The forgotten Silk Route – Jelep La

This article is contributed by Korak Basu, holidayhomeindia expresses its sincere gratitude to Mr. Basu East Sikkim is a place of virgin beauty. Most of us are unaware of the rich flora and fauna and wildlife of this region. So there we were- a group of enthusiastic travel-men ready to trace the forgotten silk route […]

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Rafting in Teesta and Rangit River

River Rafting This leisure sport gained its recognition in the year 1970 when it was included in the Munich Olympic Games . But it was first journalized by the Lieutenant John Fremont of the U.S. Army in on the Platte River in 1842. Teesta or Tista River starts flowing from the state of Sikkim after […]

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Sikkim – At a glance

Any one seeking a visit to the Switzerland of India i.e. Yumthang in the state of Sikkim by air or train from any part of  India has to reach Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Rly Station, both around 10 Km. from Siliguri, which is the main business hub in the North Bengal. From Siliguri, about […]

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Dzongri – Goechala – Lake Samiti

Flanked by Nepal on its west, Bhutan on the east and Tibet on the north, Sikkim, despite being a little state in the Eastern Himalayas, stands tall in terms of height. Mount Khangchendzonga, third highest peak in the world and tallest in India with the height of 8598 mts adds feather to its hat. Sikkim […]

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009