India has always been a sport loving country. It is said that cricket is not only a mere sport; it is a religion in India. Beside cricket, all other different sports are also enjoyed and played in the country. There are some areas where specific sports dominate over other, as Punjab is Hockey dominated area, Haryana is for wrestling lovers and list goes on. But when it comes to Trekking nothing can match the standards of Sikkim; the picturesque state offers much for adventure seeking soul with plethora of mountain trekking option.
Here in this article we will tell about some of the best mountain trekking expedition, which are the major attraction of sports lover across the world.
One would never completely describe the tourism of Sikkim without mentioning this wonderful trekking trail. The Goecha La trek starts from Yuksom and can be accessed through vehicle up to some extent. Further the trail starts and reaches to the height of 4940m. This trek is considered to be easy for experienced trekker and good for beginners, but due to extremely harsh weather experienced in Himalayas, nothing is there to take it lightly. One could witness several summits like Mt. Pandim, Mt. Thingchinkhang, Mt. Jopuno, other than Kanchenjunga at the peak.
This wonderful trek also starts from Yuksom and stretches to Dzongri. This is even smaller trek compare to Goecha, as it height about 4000m. Along the trail one could witness lush green valleys and wide panoramic view of vibrant flowers and vegetation. This trek offers the great view Kanchenjunga and Mount Pandim. Being easy in terms of trekking, this trail is preferable among trekkers and provides joy in limited time duration.
Green Lake Trek is somehow the least explored trek of the Sikkim, which is the perfect blend of breath taking scenery and sharp edged mountains. It proves to be the true paradise for trekking expedition as the trail passes through dense forests, waterfalls, varieties of the rhododendrons, flowers which fill the trail with various colors and one could also encounter different species of bird and fauna. The trek reaches to the height of approx 5000m, but needed special permission to explore the region.
The trek takes up to the height just above 3000m; best suited for the amateur mountaineers and nature lovers, who want to experience nature at very closely. This trek is filled with rhododendrons which give a pleasurable sight and also one should take their binoculars for perfect exquisite bird watching experience. Being located on the India- Nepal border, the trek is full of beautiful monasteries which give an enchanting feel to the event.
As the name suggests, what could one experience in this exciting trail, certainly, plethora of red- pink colour Rhododendron flowers are which are absolutely irresistible. One could witness several species of Rhododendron like Arboreum, Falconeri, Barbatum Campanulatium and Hodgsoni. The trek is the represents beautiful panoramic views of Oak forests and also Maenam and Barsay wildlife sanctuaries which add much to its beauty.
From every crook and cranny, the region is perfectly set for a wonderful excursion. These holidays pick the perfect deal in Sikkim tour packages, to explore the wonderful city.