical wonder which is simply impeccable. The view that you will get after climbing for two hours on the top of Amphitheater will leave you awestruck!

5. Ai Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

If you want to explore the wildest landscape that is bundled with rocks, deserts, plants, birds and wild animals then you should visit Ai Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. The location looks simply unbelievable but the natural setup is simply amazing. It is an ideal location for hiking, mountain climbing and desert wandering.

If you need more information regarding the landscapes in South Africa or customized plans to explore the landscapes then keep Flamingo Transworld posted.

Sikkim’s First Airport Set At A Height Of 4500 Ft !!!

Earlier travelling to Sikkim used to be somewhat tedious since there were no direct flights, one had to get down at Bagdogra Airport and then travel 120 kms all the way to Gangtok. But if you are planning to visit Sikkim anytime soon, here is news that is surely going to rejoice you because Sikkim is finally getting its first airport in the form of Pakyong Airport that is set at a height of 4500ft in the mighty Himalayas.

Not only is this airport the first Greenfield airport of north-east but also India’s 100th functional airport which is going to be inaugurated by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 24th September. The one of its kind Pakyong Airport has been engineered and built keeping in mind the high altitude at which it has been built.

According to the Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism department, Government of Sikkim – the airport shall have multi-dimensional benefits which shall gradually come into limelight with time. Since Greenfields airport have their own set of charm and beauty, the flyers are going to experience the same once the airport is opened to public.

From October 8th, the flights are going to be operational on a daily basis and the regional connectivity too, has been kept in the mind by the Civil Aviation Department. This airport is also a major boost for the neighboring countries like Bhutan, Kathmandu and Bangkok as there are tourists in large numbers from either countries going on vacations.

Book your Sikkim Tour Package with Flamingo Transworld to ensure that you land into one of the most photogenic airport in India and travel Sikkim without much hassle.

Australia’s Must See UNESCO Sites

There are several places and things in Australia that makes it the perfect destination for travelling, vacationing, honeymooning and even solo travel. In simple words, it is the best location for all types of travellers in every age group. If you are planning to take an Australia tour package this year then this post will be of interest to you as it highlights the must see UNESCO sites in Australia.

The common thing between the Great Barrier Reef, the Great Wall of China, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Great Zimbabwe is that all these places are under UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. Regardless of the country and its beautiful places that has been blessed naturally, there are several heritage sites too which are worth seeing. Australia is one of the large hub of heritage sites which are least known to travellers. For a revived experience, here are some of the interesting places that you must visit during your Australia tour.

1. Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef largest coral reef in the world is located in the Queensland, Australia. Around 900 islands spread across 2300 kilometres offers a breath taking view and remarkable natural gift to the travellers. The golden sandy beach, blue sea water and 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays is a picture perfect destination.

2. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park became the part of UNESCO’s heritage site mainly because of two reasons, first is the beautiful natural rock formation and second is for the cultural values. The Anangu people of Kata Tjuta have rich cultural values and laws. The red sandstone structure of 9.4 kilometres long is around 340 metres above the plain. And it is one of the unique structures that you may not find anywhere else in the world.

3. Tasmanian Wilderness

Tasmanian Wilderness is one of the most famous heritage sites in Australia which is spread across 1 million hectares. It is one of the largest rain-forest in the world which has largest reserves of steep gorges, parks, caves and severe glaciation. If you are an explorer who works in a group or solo then this is the best location that you can ask for.

4. Greater Blue Mountains Area

The Greater Blue Mountain is a perfect tourist location to spend some relaxing as well as adventurous time. Depends on your choice how you would to explore the location. Spread across a million hectares of land area, the blue mountains is wonderful place for photography, camping, trekking and rock climbing. Nearby from the Sydney, it is one of the favorite destinations of the natives and tourists.

These are the must visit heritage sites in Australia that you can cover during your Australia tour. If you wish to add to the list or need additional information regarding other locations in Australia then keep Flamingo Transworld posted. We also provide customized Australia Tour Package as per your requirements.

Newest Attractions In Dubai One Cannot Resist Visiting!

