What is the best time to visit Changu Lake?

The lake is frozen in winters, and it is the time when tourists can best enjoy a Yak safari on snow. Weather is often unpredictable at Changu Lake and the best time to visit the lake is between April to September as it remains either entirely or partially frozen during other months.

What is the maximum temperature of Sikkim?

Sikkim’s climate ranges from sub-tropical in the south to tundra in the north. Most of the inhabited regions of Sikkim experience a temperate climate, with temperatures seldom exceeding 28 °C (82 °F) in summer. The average annual temperature for most of Sikkim is around 18 °C (64 °F).

What is minimum temperature of Sikkim?

The mean temperature in the lower altitudinal zone, it varies from 1.5 degree centigrade to 9.5 degree centigrade. Temperature varies with altitude and slope. The maximum temperature is recorded usually during July and August, and minimum during December & January.

Is Changu Lake open?

Changu Lake is open for the tourists all days. It comes under protected areas in Sikkim hence Protected Area Permit (PAP) is needed.

Which is the coldest month in Sikkim?

The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 10°C (51°F). July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain. December is the driest month.

Does Sikkim have snow?

Ans: Sikkim receives snowfall in winters (October to March), while some places are snow-covered throughout the year. So, winter is the best season to visit Sikkim to see snowfall.

Is permit required for Tsomgo Lake?

Tsomgo Lake->Sherathang->East Sikkim It falls in the restricted area and hence an inner line permit is required by tourists to visit this place. Foreign nationals require special permits to visit this lake. The lake is about 1 km. Long, oval in shape, 15 meters deep and is considered sacred by the local people.

Is Nathula pass worth going?

Yes, it’s a Border, but unlike Wagah border, it is an altogether a different feeling to stand there by the side of Chinese soldiers and looking at there area. There are basically, two conference-halls/ meeting point. – You need a permit to visit Nathula Pass.