There are always flowers for those who want to see them, and Sikkim is the place where you need to head to for such an experience. The orchards, fields and mountains around the heavenly state is what makes it so rich in the variety of flowers and wildlife. Apparently, Sikkim has about 30 native species of flowers which attract a huge number of populations from all around the world.
To let people from around the places to see and enjoy the wealth of flowers in Sikkim, it organizes an International Flower Festival every year in the season when flowers are best grown. One should definitely be a part of it if he is fond of flowers and even if he is not, he might become once he gets to see the beauty.
Get to see bunch of varieties like 600 species of orchid, 140 gladiolas, 240 species of different ferns and trees and so much more.
The glowing colorful flowers all around you will definitely give you one of the best experiences.
You can learn about different species of flowers and also explore the state flower of the state of Sikkim which is Orchid Dendrobium nobile.
Flower growers from all around the world like USA, Holland, Australia, New Zealand etc. participate in the festival and showcase the different varieties of flowers grown in the world.
The festival is organized every year in the state capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok. The nearest railway station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri which is about 148 kms from the city. The nearest airport is Bagdogra in West Bengal which is 124 kms from the city. One can take any public or private road transport from there or take a helicopter service available which hardly takes 20 minutes to drop you the place.
1st May - 31st May 2020
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