FAQ stands for “Frequently Asked Questions.” It is a compilation of common questions and answers related to a particular topic, product, service, or subject. The purpose of an FAQ section is to provide quick and accessible information to users, customers, or individuals seeking clarification or assistance. In this Case, We are discussing about Frequently Asked Questions for Sikkim.

Overall, an Frequently Asked Questions for Sikkim section serves as a valuable resource to enhance user experience, reduce support inquiries, and provide quick access to essential information.

 Is any kind of permit required for trekking in Sikkim?

Yes, in order to trek in Sikkim a Protected Area Permit (PAP) also referred to as a trekking permit is required.

Are internet and phone connectivity easily available in Sikkim?

No, due to Sikkim’s remote location, internet and phone connectivity isn’t easily available. Some major towns and villages have access to the internet and phone network. On the treks though you cannot expect any cell network or internet.

Do we require trekking equipment during our trek in Sikkim?

Yes, every trek requires at least a few trekking equipment to be carried in Sikkim. We arrange/provide the equipment on the request of the customers.

What is the best time for trekking in Sikkim?

The best time for trekking in Sikkim is between October and June. During the monsoon season, a heavy downpour restricts the access to the treks in Sikkim.

How is the weather in Sikkim?

The weather in Sikkim is usually cold. While on a trek, it is likely that the temperature even in the summer season could drop even more significantly due to the elevation. However, the summer season, in general is quite pleasant in Sikkim, and the winter on the other hand, can get really chilly and harsh with regular snowfall.

Is trekking in Sikkim safe for solo trekkers?

Yes, solo trekking in Sikkim is quite safe. We create a safe ambiance for trekkers with our expert and well-trained team that is available round-the-clock ensuring safety.

What is the level of fitness required for trekking in Sikkim?

The fitness level requirement changes from trek to trek in Sikkim. Some treks require more physical fitness than the others. However, it is worth mentioning that a certain level of physical fitness is required for all the treks in Sikkim.

Do we need any special clothing or gear for trekking in Sikkim?

Yes, one must go on treks in Sikkim being fully prepared. The following are absolutely mandatory on a trek in Sikkim:

  • Trekking shoes
  • Track pants
  • Down Jacket
  • Water Bottle
  • Polarized/Non-polarized Sunglasses
  • Day Pack bag along with a rucksack

What are the documents that I need for an Inner Line Permit for trekking in Sikkim?

You are required to bring your government photo identity proof, an undertaking letter/application, and a medical certificate to get Inner Line Permit to trek in Sikkim.

Do we need to carry some medicine during trekking in Sikkim?

Yes, even though we stay prepared with all the amenities required to keep you safe, we recommend that you carry all the medicines that you have been prescribed by your doctor. It is also wise to pack medicines for some common health issues like headache, stomach ache, fever, cold, cough, nausea, and AMS.

What are some of the best treks in Sikkim?

The best treks in Sikkim are:

  • Goecha La Trek
  • Green Lake
  • Khangchendzonga Base Camp
  • Singalila Uttaray Round Trek
  • Kasturi Labdang Goecha La Round Trek
  • Darjeeling Sandakphu Singalila Ridge Trek
  • Sikkim Bikbari Dzongri Trek
  • Dzongri Trek

Which are the most difficult treks in Sikkim?

Some of the most difficult treks in Sikkim are:

  • Goecha La
  • Dzongri
  • Green Lake

Which are the easiest treks in Sikkim?

The easiest treks in Sikkim are:

  • Sikkim Darjeeling
  • Yuksom-Dzongri-Goecha La