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Hiking in Sikkim – Explore Yourself Amidst the Alluring Beauty of Sikkim

Sikkim, a tiny state in India with an area of 7096 sq.km. famous for its high mountain ranges and its biodiversity. It is situated in the eastern Himalayas. Kanchendzonga, the guardian deity of Sikkimese people is the third highest peak in the world. Variation in altitude range in 200 to 8598 meters provides an opportunity to any visitors to have a dramatic experience of the climate as well as flora and fauna of crossing over sub-tropical to temperate zones followed by alpine and high altitude areas in a short span of time.

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Lets Trek and Explore the Unexplored – Summer Trek 2017

Himalayan trekking is one of the amazing and thrilling experiences one can ever have in the lifetime. The panoramic view of Himalayan region atop the hill is just mesmerising. India is blessed with countless options of mountains to trek. In 2017, if you’re planning to hike at some of the most challenging and breathtaking mountains in North India, then we list down the top summer trek 2017 locations to choose from:

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Goechala Trek – Sikkim Himalaya 2015

This November Shikhar Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd. Operated a successful tour of Goechala Trek in Sikkim Himalaya, India with a Japanese team of 12 members. Before starting the trek of 9 days team visited Darjeeling and enjoy ride of Toy Train (Darjeeling Himalayan Railways) i.e. a UNESCO world heritage site, they also visited Himalayan Mountaineering Institute as well as Tea Garden.

Tea Garden in Darjeeling
We started our trek from Yuksum covering Tshoka, Phedang, Dzongri, Thansing, Lamuney and Goechala till view point two. We couldnt summit Goechala point three as the government has banned to go beyond view point two due to death of a tourist a month ago. Entire team did a very good job and enjoyed the serenity of Himalayas.

On the way to Phedang


They witnessed their presence and captured the photographs of various peaks like Mt. Japuno, Mt. Thensing Khan, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kanchenjunga , Mt. Kumbhkarn/ Sleeping Buddha, Mt. Kabru Dome South, Mt. Kabru Dome and Mt. Kabru Dome North etc. They were amazed by the beauty of Samiti lake and its surrounding as the heard of blue sheep was grazing there too.

On the way to Goechala trek
Team did very well all the time and made the trek successful. In return we followed another route from Kokchurang to Phedang deep in the jungle and came straight to Tshoka. In nutshell everything went very well as the team came safely and happily.

Goechala Trek, Sikkim Himalayas

There was not even a single injury to any member. We took the photographs and memory with us and kept the Himalayas clean . Alpine Tour Services has confirmed two Green Lake trek and one Goechala trek for 2016 with us that is our feed back of the tour.

Team Goechala Trek, Sikkim