Trekking in the heavenly paradise has its own appeal and charisma and no other place can take this credit except for Sikkim, a heaven, which is famous for most excellent trekking routes. Endowed with emerald green, beautiful orchards and soothing climate, fabulous flora and fauna and everything that a person desires to be in a dreamland, Sikkim could be a best holiday experience for the travelers interested in scouting the adventurous India in an out of the ordinary way.
Offering a lot for the adventure and trekking enthusiasts, trekking in Sikkim Himalayas will let one forget the hectic schedules and take him/her to cloud nine where peace and unsurpassed beauty only exists in a colorful way.
Let’s take a sneak peep into few of the most popular treks in Sikkim:
Rhododendron trek would lead one through tropical forests where he/she gets an opportunity to encounter distinct variety of flowers. It will undoubtedly put a big smile on every traveler’s face. Besides this, they can spot the villages nurtured by Himalayan beauty. March to May is the perfect time to experience this trek.
Yuksom to Dzongri Trek
The trek is meant for every individual. Be it first timer, experienced trekker or adventure enthusiast all will get an opportunity to encounter diverse variety of flora and fauna covered in snow clad mountains. Enroute travelers can capture the sights of Koktang, Kabru & Pandim. There is need to organize nine days trip to relish this trek. April to May to November (Except July & August) is the best time to get on Yuksom to Dzongri trek.
Green Lake Trekking Expedition
This is one of the much relished treks of Sikkim, sited at an elevation of 4935 m above sea level, the trek starts from Lachen and passes through Tallem, Yabuk, Zema, Jakthang, before culminating at green lake. On the way, there are many surprises like colorful flowers, trees and views of the mountain peaks, which one will love capturing in the camera. April to June and October are ideal times to relish the Lachen to Green Lake Trek.
Tholung Monastery Trek
Situated at an altitude of 8000 ft in north Sikkim, Tholung Monastery trek represents the Sikkim culture and lets one encounter endless opportunities on this route. The trek goes through dense forest and offers magnificent views of the mountains that entices the travelers the most on this trek. The monastery has several antiques which have been brought from the other monasteries during the foray of Sikkim by Nepalese.