in Sikkim is the time of festivals and merry-makings.
Christmas and New Year various local festivals like Loosong, Namsung
and Loshar the New Year festivals of Sikkimese
Bhutia, the Lepchas
and the Tibetans respectively are celebrated. The winter is also the
time for marriages in different communities. The winter visit of
Sikkim is an ideal time to observe the lifestyle and culture of
different communities. The winter tour also includes visits to
Jaldapara or Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary located on the foothills of
the Himalaya in the state of West Bengal. The accommodation will be
on star rated hotels. The highlight of the tour is the stay at
jungle forest lodges and elephant safaries. The tour covers Gangtok,
Kalimpong, and the Dooars.