Tinjurey Trek

About the trek

The Tinjurey trek is a typical one-day activity. We have been engaged in organising this trek for close to two decades now. The cost of the trek depends on group size, we will give you a quote once we get the details about your group.

Getting There

The adventure begins in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. From Gangtok, a scenic drive takes you to the starting point of the trek, where your journey to Tinjure Ridge commences.

Trek Duration and Difficulty

The Tinjure Trek typically spans a whole day, we will start from Gangtok towards the morning and be back in the city in the afternoon. The trail is accessible to trekkers with moderate fitness levels.

Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary trek

Welcome to the enchanting land of Sikkim, where majestic mountains, lush greenery, and vibrant culture converge to create an unforgettable travel experience. Nestled in the Himalayas, just a stone’s throw from the capital city of Gangtok lies the Tinjurey Trek—a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Join us as we unveil the beauty and thrill of this trekking adventure that promises breathtaking views, serene landscapes, and a connection with nature like never before.

Tinjurey, known for its pristine landscapes and rich biodiversity, offers a trekking experience that caters to both novice and seasoned trekkers. The trek starts near Gangtok and ascends to the Tinjurey Ridge, providing a panoramic spectacle of the Eastern Himalayas, including the majestic Kanchenjunga—the third-highest peak in the world.

The trekking trail meanders through dense forests, quaint villages, and alpine meadows, presenting a kaleidoscope of natural wonders. As you ascend, be prepared for encounters with diverse flora and fauna, with rhododendrons and orchids painting the trail in vibrant hues.

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Embark on an Adventurous Journey


Tinjurey Trek is one of the best day hikes in Sikkim. It is in Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary located around 25 kilometres west of Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. The area of the wildlife sanctuary is approximately 52 square kilometres.

The trek starts from a place not far from the Tashi viewpoint of Gangtok. The starting point is about 10 kilometres from MG Marg, which is the heart of Gangtok town and will take about a 30-minute car ride to reach.


The trail is a walk of approximately 5 kilometres one way through the forest of Magnolia, Maple, Bamboo, Pine, Rhododendron and a large number of wild orchids, mosses and club mosses. The forest is home to a variety of wildlife including Yellow-throated Marten, Himalayan Brown Bear, Red Panda, Weasels, Martens, Palm Civet, Binturong, Barking Deer, Himalayan Striped Squirrel, Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat, Large Indian Civet, and Royle’s Pika etc. There are a large variety of birds such as the Hill Partridge, Satyr Tragopan, Myzornis, Minla, Babbler, Scaly Laughingthrush, Rusty-fronted Barwing, Yellow-browed tit, Bullfinch, Chestnut-crowned warbler etc. The endangered Rufous-headed hornbill has also been sighted here.

Through this biodiversity reach the highest peak of Tinjurey at 2433 meter (7980 feet) of the sanctuary. From this point enjoy the fascinating view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest peak of the world. Gangtok town and China border area are also visible from here. Spend a leisurely hour at the watchtower. Start your walk back to Gangtok in the afternoon.