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Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

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Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

Where in Sikkim is it possible to enjoy snowfall in in 2nd or 3rd week of January. Can we visit Tsongmo lake and Nathula pass in Jan?

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1. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

yes off course you can visit Changu Lake and Nathulla

Regards

Paljor Lama

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Hi, is it possible to cover Gangtok in two days, main attractions only and how about snowfall in January 2013, can we experience that in Gangtok? Please advise what we can shop around in gangtok

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3. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

Hi,partha

yes off course you can cover most of the tourist places in 2 days.

but for the snowfall you need to go atleast Tsomgo lake,we don't find snow in gangtok.

shopping it depends on you what kind of things you need

Have a nice trip

Sikkimsummit

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4. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

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Gangtok s/s can be done in a day [Lingdum Monastery, Rumtek Monastery, Nehru Botanical Garden, Orchid Sanctuary, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Ban Jhakri Falls, Ropeway, Namgyal Institute Of Tibetology, Tashi View Point].

Visit Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir and Nathula in the second day except Mon/Tuesday.

Shopping at Gangtok : The Old Market, Lall Market, M.G. Road, Gangtok Market, Gramin Vikas Agency and New Market which are the main shopping places. You can buy Woven Woolen Carpets and Blankets, Thangkas – traditional paintings on cotton, canvas and silk, Choksee or small wooden tables, Sweaters and Jackets, Wall Hanging and Antiques with Buddhist motifs, Wooden and Bamboo Artifacts, Jewelery, Sikkim Tea ('Solja' and Khangchendzonga') Cardamom or Elachi, Yak's cheese (chhurpi), Lepcha Weave bags, Tibetan and Sikkemese Garments.

AshisRoy

Edited: 18 December 2012, 15:04
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5. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

Thanks a lot for your responses! Much appreciated!

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6. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

i want visit in yamtham on 24th january 2014, can i see snow this time?

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7. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

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In Jan end, there will be snow for sure, but accessibility of the road is unsure.

Edited: 11 July 2013, 08:02
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8. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

yea asishda is right.

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9. Re: Snowfall in Sikkim in Jan 2013

will there be snowfall in gangtok 2014 jan end 26- 28 around elgin norkhill

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I am planning to visit Sikkim in the Second week of February by 13th to 19th feb. Are there chances that I can see snow and if Yes which places should I include in the Itinerary ?