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  • Sikkim Trek Packages
    Dzongri Trek
    7 N / 8 D
    Pick up From Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Yuksom. Over Night at Yuksam. Day 02 : Yuksom -Bakhim 2760 mts, 14 km, 5hrs. over Night on Tent / Trekkers Hut. Day 03 : Bakhim -Tshoka 2950 mtrs, 1hrs, 2 km. Over Night on Tent/Trekkers Hut.
    Dzongri Goechala Trek
    9 N / 10 D
    Pick up from Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway station and transfer to Yuksam. 124 km, 7 hrs, 1780 meters. Over Night at Yuksam. Day 02 : Yuksom – Bakhim. 14 km, 5 hrs, 2760 meters. Over Night Stay on Tent. Day 03 : Bakhim – Tshoka, 2 km, 1hrs, 2950 meters. Overnight stay on Tent/Trekkers Hut.
    Dzongri Moderate Trek
    12 N / 13 D
    Pick up Bagdogra and transfer to Gangtok, 4 hour, 125 km. Day 02 : City tour including Rumtek Monastery, Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Handicrafts Handlooms. Day 03 : Day trip to Tsongo Lake, 34 kms. Later back to Gangtok. Day 04 : Gangtok-Yuksom, 138 kms, 7 hours. 1,740 mts.
    Green Lake Trek
    11 N / 12 D
    The trek to Green Lake, the base of Mt. Khangchendzonga on the Zemu glacier in North Sikkim is the most enchanting of all treks in this area with a variety of flowers such as rhododendrons, primulas and blue poppies. The view of the Mt. Khanchendzonga is fantastic.
    Kanchandzonga Trek
    0 N / 0 D
    Pick up Bagdogra and transfer to Gangtok, 4 hour, 125 km. Day 02 : City tour including Rumtek Monastery, Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Handicrafts Handlooms. Day 03 : Day trip to Tsongo Lake, 34 kms. Later back to Gangtok. Day 04 : Gangtok-Yuksom, 138 kms, 7 hours. 1,740 mts.
    Sikkim Dzongri Trek
    10 N / 11 D
    Pick Up From NJP / Bagdogra Airport Transfer to Gantok Overnight at Hotel. Day 02 : Visit do drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Rumtrek Monastery & Handicraft Center. Day 03 : Transfer from Gangtok to Yuksom (1,780m.) through the beautiful villages and hills - meet our trekking crew and overnight in Camp/Lodge.
    Sikkim Expedition
    16 N / 17 D
    Sikkim shares a mountainous border with Nepal in the west, with China in the north and the east. All the early (pre-war) expeditions passed through Sikkim to cross overto Tibet on their way to attempt Everest. Francis Younghusband's amous mission of 1904 to Tibet also passed through Sikkim.
    Sikkim Kasturay Labdang Trek
    14 N / 15 D
    Pick Up From NJP / Bagdogra Airport Transfer to Gantok Overnight at Hotel. Visit do drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Rumtrek Monastery & Handicraft Center. Picturesque drives to Yuksom (1,780m.) through the beautiful villages and hills- meet our trekking crew and overnight in Camp.
  • Sikkim General Information :
    Area : 7,096 sq. kms
    Population : 5.40 lakhs(2001)
    Density : 76 per sq. km.
    Temperature : Summer – max. 21o C, min. 13o C . Winter – max. 13o C, min. 05o C
    Languages : Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Tibetan and English
    Climate of Sikkim ranges from Tropical to Alpine. Since the state is completely land locked, NH 31A is the only life line and link with other parts of country. Altitude ranges from almost sea level to 28,208 ft. i.e. Mt. Kanchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world and highest in India.
    Flora and Fauna :
    Sikkim is densely covered by forest due to heavy rainfall. It can be divided into three zones Tropical zone about 100 meters with its vegetation such as bamboo, fern, pandanus, Sal and orchid are found. Dense undergrowth and bush vegetation are found in sub-tropical zone. In the temperate Zone in the northern valley is covered by cherry, laurel, oak, chestnut, Maple, pine and magnolia. Rhododendrons which is abundant is found above (2000 meters ) there are about thirty species. In the north different varieties of Primula is found. There are roughly 4000 variety of flowering plants and shrubs in Sikkim of which orchids are about 700 species with varieties of several in hundreds kinds of butterflies. Regarding the records of Sikkim in wild animals Yeti is believed to be still existing in the Himalayas of Sikkim an expedition was also conducted, there are local people and porters who still talk about witnessing Yeti in the high trekking areas. Snow leopard is found in 4000 metres, Himalayan black bear is found in 2000 meters, above this altitude Barking Deer, Musk Deer, Sambar, Marbled Cat, Leopard Cat, Squirrel, Tiger, Panda, Otter, Ovis, Nahura, ovismon Goral and wild boar is also found.
