Yak Safari in Sikkim | One -in-a-lifetime-Experience - TheUnexplored Blog

September 27th, 2022

Yak Safari in Sikkim | One -in-a-lifetime-Experience

yak in tsongmo lake

Imagine a journey on a yak while traveling over rocky trails and through the heavenly splendor of Sikkim. But did you know you can plan an actual Yak Safari in Sikkim. This Northeastern State of India provides a ‘once-in-a-lifetime Yak Safari’ experience amidst the splendor of beauty.

In Sikkim, Yaks have been tamed for many years. Recently, people and visitors have been encouraged to embrace adventure with these Yaks. Visitors from distant countries travel here to take this peaceful Yak ride in Sikkim. This is a unique and unforgettable experience that you will stay with you long after the ride.

With woolen weaves covering their horns and accessories around their necks, the yaks appear fairly colorful. You can get a Yak ride in the Chopta Valley, Lachen, and Lachung of North Sikkim.  But you will find the most popular  Yak ride in Tsomgo Lake in East Sikkim.

yak in tsongmo lake
Yak in Tsongmo lake. credit : unsplash

You can either go around on the Yak to Tsomgo lake or climb the mountains in order to reach the viewpoint, where the beauty of the deep valleys is simply breathtaking. Tsomgo Lake is located around 40 kilometers from Gangtok, the state’s capital city, at a height of 12,400 feet above sea level. It is a beautiful lake surrounded by snow-capped mountain peaks.

You can also opt for Yak safari in Dzongri lake which is 13,800 feet above ocean level.  The path leads to the tranquil, mollusk-filled, and incredibly alluring Dzongri Lake through dense forests of pine, oak, maple, and chestnut trees.

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