Adventure of trekking in sikkim

Adventure of TRekking in Sikkim

Fast Facts:
State: Sikkim in the northeastern part of the country
Best time to travel: Mid February to May, Mid September to December
Weather Conditions: Too cold in Winters but pleasant in winters
Locations: Sikkim trekking starts from 133 kilometers from Siliguri in West Bengal and 125 kilometers from Gangtok in Sikkim
Trekking in Sikkim is one of the best travel destination, which is located at the altitude of 6800 feet above from the sea level. The state attracts most of the travelers with its glorious history, nature and culture of the state. The place offers the scenic and magnificent beauty of snow capped Khangchendzonga.
Sightseeing during the Sikkim Trekking
Pemayantse monastery:
The Pemayantse monastery is having its importance as it is meant for the ‘ta-sang’ lamas (pure monks). It has been designed as the pioneer of Buddhism in Sikkim, Lhatsun Chhembo, Pemayangste which is soon to become the center of the monasteries in Sikkim. Therefore, it is called as the ‘premier monasteries’ of the state.
Sangacholing Monastery:
The monastery situated on the ridge above the Sikkim trekking and the most popular Pemayangtse monastery. To reach the monastery one has to walk the steep hilly slopes which leads to the rich forest area.
Khecheopalri Lake:
The Khecheopalri Lake is considered as the pious lakes of Sikkim by Hindus and Buddhists. The lake is hidden in the forest. It is believed that the birds do not permit any single leaf to float on the surface of the lake.
Journey for Sikkim Trekking:
By Air: The nearest airport from Sikkim trekking is the Bagdogra airport.
By Railways: The trains generally comes from either New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri. The visitors may also proceed for Sikkim trekking by ‘toy train’ or bus or taxi, limo van or land rover for the trekking in Sikkim.
By Roadways: Trekking in Sikkim is linked with weather metaled road with Siliguri, Kalimpong and Gangtok.

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Опубликовано 16 Jun 2008 в 6:21 pm. Рубрика: A. Вы можете следить за ответами к этой записи через RSS.
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