    How to Reach :
    By Air :
    Nearest airport for Sikkim is Bagdogra in North Bengal which is 124 kms and approximately 4 hours drive from Gangtok. There are Indian airlines, Jet airways, Deccan air and Spice Jet services operating from Bagdogra linking Kolkata, Gwahati, and New Delhi. Sikkim tourism operates daily a five seater helicopter service between Gangtok and Bagdogra connecting all civil flights.
    By Rail :
    The two closest railway stations are Siliguri (114 kms) and New Jalpaiguri (125 kms) connecting Kolkata, Delhi, Guwhati, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Baanglore, Chennai and other important cities of India. There are out agency booking facilities in Gangtok at the SNT Bus Terminal and at Tourist Information Centre, Namchi.
    By Road :
    Gangtok is connected by all weather roads with Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri and also all District headquarters. The Sikkim nationalized transport (SNT) plies regular bus service from Gangtok to all major cities and towns in North Bengal and within the state. Booking facilities are available at Siliguri and Gangtok. Private buses and taxis are also available in plenty between Gangtok, Siliguri, Kalimpong and Darjeeling.
  • Sikkim Visa Entry Formalities :
    Foreigners must obtain Inner Line Permit (ILP) to visit Sikkim. These can be obtained from all Indian Missions, Sikkim Tourism Offices at New Delhi, Kolkata, District Magistrates Office of Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Rangpo on the strength of an Indian Visa. The 30 days duration Permit is issued on the spot without any delay provided photocopies of the passport and visa along with two pass port photos of the applicants are made available. The permissible duration of the stay for foreign tourists is 30 days initially.
    The State Government is authorized to extend the same by a further period of 30 days. The extension of the permit can be obtained from FRO at Gangtok and office of Superintendent of Police of the North, West and South Districts.
    For those interested in going for trekking in the interior region of the state, the Tourism and Civil Aviation issues Protected Area Permit (PAP) at Gangtok which is available for certain specified area for groups consisting of two or more foreigners subject to condition that the trekking programme is arranged through a registered travel agency.
  • Frequently asked Question :
    1. Do I have to be strong to participate in Sikkim Trekking?
    You have to be physically fit to undertake such event and not necessary that you must be a muscle man.
    2. What happens if I get sick while in the mountain?
    Though extreme care has been taken to frame the itinerary to avoid high altitude sickness, yet if you get sick, support staff will bring you down to lower altitude immediately after available medication.
    3. How do I avoid altitude sickness?
    You must ascend slowly and gradually, must have good intake of water, good food and good sleep. Do not rush to higher altitude, after all you have come to enjoy. Before departure from your home town, consult your doctor.
    4. Do you carry First Aid Kit?
    First Aid Kits are available in all the camps, which will give support for emergencies.
    5. What are the weather conditions during the trekking?
    The month of April and May and October and December is good time to trek in Sikkim Himalaya, night temperature at the highest point is 4 degree calicoes. Sun shines, generally mountains are clear.
    6. Who will carry the baggage?
    Local porters and pack animal (yaks) are used to transport good and equipments including baggages.
    7. Do I have to carry any baggage?
    You are not required to carry any baggage except your day bag pack.
    8. Can I store un-necessary items in the base camp?
    What ever is not required during the trek, you can store in the base camp.
    9. Where do we sleep during the night?
    Tents or trekker's huts are used during the night. We provide sleeping mats.
    10. Can I get a separate tent to myself?
    Sleeping tents are on twin sharing. If needed it is available.
    11. How do I prepare?
    Carry following things: Hat or Peak Cap, Trousers, Shorts, Warm Jackets, Torch light, Toilet papers, wind breaker, sleeping bags, walking shoes, warm shocks, sun glasses, toiletries, wool pullover, gloves, umbrella, water bottlel.
    13. What tents are used during?
    Sleeping tents, dining tents, toilet tents, kitchen tents.
    14. What happens if I bring valuables?
    We advise that you do not bring any valuables such as gold wrist watch, ear rings, bangles and any other. Even if you must bring, that you will take care of these things and organizers are not responsible for any loss.

Sikkim Peak Tours & Travels /Sikkim Trekking
Lower Arithang, Deven Chettri Building,
Gangtok - 737101, East Sikkim, India
Tel : 03592 - 204347
Mobile : +91 9832544375, 8116169339

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