Top Treks in Sikkim

Overview

Trekking in the Sikkim region such as Everest Base Camp – allows you to explore the lush vegetation, majestic mountains, challenging terrain. Along with beautiful lakes, misty clouds, picturesque valleys, and dense jungles. As such, it’s one of the best places to test your walking ability. 

Also, home to Mount Kanchenjunga, one of the highest peaks in the world, Sikkim has a unique natural environment. In other words, this small state is blessed with all the ingredients to satisfy every type of traveler and their unique tastes.

Take a look at some options from the list below and choose the one that suits you best

Trek to Everest Base Camp

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal is in many ways like visiting a real mountain museum. Nowhere else on earth are mountains of this size so densely packed. 4 of the 10 highest peaks in the world are here. Breathe and eat mountains everywhere.

Against this backdrop of magnificence, you’ll find Himalayan tars tamed like pet goats and dazzling Himalayan monals more trustworthy than domesticated hens. Add to that the wonderful Sherpa hospitality that is second to none. Not even the internet is missing in the meditative adventure Everest Base Camp Trek.

Goechala Trek

The Goecha La Trek in the Sikkim Himalayas offers an incredible experience like never before. The rich and majestic vegetation of rhododendron trees, and orange and oak trees found on this route make this trek one of the most popular destinations in the world. You will be in awe of the views across the valley.

Goecha La is located at an altitude of 16,200 feet, about 90 km from Yuksom village, and this is also where the journey begins. The entire trip takes a total of 11 days. Therefore, the difficulty level should be moderate to hard for those with the best trekking experience. 

Trekkers must be physically fit as this is a difficult process. In connection with high altitudes, the availability of reduced oxygen must also be considered. Therefore, it is recommended to check your health condition before embarking on this trek.

Dzongri Trek

The Dzongri trek offers up close and spectacular views of the magnificent Kanchenjunga in a beautiful panorama of Himalayan giants surrounded by mountains. His six-day trek from Yuxom to Dzongri is perfect for trekkers who want to see Kanchenjunga. The journey begins at the famous village of Yuxom.

Then enters Kanchenjunga National Park, passing through lush jungle to reach Tsokha, a large sure road between picturesque villages and ponds. From here, too, it rises slowly over meadows and forests, before reaching Dzongri and suddenly getting cold.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

The Kanchenjunga Base Camp, which is said to be the highest mountain range, is undoubtedly an attractive climbing spot with the 5000m-high Getchar Pass. Because he offers a unique view of the eastern face of Mount Kanchenjunga at 8535 meters. It is the third highest mountain in the world. 

In addition to the people of Sikkim, the summit of Kanchenjunga is more than the highest peak and is believed to be the abode of the country’s deity. Trek through lowland camps, head close to majestic mountains of rhododendrons, orchids, pines.

And magnesium, to the highest valleys and hilly pastures with beautiful yaks tended by lepchas. Similarly, trekking around Kanchenjunga base camp, hikers eventually reach an alpine area with abundant dwarf shrubs and extreme temperatures. 4. Kasturi Orar Circular Hike

Kasturi Trek

The Kasturi Trek is also a slightly different version of his regular Goecha La Trek. Also known as the Kasturi Oral Trek. This particular journey starts in Yuksom and ends in the town of Tasidin. The Kasturi trek passes the famous Dzongri and Gochara viewpoints and deviates from the usual Gochara route from Thansin on the way back. 

Therefore, this trek offers spectacular views of snow-capped and vast mountains and goes straight through Mount Singalila. The scenery on this trip is so amazingly impressive that travelers rarely explore them each year. 

This hike is therefore particularly suitable for hikers who want to explore areas with less trial and error, face challenges, and prefer a more natural environment for a while.

Sandak Phu trek

Imagine a spectacular view of some of the world’s highest peaks – the dazzling white lights of Everest on one side and the spectacular Kanchenjunga spectacle on the other. A trip to Sandakpu and Phaluto thus captures all the beauty. 

Strength, and magnificence the club has achieved. This 8-day SandakPhu Pharut trek allows you to wake up each morning in a natural swamp surrounded by deep forests and green valleys between rhododendron and white mountains.

Barsey Rhododendron Walk

Nestled between vivid rhododendrons and a panorama of the Kanchenjunga range, this is one of Sikkim’s most colorful routes.

The arrival of spring breathes new life into the cool slopes of the Sikkim Himalayas. All slopes thus turn into a saturated red, yellow, and pink palette. So the air is filled with the lively fragrance of rhododendrons. 

The Barsey Rhododendron Trek specifically covers the highlands of West Sikkim’s Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, home to 13 species of rhododendron. All slopes of the hill are covered with an arboretum, Falconeri, barbatum, hojisoni.

And campanulatum, the most abundant species of rhododendron in this shrine. In addition, various bird species come flying during the flowering season, which is a pleasure for bird watchers. In addition, panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga range add to the spectacular beauty of the trip.

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