The United Arab Emirates has become the most favorable and top-rated destination for family holidays. Dubai Tour Packages offer best of the dazzling city for an unforgettable holiday. Trust me, there is a lot more just than skyscrapers, shores and shopping. Here we have listed some of the new places one should visit in UAE:

So when are you booking your Dubai Tour Package to explore these exciting attractions with Flamingo Transworld?

Top 5 Things To Do In Egypt – The Land Of Pyramids and Pharaohs

Egypt is not only famous for its rich history and culture but also for some of the greatest tourist destinations in the world.Some sites in Egypt are still a mystery to the scientists in the world. If you are planning to book Egypt tour package in coming vacation then this post will be of interest to you. You will find the best five things that you should do in Egypt.

When we think about Egypt then the first thing that comes to our mind is the ‘Pyramids’. Yes, you must have seen different sizes of pyramids or souvenir of Egypt that is available in different countries. Along with pyramids and the tomb of King Tutankhamen as well as the Ras Mohammed National Park there are several other places in Egypt that will win your heart. Most importantly there are few unique things that you can only do in Egypt. You will find several posts online regarding which places to explore in Egypt, so we have highlight the five best things that you should do in Egypt during your visit. Here’s the list that you can consider:

1. Visit the Hub of Tourist Destinations – Cairo Egypt

Cairo is one place where you really feel like the Egyptians. The architecture of the buildings, places, historical monuments and many such places will remind you of the ancient Egyptians. We can also say that it is the tourist hub of Egypt as most of the important tourist locations are based in Cairo. Some of the important places are Islamic Cairo, Coptic Cairo, Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, Salah El-Din Citadel and the Khan el-Khalli market. The charm of Cairo is simply impeccable with other places in the world.

2. Travel to the Kom Ombo Temple

One must travel to the Kom Ombo temple in Aswan city which is famous for the ancient architecture that was constructed during the Ptolemic dynasty, i.e. 180-47 BC. So you can imagine it is one of the oldest temples in the world that you can find. There are statues of Crocodile god, fertility god, world creator and god of heroes. The mythological aspect and beliefs of ancient Egyptians is interesting to learn.

3. Ride to Karnark Temple in Luxor city

Located in the southern part of the Egypt, Luxor city is one of the famous destinations that you cannot miss during your Egypt trip. The most important place is the Karnark temple which was built during the reign of Senusret I and it continued till the Ptolemic era. There are beautiful villages nearby the temple which is famous for enjoying the local cuisines and fine accommodation at economical rates.

4. Trip to Alexandria City of Egypt

Alexandria is second largest city of Egypt and known as the pearl of the Mediterranean. The beautiful atmosphere of Alexandria offers a comfortable climate that you will enjoy a lot. The ambiance, culture and opportunities to enjoy at Alexandria is perfect for vacationing. Although it is just 225 km from Cairo, but it is looks absolutely different city compared to other cities in Alexandria.

5. Take a tour to Aswan City High Dam

Located in the eastern part of the Egypt, the city of Aswan is well-known tourist destination. The reason for its popularity is the location where it is situated. The city is part of Nubia, located on the shores of Nile River narrowed by the Saharian desert. The blue water, golden Sahara desert, and the comfortable weather brings a perfect combination to relish the hot and cold weather at day and night. One of the famous locations in the Aswan city is the famous High Dam. The old dam was built in 1902 and extended to construct the High Dam in 1971.

These are some of the major locations in Egypt which you should visit without fail. If you are planning to book Egypt tour package and need customized options then keep Flamingo Transworld posted in the comment section.

“Dubai Parks” Where Thrills Keep On Coming!

Dubai is a commercial and tourist hub of UAE. People from different parts of the world travel to Dubai for leisure, business and employment purpose as well. There are several places to visit in Dubai including the different types of parks which offers a plethora of options to enjoy with your family, kids and friends. If you are planning to book a Dubai tour package then this post will be of interest to you.

