Short hiking routes of West Sikkim

Short hiking routes of West Sikkim

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-05-09

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West Sikkim is a district of the Indian state of Sikkim. Its capital is Geyzing, also known as Gyalshing. The district is a favorite with trekkers due to the high elevations. There are many trekking routes in West Sikkim and this place is known especially for trekking. Many international tourists also visit this place for trekking and hiking. Below are few easy trekking routes of West Sikkim:

Barsey trek is a short, unique nature hike inside Rhododendron Sanctuary, in West Sikkim. One needs to reach Okhrey and start a trek from Hilley. The distance from Okhrey to Hilley is almost 9 kilometers only.

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Phoktey Dara Trek is a much-unexplored trek route of West Sikkim. This trek is also known as Everest- Kanchendzonga View trek, Singalila. The trek starts from Uttaray and many people start from Hilley- Barsey also but from Hilley- Barsey the trek will be almost for 4 to 5 days.

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Pemayangtse Monastery this is an amazing historical place. To reach the Monastery one needs to trek a little in the forest area. It is also the beginning of a popular Dzongri trek.

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