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  • An overwhelming tourist destination that offers a myriad list of things to do or places to visit, Sikkim is located at one of the tips of the North-Eastern India. Tucked away amidst high and towering mountains, scenic meadows, sacred monasteries, pictorial tea gardens, high altitude lakes and astounding trekking trails, this Indian state has its own and unmatched charm.

    From trekking to some of the highest peaks in the world to exploring stunning valleys, getting soaked while river rafting to having an aerial view of the valley on a helicopter ride, seeking mental and spiritual solace in one of the monasteries to enjoy a delightful yak safari, one can indulge in a myriad list of activities and things to do in Sikkim.

    If you are planning your next trip to this enchanting land, or have it in your mind, here is a list of some of the must do things in Sikkim:

    Here are some of the best things to do in Sikkim:

  • 01North Sikkim High Altitude Trek in Zemuchu Green Lake Area

    North Sikkim High Altitude Trek in Zemuchu Green Lake Area
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    The people of Sikkim often assert that North Sikkim is as stunning as Switzerland. We may hear it when we will get there, or see it repeatedly mentioned in various brochures and guide books. Several decades earlier, a European guest of our late king had passed a remark to that order, and now the legend lives. True to this erstwhile visitors remark, many others after him have also reiterated the fact that North Sikkim is undeniably truly attractive. The views are ever-changing; along the way include rustic wayside hamlets bounded by terraced fields, monasteries, torrential mountain streams with lush green forests everywhere.

    The journey to the North follows the North Sikkim Highway. This drive is an exploratory drive, which passes through high hills and deep river valleys that ends up in the foothills of the Himalayan Treks where gentle meadows overlook snow-clad Rocky Mountains.

    Green Lake Trek in North Sikkim is very luxurious as it also includes Liaison Officer from the Home Department, Government of Sikkim and Liaison Officers from the Indian Army accompanying the group on the sikkim trek, all the expenses has to be borne by the agency, which is not required for other regions.

  • 02Mt Thingchinkhang

    Mt Thingchinkhang
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    About the Activity:

    • Use this opportunity to cover the most scenic places in the foothills of Kanchenjunga with 14 day long trekking and sightseeing tour. Visit Mt. Thingchinkang is the highlight of this trip.
    • Your trip will be going through some exotic locations such as Gangtok, Yuksom,Tsokha, Phedang, Dzongri, Thangsing, Mt. Thingchinkang etc.
    • Revel in the beauty of sacred lakes, flowering valleys, Alpine forests, mountain peaks and rhododendron forests during the trek.
    • The package includes food, accommodation and pick up and drop off as well.
  • 03Lhabha Tarum Tsachu Trek

    Lhabha Tarum Tsachu Trek
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    This Sikkim Trekking offers trekking holiday to Lahbha Tarum Tsachu. This is the only trek which has mountain or high altitude trek, Jungle trek, Rhododendron Trek, Lake Trek, as well as hot spring (Tarum hot spring) treks on the whole. What awaits the tourists is the uninhabited treasure of wildlife, sheer thrill and a lot of adrenaline rush.

    Lahbha (Labha) Trek is one of the mystic and undiscovered places in India for adventure, pleasure, peace, spiritualism, cuisine, Wildlife, sports, and romance. The trekkers who have desire to view Kanchendzonga at a crow-fly distance of only 16 km, passing through jungles, mountains to view maximum number of mountain peaks, this is the trek to go for. This is the most ideal trek to enjoy the mountains at the nearest view point. It is said to be the paradise of lush forested mountain slopes where we can get glimpses of colorful birds and butterflies and discover a variety of wild and rare flora. While trekking we get a chance to appreciate the fresh mountain air and silence of wilderness and breath-taking view as Sikkim Himalayas unfolds itself before us. Here one can take pleasure in the views from Donkhala peak and Khangchengyo, which is one of the two guardian deities of people living in Achung and Lichen.

