Sikkim Mountain Biking
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What you should know
You would have to take a private hire from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Siliguri. This journey will take you 12 minutes and cost USD 3-5. From Siliguri, you will have to take the Redbus to Gangtok. This journey will cost you USD 7-11 and take you about 4.5 hours. Once you have arrived at Gangtok, you will have to walk approximately 1.1km for 16 minutes to arrive at Tag Along Backpackers.
Yes, this is to ensure safety and be sure you do not get lost. They would ensure back-up vehicles with spare bikes and emergency transports on the trip.
Yes, you need to be decently fit and know how to mountain bike.
The best time to visit Sikkim is either between March and May or October and mid-December. If you want to witness the blooming natural beauty in Gangtok best season to visit would be in spring, from March to May.
Autumn, on the other hand, brings a clear view of Himalayan Range. If you want to capture the picturesque view of Himalayan Range, then October to December is the best season to visit Sikkim.
Sikkim is endowed with snow-clad mountain peaks, sylvan mountains & valleys and fresh air. Some of the top things to do in Sikkim include trekking, river rafting, sightseeing and shopping. The west region of Sikkim is also home to a few of the oldest monasteries of the Buddhism faith in the world. Dense forests and the holy Khecheopalri Lake in between are also great attractions for travellers and devotees.