Handpicked experiences for the summer!

Sikkim Silk Route
Mar 01, 2023

Handpicked experiences for the summer!

Got unused leaves left and didn’t know how to spend them wisely before the financial year ends? Worry not! Because we have found some amazing activities that you can experience in March and make the best use of your earned leaves.

Cycling on the Silk Route, Gangtok

From crafty villages to picturesque river streams and hypnotic hilltops to undiscovered landscapes, you can explore a world of beautiful surprises if you cycle on the silk route of Sikkim. The route also connects popular spots like Nathula Pass, where you can take snaps for your online connections.

Fees for Cycling tour: Rs 20,000 onwards

No. of days: 5-9 days

What to expect: Views of Kanchendzonga and Indo-China border

Trout fishing, Pahalgam

Nothing can beat the pleasure of catching a fish directly from the river! In Pahalgam, you can enjoy trout fishing amidst an outstanding natural backdrop.

Fees: Angling fee Rs 1000/person/day

Location: Lidder river

What’s needed: Fishing permit from the directorate of fisheries

Paragliding, Panchghani

Ever wondered how the world looks from the sky? Why just wonder if you can experience it in Panchghani through paragliding? Fly through the foggy sky and see the world in its tiny form.

Fees: Rs 3000 onwards

Duration: 10-15 minutes

Rock climbing, Mount Abu

Give your body a bit of workout it needs and embark on the thrilling rock climbing activity in Mount Abu. Make sure to do some warm-ups to avoid strains in the body.

Fees: Rs 400 onwards (Safety gear included)

Duration: 15-20 minutes

Joy ride, Coonoor

Go on a ride of a lifetime through the dense pine forest and the mesmerising Nilgiri hills with a toy train ride in Coonoor. The occasionally popping-out tea gardens and quaint mud houses are the elements that just add fun to the ride.

Fees: From Coonoor to Ooty

First-class- Rs 320

Second Sitting – Rs 140

Timings: 7:45 am, 10: 40 am, 12:35 pm and 4:00 pm

If you choose to go with the toy train ride option, make sure you book your tickets to Ooty, which is another popular tourist spot in Tamil Nadu. Housing a number of serene lakes, it’s a perfect place to go on lake hopping.

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