Trekking in Sikkim
Sikkim in One of the most challenging and physically trekking destination in India, Sikkim was ruled by Buddhist kings and enjoyed its secluded position, nestled between Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India In 1975 the King decided that for its own benefit and protection, the country should become part of neighboring India, Sikkim is broadly divided into four districts. The east district with capital city of Gangtok is the hub of all administrative activity, Sikkim covers an area of about 7096 sq. km in the eastern Himalayas. Most of the land here is perfect for the most exciting trekking tour, this land of peace and tranquility is also blessed with Mount Khanchenjunga (8586 meters), the third highest peak in the world. Obviously, it offers ample opportunities for trekkers from all over the world. The trekking routes in Sikkim can be best explored during spring and autumn.