  • 04Green Lake Trek In Sikkim

    Green Lake Trek In Sikkim
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    About the Destination:

    A wonderland in the North Eastern part of the country, North Sikkim is one of the least explored destinations in the country. Jotted with scenic lakes, lofty mountains, colourful meadows, rich flora and dense forests, it truly proves to be a paradise for the visitors.

    Green Lake near Lachen is one such hidden gem that allows amazing view of the Kanchenjunga and other glorious Himalayan peaks. Adventurers embark on the famous green lake trek Sikkim, to revel in the beauty of the mountains! The winding road that leads to this stunning lake is interspersed with a large variety of rhododendrons that are a sight for the eyes. Though the going is tough through rocky terrain and dense forests, the end result is worth the effort.

    About the Departure with Details:

    A walk with nature is meditative, therapeutic and exciting! Begin your 13-day green lake trekking tour from Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and drive to Sikkim’s capital Gangtok. Along the drive, the gurgling Teesta River and the mountain ranges will surely mesmerise you with their immaculate beauty.

    The Sikkim Green Lake trek begins from Lachen, slowly scale heights and traverse through forests to reach the destination - Green Lake in North Sikkim. Rugged and uneven terrains, bright and colourful flowers, rare orchids and panoramic views are the main attraction on the way.

    Meal Types: Vegetarian

    Activities: Trekking, Ropeway Ride, Camping

    Duration: 12N/13D

    Total Trekking Distance: 32km

    Maximum Altitude: 5,050m

    Temperature Range: Summer: 100 to 280C; Winter: -50 to 150C

    Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult

  • 05Goechala Trek, Sikkim, 2017

    Goechala Trek, Sikkim, 2017
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    About the Destination:

    Goecha La is a tiny place located in Sikkim, and Goecha La trek is a dream and desire for hundreds of adventure lovers throughout the country. Entangled amidst vibrant and colourful flora and fauna, it is also the way to the astounding Kanchenjunga National Park to dive into the natural beauty. It is not about Kanchenjunga alone but the combination of other big summits around it makes Goechala Trek an absolute adventure to many and it is a great pleasure to watch these summits from the landscapes filled with exotic flowers and immensely attractive meadows and forests.

    To watch the mountains clearly, you should visit Goechala during October to November since the sky will be completely clear during this time and the sunset, as well as sunrise views, would be perfect. But the cold climate that welcoming winter season would be a bit tough but still it is considered to be the suitable time to enjoy the snow-clad peaks without restraints. The altitude Goechala is posing before the trekkers is 4940 meters and that is the best reason for gathering trekkers from all over the world to the small state of Sikkim.

    About the trek:

    You are happily invited to take part in an 11-day trek to Goechala to watch the mighty Kanchenjunga closer to your eyes alongside the best Himalayan peaks in the region. The trek begins with your arrival at Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station. Yuksom is where you will stay on the first night and from there, the exciting trek to Goechala commences. Teesta River and the uphill drive to cross a bridge in Legship will be an irreplaceable act of happiness. Yuksom to Sachen covering Rathong River, Paha Khola Bridge and lush green forests will be the most happening route of the trek until you reach Tshoka that is undoubtedly beautiful with the presence of Prek Chu River, Viburnum Plantations and many more scenic visuals.

    Tshokha to Phedang will take you to experience the cuddling features of thick rhododendron forests whereas Dzongri will be offering you the best views of Koktang, Rathong, Kabru, Kanchenjunga and Pandim which are the towering peaks in the Himalayas. Thangshing would be waiting for you with multiple prayer flags, chortens, and the abnormally beautiful views of the Pandim Peak along with the gushing sounds of Prek Chu River. Climbing uphill through the moraines, to reach the Samiti Lake and the Zemathang Plateau which are the gateways to Goechala. Capture all the possible moments overwhelmingly beautified by the sights of Kanchenjunga and other major peaks touching the white clouds above and complete your trek on the 11th day after returning to Yuksom and from there to Bagdogra.

