There are many such destinations tucked in the Indian Himalayan region, which are yet to be explored by travellers. One such destination can be explored on the Hidden Himalaya Sikkim Trek that inheres in the Dzongri – Goecha La trek from Yuksom.
The journey unfolds the culture of the Sikkim folk secluded within the mountains and displays the vibrant lifestyle. Further, the rich valley embellished with a wide range of alpine trees, flowering and medicinal plants, which is also a home to several endangered animals and avifauna at different altitude, woos and enriches the mind of every travellers. To seek the beauty of the Himalaya one has to take some decisive steps. The Hidden Himalaya Sikkim trek that stretches from an altitude of 1,738 meters to 4,940 meters, from Yuksom to Goecha La, traverses through hidden and unexplored areas in Sikkim including Tshoka, Phedang and Kanchenjunga-Nepal peaks will bring marvelous expeditions around the Himalayan valleys.
The trek to the Hidden Himalaya in Sikkim is an eco friendly trip that one must try at least once in a lifetime. Charming, refreshing and rejuvenating, the journey commences from Yuksom and heads to Tshoka, which is at an elevation of 3,040 meters. The difficulty level increases from here when the trail goes through gradual climb to Dzongri at 4,020 meters and thence leads to Samiti Lake at 4,200 meters via Thangshing. From Samiti Lake, another steep climb leads off at Goecha La at 4,940 meters. The downhill trail follows the same route to Yuksom and thereafter wheels to Gangtok.
|Altitude||4100 mts / 13450|
|Season||March – May & Sept – Nov|