Jeep Safari in Sikkim

To experience an action-packed day of adventure as you venture off in a jeep to explore the unique nature and tricky roads of Sikkim to explore the mystical feel of Great Himalayan Peaks, gushing waterfalls, beautiful snow fed lakes and abundant varieties of wild flowers. Sikkim’s surreal land is enriched with many components that makes it a perfect place for jeep safari. It is blessed with many remote valleys, small villages and passes that could be best travelled through roads, admiring the winding lanes lined by well groomed trees and striking waterfalls. One can visit Gurudongmar Lake and feel the thrill while driving through snow clad peaks and mountains from Gangtok and then a night’s halt once you reach Lachen; a small town in North Sikkim located at a height of 3048 m. Yumthang Valley that sits at an elevation of 3,500 metres above sea-level is extremely picturesque, with green slopes and a river making its way through hills, is yet another ideal place to go for jeep safari. There are various monasteries like Pemayangtse Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Taktsang Monastery, Tashiding Monastery and much more that are placed on a hilltop amidst the nature, that are best explored by jeep. The drive to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is retreat for the adventure lovers. This wildlife sanctuary is abundant in several species of rhododendrons, located in Yumthang valley in North Sikkim, surrounded by Chuba-Sagochen and Chomzomei Tso mountain ranges and on the both sides, that extends till the Lava Pass. A ride to this place is certainly an experience of a lifetime. In Sikkim, there is no specific timing to go for jeep safari, it can be partaken throughout the year and even during the monsoons however, the ideal time to visit Sikkim for such activity is usually during April to June and October to December.

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