The Indian Himalayas have attracted the reverence and awe of people all around the world. Standing as they do, proud and tall through the centuries, these mountains have grown to be an essential part of the Indian identity, and make a mark to every traveller’s consciousness that stays for life. The many grand things to do in the Himalayas attract thousands of tourists. These activities are just a part of the Himalayan experience- a way to experience their majesty in a better, stronger manner, and to have grander, more exotic memories to cherish. Among the many things to do in the Himalayas are activities that challenge your mind and body, and push your limits beyond your knowledge. Trekking and cycling are two of them. Trekking and cycling in the Himalayas is an experience in itself- the sights and sounds that you see expand your mind with their beauty, and the terrains that you encounter expand your physical capacities in unique ways. The tired feet and aching muscles that you bring back from these expeditions, along with the lifelong memories you garner, are the rewards for your hard work and passion. Motoring on a bike or in a jeep is another great way to experience the mountains of Himalayas.

There are many places where you can enjoy exciting things to do in the Himalayas. Virtually all of the mountain range is open to touristic experiences. You can float leisurely amidst the beauty of Kashmir or glide above the magnificence of Manali. You can stroll through the wonders of the wildlife sanctuaries of Uttarakhand or roar through the gushing rivers in Sikkim. You can marvel at the breathtaking wonder of stark Ladakh or be overwhelmed by the lush bounty of Arunachal Pradesh. The Indian Himalayas offer gorgeous opportunities for the eager traveller who is willing to see, explore, and revere the magnificence that the mountain ranges put on display. There are many wonderful things to do in the Himalayas, so every moment you spend there should be made the most of.

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Goechala Trek To Rathong Glacier In Sikkim
Goechala Trek To Rathong Glacier In Sikkim



About the Destination: Presented on a platter of beauty in Sikkim is the Goecha La Pass, which boasts of striking mounting peaks and merry streams that wander through the pastures. The terrains are rich with rampant beauties of nature and will take you through numerous hamlets like Yuksom, which was once the capital of Sikkim and experience the town’s impeccable hospitality. The trail will finally take you to Dzongri Peak, where you can relish the exquisite sight of the Pandim and Kanchenjunga Peaks. Goechala Pass,that stands at a majestic height of 16,000ft will surely bewitch you with its mesmerizing views of the south-eastern façade of the Kanchenjunga. If you plan to head for a Goechla Trek to Rathong glacier, you will find that the trail passes through dense forests and pretty meadows, finally going through ice and is in itself, a destination of immense peace and beauty! About the Departure with Details: The Goechala Trekking experienceand Rathong Glacier mission begins with your arrival in NJP, from where you will drive down to the beautiful basecamp of Yuksom. This adrenaline-charged Goecha La trekking expedition takes you through the exciting beauty of Yuksam and Tshokha while striding onwards towards Dzongri and Lamuney. Enjoy quiet nights in camps amidst the charming serenity and embark on a trek will lead you to experience nature in its simplicity Pass through the silvery Rathong Glacier that stands at 4,600m and let yourself be lost in a romantic trekking trail at Sikkim. Breathe in the crisp mountain air, meet the fascinating people, witness their distinctive culture and explore the mesmerising trail that leads you to a paradise of sorts! Meal Types: Vegetarian Food Activities: Trekking, Camping Duration: 11N/12D Total Trekking Distance: 110 KMS Maximum Altitude: 4950 m Temperature Range: 15 – 25 Degrees (Daytime), 3 – -2 Degrees (Night) Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging

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  1. Which all things can be done in Himalayas?

    The Indian Himalayas are grand mountains quivering with magnificent opportunities. There are many breathtaking thing that can be done in these mountains, whether it pertains to adventure activities or to religious pilgrimages or even wildlife interactions. The awe-inspiring variety of things that the Himalayas offer to the world is unmatched. The Himalayas are a source of lifelong adventure and romance, capable of granting memorable experiences that will be cherished for life. Some of the best thing that you can do in the Himalayas of India are:
    · Gondola rides in Kashmir
    · Bungee jumping in Rishikesh
    · Paragliding in Solang Valley and Bir Billing
    · Stays and spas in Luxury Resorts
    · Wildlife safaris
    · Nature walks in National Parks
    · Pilgrimages
    · Cultural tours in Ladakh
    · Yak safaris in Ladakh
    · Trekking, rock climbing, hiking

  2. Which adventure sports are a must do in Himalayas?

    Adventure peeps around every corner of the mighty Himalayas, so indulging in adventure activities there is a matter of course. There is a lot that these mountains can offer to those who are enthusiastic enough to take it; and the adventure activities that you enjoy here are not just activities but experiences that will colour your memories bright for years to come. Once you begin the Himalayan adventure indulgence, it can be really hard to stop. Some of the best adventure sports to enjoy in the Himalayas are:
    · Trekking
    · Hiking
    · Rock Climbing
    · River rafting
    · Yak safaris
    · Mountain biking
    · Gondola rides
    · Camping
    · Heli-skiing

