Sinla Pass Trek a high Pass in the ‘Little Kashmir’ of Uttarakhand
The Sinla Pass Trek lies in ‘Little Kashmir’ ‘Pithoragarh’, a place with abundant natural beauty. Bounded by Nepal in the east and Tibet in the North. The altitude of this high pass is 5,495 meters which towers in the Kumaon Himalayas.
Sinla Pass connects Darma valley and Kuthi Yankti valley. Sin La, in ancient times was used as a trade route by the Bhotiyas and it remains covered in snow throughout the year.
Challenging Hike in Sinla Pass Trek
Sinla Pass Trek is amongst the moderate to challenging treks in Kumaon Himalayan region, offers grand views of Adi Kailash Peak which stands high at an elevation of 6,191 m.
Sinla pass attracts trekkers and mountaineers because of the scenic vistas and awe inspiring adventure.
Explore the Divinity
The routes are exciting and gives exposure to the cultures and traditions of people living inChaudans, Byans and Darma valleys. Pass through blooming meadows, small rivulets and some quaint villages. This all together is a delight for trekkers.
Key Points of Sinla Pass Trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kgs.
Must Read about Sinla Pass Trek
Duration – 14 Days from Kathgodam to Kathgodam
Best time – May, June, Sep and Oct
Highest point – 5495 m
Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature –Day (10°C to 15°C) Night (-2°C to 5°C)
Starting point – Kathgodam