Sikkim stands out like a small thumb in the eastern part of India landlocked with some illustrious Himalayan neighbours including Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan Despite that, it has carved out a unique niche for itself as the little Shangrila, home to the highest mountain in India and the third highest of the World - Khangchendzonga Although, the second smallest state by land and smallest state by population in India, it has tremendous diversity in the ethnicity of locals - Lepcha, Limbu, Magar, Gurung, Sherpa, Nepali, Newari, Bhutia, Tamangall of them distinctly preserving their identity through the ages
Sikkim officially became part of India in 1975, before which it was ruled by the Chogyals(priest-kings from the Namgyal dynasty)
This is the land of greenery, high...
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Goechala Trek Mar 28 to Apr 07, 2019 Apr 11 to Apr 21, 2019 May 16 to May 26, 2019 Nov 07 to Nov 17, 2019
Goechala Trek is your chance to visit the hallowed land of the highest mountain in India and the 3rd highest mountain in the World - Khangchendzonga(8586m) in the Kingdom of Sikkim You will be delighted each day of the trip by the Buddhist culture of the place, its natural beauty and the warmth of the locals The trip spans the Nepalese hinterland of East India covering Darjeeling and West Sikkim Right from day 1, the Khangchendzonga range covers the north sky and grows in size as we inch closer and closer until Goechala, where we are just 9 kms away from its formidable North face You will have to crane your neck to get a good sight at the summit from here
The trip starts with 2 days at the Tea Capital of Darjeeling, the charming hill station town built by the...
Mar 28 to Apr 07, 2019 Apr 11 to Apr 21, 2019 May 16 to May 26, 2019 Nov 07 to Nov 17, 2019