  3. Which are some of the best winter treks in Himalayas?

    The Himalayas take on a truly majestic aspect in the winter, and treks are a great way to experience it. Trekking allows you to truly be one with the land, and ploughing through the snow as the chilly winds brighten your face is something you will not forget easily. Some of the best treks that you should experience in the Himalayan winters are:
    · Frozen River Trek, Ladakh
    · Sham Valley Trek, Ladakh
    · Snow leopard Trek, Ladakh
    · Dodital Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Dayara Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Bedni Bugyal Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Nag Tibba Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Kuari Pass Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Dzongri Trek, Sikkim
    · Sandakphu & Singalila Trek, West Bengal

  4. Which are some of the best summer treks in Himalayas?

    Summer is a great time to go trekking in the Himalayas. All the natural beauty of the mountains is in full play during this season, and you will be able to revel in some of the most picturesque views in the world during these treks. Some great summer treks to add relish to your Himalayan adventures are:
    · Rupin Pass Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Har ki Doon Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Bagini Glacier Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Roopkund Trek, Uttarakhand
    · Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh
    · Hampta Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
    · Stok Kangri Trek, Ladakh
    · Tarsar Marsar Trek, Kashmir
    · Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, Kashmir
    · Goechala Trek, Sikkim

  5. Which are some famous camping sites in Himalayas?

    Camping in the Himalayas is one thing that everybody must experience at least once in their lifetimes. There is nothing as magical as sitting under the open sky splashed with stars as a cheery bonfire crackles before you. The majesty of experience cannot be communicated. There are many wonderful places all around the Himalayas where you can set camp, but some of the best include:
    · Pangong Lake, Ladakh
    · Nubra Valley, Ladakh
    · Sarchu, Ladakh
    · Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh
    · Nahan, Himachal Pradesh
    · Manali, Himachal Pradesh
    · Sangla Valley, Himachal Pradesh
    · Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand
    · Bhimtal, Uttarakhand

  6. Which are the best places for skiing in Himalayas?

    Zooming down a snow-covered slope is a unique experience in India that can only be enjoyed in the Himalayas. There are many places all around the mountains where this activity can be enjoyed during the winter; many of them are actually world-famous skiing destinations. Some of the best ski spots in India are:
    · Auli, Uttarakhand
    · Munsiyari, Uttarakhand
    · Mundali, Uttaranchal
    · Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand
    · Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
    · Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
    · Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
    · Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir
    · Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

  7. Which are some of the best destinations for rafting in Himalayas?

    River rafting is one of the best activities that can be enjoyed in the Himalayas. Navigating tricky currents in the midst of a captivating landscapes is conducive of a great experience, and the memories you come back with are absolutely worth the time and money you put into river rafting. There are many places around the Indian Himalayas where fantastic river rafting can be enjoyed, and these include:
    · Ganga River, Rishikesh
    · Beas River, Manali
    · Parvati River, Kasol
    · Indus River, Ladakh
    · Teesta River, Sikkim
    · Rangit River, Sikkim
    · Brahmaputra River, Arunachal Pradesh

  8. Which places are famous for paragliding in Himalayas?

    Paragliding in the midst of high and mighty peaks is an awe-inspiring adventure. The sights that you see from the aerial perspective that paragliding gives you can be absolutely breathtaking since this activity makes you appreciate the grandeur of your landscape with fresh gratitude. Some of the best Himalayan paragliding destinations include:
    · Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
    · Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
    · Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
    · Nainital, Uttarakhand
    · Bedni Bugyal, Uttarakhand
    · Kunjapuri, Uttarakhand

  9. Which are the best biking routes in Himalayas?

    Biking in the Himalayas is an experience worth having. The joy of breezing through the lush landscape with so many different sights to be appreciated is a blessing indeed, and should definitely be experienced. Simply zooming along the road feeling the fresh winds blow into your face is happiness enough, and it can be experienced in the best possible way on the routes from:
    · Manali to Leh
    · Srinagar to Leh
    · Shimla To Spiti Valley
    · Siliguri To Yuksom
    · Bhalupkong To Tawang
    · Siliguri to Gurudongmar

  10. Which are best places for wildlife safari in Himalayas?

    There are several grand wildlife sanctuaries in the Indian Himalayas. These sanctuaries help maintain the green cover of the mountains and also give a home to many endangered species of birds, animals and plants. Some of the most exotic and grand wildlife is to be found in these sanctuaries, and experiencing some part of it is a beautiful way of spending some time during your Himalayan vacation. The best places for a wildlife safari in the Himalayas include:
    · Chail Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh
    · The Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh
    · Binsar Sanctuary, Uttarakhand
    · Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand
    · Kishtwar National Park, Jammu and Kashmir
    · Hemis National Park, Ladakh
    · Nameri National Park And Forest Reserve, Assam
    · Kaziranga National Park, Assam
    · Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim

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