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  • Rappelling in Sikkim is one of the most sought-after adventure activities. Rappelling is actually climbing down the cliffs or high mountains in a controlled way by making use of a rope. Usually, this method is used when the cliff is very steep and it is not possible to go down without using any kind of protection. 

    The snow-capped Himalayan peaks in Sikkim offer superb opportunities for rappelling. Sikkim takes pride in its superb landscape. This is the reason why adventure seekers flock to Sikkim in huge numbers. The adrenalin rush which you experience while Rappelling in Sikkim is simply out of this world. Only people with brave hearts can indulge in rappelling in Sikkim. The terrain is quite tough and manoeuvring your way through it is quite a task.

    Some of the hugely sought- after treks in Sikkim is the very famous Goechala Trek and the Barsey Rhododendron Trek. Rappelling activity is also carried on these routes. In fact, conquering the peaks of Sikkim by indulging in rappelling is a huge challenge.

    Avoid rappelling in monsoons as mudslides and landslides are a regular feature during this period. Instead, go for rappelling in summers as the weather is comfortable and you will not feel hot.  Sikkim is a popular destination as far as adventure sports are concerned.  The breathtaking views of the hills attract adventure enthusiast to come here every year. The rocky cliffs, in fact, act like a magnet for the rappelling seekers.

  • 01The Best Time To Visit in Sikkim

    Sikkim is at its best when the summers are on, the weather isnt hot, in fact summers here are very pleasant. Do not think of rappelling or joining any adventure tours during the monsoons, because Sikkim is known for the mud slides and land slides, which are frequent when the rains lash.
  • 02Must Have Experiences in Sikkim

    - The monasteries of Sikkim for sure are the main attractions, the Rumtek monastery being the most famous amongst all of them
    - You could even immerse in the sparkling beauty biking on the fringes of the famous Tsongmo Lake.
    - Trek along the famous Nathu la pass if you want
    - Join the jeep safari tours to visit Chungthang and Kabi lungstok as well.

    And in addition to all of the aforementioned places, Sikkim allows the adventurous at heart to engage in other thrilling activities, such as mountaineering, rafting, rappelling etc.
  • 03Adventure Activities in Sikkim

    If you are looking for true excitement and adventure, Sikkim wouldnt disappoint. Visitors always have their full engaging in various adventure sports out here. The biggest challenge thrown to you would be conquering the snow capped peaks, you can do that by engaging in rappelling or even by trekking, the choice is yours. The breathtaking beauty around which would engulf you while you engage in adventure activities cannot be penned down in a few words, you have got to be there to experience the bounty of nature. No wonder Sikkim is a desirous destination, thronged by many every year so if you are with your friends and you all are adventerous who are in the mood of biking, cycling, riding, then there are many things to do here within finest tour package of Sikkim.  
  • 04Rappelling as an Adventure Thrill

    Rappelling in Sikkim along with trekking and rock climbing is fast gaining popularity. These three activities in Sikkim are being sought after as hot cakes fresh. You have competitions for rock climbing and rappelling in Sikkim these days and there are many government organizations promotion the adventure sport with full gusto.
  • 05Rocky Challenges and Adventures in Sikkim

    The region has plenty of natural resources and hence attracts many adventurers to come and explore.  The rocky cliffs beckon the rappelling seeker and the trekking enthusiast in equal measure. The base of the mountain ranges offers other activities as well, which include mountaineering, paragliding, cave exploration and even camping the night out as well. With rich bio-diversity to its name, Sikkim is surely a one of a king eco tourist destination which no one should miss.
  • 06Some of the Major Peaks of Sikkim

    - Mt. Kanchenjunga
    - Mt. Jopuno
    - Mt. Narshing
    - Mt. Khanchenghyao
    - Mt. Kokthang
    - Mt. Kumbarkarna
    - Mt. Kabru Forked
    - Mt. Kabru Dome
    - Mt. Siniolchu
    - Nepal Peak
    - Gocha Peak
    - Tent Peak
    - Mt. Simvo
    - Mt. Pandim
    - Mt. Gurudongmar
    - Mt. Punari
    - Mt. Rathong
    - Mt. Kabru
    - Mt. Thingchinkhang
    - Freys Peak
    - Mt. Lamo Andgen
     - Brumkhangtse
    - Mt. Jopuno to name a few.

    If you are looking at trekking in Sikkim or need help with finding the right package for rappelling in Sikkim, you have thrillophilia at your service, get in touch!!

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Goecha La Trek

Goecha La is a high mountain pass in the Himalayan range. The trek starts at the sleepy little town of Yuksom in West Sikkim. The town is very pretty with lush green surroundings and a salubrious weather to go with it. You can shop for all supplies at Yuksom before beginning the trek as this is the only place where you will get to buy all your necessary items.

Furthermore, before trekking the Goecha La, you will have to do two things, first make an entry at the local police station and second pay the permit fees at the forest check post. Usually the agencies take care of all these hassles and you will not have to bother about them.


The first phase of the trek to Goecha La will take you from Yuksom to Sachen. Yuksom is situated at an altitude of 5,700 feet and Sachen is situated at an elevation of 7, 200 feet. The trekking trail passes through a route of immense natural beauty. You will come across lush green fields, valley of the Rathong River and thick forests. From Sachen you will need to climb ahead to Tshoka which is at an altitude of 9,650 feet.

This trek is quite enjoyable in the initial phase but becomes tryingly steep towards the later phase. On reaching Bakhim, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Yuksom valley. As you trek on ahead, you pass through Dzongri and Phedang. You will also be able to enjoy the beauty of some of the densest rhododendron forests in India and get a breathtaking view of the highest mountains in the Himalayan range. You will pass through the beautiful Samiti Lake which will mesmerise you with its sparkling blue waters.

The entire journey from Yuksom to Goecha La is a treat to the eyes. Despite being a test of physical stamina, the route is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful routes that you can come across while trekking in the Himalayas.

Best Season: September- November & March-April
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging
Max. Elevation: 5002 m
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