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North East India Trekking Tour
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destinations: Bagdogra – Gangtok – Yuksom – Tsoka – Phedang – Dzongri – Thanshing – Lamune – Goechala – Lamune – Thanshing – Tsoka – Yuksom – Darjeeling – Bagdogra
Day 01: Bagdogra - Gangtok
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport (500Ft / 152 Mts), you will be met by our local representative who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (5500 Ft / 1677 Mts, 130 Kms / 04 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Gangtok
After breakfast go out for sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday), Flower Show & Enchey Monastery. Evening free to explore Gangtok. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Gangtok – Yuksom
Today drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts Mts, 145 Kms / 05 Hrs). the historical capital of Sikkim. The drive takes you through quaint villages steep valleys and green hills. Yuksom is rich in history and tradition, as it was here that the first Chogyal of Sikkim was consecrated by the three Lamas. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Yuksom - Tsoka
Following an early morning start, you trek for three hours through lush green meadows and cross four mountain streams. Henceforth, the trek is a continuous uphill path lined with conifers and is virtually carpeted with a bed of leaves to leach Bakhim (9000 Ft / 2744 Mts), - a hill village. Tsoka (10000 Ft / 3049 Mts, 17Kms / 7 Hrs), is a slightly larger settlement with a few houses, a monastery and is the last village on the route. You spend the night at Tsoka. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 05: Tsoka - Phedang
Today you trek to Phedang which will be an uphill trek (11010 Ft / 3357 mts, 5 Kms 3.5 Hrs). Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 06: Phedang - Dzongri
The vegetation changes to stunted bushes of rhododendrons and miniature pine trees resembling bonsais as you gain altitude with every step to reach Dzongri (13218 Ft / 4030 mts, 8 Kms 3 Hrs). Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 07: Rest at Dzongri
Dzongri is picture of solitude surrounded by hills and mountains on all sides. The mountain fortress has no settlements except for two trekker’s huts. An early morning trek at around 4.30 am to Dzongri top which at 14002 ft / 4269 mts is higher than most mountain peaks in Europe, presents yet another view of the Kanchenjunga along with other ranges basking in the glory of the rising sun. We return to the campsite and spend the day to acclimatize. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 08: Dzongri - Thanshing
You lose altitude during the first half of the trek and steadily regain it as you walk along the river Prekchu, a tributary of the Rangeet, before you reach your camping site at Thanshing. Thanshing (12602 Ft / 3842 mts, 10 Kms / 4 Hrs). is the base camp for mountaineering expeditions to Mt. Tinchinkhan (6010 mts). Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 09: Thanshing - Lamune
You set out early for your destination- Lamune (13658 Ft / 4164 Mts, 6 Kms / 4 Hrs). Lamune is surrounded by imposing mountains on all sides. You stop here for the night. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 10: Lamune – Goechala – Lamune – Thanshing
You leave at 3 a.m. in the morning equipped with torches braving the temperature of 90 below zero and climb to Goechala (the Goecha Pass 16252 Ft / 4955 Mts)- higher than any place in Europe. After sunshine, the area is engulfed with fog and cloned banks. You return to Lamune to collect your gear and move down to Thanshing. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 11: Thanshing - Tsoka
You take a short route back to Tsoka (10 Kms / 5 Hrs) through dense forests. We call it a day at Tsoka. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 12: Tsoka - Yuksom
A veritable repeat of your 3rd day, the only difference being that you are walking downhill to Yuksom. A visit to the Dubdi monastery- one of the oldest in Sikkim is a must. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: Yuksom - Darjeeling
Transfer to Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 150 kms / 5 to 6 hrs). Evening free to explore the town. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 14: Darjeeling
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast drive to Darjeeling Railway Station to Board Joy Train Ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom & back (14 Kms 2 Hrs). Afternoon visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee self-help (Closed on Sunday) Center & Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel
Day 15: Darjeeling – Bagdogra Drop
Transfer Bagdogra Airport (100 Kms/ 3 Hrs) for your onward connection.