Among a vast range of plants, the rhododendron come first in Sikkim, not just because it is a state plant, but also because different species of it is widely available in the northern parts of the state. About 36 types of Rhododendrons are found in Sikkim.
An unending stretch of barren land wrapped occasionally in snow, Ladakh is like a tale, waiting for us to find the meanings behind it as it stands as one of the highest regions on the planet. Over the years, travellers have been drawn to its vast surreal beauty—first through its ruggedness, then through its purity, the driving force for the seeker of solitude. While many parts of India are struggling with the heat of the Indian summer, the tourist season begins in Ladakh.
As you espy the snow capped mountains from your arriving plane, or standing at Lake Fewa in Pokhara where the mountains tower over the scenery like the sets painted for a movie.