Sikkim is rich in biodiversity with flora and fauna with 36 varieties of Rhododendron, more than 500 species of birds. Goecha-La Trek, because of its altitude of 4940m, attracts trekkers worldwide for its magnificent view of grand Kanchenjunga among an imperial vista of the other Himalayan Mountains. The star attraction apart from Kanchenjunga is the endangered red panda. Yuksom Dzongri Goecha-La trek is one of the famous trekking routes in Sikkim. While trekking from Yuksom to Dzongri to the Goecha-La pass, you can see the majestic magnificence of Mount Kangchenjunga, Mount Kabru and Kabru Dome and a spectacular view of the other smaller Himalayan giants within its mountain range.
You can also see rarely seen Barking Deer, the Red Panda, Marbled Cat, Musk Deer and the Himalayan Black Bear. You will climb up to Goecha-La pass beside the Samiti holy lake and Onglakhing glacier moraines. It is the highlight of this complete trek from where you can enjoy the overwhelming landscape of the Talung glacier. Packed with amazing vistas and the best of nature, the popular Goecha-La Trek is on the bucket list of most adventurers. One reason this trek is so popular is because it offers stunning views of the Kanchenjunga, as well as 12-14 other renowned Himalayan peaks. This Trek offers adventurers ample opportunities to spot exotic wildlife, explore flourishing valleys, walk through majestic orchards, view the tear-shaped Goecha Lake and enjoy camping in Dzongri.