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7 Offbeat things to do in Sikkim in June on your next vacation!

By Lubna H - May 12, 2020
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Sikkim, a picturesque Himalayan paradise is a revelation to most of the avid travellers. With balmy and clear skies, Sikkim in June is the perfect time for taking your vacation. Basking in the glory of the mighty Himalayas, it is a haven for nature and adventure lovers as it offers activities beyond one’s imagination. Right from a bath in warm hot springs to exploring the lush green mountains with varieties of rhododendrons to river rafting among stunning landscapes, you can do it all here in Sikkim in June. The temperature ranges from 8 degrees Celsius to 27 degrees Celsius, with occasional showers in the evenings, making it very pleasant. Here are the 7 offbeat things to do in Sikkim in June that will satiate your travel bug.

7 Offbeat things to do in Sikkim in June!

While Sikkim is now slowly being uncovered, it still never ceases to mesmerize you with its untamed beauty. We have put together a list of off-beat things to do while you spend your time in Sikkim in June to experience the perfect holiday you’ve been waiting for.

Teesta River Rafting

Daunting and adventurous as it sounds, river rafting at the Teesta river will surely give you the much-needed adrenaline rush. Surrounded by scenic hills and It is one of the best things to do in Sikkim in June end. The rapids are said to be between 2-4 making it suitable for both beginners and seasoned rafters. The price range starts from INR 1500 per head. 

Teesta River Rafting, Place to visit in Sikkim in June.
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Also Read: Paragliding in Sikkim

Khangchendzonga National Park for Trekking

Dive right into nature’s lap with a trek in the Khangchendzonga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the prime trekking destinations around the world. At varying levels of difficulty and lot of options to choose from Yuksam (starting point to most treks in Sikkim), some of the famous treks are Goecha La, Khangchendzonga Base Camp, Dzongri etc.  Sign up to witness nature’s true paradise with rich primitive wilderness among glaciers, crystal clear lakes, majestic snowy mountains, and vast varieties of Rhododendrons.

Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim
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Also Read: Top National parks in Arunachal Pradesh

Gangtok, the adventure capital

Part of every traveller’s bucket list, Gangtok is quite popular for its reputation of culture and diversity in India. Apart from its nightlife and food, Gangtok is also quite famous for its adventure activities like Paragliding for a birds-eye view of the city or simply take a cable car ride to calm down your nerves and enjoy the view.

Gangtok, Sikkim in June.
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Yumthang Hot Springs

Known for its therapeutic hot springs, Yumthang is one of the hotspots while visiting Sikkim in June. Accessible by a walk on the pedestrian bridge of Lachung River, these springs are known to be rich in Suplhurated Hydrogen.

Also Read: Zero point Sikkim

Zuluk for serenity

Off the beaten track, Zuluk is a miniature village located 10000 ft above sea level. Famous for its hairpin turns, this place offers great views of Mount Khangchendzonga from Thambi and Lungthung viewpoints. Pro tip: Not for one’s with weak stomachs. It’s off-limits for foreigners due to it’s close proximity to the Chinese border. Indians can, however, obtain a permit to visit this quaint hamlet.

Zuluk for serenity, Sikkimj
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Make the most of it on your next trip to Sikkim in June, create and book your itinerary to Sikkim with Pickyourtrail for a memorable vacation. 

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