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Himalayas Winter Trek, Sandakphu

Himalayas Trekking in Gangtok, located very near to the business hotel, Alpine hills. Here you can find the most refreshing and mysterious treks routes. The Singalia treks with its deep forests and with the nourishing air give the full glory of the peace. Lush with meadows and sleepy hamlets, the trek route adds a touch of unearthliness to the whole ambiance. Reaching up to the peak of the summit, the Sandakphu trek allows your eyes to capture the magnificent views of the five highest peaks in the world that are the Makalu, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, and Everest etc.

How to reach: The trek starts from Maneybhanjan near Darjeeling, Gangtok. The Sikkimese part starts after the Immigration check post.

Caving in the North Lha-ri-nying Phu

From Alpine hills resort, Old caves of the God’s Hill is popular and this cave is believed to be one of the holiest caves in Gangtok. It presents a wonderful opportunity to watch the interiors of the Himalayan region. It is the cave which is located in the north of Tashiding which is in West Sikkim near the Tashiding Monastery. It is a three-day trek from Tashiding which will take you to the mouth of the cave. You can enjoy the thrill of this fun-filled activity and if you are religious, then definitely get blessings of the local deity.

Adrenaline at River Rafting in Teesta

From the Alpine hotel, the splashing waves of Teesta River make its way through Gangtok, it allures the adrenaline junkies to challenge the glorious waves. The rapids of the gurgling river pass through Sikkim’s capital city & offer some of the most enthralling river rafting destinations. One such destination is the Makha town which is beside Gangtok. There is a circuit present near the river which is around 11 km away from the rafting center. Rafting expeditions start from this quaint little town and continue till Rangpo through Sirwani.

Yak Safari at the Pristine Tsongmo Lake

Yak Safari from Alpine boutique hotel, You may have learned that slow and steady wins the race, as the story of the tortoise and the rabbit that we learned during our school days. Taking a Yak Safari in Gangtok will make you relive that childhood story. On the gentle and on steep slopes, the Yak rides slowly from Gangtok to the enchanting Tsongmo Lake. Yak Safari allows you to absorb the fascinating colours and the true beauty of this region.

Experiencing Paragliding in Gangtok

Fly over to the city of if you would like to get introduced to the real and magical beauty of Gangtok, Paragliding gives the same. And to accomplish this, you should always directly head towards the Luing Resithang, which lies within the close proximity of Gangtok’s Khel Gaon which is in the eastern part of the city. Though this is a newly established tourist destination, it has become as more popular tourist place than compared to any other destination in Gangtok.

Ropeway Cable Ride from a Birds Eye View

You should not miss the ropeway cable ride from the luxury hotel, Alpine,Gangtok if you want to have anadventurous ride. This amusing Gangtok Ropeway Service is a 1 km zig-zag ride that originates from Deorali and it takes the visitors to Tashling. This ride also offers the most stunning aerial views of this magnificent town. Over this 7 minute ride, you can also enjoy the breath-taking views of the Khangchendzonga on a clear sunny day. This cable runs on a daily basis between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Adventure Sports in Gangtok

It is a relatively new activity from the Alpine Hotel, but it is now one of the most popular adventure sports in Gangtok. Before going on a mountaineering expedition, you need to issue a permit from the Indian Mountaineering Institute.

Best time for this activity is September to November or on the first week of December as the temperature is salubrious at this time.

Northeastern Best Experience in Trekking

Best luxury resort Alpine Hills offers one of the unforgettable trekking from the northeastern state of Sikkim, Every trek in Gangtok is different from the other but offers memorable experiences because of its undulating landscape, untouched scenery, snow-clad peaks, verdant hayfields, sleepy hamlets, gushing waterfalls, friendly locals, old monasteries, exotic wildlife and a variety of flora and much more. This is an ideal activity for adventure junkies because you can avail trek packages according to your capacity. Gangtok has suitable trek route packages for both beginners & professionals.

Best time is from April to May and October to November.