Sikkim opens to fully vaccinated tourists from today, here are a few attractions you can visit in the Himalayan state

Sikkim government on Sunday lifted the temporary ban on the entry of visitors from other parts of the country following a dip in coronavirus cases. People who have taken both doses of the vaccine can enter the state from July 5.

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The state Home Department, in a notification, said that fully vaccinated tourists can enter the Himalayan state through Rangpo in East Sikkim and Melli in South Sikkim after exhibiting their vaccination certificates at the border check-gates. If you are planning a trip to Sikkim then here are a few attractions you can visit.(Instagram)

The state Home Department, in a notification, said that fully vaccinated tourists can enter the Himalayan state through Rangpo in East Sikkim and Melli in South Sikkim after exhibiting their vaccination certificates at the border check-gates. If you are planning a trip to Sikkim then here are a few attractions you can visit.(Instagram)

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Yuksom: This is the origin of several treks into the Himalayas or Kanchenjunga. (Instagram/@indiainsl)

Yuksom: This is the origin of several treks into the Himalayas or Kanchenjunga. (Instagram/@indiainsl)

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Lachung: Located at a height of 8,610ft, Lachung's captivating snow-capped mountains will surely leave you mesmerised. (Instagram/@niivedita_)

Lachung: Located at a height of 8,610ft, Lachung's captivating snow-capped mountains will surely leave you mesmerised. (Instagram/@niivedita_)

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Nathula Pass: Located at a towering height of 4,310m above sea level, this is one of the highest motorable passes in the world. (Instagram/@unprofessional_photography12)

Nathula Pass: Located at a towering height of 4,310m above sea level, this is one of the highest motorable passes in the world. (Instagram/@unprofessional_photography12)

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Ravangla: Situated amidst the Maenam and Tendong Hills, Ravangla is one of the best places to visit in Sikkim. This place also offers a lot of trekking options for trekkers.(Instagram/@travelrealindia)

Ravangla: Situated amidst the Maenam and Tendong Hills, Ravangla is one of the best places to visit in Sikkim. This place also offers a lot of trekking options for trekkers.(Instagram/@travelrealindia)

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Tsomgo Lake: Situated at an altitude of 12,400ft, this lake is only 38km from Sikkim’s capital and is one of the highest lakes in India. (Instagram/@wander_mac_)

Tsomgo Lake: Situated at an altitude of 12,400ft, this lake is only 38km from Sikkim’s capital and is one of the highest lakes in India. (Instagram/@wander_mac_)

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Pelling: If you want to capture the picturesque view of the Himalayas and the Kanchenjunga Peak then this is the place to be. (Instagram/@aisirii)

Pelling: If you want to capture the picturesque view of the Himalayas and the Kanchenjunga Peak then this is the place to be. (Instagram/@aisirii)

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