Among other tourisms adventure tourism is one of the most neglected forms which have an enormous and vast potential of growth and development in Sikkim. A land with rich culture and traditions is also a place of adventure equally. A state that offers a wide array of adventure sports like trekking, mountain biking, river rafting and paragliding makes the state a wonderland of discovery and adventure.
Trekking in Sikkim is a great experience and antidote of city stress and daily life in which one can relish the pure air and silence of wilderness feeling the senses of urban living. Also trekking to Kanchenjunga is also a most fascinating challenge.
Mountain Biking through the rugged and dramatic terrain offering exciting biking trails to the adventure lovers. The beauty of flora and fauna can be experienced well with mountain biking. This exciting sport has no specific season to play through the lanes of the hills.
River rafting is another adventurous hill sport which is relatively new than any other sports. River Teesta and its tributary Rangeet offer varying intensity and character. The banks of both the rivers have deep forests, small villages and some stains of terraced cultivation.
Paragliding is another list of excitement and adventure that the state of Sikkim offers where a trip will take over some of the natural beauty in Sikkim sharing airspace with Himalayan Eagles and float over monasteries, villages, temples and jungles with a fabulous view of the state’s scenery.
Peak Climbing can be in any mode of transportation a climber takes to reach treks in the land of profound presence of Nature. Mountaineers leave their hometown to experience an adventurous travel throughout the hills.
A land of more than 4000 species of plants, 300 species of fern, more than 600 species of orchids with all kinds of zoological and botanical diversity and richness comprises of another adventure called wildlife tourism.