Dubai has been designed and developed keeping in mind various aspects of business, tourism and local people. The city planning includes several tourist spots that you may not find anywhere else in the world. Some of the places in the list also include the theme parks, water parks, skiing parks and much more. If you are planning to book Dubai tour package in coming holidays then we have identified some of the best parks in Dubai that you can visit during your trip. Discover unlimited fun and adventure in the region’s largest integrated theme park destination. Experience Amazing with us. Here’s the list:

1. LEGOLAND® Water Park

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If you are travelling with kids and family then you would surely like to splash the water rides at LEGOLAND Water Park which offers a lifetime of experience. There are around 20 wide range of rides like DUPLO® Splash Safari, Joker Soaker, LEGO® raft and many such exciting ride. It is just more than a water park as kids can also make their own raft, enjoy a family size raft, race at slide racers, and enjoy the wave pool, submarine adventure and more.

2. MOTIONGATE™ Dubai

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Inspired by the Hollywood in Los Angeles, the MOTIONGATE™ Dubai theme park has been designed to give you the glimpse and feel of it. You can have the same level of excitement, glamour and glitz at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. There are different zones in the park Lionsgate, Dreamworks, etc. There are roller coasters, meet and greet with your favorite movie characters, and interactive shows that keep you busy for the entire day.

3. BOLLYWOOD™ Parks Dubai

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BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is the world’s first theme park with rides, spellbinding live shows and dramatic attractions based on Bollywood blockbusters. This captivating theme park features rides and live performances. It is world’s first theme park dedicated to Bollywood, Mumbai’s famous movie industry.

If you are planning to book for Dubai tour package and need more information regarding such places then keep Flamingo Transworld posted. We would like to know more about your experience and suggestions as well.

Things To Do On Your First Visit To Dazzling Dubai

Dubai is the commercial and tourist hub of United Arab Emirates. In this post we have highlighted the most interesting things that one can experience during their first visit to Dubai. If you are planning to book Dubai tour package then this post will be of interest to you.

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If you are travelling to Dubai for the first time then you will be amazed to see that it is a one of the most leisurely countries in UAE. The glittering and shiny Dubai denotes the superlative things. Be it the tallest skyscraper, biggest mall or the wonderful man-made island. There are many such things in Dubai that will simply amaze you. For those who are planning to book a Dubai tour package, this post will help you understand the things that you can experience on the first trip. Here you go:

1. Explore the buzzing souks (street markets)

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Dubai is equally famous as Italy for all sorts of shopping including branded and non-branded items. Dubai souks is a traditional market where you can find a wide range of herbs, south Asian foods, textile goods, incense, rugs and much more. If you are shopaholic then we assure that you will find this place like a paradise. The number of stores in this place has reduced comparatively than earlier but still there are famous stores where you can find authentic Arabic spices.

2. Enjoy the desert ride

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If you are visiting Dubai and miss the safari ride then your trip is incomplete. Dubai has one of the largest desserts in the world which you can explore. There are many activities like desert safari, dessert ride and much more to do. And the sun-set in the dessert is one of the unique experience that you would surely love.

Check out list of activities to make your trip enticing.

3. Visit the legendary Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab

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You might have heard a lot about the world’s tallest building but if you have not, then it is the Burj  Khalifa. It is 828 meters tall and has 160 floors offering exceptional view of the city. And the world’s costliest or most extravagant hotel is the Burj Al Arab. The hotel is 7 star hotel with world class amenities that you might not find elsewhere in the world. Per night cost of the Burj Al Arab is around $700- $800 per night.

4. Say Hi to Dolphins at Dubai Dolphinarium

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There are different types of aquariums and under water sights where you can see the underwater species closely. But at the Dophinarium, you can enjoy the dolphins and play with them. They are trained dolphins which can even dance on the music and play.

Here are 5 reasons to choose Dubai for your first overseas vacation.

5. Dubai Aquarium

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You must have heard about wildlife zoo where you can find different types of animals. If you want to watch similar kind of setup for underwater species then you will be amazed to see the Dubai Aquarium. The architecture and designing of the entire aquarium is one of the largest aquarium in the world. There are more than 140 species in the aquarium.

6. Enjoy the dazzling Dubai Fountain performance

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Dubai Mall is the largest mall in the world and it is known for a wide range of things like the shopping festival, gold shopping, international brands and the fountain show. The world class fountain show that you can find in Dubai Mall is simply impeccable. You would like the experience, we assure.

