Trekking in Sikkim

A trek is a long, adventurous journey undertaken on foot in areas where common means of transport are generally not available.
 
In Sikkim
Sikkim offers some of the finest trekking experience in the Himalaya. The stateís vast unspoiled mountain range is a trekkerís delight . Sikkim is a trekkerís paradise and has unspoilt beauty to offer to its explorer. Itís a perfect destination to unwind from stress of city and daily life. While trekking one can relish the pure air and silence of wilderness, Himalayan Land of Nature Grandeur Spiritual Beauty. The mountains, the trails, the people and the culture is in such sharp contrast to the rest of the country.
 
Sikkim with an area of just 7096 sq. km, situated in the eastern Himalaya, boasts of rich biodiversity and high mountain ranges. Mt. Khangchendzonga (8586 meters) the third highest peak in the world, and the guardian deity of Sikkimese people, lies along it western ramparts.
 
Variation in altitude ranging from 200 to 8586 meters (height of Khangchendzonga), provides an opportunity to visitors to experience crossing over from sub-tropical to temperate zones, followed by alpine and high-altitude areas in a short span of time. There are numerous routes for trekking in Sikkim, which are at their best during spring and autumn. Springs provides clear Mountain View with varieties of flowering plants in blossom. On the other hand, autumn provides a dry and clear mountain view.
 
Major trekking routes of Sikkim are :
Pemayangtse - Sangacholing-Khecheopalri- Hongri- Sinon- Tashiding- Ralong
 
Hilley/Soreng - Barsey- Dentam-Pemayangtse
 
Hilley- Barsey - Jorbutey- Kalijar- Chewabhabjang- Uttary
 
Yuksom - Bakhim - Tsoka- Dzongri- Thangsing/Kokchurong- Lamuni/Chaurigang- Goechala/Rathong glacier and back.
 
Rumtek - Sang- Yangyang- Ravang- Tashiding- Yuksom.
 
Uttarey - Chewabhanjang-Dhor(Wahong)-Sikkim Megu-Dafey Bhir-Gomanthang/Boktok
 
Pelling - Nambu- Chongri- Yambung- Dafeybhir- Gomathang- Tegyapla- Dzongri- Thanghshing- Lamuney- Kokchurong- Tsokha- Yuksom- Tegyapla- Bikbari- Dzongri Tsoka- Yuksom
 
Kaluk - Rinchenpong Dak bunglalow-Rigsum Gumpa-Kalud-Sribadam Jhandi Dara-Soreng
 
Namchi (Base camp) - Tendong-Damthang-Ravangla-Maenam-Bhaley Dhunga-Yangyang-Sinchuthang-Bermoik-Parbing-Namchi
 
Dentam - Tendong- Samdruptse - Namchi