Travel to Sikkim – A Mountainous Region in the Eastern Himalayas


Sikkim is the smallest state of India, second to Goa. It is situated in the lower Himalayas. The forest area in the state exhibits distinct varieties of flora and fauna. Owing to its mountainous terrain, the state has a wide variety of natural vegetation ranging from alpine to tundra and tropical to temperate.

Sikkim adventure holidays really provide the world’s best adventure activities.

Trekking In Sikkim

Being a mountainous place, the state stands as the best location for any trekking enthusiast. Trekking activity is the most amazing adventure activity in Sikkim as it is completely filled with thrill and excitement. During Sikkim trekking holidays, a tourist gets the special chance to climb various lofty peaks in the state. The Kanchenjunga peak is the highest peak of the Indian Himalayas and is situated in Sikkim itself.

Trekking in Sikkim is being promoted intensively by the state government and special measures are being taken to make the activity safe and secure. Some of the best trekking spots are Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek, Singalila Ridge trek and Green Lake treks. Trekking organizers for Sikkim trekking holidays maintain good equipment and provide best experts in the field to enhance the trekking adventure.

Mountain biking in Sikkim

Mountain biking has been introduced in addition to the already existing big list of adventure activities in the state. This activity has become popular among the tourists within a very short period of time. Thousand of tourists throng the place to taste the biking adventure every year.

The mountain biking routes are pre determined and bikers are given special instruction during the trip. Thus, biking activity is conducted in a planned manner.

Curvy and difficult terrain of the mountainous region certainly gives a real challenging time to the biking enthusiasts. However, memorable moments of the trip never let you forget the thrilling adventure activity and will certainly make it a lifelong remembering tour to Sikkim.

River rafting in Sikkim

Sikkim has a wide scope for white water rafting. The State offers world’s best rafting stretches. The long stretches of Teesta and the Rangit Rivers offer long stretches for an adventurous rafting.

River banks of both the rivers are densely forested areas with terraced patches. The enchanting white waters of the teesta attract the best rafters through the year.

Rafting routes are

Makha – Sirwani – Bardang – Rongpo, Sikip – Jorethang – Majitar – Melli

With so much adventure and lots of fun activities, Sikkim adventure holidays definitely provides the world class tourism experience. Plan a tour to Sikkim today!

Source by Peter Goorts

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