Read All About It: Sikkim Now Connected by Air

February 4, 2019 - Less than a minute read

Creative Travel in India featured an item in a recent newsletter about how the ancient land of Sikkim in the Himalayas (between Bhutan and Nepal) recently opened its first airport.

Quotable quote: “Nestled in the Himalayas, the north-east Indian state of Sikkim now houses one of the most beautiful airports in the world! Built into the side of a lush green cliff at a height of 4,500 feet above sea, Pakyong Airport near Gangtok has a unique charm, especially since it can only accept about 50 passengers at a time, who would arrive in tiny ATR aircrafts . . .One side offers spectacular views of the valley below with a sheer drop.”

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