Sikkim is the least populated and second smallest state in India, which is also the first state in India to adopt fully organic farming and it is notable for its biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates and India's most environmentally conscious state, has banned plastic water bottles and styrofoam products. Sikkim holds the second largest position in the world in producing Cardamom and is the home of numerous tribes like indigenous Lepcha or Bhutia and Limbu tribes of this tiny and happy Himalayan kingdom of North East India.
Known as the Multilingual state of India Sikkim has 11 official languages, it is a land of simple and happy people who are very proud of their cultures. The state was merged into India only in the year 1975 after anti-royalist riots took place in front of Chogyal's palace in 1973. It has been invaded for centuries by armies from Tibet and Nepal hence the remains of those invasions can still be seen in its architecture and from the stories told by elders of the villages.
Stay: Homestays (Facilities: Hot/ cold water, double or twin beds, western washrooms, 3G data connectivity available)
Meals: Home cooked (veg & non veg) Sikkimese cuisine
Activities: Rafting, Rural Living