State : Sikkim, in north east India.
Best Time to Travel : Mid- February To May end & Mid - September
Weather Conditions : Too cold in Winters but pleasant in summers.
Location : Sikkim Trekking is about 133 km away from Siliguri (West
Bengal) and 125 km from Gangtok.
Sikkim Trekking Holidays
Sikkim Trekking options makes the the place a perfect holiday destination, situated at an
altitude of 6,800 ft from the sea level. The city attracts
most of the visitors for its glorious history, nature and culture of the
state. Sikkim adventure trekking tours through the scenic splendor, rapidly swelling
hamlet and the magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of
Khangchendzonga is absolute mesmerizing.
Travel to Sikkim Trekking
Airport : The nearest airport from Sikkim Trekking is
Railhead : The trains generally come into either New
Jalpaiguri or Siliguri. From there, visitors may proceed to Sikkim Trekking
by "Toy-Train" or bus or taxi, Limo Van or Land Rover.
Road Transport : Sikkim Trekking is connected with all
weather metaled road with Siliguri, Kalimpong,
Tourist Cars, Tourist mini coaches and Taxis are available for passengers
travelling between Sikkim Trekking and Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri Junction
or Bagdogra, and also for sightseeing at fixed rates and may be reserved
through Tourist Bureau, Govt. of West Bengal.
Shared jeeps travel regularly until mid or late afternoon between Sikkim
and Ghezing; twice daily for Gangtok,
and once a day for Siliguri. There is no direct service to Yoksum from
Sikkim but a daily bus leaves Ghezing and travels via Legship and
Tashiding. One bus leaves Ghezing daily
for Khecheopalri Lake and passes through Sikkim, and two leave
Sikkim for Ghezing, and
eventually back to Sikkim.
NOTE : Foreigners need a permit to enter Sikkim (available at
You can select from a range of luxury and budget hotels in Siliguri besides
star categorised accommodation. You can find well-furnished rooms with all
required comforts at your feet. Luckily, Sikkim Trekking offers numerous
attractive walks and hotel terraces from where one can gaze in awe at the
world's third highest peak.
Sightseeing Holiday Tour of Sikkim
Pemayantse monastery is special because it is meant only for ta-sang
lamas (pure monks). Believed to have been conceptualised and designed by the
pioneer of Buddhism in Sikkim, Lhatsun Chhembo, Pemayangste soon became the
nuclei of monasteries in Sikkim. Today, it is considered as the "premier
monastery" of the State.
This monastery is a good option to take a trekking trip along the ridge up to the famous
Pemayangtse Monastery. To reach the Monastery one has to walk on steep hilly
slope which lead through rich forests area.
Khecheopalri Lake Trek
Khecheopalri Lake is considered as one of the sacred lakes of Sikkim by the
Hindus and Buddhists. The lake trek leads you to a green forests. It is believed
that birds do not permit even a single leaf to float on the lake surface.