Activities In Sikkim
You can wander up lush green mountain trails, in the very footsteps of those early travellers. Marvel at the stupas, monasteries and temples. acquaint yourself with a culture that is at once bizarre and fascinating. With its endless intriguing rituals and festivals and festivities. Sikkim offers you a holiday that is more than a dream - a voyage of adventure and discovery.
The main activities in Sikkim are as:Trekking
Sikkim is a refreshing treat to the trekkers. Sikkim is the ultimate destination for a trekking holiday. A trip to Sikkim is unthinkable without trekking among its challenging foothills. Previously trekking was not allowed, but to develop tourism and encourage tourist inflow, the government has started encouraging trekkers to scale the mountainous terrains of Sikkim.
Sikkims mountains and culture go together providing trekkers with best of natural beauties as well the rich cultural heritage. High altitude lakes are to be seen while in every trekking trail. Treks offered in and around Sikkim are: Dzongri Trek, Goechala Trek, Singalila Trek, Greenlake Trek, Greenlake/ Yumesamdong, North Sikkim Trek. Foreigners have to obtain permits for trekking on most routes in Sikkim.
The erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim is one of the hill states of India which offers exclusive natural beauty to bikers Most of the roads in Sikkim are negotiable by mountain bikes.
The popular routes for
Bikers starting from Gangtok are: Phodong - Rangrang - Dikchu - Makha - Singtam or Gangtok - Lingdum -
Rumtek - Martam - Sang - Makha - Singtam - Singchuthang - Temi Tea Garden
- Ravangla - Dentam - Sombarey.
The Sikkim Himalayas, the epitome of the world's mountains, encompass a wonderland, which for sheer beauty and magnificence remains unbeaten elsewhere in the globe. In the southwestern part of Sikkim, in the main Himalayan range, lies the majestic Kanchenjunga, rising to a staggering height of 8,585 m (28,169 ft) above sea level. Beside this third largest peaks, other famous mountaineering peaks in Sikkim include- Kabru, Kirat Chulior Tent Peak.
Mountaineering expeditions, unlike trekking, require more planning and paperwork as clearance is required from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi. Besides these the local governments also impose royalties on certain peaks
White water rafting is a later entrant of adventure sport in Sikkim. Only the Teesta and Rangit rivers offer long stretches which are ideal for safe rafting. Teesta has been graded on the International scale at Grade 4. The icy cold waters of the rugged Teesta have a series of rapids with varying intensity and character. It offers one of the finest rafting stretches in the world. Rangit, a tributary of the Teesta, has more turbulent waters and offers a challenge to more experienced rafters.
A safari with a difference. Yak Safari is an unforgettable and unique experience organized in different areas of Sikkim.Yak Safaris are organized from Dzongri & Tsongmo lake.
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|East & West Sikkim|
|South & West Sikkim|
|Sikkim with Darjeeling|
|Places around Sikkim Map|
|Sri Krishna Holidays
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