Category Archives: Trekking

Exploring Sikkim: On top of the world at Bhaley Dhunga

We had been thinking of going for a trek for a long time , the chowri kharka trek had been a while and Maenam was on our “To do” list. As with most of our outings it was an impromptu … Continue reading

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Exploring Sikkim : Blessed at Tholung

It had been two months since I was out of work and was looking for an opportunity to go out and get motivated & inspired by the nature outside my doorsteps at Gangtok. So while all this was going in … Continue reading

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Exploring Sikkim: Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

 Planning to visit Sikkim, keep couple of days aside for trek or hiking. It is the best way to enjoy the pristine air and natural beauty of the land. Sikkim, offers many trekking and hiking trails that run through rich … Continue reading

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Exploring Sikkim : Day trek to Chowri Kharka

Destination:  Khedi Pokhari; Trekkers: Four- all ladies, (yeah… go girl power) Information available about the destination: haphazard, unreliable and unhelpful. Supposed time taken to reach the said destination: varied from 6 to 8 hr to 3 whole days!!!! Route: vague … Continue reading

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Exploring Sikkim : Yuksom

Yuksom the first capital of Sikkim. The place where the three monks got together for the coronation of the first king, thus establishing the Namgyal Dynasty of Sikkim. I last visited Yuksom some 20 years back when my dad bundled … Continue reading

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