Why Sandakphu trek in winter October and November

  • Jun 11, 2023
  • Ashmita Trek & Tours

The north-eastern Himalayas offer the most beautiful scenic views and thus trekking in Sikkim is very popular among hiking enthusiasts. Sandakphu trek in October is considered easy as compared to all this region’s other treks. Beginners or debut trekkers typically opt for Sandakphu trek in winter as it is easy for them to hike this place and also offers them the most amazing views of the snow-capped Himalayas. In this blog post we have shared the highlights of Sandakphu in winter:
Winter treks in Sikkim are gaining immense popularity in recent times. The main reason for this is one gets a clear view of the sky and the amazing lofty mountains.

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Sandakphu Trek In October

The month of October is perfect as the winter starts setting in and the trekker gets a chance to witness the entire region under the clear sky. While trekking from Manebhanjan, you will get to cross the Indo-Nepal border quite a few times and you will get to indulge in the traditional North- East Indian and Nepalese culture, traditions, and lifestyle. One thing that might interest you is that Sandakphu town and Tumling are two towns that belong to both countries.

The average temperature of Sandakphu in winter, October varies from 0 degrees Celsius to 10 degrees Celsius. The nights may go even chillier, thus, you need to carry nice warm clothes along with you.

While doing Sandakphu Trek in October, you will witness the clearest views of the Annapurna and Kanchenjunga ranges. Other high peaks like Everest are also visible very clearly. While hiking through the forest you will get to see rhododendrons, drumstick primulas, silver firs, magnolias, etc. 

Sandakphu Trek In November

The month of November also offers clear views of the Annapurna and Kanchenjunga ranges. However, Sandakphu weather in November becomes a little chillier as compared to October. Sandakphu temperature in November ranges from minus 1 degree to 8 degrees Celsius. The trails and the view of the mountain ranges remain pretty similar as mentioned above for October.

Explore the virgin trails of Sandakphu with an exclusive off beat trek route by Ashmita Trek

If you are a trekking enthusiast who loves to explore the new virgin trails that are not the regular trek routes then try the offbeat trek route to Sandakphuoffered exclusively by Ashmita Trek. This hiking route is meant especially for those people who are adventurous by nature and feels a kick in exploring the virgin natural beauty. This trek package is also best for those who are done with the over-saturated trekking routes and now want to explore the Himalayas with a fresh untouched trekking trail.

With this trekking in Sikkim, you will be able to see the 4 highest peaks in the world namely, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and Mt. Everest. The winter season offers the best view of snow-capped Himalayan mountains and thus the season is perfect for hiking. However, hiking in winter comes with its challenges but if you book your trek from a renowned trekking organization in India like Ashmita Treks then certainly you will get a memorable lifetime experience to cherish.