7. Hang out at the Dubai Creek

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Dubai creek is an exciting place where you can explore the ancient city or the old Dubai city known as Al Bastakiya. There is an ancient museum that was built in 1787 that is located within the fort Al Fahidi. You can also explore the 30 metres old cable car from where you can explore the entire city from a height. If you have never taken cruise trip then you can always take a trip at the Cruise-de-Creek and also explore the water taxi.

These are some of the unique and exciting things that you should not miss during your visit. If you need more information about specific location or customized Dubai tour package then keep Flamingo Transworld posted.

Planning a Trip to South Africa? Don’t Miss Out These Stunning Places!

South Africa offers everything that a tourist would long for. Excellent weather, beautiful sightseeing, great beaches, modern infrastructure, and cuisines. There are many locations in South Africa but some of the places can never be missed. If you are planning to book South Africa tour package for vacation then in this post we have highlighted best of the locations.

Currently known as the Republic of South Africa, is great hub of tourist destinations where millions of people travel each year to explore new and unique locations. It won’t be incorrect if we say that the South Africa is still to be fully explored. So you can understand that you have the great opportunity to explore the unexplored. However there are some of the major locations which you cannot miss during your trip. In this post, we have highlighted the most important and best locations that you should cover during your trip. Here’s the list below:

1. Johannesburg

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Also known as Jo’burg, the commercial hub of Africa and heart of the continent where you can spend quality time exploring a wide variety of things. With maximum population of 3 million people, it is the second largest city of the continent. We can also say that the money of Africa comes from this famous location. Most of the business houses and famous celebrities are located in the Johannesburg. The city is famous for the skyscrapers, fast paced city life, and beautiful architecture.

2. Cape Winelands

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After visiting the bustling city of Johannesburg, you can take a trip to Cape Winelands which is away from the city and mechanical life style. Pampered in the arms of nature, it is the perfect location where you can revive your senses. It is a great place to explore the beauty of nature and large landscapes in different colors. This region is rich in farmland and farming because of the river valley flowing through it.

3. Elephant National Park

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If you love elephants then you would also love a dedicated national park for Elephants. Let us highlight that the elephants in Africa are much taller, huge and larger than other elephants in India or other countries. There are also other animals in the park like ostriches, antelopes and warthogs.

4. Durban

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If you are interested in enjoying the subtropical climate in the most prominent cities of South Africa then take a trip to Durban. The colonial architecture in Durban is worth exploring and learning about the history and culture. There are Islamic mosques, hindu temples and Christian churches which are worth visiting. There are many more places in Durban which you can explore in this city.

5. Hermanus

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For those who are interested in exploring the Southern Coastal region of Africa, Hermanus is the perfect locations. You can find migrating whales and shallow water attractions in this region. Take a walk alongside the cliff side beaches and enjoy the cool breeze waves. The view from the boats watching these whales and dolphins. There are built-in telescopes at the seating area in the beach and there are several water sports that you would love to enjoy.

South Africa is a region of multiple opportunities to experience new things and places. If you need more information about South Africa or customized South Africa tour package for your family or friends then keep Flamingo Transworld  posted.

All About The Stunning Singapore Flyer

Singapore is a beautiful city with ultramodern infrastructure, beautiful tourist spots and an ample of attractions to spend your quality time with your family and friends. One of the prominent tourist location that most of the tourists travelling to Singapore would love is the Singapore Flyer. In this post we have covered some of the major facts about the Singapore Flyer that would be of interest to you.

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Singapore is a city country which is one of the most beautiful, clean and highly disciplined country in the world. There are several tourist locations in Singapore including the famous Singapore Flyer. If you have been to London then you can relate it with the London eye which allows you to view the entire city from a height. But the Singapore Flyer is a rotating wheel which take a complete round in an hour. You can see the entire city from a height which will give you a complete new experience. If you take Singapore tour package and miss the Singapore flyer then your trip is incomplete. Here are some of the important facts that you should know before you travel.

1. World’s Largest Largest Observation Wheel

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Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel which was opened in the year 2008. The height of the observation wheel is around 165 meters and it can accommodate 784 people in single rotation. It is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Singapore and visited by millions every year.

