A medium-length trek that will take you very close to the huge massif of the Kanchendzonga, the third highest mountain in the world with its 8586 meters of altitude. You will walk among quite unaltered nature, among thick forests, pastures, alpine meadows, transparent rivers and lakes and glacier moraines, guarded by the white peaks of the Himalayas.
trek in Sikkim Darjeeling
If the Kanchendzonga Trek on its normal route seems little to you, here you have a much more important route that takes you through more isolated and wild terrain, following the edge between Nepal and Sikkim, around 4000 meters high, with impressive views of the Kanchendzonga, as of Everest, Lhotse and Makalu.
This is perhaps the best option to do the Kanchendzonga Trek in Sikkim, since it avoids walking down the same uphill path, as is the case with the “normal” route (In the case you cannot do the Uttarey circuit). This route that goes up through the Dzongri valley, an interesting village with yak pastures, and ends at the important monastery of Tashiding, reaching, naturally, the Goecha-La pass, the balcony in front of the Kanchendzonga.
The Green Lake Trek is a wild and lonely trek through a majestic and unaltered environment that takes us, through the Zemu Valley first and through its glacier in the last journeys, close to the north-eastern face of Kanchendzonga, as it is known here, the third highest mountain in the world with 8586 meters. A camping trek for all those who want to recover the spirit of adventure.
This small itinerary is perhaps one of the most interesting to try the experience of a camping trek through the Sikkim mountains. The views are, as usual in the country, amazing, and we travel both through rhododendron, fir, magnolia and bamboo forests as well as through alpine terrain, with the bonus of starting and ending with a good bath in hot springs.
A small camping trek in the southwestern part of Sikkim, on the border between West Bengal and Nepal, traveling through an area full of nature, with an abundance of flora and fauna. The itinerary mainly passes through the Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, walking through forests and climbing the Singalila mountain range. A great itinerary to include in a trip to Sikkim
An affordable trek for everyone, with spectacular nature and no less spectacular views of the highest peaks of the Himalayas such as Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. With the addition of Darjeeling, surrounded by its famous tea plantations and with a British colonial past still present in its atmosphere.
This short two-day hike allows you to reach the Tonglu, one of the peaks in the Singalila range within the National Park of the same name, from where you can enjoy impressive views of the Himalayan peaks such as the Kanchendzonga. A simple and affordable itinerary for those who cannot dedicate the full journeys of the Sandakphu trek.
A shorter version of the Sandakphu Trek that will allow you, on the one hand, to enjoy the experience of walking through the Singalila mountain range hiking by the border with Nepal and enjoying spectacular views of Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. Alternatively, this itinerary is ideal to include in a trip, either longer or shorter, through Darjeeling, Sikkim … or the whole of India, Why not?