Sikkim Trekking Tour is Fun in North East India
Trekking tours in Sikkim are specially meant to let you enjoy the wonderful sightseeing of the nearby places and mountains, and explore the lifestyle of villagers of north east India. North east India tour package is full of several fascinating attractions, out of which Sikkim adventure trekking is the most popular among all the tourists. Tours to north east India offer something or the other to all kinds of tourists.
The most thrilling trekking trails, rich biodiversity, high mountain ranges, colourful culture and everything that you can think of — welcome to Sikkim, the paradise of nature lovers & adventure enthusiasts. One of the seven sisters (seven beautiful states of north east India), Sikkim covers an area of about 7096 sq. km in the eastern Himalayas. Most of the land here is perfect for the most exciting trekking tour.
This land of peace and tranquility is also blessed with Mount Khanchenjunga (8586 meters), the third highest peak in the world. Obviously, it offers ample opportunities for trekkers from all over the world. The trekking routes in Sikkim can be best explored during spring and autumn. One can enjoy clear mountain views with varieties of flowering plants here.
Popular Trekking Routes
The entire north east India belt offers wonderful trekking routes that pass through dense forests, craggy trails and frosty waters in the mountainous terrain. Some of the highly frequented routes in Sikkim are:
* Darjeeling/ Gangatok-Pemanyangtse-Yoksum-Dzongri
* Tendong Hill
* Menam Hill
* Namchi Or Damthang To Tendong-Ravangla-Menam-Borong
But if you are planning for a Sikkim trekking tour, you should be prepared for inclement weather. Sikkim is popular for unpredictable snow storms. Apart from that all the foreigners are required to obtain permits for trekking on most of the routes here.
Time from Mid-February to Late-May and from October to Mid-December is considered the best for trekking tours in Sikkim. Monsoon is not recommended for such activities as Sikkim is prone to landslides.