2. Structure of Flyer

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The flyer has been designed in such a way that you keep moving while you are enjoying the beautiful view of the city but it moves very slow that you will not realize the movement. Moreover, it has 28 different air conditioned capsules. This arrangement is made based on the famous Feng Shui numbers 28. It is known for the prosperity as per the Chinese culture.

3. Flyer Funding

Although this unique concept of Flyer is only available in Singapore, the construction of this project had to be halted many times due to the shortage of budget. There are multiple instances even when the entire ownership has been changed. However, it has not impacted the quality of service or operations of the flyer.

4. First Flight of Flyer

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In the year 2008, the grand opening of the flyer was held on the 11th and 13th of February, and each ticket was sold for $8888 which is believed to be the lucky number as per the Chinese culture. There was lot of firework shows and entertainment activities organized for the first set of passengers. It was a unique and super grand opening of the world’s biggest flyer.

5. Reverse Direction

The flyer used turn anticlockwise until August 2008 based on the advice of Feng Shui experts. Whether it is rotated clockwise or anti-clockwise, the view from the top of the flyer is simply awesome and the experience is amazing. You will have a complete panoramic view from the top and for photographers it is a perfect option to click the best city pictures.

These are some of the important facts and history about the famous Singapore Flyer that we wanted to highlight in this post. If you need more information about any location in Singapore or customized Singapore tour package for your friends or family then keep Flamingo Transworld posted.

Ultimate Guide to Planning the Perfect Sikkim Tour

Sikkim is a gem of location in the Himalayan range in the North Eastern India region. There are five different climates that you can experience in Sikkim. Snow covered mountains, beautiful natural wonders, cool climates and amazing adventurous activities awaits you in Sikkim. If you are planning to take a Sikkim tour for coming holidays then this post will be of interest to you which mentions highlight major locations in Sikkim.

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If you have been exploring for a beautiful location with cool and comfortable climate then choose Sikkim without any second thought. The reason why we are recommending Sikkim is because it is a calm and composed location in the Himalayan range of India. Sikkim is located at the hilly range of north eastern part of India which has a wide range of options to enjoy and relax during your vacation. If you want to have a heaven on earth experience then Sikkim is an ideal location that you should choose. We have covered some of the important points that will help in visiting the right places at the right time to do the best things.

Best time to visit Sikkim

Sikkim experiences five different climates in the whole year so there is not specific time to visit but if you love to watch snow covered mountains enjoy ice skiing and beautiful green lush then winter is the right time.

However if you are looking for trekking, freshest flowers, and orchids then summer is your choice of climate.

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Monsoon is not so brutal but if you want to enjoy the rainfall then you should take a trip during the July – August months.

Best way to reach Sikkim

There are different ways to reach Sikkim. If you are taking India or visiting directly Sikkim then below are the best options. Sikkim does not have its own airport so almost all the national and international flights land at the Bagdodra airport in West Bengal from where you can take a taxi, bus or train. Gangtok is approximately 124 kilometers from Bagdodra.

If you are traveling from any other city in India like Mumbai, Delhi or Jaipur then the best way is to take a train to Siliguri station. If you are in the north eastern region, then you can also take the cab from Darjeeling or Siliguri to Gangtok.

Best places to visit in Sikkim

There are several places in Sikkim but some of the important places that you should not miss during your trip are:

1. Gangtok

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The capital city and most populated place in Sikkim offers a wide range of options to explore. Some of the important locations in Gangtok are Ganesha temple, Tashi view point, Nathula border, and Ban Jhakri waterfalls.

2. Lachung

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Lachung is also known as the smaller pass, this pasture land takes you to the ride of beautiful flowers and green lush landscapes. The Yumthang Valley is much famous for the Rhododendrons flowers in this region.

3. Lachen

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Lachen is known as the larger pass or big pass and it is famous for the annual yak race that is organized each year. The best time to visit the big pass is during the summer season. The famous Gurudongmar Lake is considered as the sacred destination in this place.

4. Namchi

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Namchi is a famous pilgrimage for Indians known as Char Dham. It is also famous among the football lovers as the Baichung stadium is located in Namchi. If you love green lush tea estates then Namchi has many.

These are some of the basic details that would help you while planning your trip for Sikkim. If you need more information or customized Sikkim tour package for family or friends then keep us posted in the comment section.