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Top 10 tourist places in sikkim

Written on June 2, 2015 in Cities of India

Sikkim is situated at the foot of Mount Kanchendzonga and boasts of an unexplored beauty. The lofty mountains of sikkim dominate the skyline of Sikkim and invites tourists in its snow clad peaks, green emerald slopes, rushing streams, tall Rhododendrons and sparkling orchids. Hilltop monasteries emerge from the rugged terrains while multi-colored p...

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The Five Treasures of Snows – Kanchenjunga, Sikkim

Written on September 14, 2011 in Asia

Kanchenjunga, in the Himalayan Range, is the third highest mountain in the world, with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft). Kanchenjunga means “The Five Treasures of Snows”, as it contains five peaks, four of them over 8,450 m (27,720 ft). The treasures represent the five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, grain, and h...

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8 Himalayan designs of Sikkim

Written on September 4, 2011 in India National Park

History of Sikkim  Sikkim is a jewel-like mountain state of ethereal beauty, cradled deep within the splendours of the snow-clad Himalayas.  Wrapped in mists and clouds, bursting with an incredible variety of rhododendrons, wild orchids and other flowers. The earliest historical mention of Sikkim is a record of the passage of the Buddhist saint G...

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