One of the most beautiful location of India is the north east. If nature in its primitive form attracts you, the state Sikkim in the north east of India would surely fascinate you. Sikkim is one of that states which has a rare calm natural beauty about it that is unparallel to any part of India. This beautiful state is most famous for its view of the Himalayan mountain range, especially the Kangcendzonga which is a treat for the eyes. Regardless of whether you travel to the more visited capital of Sikkim, Gangtok or the less visited east Sikkim, the beauty is awe inspiring through and through.
zigzag road to zuluk from thambi view point east Sikkim
If you want to choose options for holidays India that would not only explore the beauty of a new place but would also rejuvenate you as well as satisfy your mind and soul, Sikkim should be on top of your list. Apart from the extraordinarily beautiful locales, Sikkim is also famous for one adventure sport and that is trekking. Trek trails to Kangcendzonga is very challenging as well as very popular with trekking professionals from all over India as well as from all over the globe. There are easy trekking trains too that can be taken up by the amateur trekkers who want to gain experience before trying to take on the might Kangcendzonga peak.
Kangcendzonga is the third largest peak of the Himalayan mountain range and hence it would require professional expertise to complete the trekking to this peak. But having just a professional certificate for trekking is not enough you would also need a special permit for trekking in Sikkim. The reason is that the ecosystem of most of the mountainous areas of Sikkim is fragile. Trekking alone is also not permitted in this state either and hence you would need to be a part of an organized trekking group to trek in Sikkim. If Kangcendzonga is your chosen destination then the best place to make your base would be Namchi, the district head quarters of Sikkim.
stunning trekking trails in Sikkim
The accommodation is Sikkim is varied and widely available too and hence regardless of the purpose of your trip to Sikkim you would not have any trouble finding a proper hotel. There are private hotels, luxury resorts as well as tourist lodges by the state government. Based on your budget and other requirements find an accommodation and just book in advance if you are traveling during the peak seasons.
Sikkim is one of the most serene and beautiful states of India. Located in the north eastern part, the view of the Himalayan range from Sikkim is absolutely breath taking, which explains the reason for this state being a paradise for trekking in India. The weather and natural beauty of Sikkim is such that you would be mesmerized and enjoy trekking without feeling any kinds of tiredness. And the best thing about this beautiful north eastern state of India, located at the foot of the eastern Himalayas is that you can visit anytime of the year. It is equally beautiful during the spring as it is in the winters.
the view of sunset on Kangcendzonga in Sikkim
There are many trails for trekking in Sikkim but the most popular and the most challenging one is the trek to Kangcendzonga, the third highest peak in the Himalayan mountain range. People from all over the world and India too prefer Sikkim trekking for the challenges provided by the trails, especially Kancendzonga, in the crisp, pleasant weather and the stunning beauty of the surrounding regions. You would just need to get a view of the Kancendzonga once to fall in love with its exotic beauty. But trekking to Kancendzonga requires professional training since this is one extremely difficult trek. If you are new to trekking, take the less challenging but equally beautiful trekking trails of Sikkim.
Trekking in Sikkim is carried out in a well organized way since the ecosystem of most of the mountain terrains of this state is quite fragile. You would not only need a special permit for trekking in this beautiful state but it is not permitted to trek alone here. Namchi is Sikkim’s district head quarters and offers not only a beautiful view of the majestic exquisite Kancendzonga but is also the best base for starting your trek. There are ample numbers of hotels, private resorts and government tourist lodges in Namchi as well as other places in Sikkim and hence you would not have any trouble finding a proper accommodation.
the challenging trek to Kangcendzonga in Sikkim
There are many tour packages in India that offers special trekking tours to various destinations of India, including Sikkim. All the permits, accommodation and transport too would be arranged by the tour company, if you find a reputed and good tour operating company. You would not have to worry about a thing but just enjoy your trekking tour to this paradise of trekkers called Sikkim.