YUKSUM | BHAKIM | DZONGRI | THANGSING | ZEMATHANG |
GOCHALA PASS | CHOWRITHANG | ZAMLINGAON |
Day 01 -
Bagdogra/NJP - Darjeeling
Assistance on arrival and drive to Gangtok. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 -
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit Tibetology , Do Drul Chorten and Rumtek Monastery.
Lunch at Martham Resort. Afternoon visit Cottage Industry and local
Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 -
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Yuksum (135 kms / 8 hours approx.).
Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 -
Breakfast at the hotel. Begin trek to Bakhim. Located at 3005m
Bakhim lies among beautiful alpine plants and Sikkims famed orchids.
Several Himalayan fauna are found here and Bakhim itself has many
rare varieties of birds and butterflies. Overnight in tents.
Day 05 -
After breakfast begin trek to Dzongri. Located at 4030m, Dzongri is
a steep climb of 11 kms from Bakhim, but every effort is worth the
excellent and imposing view one gets of the Kanchanjunga and other
peaks from here. Besides the dwarf rhododendrons add a romantic
touch to the magical world of Dzongri. Overnight in tents..
Day 06 -
After breakfast begin trek to Thangsing . A descent of 7 kms ends in
Thangsing situated at the base of the Jopine peak at 3930m.
Beautiful natural scenery can be seen all around. Overnight in
Day 07 -
After breakfast begin trek to Zemathang. An ascent of 8 kms ends
in Zemathang at an altitude of 4500m and t the base of Pandim peak.
Samiti Lake in Zemathang is beautifully enclosed on three sides by
the Kanchanjunga, Pandim and Jopine peaks. It is an inspiring sight
indeed. Overnight in tents.
Day 08 -
Zemathang Gochala Pass Zemathang
At 4940m Gochala Pass is still higher than Zemathang. It is just a 5
kms climb from Zemathang but one has to return the same day to
Zemathang as there is no place for overnight haulting. Overnight in
Day 09 -
After breakfast begin downhill trek to Thangsing. Overnight in
Day 10 -
Breakfast at the camp and downhill trek to Dzongri. Overnight at
Day 11 -
Breakfast at the camp and begin trek to Chowrithang (10 kms 8 hours
approx.), situated on the Rothang Glacier at an altitude of 4380m is
the base of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. One can see
Freys peak, Kothane, Kabru , Rothang , Bidhan Chandra Peak and
Kabru Dome. Overnigth in tents.
Day 12 -
Day free to relax and unwind amongst the mountains. Overnight in
Day 13 -
After breakfast begin descend to Zamlingaon (10 kms 7 hours approx.)
Overnight in tents.
Day 14 -
Breakfast at the camp and begin downhill trek to Bakhim. The trek is
not very tiring as most of it is downhill and not very tedious on
the body. Overnight in tents.
Day 15 -
After breakfast continue descend downhill and halt for a night at
Bon fire and Bar-be-Que at the hotel.
Day 16 -
After breakfast drive to Darjeeling. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 -
Early morning visit Tiger Hill and Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast
toy train ride up to Ghoom and return by jeep. Later visit HMI,Zoo
and Tibetian Refugee Centre. Afternoon visit Happy Valley Tea
Estate. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 -
After breakfast transfer to Bagdogra airport/NJP railway station in
time for flight/train to onward destination.