Peak Climbing in Sikkim

Sikkim is home to plethora of majestic sky-kissing peaks that range from 5868 meters to a staggering height of 8585 meters thus making this Northeastern state an ideal place to quench the thirst for adventure of peak climbing. The fact that Sikkim houses parts of Mt Kachenjunga, world’s third highest peak lures adventurers. Other peaks that equally allure adrenaline junkies to Sikkim include Frey Peak (5,889 meters), the Indian Matterhorn, which offers opportunity to explore supreme scenic regions like Chaurikhang, Yuksom, and Tshoka; Mt. Tenchenkhang (6,010 metres), known for its stunning views of sacred lakes, snow-capped mountains and exotic biodiversity; Mt. Jopuno (5,603 meters), the major attraction for the mountaineers/peak climbers; and Mt. Brumkhangse (5,868 meters), which is considered one of the easiest peaks to climb. Apart from these, Sikkim also offers brilliant opportunity for peak climbing at mountains like Mt. Lama Wangden (5,868 meters), Kabru ( 7,412 metres), and Siniolchu (6,888 metres), which also offer thrill, challenges and breathtaking views.

Each of the peaks in Sikkim are graded between moderate and difficult, however, each of the summit bid has a different experience. This is why, the adventure of peak climbing in Sikkim has an allure to it that bring mountaineers from far and wide. An important part of peak climbing is trekking, which eventually lead adventure junkies to these alpine peaks.

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Cutting and running through dense forests, pretty meadows, rhododendron orchards, and quaint settlements, the trekking trails to the high peaks in Sikkim can truly invigorate any adventurer. In fact, apart from the zeal for scaling the challenging mountains, the trekking trails compel one to indulge in an adventure of peak climbing in order to see and learn more about this supreme adventuresome Northeast India destination.

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