Sikkim, a small and beautiful state of eastern Indian located in the foot hills of Mount Khanchendzonga (8534 m), the third highest mountain in the world, and worshiped by the local as their safeguarding deity. Amidst the splendor of the snow clad mountain peaks, luscious valleys, meandering rivers and vegetation, Sikkim offers her visitors a unique and most awesome experience.
Saunter in fresh green valley track, marvel at the sights of stupas,
monasteries and ancient shrines. Familiarize yourself with a culture that is
engaging and enrich with its boundless delightful ceremonies and
festivities. Sikkim offers you a vacation that will take you to a fairyland
where your dream comes true - a cruise of exploring and adventure.
The high land of Sikkim showcases the surfeit of adventure convoy by green
mountain trails, waterfalls and temples.
Sikkim with its remarkable mountainous terrain offers scope for
mountaineering, trekking, river rafting, yak safaris, mountain biking and
gliding. Just luxuriate yourself in theses awe-inspiring adventures - an
experience to be cherished throughout your life.
Adventure In Sikkim
Trekking in Sikkim
The fabulous trek of the valley offers a wide scope of stupefaction- at
beginning through bounteous rhododendrons, forest throng with pines, spruces
and gigantic magnolia trees, then through green prairie and yak pastures,
the journey takes you towards west Sikkim, close to the Nepali border.
Some of the important treks-
The Trek to Bakhim
The most popular trek among the foreigners - Bakhim Trek- throng with about
20 diverse variety of Rhododendrons offering a kaleidoscopic panorama to the
valley. The trek also gives a perfect scenic view of sun setting at the
camping site, here the trekkers enjoy their unique accommodations in form of
tents or trekkers hut. It is always advantageous to carry your own tents
during the peak season, as there could be the possibility of shortage of
Sikkim offers an excellent trekking trial from Yuksam- 5,800 ft and Dzongri
-13,800 ft contriving an august pathway, a complete 2 days cruiser. Trekking
along the Yuksam-Dzongre route exhibits a spectacular vista of majestic snow
clad peaks. Also the traverse from Dzongri -Gochala is quite worthwhile, as
the journey continues its way through meandering mountain ranges.
A trek adorned with beautiful resplendent flowers of rhododendrons grown in
their full bloom. This is more founded trek especially during the months of
March - May due to its natural splendor.
The main travel trail: Naya Bazar - Hilley / Soreng - Varsey - Dentam -
It is a vigorous journey of 15 days that gives a delightful tableau of Mt.
Khangchendzonga. The lustrous and unexplored tract with its tranquil lakes,
exotic flora and fauna and the horizon of the majestic Khangchendzonga will
doubtlessly leaves its guests captivated.
Mountain Biking is a fast growing adventure in the valley. Most of the
treks in Sikkim are accessible by mountain bikes therefore, poised the city
to offer the adventure lying in this zone to its die-hard adventure lovers.
In most parts of North Sikkim / West Sikkim mountain biking is gaining its
River Rafting in Sikkim
Pristine mountain rivers of Sikkim Valley offer an opportunity to explore
the charisma of white water rafting. Tista and Rangit Rivers making their
way through great Himalayan ranges are the idle location for the voyage of
river rafting and kayaking. The rafting itinerary takes you down through the
valley covering Makha , Sirwani , Sirwani to Rangpo. The Rangit excursion
starts from Sikip to Nayabazar to Melli. The Department of Tourism and
recognized travel agents normally organize the river rafting trips.
Gliding in Sikkim
Sikkim Tourism also facilitates gliding in North Sikkim and Jorethang in
West Sikkim fairly a new sport that is gaining heights among the foreign
Yak Safari in Sikkim
Sikkim Tourism as well as private travel agencies on prior booking
organizes yak Safaris from Dzongri. Yak Safari is surly a new experience in
self and also gives the opportunity to know more about the life and people
One can approach Sikkim through flights connecting major cities of India.
The nearest airbase is Bagdogra (124 km), from here one can avail the
tourist cabs or taxis to reach the city. New Jalpaiguri/ Siliguri stations
are the nearest railheads- Siliguri 114 km, New Jalpaiguri -125 km. By road
the main access to the city is from Siliguri. Buses, shared taxis and
private taxis are freely available for transport inside Sikkim.