A mere glimpse of a fresh flower refreshes the mind and body of an individual. Isn't it true? The divine fragrance and appearance of flowers have been entrancing since ages. Imagine a place, where you can see and feel the unusual range of flowers. Yes, it is possible guys. You just need to come down to Sikkim, the land of mystic splendor in India. Sikkim is a beautiful state and boasts of an International Flower Festival in its craggy terrains.
The International Flower Festival showcases an exceptional show of
interesting varieties of flowers including rare orchids and
rhododendrons. In this festival, you can also figure-out remarkable
plants that are actually indigenous to Sikkim. This Flower Festival is
celebrated in summers (April/May) during the peak blossoming season in
Sikkim. During these months, the horticultural delights of Sikkim look
their best. The venue is made near White Hall, not far from Gangtok, the
capital of Sikkim.
Sikkim is renowned for its rich flora and the festival approves the
idea, with the display of around 600 species of orchids, 240 species of
trees and ferns, 150 varieties of gladioli and 46 types of the
world-famous rhododendrons. Continuing the list, you can also see
variety of magnolias and many other foliage plants. However, the main
attraction is gathered by exquisite orchids, gladioli, roses, cacti,
alpine plants, creepers, climbers, ferns, herbs etc.
The festival is accompanied by food and entertainment in grand terms.
The experts and masters of botanical sciences also come up to hold
lectures and seminars. The International Flower Festival is definitely a
colorful treat for the eyes and the event is important not only on state
level but on the national level too. The amazing assortment of flowers
confirms it as a fantastic event and attracts a multitude of people from