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Top 5 Climbing Mountain Peaks in Sikkim
Top 5 Climbing Mountain Peaks in Sikkim

Top 5 Climbing Mountain Peaks in Sikkim

Sikkim is known as the crown of northeastern India surrounded by borders of Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet. It can be called home for nature lovers but along with meandering rivers, lush meadows, and monasteries, its lofty peaks make it an adventurous spot. The mountain peaks in Sikkim also include the third highest peak in the world Kanchanjeunga, beautifully covered with thick layers of snow throughout the year.

We can see Sikkim is an off-beat and less explored destination by many climbers, but its trekking trails will certainly give you some serious climbing goals offering a perfect blend of Ladakh, Himachal, and Uttarakhand. By inviting all the climbers to its lofty peaks and alpine lakes which are a bit unclimbable, Sikkim gives the chance to explore unmapped destinations of the Great Indian Himalayas along with creating an adrenaline rush for adventure seekers.

This blog will take you to Top 5 Climbing Mountain Peaks in Sikkim to fill up your adventure appetite.

Frey Peak

 Frey peak is one of the Exclusive speak with the strong resemblance to the Matterhorn peak in Europe, lying near the Kabru sisters boasting to imposing submit i.e Kokthang and Rathong Peak.

Named after a renowned mountaineer George Frey who attempted climbing the peak with Tenzing Norgey. The trail is usually rocky including snow in the gaps of the stunning landscape and undulant beauty of nature.

Located in West Sikkim, the best time to visit beautiful Frey Peak with an elevation of 5889meters is March to May and September to November.

  • Location: Chauringang, West Sikkim
  • Altitude: 5889 meters
  • Best Season: March to May, October, and November

Lama Wangden

Lama Wangden peak is situated in the North of Sikkim in Lachen Valley, at an elevation of 5868 meters.

It is a beautiful trek that can be visited from summers to winters but to experience this Himalayan Trekking trail you can surely visit in summers to get a pleasant experience along with lush vegetation and flora and fauna, whereas to get splendid and snow-covered mountains you can trek Lama Wangden peak in winters too.

  • Location: Lachen
  • Altitude: 5868 meters
  • Best Season: April to June and December to March

Mt.Tenchenkhang

Mt TenchenKhang recognized by the government as a trekking destination, along with a window to the divine lakes, snow-laden mountains, and exquisite Biodiversity.

With an elevation of 6010 meters creating an adrenaline climb, Tenchenkhang offers an overwhelming view of some of the Best Sikkim Himalayan mountains and Mount Makalu in Nepal. 

The best time to visit this beautiful mountain is between March and May.

  • Location: West Sikkim
  • Altitude: 6010 meters
  • Best Season: March to May and October to the mid of November

Mt Brumkhangse

Known as one of the best places in North Sikkim to trek the ground of Himalayas. Mt.Brumkhangse offers an exotic trail through lush, dense green covers of vegetation.

It is one of the easiest and comfortable treks to expedite, positioned at a towering elevation of 5635 meters near YumThang valley.

The best time to visit the easiest trek is from April to October.

  • Location: Yumthang
  • Altitude: 5868 meters
  • Best Season: April to October

Mt Jopuno

Located in Western Sikkim Mount. Jopuno peak lies under the Kanchenjunga National Park adjacent to Tenchenkhang offering a mesmerizing view to the visitors.

It is a lofty peak at an elevation of 5936 meters, offering a clear view from Okhlatang Valley while trekking to Goecha La Pass.

The best time to visit this beautiful trail is from March to May and October to the mid of November.

  • Location: West Sikkim
  • Altitude: 5603 meters
  • Best Season: March to May and October to the mid of November.

Conclusion

The aforementioned are some of the amazing mountain peaks that are a must-visit in Sikkim, these beautiful mountain peaks will connect you again with nature and energize your inner soul, so don’t think and just pack your bags for the wonderful and soulful trekking experience.

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About Lavina Adwani

Lavina Adwani belongs to MiniMumbai aka Indore, Madhya Pradesh. A foodie turned digital marketer and content creator and also currently I’m pursuing my Master’s in Business Administration from Medi-caps university Indore.

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