    The two major things you should do before the start of the trek are making an entry at the police station with submitting a photo identity proof copies and paying the permit fees at the forest check post. Also, the camera charges would be additional but you can get this done with the help of your trek leader by paying the amount.

    Quick Facts:

    Trekking Distance: 90 Km

    Maximum Altitude: 16,200ft

    Temperature Range:

    • April – June: 15 to 22 Degrees (Days); -1 to 7 Degrees (Nights)
    • September – Nov: 10 to 15 Degrees (Days); -5 to 5 Degrees (Nights)

    Difficulty Level: Difficult

    Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at Sankri

    Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest railway station, which is 150 km away from Yuksom

    Airport: Bagdogra Airport which is 170 Kms from Yuksom

    Base Camp: Yuksom (10 hrs drive from Dehradun)

    ATM: Jorethong which is one the way Yuksom thas the last ATM point before your trek begins.

  • 06Yuksom Dzongri Trek in Sikkim, 2017

    Yuksom Dzongri Trek in Sikkim, 2017
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    About the Destination:

    Dzongri Trek is considered as one of the shortest high altitude trekking in Sikkim. This trek has been attracting a lot of travellers from far and wide.  Nestled high in the Himalayas between China to the north, Bhutan to east and Nepal to eastern frontier, Sikkim is often described as a land of unparalleled scenic beauty. A hidden gem in the north-eastern region of the country, trekkers on this trek gets introduced to the fascinating beauty of picturesque landscapes, exotic wildlife and rolling wildlife. 

    The Yuksom to Dzongri trek in Sikkim is one of those trekking trips in India that will bring you to virgin, undiscovered lands coupled with the towering mountain peaks for a company that will ensure that you are among great company. The trek is often dubbed as ‘walking in Paradise’ and can be safely said that it is a traveller’s delight. As you continue your trek you will come across the sights of the milky white peaks all around Dzongri. Treat your eyes to the view of the mountains with a patchwork of green and gold streaked with blue made by the snow-capped mountains at the distant. 

    As you keep continuing your trek you will also you will also come across some rare birds and animal species which will make you want it to explore more and more. Feel the thrill as you continue your trek through the verdant valley and the deep gorges as you keep continuing your trek. Although the Yuksom Dzongri Trek is considered as a remote trek this treks is very famous among the trekkers and the nature lovers. Pass through the hundreds of Rhododendron and valleys covered with lichen and moss. One can also do birding and also encounters with herds of Bharal or Blue mountain sheep which is very famous here.


    About the Departure:

    The Yuksom Dzongri trek will take you to the heart of the beautiful Sikkim landscape. One will be tasked to make their way through the rugged, challenging and fascinating trails. Offering you a glimpse of some of the magnificent peaks like Kabru (7,353m), Ratong (6,678m), Kanchenjunga (8,534m), Koktang (6,147m), Pandim (6,691m) and Narsingh (5,825m). Along with your way to the Dzongri peak, you can also visit several other attractions as well.

    This includes some of the popular and stunning waterfalls within the region, sunset point like Tiger Hill in Darjeeling which will cap off a wonderful trek. The trek will lead you to some of the majestic sights of the mountains and the distant valleys. This trek is considered as a moderate trek.  The temperature here might go beyond the freezing point at any time of the year. This exotic trek takes you through the thick pristine forest of Sikkim Himalayas takes you to the highest point of at Dzongri Top around 15000 ft from where one can imbibe the splendour of Kanchenjunga National Park.  You will complete this trek in a period of eleven days. 

    Come across the famous and beautiful Khecheopalri Lake. It is believed that the birds here do not allow any leaves to fall on the lake. This trek shares the similar trek course to Chaurikhang the HMI Basecamp and Goechala Trek and starts at Yuksom. Listen to the chirping of the birds and spend some time staring at the small lakes while you head out on this trek. Head out for this amazing trek and also get a chance to explore the beautiful northeast. An augmentation of the Dzongri Trek, the Yuksom-Dzongri Trek brings the crude trekking adventure at its best beyond and past the glades where the trekkers can come close to nature.


