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Where To Stay In Sikkim

Stay with a Sikkimese family to understand their culture and tradition.

Tourism is a burgeoning industry in Sikkim. Thousands of tourists visit this Himalayan Kingdom every year. Hotel and lodging facilities in Sikkim have been built keeping the travellers and their interest in mind.

Sikkim boasts of a few high-end heritage and five star accommodations. The Norkhill Heritage Hotel and the Himalayan Heights Hotel both on Paljor Stadium Road in Gangtok are known for their service and hospitality. The Bamboo Resort in Rumtek, Gangtok is another option with rents for single room accommodation starting at Rs.3300 a night. These facilities can be well compared to international standards and are strategically located close to the different places of interest in the city or the town.

The 4-star Tashi Delek Hotel, the 3-star Tibet Hotel, Chumbi Residency and the Hidden Forest Retreat situated in the Middle Sichey are good names in the luxury category of accommodation options in Sikkim. Room rents run upwards of Rs. 1300 a night at the Hidden Forest Retreat and start from Rs.1100 for a standard room at the Tibet Hotel. The Tibet Hotel also has a multi-cuisine restaurant attached to it.

For tourists who really believe in getting value for their buck, Sikkim offers other deluxe, semi-deluxe, economy and guesthouse type of accommodations as well. The Tashigang Resort, the Bliss Resort are great options in the deluxe category. Both of them are located in West Sikkim. M.G. Marg in Gangtok is another area where a number of hotels are located. Tourists can choose from the Hotel Golden Pagoda, Golden Heights Hotel, Hotel Bayul all located in the heart of the town. Golden Heights is an executive class hotel with room rents upwards of Rs. 1500 a night. Hotel Tashi Tagay, Hotel Mount Simvo in Tadong area of Gangtok are other popular options in the deluxe category. Room tariff starts from Rs. 1000 a night at the Hotel Mount Simvo. The hotel also provides dormitory type accommodations ideally suited for backpackers. Hungry Jack on NH 31 A is known to provide great service and hospitality to the tired traveller. Tashi Ghang Hotel in Yuksom is another option in the tourist town.

The decent budget accommodations in Gangtok include the Shilton Lodge, The Himalayan Retreat cum Resort, Mintokling Guest House, Primula Lodge with room rents ranging from an economical Rs. 300-600 per night. A Sikkimese family run, home stay option is the Kewzing Home. This kind of stay option provides the opportunity for one to experience Sikkimese hospitality up, close and personal. The room rent ranges from Rs.450-950 a night.

The range of accommodations in Sikkim promises for an exciting stay in this beautiful state coupled with the exotic locales, the flawless weather and the mysticism and aura associated with the culture and people of the land.


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