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Tinjure Trek Overview

The Tinjure trek is a short and easy trek to Tiruchuli Tinjure in Gangtok that offers a wonderful experience for people who are looking forward to starting their trekking journey. This two days trek is a lifetime experience renowned for its remarkable sunrise view and stargazing nights. The fascinating part of the trek is witnessing the mountains lit by the lights of the sun in the morning during sunrise. From the watchtower at Tinjure Top to the Teesta Valley, every sight in the trek, including the exciting and heart-warming views of the mountains, is worth witnessing at least once in your life.

To reach the top of the Tinjure, you are required to pass through Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary. Starting from Gangtok, you will cross Goliyatar and reach Tinjure to enjoy the luscious greenery and spot some beautiful blossoms, like rhododendrons, magnolias, and orchids. The trekkers may even spot deer and other colorful birds while enjoying the freshness of the surroundings. After reaching the top of the hill, you can explore the nearby areas and click pictures with your fellow trekkers against the backdrop of the mountains. Therefore, the Tinjure Milke Jaljale trek is a perfect getaway to relish the camping and trekking experience in Gangtok.

Quick Facts of Tinjure Trek

tinjure trek

Maximum altitude: 6000 feet

Grade: Easy

Duration: Two days

Trekking distance: 62 kilometers

Airport: Bagdogra Airport

Snow Season: January and February

Service from: Gangtok

Base camp: Gangtok

Best season: March to June

Region: Sikkim

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Tinjure Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 2

Gangtok to Goliyatar

  • The Tinjure trek will start upon your arrival at Gangtok. A representative will receive you at the airport or bus stand and take you to Goliyatar.

  • Check in to the homestay in Goliyatar and spend your evening under the sky full of stars and keep a watch for the fox walking around the village.

  • You will also witness the tiny water tributaries flowing through the Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary that blend well with Dikchu and Teesta rivers.

  • Rest for the day at your homestay in Goliyatar.

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What to Pack for Tinjure Trek?

Tinjure Trek


  • Original and photocopies of the identity card

  • 50 to 60 liters of backpack and rain cover

  • 1-liter water bottle or hydration pack

  • Trekking shoes

  • Poncho or raincoat


  • Balaclava or woolen cap

  • Light towel

  • One down feather jacket

  • 1 pair of thermal wear

  • 2 full-sleeved fleece jackets or sweater

  • 3 pairs of cotton socks

  • 2 pairs of woolen socks

  • 1 pair of half and full-sleeved T-shirts

  • 2 pairs of quick dry T-shirts and trek pants


  • Anti-fungal cream

  • Lip balm

  • Sunscreen with more than SPF 40

  • Cold cream

  • Toothbrush

  • Toothpaste

  • Sanitizer

  • Toilet paper

Personal medical kit:

  • Strips of band-aid

  • Betadine or any antiseptic cream for minor injuries

  • Tablets of Combiflam for pain

  • Small roll of cotton

  • Crepe bandage for sprained joints

  • Tablets of Crocin or Paracetamol for fever

  • Tablets of Digene for stomach pain and digestion

  • 2 to 3 packets of ORS or Electral for dehydration

  • Moov or Volini spray for strains, joint, or muscle pain

  • Tablets of Vomistop for acute mountain sickness

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Know Before You Go for Tinjure Trek

How to Reach
Important Tips for Trekkers

By Flight - The closest airport to the activity location of the Tinjure trek is Bagdogra Airport, which is situated at a distance of about 124 kilometers. You can take any domestic flight to this airport and indulge in the Tinjure trek.

By Train - If you are planning to go on a Tinjure Milke Jaljale trek by train, you can travel to Darjeeling railway station, which is situated about 106 kilometers from the location of the activity. Several direct trains operate to Darjeeling from different parts of the country.

By Bus - To reach the location for the Tinjure trek, you can board a bus to the SNT Bus Stand that is easily accessible from any fundamental area in Gangtok.

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FAQs of Tinjure Trek

Where is Tinjure located?

Tinjure is located on the ancestral grounds of Yakthung in Rai in eastern Nepal. Spanning an area of 558 square kilometers, it is one of the most exquisite places in the world that has been declared the National Rhododendron Environmental Conservation Area (NRECA) in 1997.

How difficult is the Tinjure trek?

As far as the difficulty level of the Tinjure trek is concerned, it is rated an easy day trek that authorizes you to have a good fitness level and enough stamina to climb the ascends and descends of the trek. It is a three to four hours trek that even a beginner can enjoy.

What is the best time to do the Tinjure trek?

Although the Tinjure Milke Jaljale trek is an all-year-round tourist activity, the best time to indulge in this trekking experience is between March and May. During this time, the place experiences the spring season, which allows you to spot vibrant blossoms, like rhododendrons, magnolias, and orchids while trekking.

What is the highest altitude of the Tinjure trek?

The highest altitude of the Tinjure trek is 2433 meters, from where you can enjoy the freshness of the surroundings near Gangtok. Since the trek is not at a very high level, beginners can enjoy this wonderful experience with their friends and family while witnessing the exciting and heartwarming views of the mountains.

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