Trekking Around Sikkim`S Top 10 Himalayan Routes

Sikkim offers the world`s best opportunities to explore nature in the lap of Himalayas. It is mostly referred to as the Hidden Paradise in North-East which features an outstanding glory of nature. It is an ultimate utopia which offers lovely mountain ranges, majestic slopes, and mind-blowing landscapes. Sikkim is no wonder an ideal option for adventure seekers to accelerate the adrenaline rush in their body.

Popular Trekking Destinations In Sikkim

1. Goecha La:

Goecha La


Sikkim holds pride for Goecha La being the most sought destination for adventure lovers. Situated at an altitude of 4939 m, this peaceful pass exudes a breathtaking view of the glacial Himalayas and stunning landscape of Sachen and Dzongri. You can also witness a panoramic view of huge summits like the Kanchenjunga, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Jopuno and Mt. Thingchinkhang standing at this renowned haven. Starting from Yuksom it takes at least 11 days to complete the voyage from densely covered forests to rocky terrain.

2.Rhododendron Trek:

Rhododendron Trek


Sikkim is the home of some fabulous blooming Rhododendrons. This trek will take you through green meadows, and a garden of Falconeri, Barbatum, Hodgsoni, Campanulatium species of Rhododendrons. Adding more excitement on to this, the trekkers can steal an amazing opportunity to view the enthralling beauty of the illustrious Kanchenjunga. The entire trekking journey grades from easy to moderate in a duration of about 10 to 11 days.

3.Versay Trek:

Versay Trek


Versay is all round famous for its wide variety of flowers. This high altitude valley is more fitted on a nature enthusiast’s itinerary as it offers appealing seasonal flowers, wild mosses hanging down the trees, rhododendrons and some bizarre species. With the help of a professional guide, trekkers can accomplish their voyage in approximately 6 to 7 days. So, hurry and avail the best trekking holiday packages to Sikkim in order to explore the vibrant valley of flowers and make it the best experience.

4.Dzongri Trek:

Dzongri Trek


Sikkim will make you fall in love with its adventure zone. One of the most sought and surely the world`s selected trekking destination happens to be the Dzongri Nambu Trek. This exotic place is often regarded as the paradise for trekkers in terms of the joyful trek amidst green forests, varieties of hanging orchids, and a spectacular view of the Kanchenjunga. Best you can do to add more fun on the trek is by accommodating group trekking packages to Sikkim. This is an ideal place to hold poses and capture some best memories together.

5. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:

5. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:


Executing a group trek along the base of the world`s highest peak is itself a great thing to do. During the voyage, your trekking trials will lead you to some exceptional wonders which will add thrill to your journey. The snake trail starts from Yuksom continuing towards Bakhim, Dzongri, Laxmi Pokhari, Bikhbari Chaurikhang and Rathong. Within these 11 to 12 days of the expedition, you will come across some glamorous snow clad mountains, alluring flora, eye-catching landscapes and a chance to view the sky-high Kanchenjunga peak.

6. Green Lake Trek:

Green Lake Trek


The idea of trekking in Sikkim will prove to be a worthy experience for its rewarding view of stunning landscapes, lush green surrounding, and colourful meadows. Although Green Lake Trek is the least explored destination it thereby allows the visitors to take a glimpse of the mighty Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan peaks. Located at a height of 5050m it will take 16 days to complete the entire journey.

7. The Kasturi Orar Trek:

The Kasturi Orar Trek


Adventure Trek to Kasturi Orar will take you beyond some captivating sceneries of the Himalayan Glaciers namely the Goecha La, Dzongri, Tashiding, and Thangsing etc. During this trek, you will come across tiny villages where you can take rest and at the same time, it will also give you an opportunity to explore the Nepalese culture. This trek of about 15 to 16 days can prove to be a bit difficult for though challenging for adventure seekers.

8. Lhaba Tarum Tsachu trek:

Lhaba Tarum Tsachu trek


The Lhaba Tarum Tsachu Trek ranks among Sikkim`s high altitude treks. We suggest you include this particular trek in your trekking tour packages with the fact that it is an ideal spot to satisfy one`s trekking desire. The Lhaba Tarum Tsachu Trek offers an entire trekking expedition with a combination of Jungle Trek, Rhododendron Trek, Tarum hot spring Trek as well as the Lake Trek.

9. Singalila Trek:

Singalila Trek


Trekking in Singalila, will give you utmost pleasure to view the beautiful mountain surroundings, overspread green tea gardens, spectacular valleys and the vibrant forest of Rhododendrons. This trek is more suitable for group trekkers to rest your eyes on the epic view of the Kanchenjunga, Mt. Everest and Mt. Sinolchu. It will take 18 to 19 days to complete the entire trek slightly difficult at some point and the best time to visit is from March to May and September to November.

 10. Tholung Trek:

Tholung Trek


6 to 7 days of trekking to Tholung takes you beyond the picturesque view of green covered tea gardens, stunning forested valleys, alluring rivers/ lakes and snow-capped mountain terrains. The forested slopes above Tholung valley are the home of Lepchas. Here you can view some quaint monasteries that preserve many artifacts and relics.

Trekking Expenditure

Sikkim does not demand a very high cost in terms of trekking. The expense mainly depends upon factors such as the time/season you select and duration as well. Instead, you can get hold of the best travel agencies to avoid queries relating to trekking packages in Sikkim. Such experience tour operators can also guide you through matters like trekking in Sikkim cost and so on.

Sikkim is a popular destination in the country for sightseeing as well as hiking purposes. So, plan a trek in country`s most preferred­­­ trekking destination and enthrall your soul with a thrill of excitement and joy.

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