Sikkim, formerly a Kingdom and today the smallest state of India, lies East of Nepal on the bottom of the Great Himalayan Range. His population consists of the tribes of Lepcha, Bhotia and Nepali. The varieties of climate in Sikkim are breathtaking, subtropical areas lie literally near to arctic zones. The main peak of the Himalayas there is Kanchenjunga, 8598m, the third highest peak of the globe. On this trek we will approach this mighty, icy mountain. On this occasion we have the opportunity to know a lot about this small country and its cultural and heritage and richness. First we fly to Delhi/Kolkata. A domestic flight takes us to Bagdogra. After a short stay at the capital of tea, Darjeeling, we start our exploration of Sikkim. We visit the monastery of Pemayangtse and travel to the starting point of our trek at Yuksum. The trek itself will take approximately 12 days. Thereby we will walk from the lush subtropical rain forests right to the highest terrain of the earth, and reach Goecha La (Tibetan La-Pass) and the bottom of Kanchenjunga Himal. The return leg takes us to other meadows, settlements and villages and along impressive mountains. After the trek we will of course visit the monastery of Rumtek, as well as the bustling town of Gangtok. A domestic flight brings us back to Delhi and to our connection flight back to home.