If you are thinking of experiencing some Adventure in Sikkim then you can be sure not to be disappointed. This mountainous region of India is famous for its natural beauty and rich culture. Mountain forests, glaciers, and glistening hills will surely bring out the best in you. However, it is not the only thing you can expect from Sikkim. This is a place where adventure lovers will have a great time. With opportunities for paragliding, cycling, the Rifting River, and much more waiting for you, it’s time to pack up and start your escape.
Imagine a bird flying across the beautiful valleys and snow-capped mountains of Sikkim where the wind blows through your hair and under your feet. The best part is you don’t even need to practice putting on paragliding as you will have a trainer with you. Some of the best paragliding sites in Sikkim are Baliman Dara and Bulbuley Dara near Gangtok. Elsewhere is the Tashi viewpoint which is a high fly from where you can see the snow-capped Kanchenjunga. There are many prestigious paragliding centers in Sikkim where you can find certified instructors to travel with you. This is a ride you don’t want to miss!
Make your holiday fun one by one, with white water rafting in Teesta. Start this amazing activity once you arrive at the resort and start the fun of the day. The Teesta River is a refuge for pleasure-seekers from which to enter into this sweetness. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide during work hours. Finish the activity after 30 minutes and return home with more memories. There are different courses for swimmers and non-swimmers alike, with different levels of difficulty, so catering to everyone.
The latest product of Sikkim’s adventure is mountain biking. The rugged and spectacular scenery of the Sikkim Himalayas offers sure and exciting bike trails for adventure lovers. The beauty of the countryside, the flowers and the animals, and the way of life of the Sikkim people are best suited to the bicycle seat as you walk the lush green hills. This is a new sport that Sikkim is proud of and many have been attracted to the outgoing competitions of this outdoor fun. There is no time for cycling in the mountains of Sikkim. Many have enjoyed riding their bicycles during the rainy season on dusty roads again.
Known for its pristine nature – clear water, lush forests, red sunsets, and fresh air, it is not surprising that Sikkim is one of the best places in the region. Goecha La Trek is one of the best trails in Sikkim and is known for its spectacular views of more than 14 high mountains including the mighty Kanchenjunga. The Dzongri trek is known for its beautiful floral trails and wild trees, and the Rhododendron trek is a popular eye-catching route adorned with large rhododendron trees and bright red flowers! The Kanchenchunja camp tour, while one of the most difficult routes in the province, deserves the pain and anguish of its spectacular views of some of the highest peaks in the world! Other routes to Sikkim include the Kasturi Orar round trek, Singalila, Silk route among many others.
At the home of the mighty Kanchenjunga, it is not surprising that the mountains at Sikkim are also a thriving adventure. Although many visits to Sikkim require permission, much remains open for the community to climb. Some of the most famous hikes in Sikkim include Freys Peak (5830 meters) in West Sikkim, Lama Wangden (5868 meters) and Brumkhangse (5635 meters) in North Sikkim and Mt Khangchendzonga (8586 meters), Mt.Kabru (7412 meters), Mt Siniolchu ( 6888 meters), Mt. Thingchinkhang (6010 meters), Mt. Jopuno (5936 meters) and Mt. Pandim (6691 meters) among many others. Most of these peaks require prior approval but are worth the wait. Several mountaineering centers in Sikkim will help you train with the mountains and help you achieve a lifelong experience.
When it comes to the Indian Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are the main ones and places like Sikkim are often overlooked. But as the home of the third highest mountain in the world – Mount Kanchenjunga, its thick snow cover and towering mountains make Skiing a dream come true. The Sikkim Mountaineering Association recently introduced ice skiing in two areas – Phuni in Lachung and Yumthang to help a little to get Sikkim the attention it deserves. Hence this makes Sikkim one of the best skiing destinations in India.
Yak Ride in Tsomgo Lake
Another most popular Adventure in Sikkim is the Yak ride. They may look aggressive but the Yak are very gentle creatures. Tsomgo is a glacier lake and the area is often shield with snow during the winter. You can rent a Yak in a nearby market place and enjoy the view from behind it.
Viewing a place from a helicopter is certainly one of the best things about Sikkim. It is also a great way to find a place. If you are in Sikkim, you should buy a helicopter ticket to get a proper local bird’s eye view. Mountains, alpine forests, and Mountain Rivers will set below you a spectacular view. A helicopter can carry up to five people.
So, while you are at Sikkim, if you want to get to know the inside of you. Then these are the activities you can do to experience certain and exciting episodes.
Sikkim can bring you great satisfaction with its many natural beauty and has the power to make it a journey that will last you for the rest of your life.