Duration - 11 Days
Best Season -
Day 1 : SILIGURI - GANGTOK( Alt. 1670
Arrival at Bagdogra airport from Delhi or Calcutta-
Or NJP by Train - Or Kakarvita those who are coming from
Nepal. Same day 4 hrs drive from Siliguri to Gangtok 110
kms (or by helicopter). Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 2 : GANGTOK ( SIGHTSEEING )
Early morning visit to Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok and
Hanuman Tok. After Breakfast drive to Rumtek Monastery built
in 1740 on the way back visit Chorten monastery -1958. Overnight
stay in a hotel.
Day 3 : GANGTOK- YUKSUM ( Alt. 1760 m)
Drive form Gangtok to Yuksum Time taken 6 hrs
on the way visit Bonn monastery near Ravongla. Overnight
stay in a hotel.
Day 4 : YUKSUM - TSHOKA ( Alt. 3050 m)
Trek from Yuksum to Tshoka 18 kms time taken approx. 6 hrs.
Walk through dense forest of pine and oak. After
crossing river Prek Chu it is straight 70 degree uphill
climb this is the toughest stage in the entire. Trek then
we reach Bakhim the trail from Bakhim passes through magnolia
and rhododendron trees. Tshoka is a small village . Overnight
stay in a tent or lodge.
Day 5 : TSHOKA- DZONGRI ( Alt. 4020 m)
Trek from Tshoka to Dzongri is still a steep climb taking
approx 5hrs. This leads us through dense forest of rhododendrons.
There are over 400 flowering species in Sikkim. A place
called Deorali Dara provides a magnificent view of the mountains.
Once we reach Phethang we take a break. After further climbing
we reach Dzongri, here the vegetation is thin and only small
bushes and shrubs are found. A tourist hut is available
for the night stay. It is usually overcrowded and
noisy. A walk to Dabla Khang( DzongriTop) in the wee hours
of the morning provides one of the most magnificent view
of the mountains and the whole range of the peaks can be
Acclimatization here is must for further
ascending trekkers. Overnight stay in a tent.
Day 6 : DZONGRI - THANSING ( Alt. 3930 m)
Trek from Dzongri to Thansing takes about approx 4hrs after
walking through the bushes and hedges. At first its walking
in the plain table land after few hours we rapidly descend
down the river Prek on. The way one can view almost all
the ranges above all Mt Pandin looks beautiful. In
Thansing besides. The govt hut its all barren here
is no civilization. Overnight stay in a tent .
Day 7 : THANSING- SAMITI ( Alt. 4200 m)
Trek from Thansing to Samiti Lake takes about approx 3hrs
its just a easy trek through thin vegetation. Overnight
stay in a tent. Samiti is basically , in the base of mount
Pandim because of its close attachment. With Mt Pandim
here a small beautiful lake has emerged. When it gets
snowed the lake with the mountain. Provides a spectacular
unforgettable view. Over night in tent.
Day 8 : SAMITI - GOECHALA (Alt 4940 m) -SAMITI
Trek from Samiti to Goechala back to Samiti takes about
approx 7 hrs, the trek starts with easy grading. We come
across Zemathang which means ( sand- plainland) the trail
goes through moraines before reaching Goechala one can view
green lake formed right below the path deep down the hill,
finally one reaches the second viewpoint from here
one can view southern phase of Khangchendzonga. Further
trek takes you to yangitaar to spent one night in this place
is worthwhile one can witness avalanche of Mt Khangchendzonga
this place is recommendable because it is quite different
than other entire trek, but during winter it is not possible
due to thick snow which covers the path and makes it difficult
Day 9 : SAMITI -COKCHORUNG ( Alt 3000 m)
Trek from samiti to cokchurung takes about 3hrs spent. Overnight
stay in lodge.
Day 10 : COKCHORUNG -TSHOKA
Trek from Cokchoruing to tshoka takes about 5 hrs is
gradual descend through thick forest it's a long and
Tiring walk this route joins the route of phethang
to Dzongri trail. Overnight stay in a tent
Day 11 : TSHOKA- YUKSUM
The trek from Tshoka to Yuksum takes about 6hrs.
Overnight stay in a hotel. Trek Ends.
DZONGRI TREK( 8 Days )
DZONGRI ROUND TREK ( 9 Days )
GOECHALA TREK ( 11 Days)
SINGALILA TREK ( 10 Days)
GREEN LAKE TREK ( 11 Days)
GREEN LAKE ROUND TREK( 12 Days)
UTTAREY TREK ( 15 Days)
DARJEELING TREK ( 10 Days)
DARJEELING - SINGALILA ( 6