    Yuksom Dzongri trek Highlights:

    - Yuksom Dzongri Trek is one the most prominent short high elevation trek and is considered as a shorter form of the Goechala Trek.

    - This trek will take you through some of the most beautiful views of the majestic mountains and the beckoning valleys.

    - Spend some time staring at the might white peaks and pass through the small streams on your way.

    - Catch a glimpse of some of the magnificent peaks like Kabru, Ratong, Kanchenjunga, Koktang, Pandim and Narsingh.

    - Visit the waterfall and spend some time getting close to nature.

    - Also, meet the local people here and get a chance to know about the culture of Northeast.

    Quick Facts:

    Trekking Distance:  50km

    Maximum Altitude: 13,700ft

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station which is about 150 kilometres away from Yuksom

    Airport: Bagdogra Airpot which is 135 kilometres from Yuksom

  • 07Singalila Trek

    Singalila Trek
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    One of the 3rd highest peaks in the world is Kanchenjunga and this is one of the most admired tracks. In Sikkim, there is a Singalila track which covers the political boundary between Sikkim and Nepal. This trek has a tract of land. Which have lack of trees and excess of rocky hills are there. At Singalila we can add the grassy and folds meadow of Singalila delight.This can offer the majestic view of the Himalayan treks. It is also said that the Singalila trek of Sikkim houses a blissful environment. The lakes of the Singalila add a perfect charm to the ambience of this trekking in sikkim.

    This journey begins in Darjeeling, which is a Friendly and relaxed town with an interesting mixture of the days of the Raj and a vibrant Tibetan Buddhist culture. We will visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, the Snow Leopard Breeding Centre and a major Tibetan Buddhist monastery, we will also have the chance to take a ride on the famous 'Toy Train' and wander round the busy bazaar area.

    We will find this trek very significant to the mountain peaks, plants, a series of waterfall, strongly flowing of water, this can contain beautiful monasteries as well as the hills. So thats why Sikkim offers it with experiences as well as very rare.

    Most of the dwellings in Sikkim are rustic, consisting of a bamboo frame, woven with pliable bamboo and coated with cow dung, providing a warm interior. In the higher elevations, houses are made of wood. Sikkim is one of the few states in India to receive regular snowfall.

    It is interesting to note that various ethnic groups of Sikkim have their own classification for Sikkim the Nepalese call it Sukhim or new home, while Tibetans refer to it as Denzong or the valley of rice and to the Lepchas, Sikkim is Nye-al-Ale or heaven. A similar kind of popular trek is the trek toSingalila.

     


     

  • 08Singalila Trek Adventure

    Singalila Trek Adventure
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    Sikkim's Trekking is the most popular, which takes us to the foot of Mt. Kangchenjunga, the 3rd highest peak in the world. The Singalila trek in Sikkim is said to cover the political boundary between Nepal and Sikkim. Singalila trek has a barren landscape, which is devoid of any trees and boasts of steep and rocky hills. The folds and grassy meadow of Singalila adds delight to trekking at Singalila. It offers majestic view of the Himalayas. This trek allows the trekkers to walk through the forests containing silver firs and rhododendrons: the trekking routes up to the alpine plains of Dzongri contain a dense growth of forests. For trekking in borderline areas near the Nepal border we are expected to apply for permit.

    We can trek on easy narrow paths along the Indo-Nepali border, sometimes at the edge of the jungle, sometimes from rhododendron forests. The main Sikkim monasteries (Pemayangtse, Tashiding, Rumtek) provide a touch of culture and make this journey a rare venture.

    The trek lies amidst the grandeur of the mountain peaks, lush green valleys cascading waterfalls and fast flowing rivers, beautiful monasteries and terraced hills, Sikkim offers its visitors a rare and exotic experience.

    Most of the dwellings in Sikkim are rustic, consisting of a bamboo frame, woven with pliable bamboo and coated with cow dung, providing a warm interior. In the higher elevations, houses are made of wood. Sikkim is one of the few states in India to receive regular snowfall.

