Trekking in Sikkim

Sikkim is one of the best kept secrets in the Himalayas and trekking in Sikkim can be a wonderful experience and antidote of city stress and daily life. Sikkim trekking experience can be memorable and cherished for a lifetime. While trekking one can relish the pure air and silence of wilderness, feel the awakening of the senses burdened by urban living, as one walks through the vales and dales and quaint villages. Mountains take up strange and wonderful shapes and the beauty of Sikkim Himalayas unfolds itself before you. All through each and every nook and corner of Sikkim – from the sultry tropical forests in the south to howling wilderness in the north is a trekker’s paradise. Treks to Kanchenjunga are the most fascinating and challenging.

The trek at Sikkim mainly starts with Yuksum as base. Various trekkers hut faling in the route of trekkers include Pemayangtse, Khechopalri, Yuksum, Tsokha, Dzongri, Thangshing, Zemathang, Chaurigang, Tashiding, Varsey, Yangang, Rabongla, Sang & Sikip. An individual detailed trek itinerary can also be hatched with the help of the adventure division of Sikkim Tourism.

If you are visiting Sikkim in the months between March to May or somewhere between October to December, an ideal trek may include Pemayangtse,
Sangacholing, Khecheopalri, Dubdi, Sinon, Tashiding and Ralang. This period is also good for a trek including various peaks of Mount KHANGCHENDZONGA including Yuksum, Bakhim, Tsokha, Dzongri, Thanghing / Bikbari, Zemathang / Chaurigang, Goecha La, Rathong glacier and back.

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