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Sikkim has Nepal to the west, Bhutan to the east and the Tibetan Plateau to the north

Sikkim is the second smallest state of India but was formerly a Buddhist Kingdom and has the third highest mountain in the world called Kanchenjunga at 28,000 feet

Sikkim comprises of four regions, the north has it capital at Mangan, the west at Gezing, the south at Namchi and the East and overall capital of Sikkim at Gangtok.

The state has 28 mountain peaks, more than 80 glaciers and 227 high-altitude lakes, including the Tsongmo, Gurudongmar and Khecheopalri lakes, five major hot springs, and more than 100 rivers and streams.

You need an Inner Line Permit  (ILP) for entry into Sikkim but an extra additional permit for anywhere in North Sikkim and for details on how to get these permits please go to the downloads page

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