  • 09Trek to Sandakphu, 2017

    Trek to Sandakphu, 2017
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    Fixed departure dates for join a group are 

    October 22,29
    November 5,12,19,26
    December 3,10,17,24,31

    About the Destination:

    Located at an altitude of 11,941ft in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, Sandakphu trek is popularly known as a ‘Trekkers Wonderland’. It is the highest region of West Bengal. This 6-day long trek takes you through the journey of Sandakphu through different picturesque locations which are untamed until now. Not just this during your trek catch the glimpse of the Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu along with a diverse range of flora and fauna, contrasting views of snow-clad peaks and evergreen forests.  

    This trek is considered as the highest trek in West Bengal. The trek route to Sandakphu goes all along the Singalila range and therefore this is also known as Singalila trek. During the trek, you will not only see the famous peaks but also Three Sisters and few other peaks of Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet and Bhutan in one single stretch of snow. Soak in the beauty of the region as you continue your trek and watch the towering peaks touching the sky. The cluster of Kanchenjunga forms the upper body and is popular among the people as The Sleeping Buddha.  

    Your trek route lies along the border of India and Nepal. There is also the Singalila National Park where one can find a rare species like Red Panda and is a birder’s paradise. You will also find blooming Rhododendrons and Magnolia which will turn the forest with red, pink and white shades during spring and foliage hue during fall. The Sandakphu Trek is definitely the best trek you should try this season.


    About the Trek:

    Known as another of the beautiful Himalayan trek Sandakphu Trek is a must do the trek for the adventure seekers and nature lovers. This trek takes after the well known Singalila Ridge, an eye-catching goad of high ground that lies at the southern end of a long peak, which keeps running down from the Kanchendzongha massif and structures the outskirt between Sikkim and Nepal. You will start this fascinating trek from New Jalpaiguri and then reach Manebhanjan from where you will start your trek. 

    You will start trekking towards Tumling, on your second day which is one of the spectacular peaks of the Singalila Range. On your third day, you will trek to Kalipokhri covering a distance of around 9 km in 5 hours and the pass the Singalila National Park. On your fourth day, you will come across the amazing sight of the Sandakphu Peak, Mt Khanchendzonga, and Mt Everest. Standing tall these peaks will beckon you to stare at it for long. Get a chance to witness the majestic sunrise while during your trek.

    On your fifth day, you will start your descending trek from Sandakphu to Srikhola. Keep admiring the beauty of the whole place as you continue trekking. You will also come across the spectacular panoramic views of Nepal Himalayas including Kanchendzongha range, Makalu, Everest, Lhotse, Janu, Chamlang, Baruntse and a host of Sikkim peaks all seen in one stretch. The awesome stroll along the edge is perfect for the learners/beginners, who need to investigate Darjeeling/Sikkim Himalayas. Your trek to Sandakphu will indeed be a lifetime experience.


    Sandakphu Trek Highlights:

    - Sandakphu Trek is one of the most beautiful treks which will take you through some of the most unknown and unexplored parts of Sikkim and Nepal.

    - During the trek you will come across the Mt Everest the snow peak which is said to bears bequest of the mythical stairway to heaven.

    - You will also have the chance to camp under the brilliant night sky and that too with a bonfire.

    - Pass through the small streams and witness the beauty of the whole region.

    - Stop for a while and meet the friendly locals of villages and learn about their day to day life.

    - Get a chance to witness the majestic sunrise on your fourth day.

    - You will also find blooming Rhododendrons and Magnolia which will turn the forest with red, pink and white shades during spring and foliage hue during fall.


    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 8°C-15°C and Night: -5°C-5°C

    Trekking Distance:  47km

    Maximum Altitude: 11,941ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Bagdogra Airport

    ATM: You can withdraw money at New Jalpaiguri (NJP)

  • 10Neytham Holy Cave Trek

    Neytham Holy Cave Trek
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    Neytham Holy Cave Trek is an extremely pleasant trek for those who love nature and respect culture. There is a panoramic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, and its umpteen adjoining ranges.

