Day 1: New Delhi -
Bagdogra (by air) - Gangtok (
about 126 km / 05
connecting fly to Bagdogra airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and
drive to Gangtok.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Gangtok.
A leisure day in Gangtok visiting places of tourist interest
including Tashi view Point, Ganash Tok, Hanuman Tok and famous
Monastery back to hotel after breakfast other Point visit
Institute of Cottage Industry, Dro-Drul Chorten, Rope way and Flower
snow world famous Rumtek Monastery. Return Back to hotel. Evening
walk at the Mall or shopping / leisure.
Gangtok – Yuksum (about 133 Km / 3 hrs)
Today we drive to Yuksom (1780 m) from Gangtok. Arrival in Yuksom. In
the evening take a walk to the Yuksom Coronation site, - a simple
stone bench, where the three monks appointed the first king of
Sikkim. Visit the nearby Ani Gompa (Buddhist nunnery). Overnight at
Day 4: Yuksom – Bakhim (Altd 2750 M)
Trek from Yuksum to Bakhim 14 kms time taken approx. 6 hrs. Trek
begins with a low gradient until you cross Sachen and the third
bridge, 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, It will last for 2 Hrs depends on
the fitness of the clients. Finally we will come to Bakhim this is
just a resting point for the first day. This campsite has only one
hut of forest department in the hilly dense forest. Overnight at Camp
or tourist hut.
Day 5: Bakhim – Tshoka (Alt. 3050 M)
Trek then we reach Bakhim the trail from Bakhim passes through
magnolia and rhododendron trees the most tiring uphill climb.
is a small village housing about twelve thatched roof houses mainly
Tibetan settlement .If weather remains clear we can see
Aralunchong, Lama –Lamini ,Pandim. Overnight in Tent or lodge
Day 6: Tshoka - Dzongri (Alt. 4020 M )
Trek from Tshoka to Dzongri is still a steep climbing time taken
approx 5 hrs we go through dense forest of rhododendrons there’re over
400 flowering species , a place called Deorali Dara provides a
magnificent view of mountains. Then we reach Phethang for a break. After Phethang still further climbing we reach Dzongri here the
Vegetation is thin and we tend to find only small bushes and shrubs
for the night stay here is a tourist hut. Its is usually overcrowded and
noisy. In Dzongri early morning we take a walk to Dabla Khang (Dzongri Top) the view from this place is magnificent one can view all
the peaks. Acclimatization here is must for further ascending
trekkers. Overnight in tent.
Day 7: Dzongri: (Alt. 4,030 m)
Early risers can get up before dawn to climb to a vantage point on a
ridge above the campsite to watch the sunrise on Khangchendzonga,
Kabru, Pandim, Rathong, and many other peaks of the Khangchendzonga
Full day excursion to Laxmi Pokhari. The trial first goes through
rhododendron bushes and pasture land for about an hour to Chamaray.
From here it is a gradual ascent to Laxmi Pokhari, a big lake cupped
in a deep crater. Here you will get good view of Khangchendzonga
range, Pandim, Narsing, Kabur, Kabur dome, Koktang etc. If we reach
Laxmi Pokhari early and feeling physically fit, an excursion towards Kabur rock will be a rewarding experience. Back to Dzongri.
stay at the Camp
Day 8: Dzongri - Tshoka
On this day early morning one can savor views of the mountain peaks
by climbing up to Dzongri Top. From here you get a panoramic view of
Kabru (7353 m), Ratong (6678 m), Kanchenjanga (8534 m), Koktang (6147
m), Pandim (6691 m) and Narsingh (5825 m). Towards the west, the
Singalila Ridge, which separates Sikkim from. Back to Tshoka. Overnight stay
Tsokha – Yuksom
Now we are retracing our steps as we return down hill to Yuksom. It
is a steep 4000 ft descent and takes about seven hours. Evening we
bid farewell during a gathering with the porters and all the trekking
staff. Overnight at Tashigang hotel ( 6,000 ft ) Yuksom.
Day 10: Yuksom – Darjeeling ( about 85 km / 2-3 hrs.)
Enjoy captivating scenes of tea gardens and orange groves as we drive
four hours via back roads to Darjeeling. Check into the Hotel. The
British originally established Darjeeling as a hill station in the
mid 1800s. People come up here to escape the heat of the plains.
Pleasantly surrounded by tea plantations on all sides, we can enjoy
magnificent views of snowy peaks including Kangchendzonga. Overnight
Day 11: Darjeeling
Take an early morning trip to Tiger Hill to see the sunrise. Tiger
Hill is the highest spot in the area at 8,500 ft and is famous for
its dawn views of the Eastern Himalayas including on the clearest
days Mt. Everest. On return, visit the famous Ghoom monastery which
enshrines an image of the Maitreya Buddha ( the coming Buddha ).
Day 12: Darjeeling - Bagdogra (100 Km / 3 Hrs)
Today morning we drive from
Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport for onwards journey.
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
chosen category on
Rooms on the departure day.
Stay in Tent during trekking (All the meals included).
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of
at every place
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned
Trekking support with trekking guide, cook, potters, yaks, trekking
meals & beverages,
services for trekking permit, Khangchendzonga National Park fees
& other necessary
On trek we will provide you Dome/Alpine trekking tents on twin
sharing basis, Camping
stool, table, kitchen tent etc .
Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, alcohol and
however covers immediate medical facilities, extra expenses due to
such as landslide/strike/accidents/natural calamities, Ropeway,
Himalayan toy train ride in Darjeeling and tips etc.
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.
Unspecified Meals etc.
We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished
by you for your individual trip.