    In this trek we drive from Bagdogra airport or by railway to Labdang Gurung Heritage village. We will trek to Lhari Nimphu Holy cave- the distance is about 6hrs. You could explore this beautiful hidden paradise. We will also trek from Dhoopi to Borong Hotspring which happens to be a 4 hr run.

    From this place we move to Rabangla. One is provided with lodging and boarding facilities at Rabangla. A return drive from Rabangla to Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri, takes us to the last lap of the trip.
     

  • 11Khangchendzonga Trek

    Khangchendzonga Trek
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    Among the Sikkim's Treks, most popular trek is the foot of Mt. Kangchenjunga, the 3rd highest peak in the world.Though the view of Kanchandzonga chains is enjoyed from various viewpoints, but the most beautiful view to these mountains is from Dzongri & Gochila (4800m).The panoramic views of the peaks and Himalayan ranges will rejuvenate you both physically as well as mentally.

    Like all Himalayan Treks, in this trek, you will hear nothing but the whistle of the wind, soothing sound of brooks flowing down the hills, songs of birds in different tunes, shrilling crickets & sometimes, the whistling Lepchas or Tibetan yak herders.

    This trek starts from Yoksum to Goecha La Pass, at 5000m. A lush countryside of subtropical forests, rhododendron forests, alpine meadows where the Yaks graze in high valleys surrounded by glaciers and snow capped peaks of the Khangchendzonga range.

    Kanchandzonga trek is one of the perfect trekking in sikkim landscapes in India. This trek starts from Bagdogra to Goecha La. The best season is April-June & the October-December period. Trek ends at Phuentsoling in Bhutan or at Bhadrapur airport in Nepal. Glaciers and snow capped peaks of the Khangchendzonga range overlooking the pristine Himalayan environment. It is the homeland of three different tribes, namely the indigenous Lephcas, Nepalese & Bhutias. Many such tours make Sikkim one of the hottest destinations in India.

  • 12Everest Singalila Trek

    Everest Singalila Trek
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    About the Activity:

    • Embark on this tour of 10 days that includes an invigorating Singalila trek; it covers the famous spots of trek lovers around Mt. Everest.
    • You will be travelling through Bagdogra, Hee Bermiok, Samma Taar Nature Camp, Barsey, Jorebotey, Phoktey, Chiwa Bhanjyang, Hee Bermiok, Gangtok/Bagdogra etc.
    • During the tour you might be enjoying the relishing sights of different caves, lakes, waterfalls, botanical garden, water garden, red Panda gate, oak forest, rhododendron valleys, Mt Everest and Mt Khangchendzonga
    • This trekking expedition offers several easy and challenging trails to the trekkers. It is in this tour that the trekkers can also visit several towns and villages around Gangtok and can explore their life and culture.
    • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.
  • 13Singalila Ridge Trek 2017, Sikkim

    Singalila Ridge Trek 2017, Sikkim
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    About the Activity: 

    With Singalila ridge trek extravaganza, brace yourself for some of the most breath-taking sights of the Himalayas. You will be making your way to the lovely Singalila Ridge, the international border line of India and Nepal. Enjoy the trail amidst the bountiful Singalila National Park where you are greeted by an array of conifers, rhododendrons as well as orchids. The experience also gives you a feel of the diverse and rich culture of Tibetan, Mongolian, and Indians and immigrant Nepalese. The religion of Buddhism is highly prominent here.

    On the Singalila Ridge Trek, you will get to feast your eyes on Kanchenjunga, Everest and Lhotse. Kanchenjunga and its ringing ranges appear like somebody sleeping up-close and thus the sight is known as 'The Sleeping Buddha'. Singalila Ridge extends from one of the ridges that plunge from the lofty snows of Kanchenjunga. With a fine mix of adventure, culture and sightseeing, the experience makes for a memorable one.

    Altitude: 3636m




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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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