Day 01. Bagdogra to Gangtok.
Pick up from Bagdogra airport and drive to the capital of Sikkim Gangtok, you will pass by Tea plantations, tropical forests, rivers and lakes, through villages bushelling with life, evening free to explore Gangtok, overnight stay in hotel on a B&B basis
Day 02. Gangtok Sight seeing.
After breakfast you will spend the whole day sightseeing in the beautiful state capital of Gangtok, Today you will visit the Namgyal Research Institute of Tibetology, the Enchey Monastery, the Himalayan Zoological Park, White Hall, Do-Drul Chorten, the World famous Rumtek Monastery . Overnight stay in hotel on a B&B basis.
Day 03. Gangtok to Uttarey.
After breakfast we will drive to where you will spend the rest of the day visiting the local village at uttarey in the evening, overnight stay in hotel on a B&B basis
Day 04. Uttarey to Chewabhanjyang.
Here your trek begins from Utteray to Chewabhanjang. We can stroll there and take a look at the shops. This trek is of around 3144 mts approx.
Chewabhanjyang Pass,located at an elevation of 10,300 ft is one of the important and famous Pass in the Indo-Nepal border.The name Chewabhanjyang means a ‘peeping valley’ in the local Limboo language.Lies under Indo-Nepal Pass,it has a famous trade route connecting many villages of sikkim and nepal.
Day 05. CHEWABHANJYANG to Dhor.
After breakfast we will take a gentle uphill traverse through forest and then over a more exposed hillside brings us to prayer flags adorning our first pass and views of distant mountains – a taste of what is to come. As we gradually gain height we will appreciate the previous day’s acclimatization. The occasional yak herder’s hut is the only sign of habitation as we look down far below to the rice fields and cardamom plantations. Our camp is in a remote and sheltered hollow below the ridge
Day 06. Dhor to Sikkimey Megu.
Rising just before dawn, a five-minute walk onto the ridge may reveal the spectacular sight of the sunrising on both Everest and Khanchendzonga. after this we will have breakfast, this days trek takes approx 7 hours and throughout the day we descend and climb, maintaining a steady height, spiraling from one side of the ridge to the other until a rough steep ascent takes us across a pass. Beyond, the trail winds its way steadily through rhododendron forests and past several Hindu shrines where a second easier pass drops down to our camp close to a shepherd’s summer settlement. Look out for the Blue Sheep on the high craggy mountainside.
Day 07. Sikkimey Megu to Laxmi Pokhari.
After breakfast We head towards Pokhari, todays trek is on a good trail through woods until we begin a steady rise up a broad valley where we catch our first closer view of the entire Kabru range dominated by Mount Pandim (6,691mtr.). A further 2 hours of ascent will get us to our camp with Everest and a host of other Khumbu giants dominating the distant skyline. An afternoon of rest and acclimatization for the following day’s foot slogging.
Day 08. Laxmi Pokhari to Gomathang.
Now we are in high mountain country and the forests lie far below. For the past two days we have been walking in Nepal-sikkim Border and today we pass the sacred lake of Laxmi Pokhari, which marks our entry back into Sikkim. A little snow underfoot can be expected as we climb to our first pass, the Danphe Bhir La(the Pass of the Pheasant) which is at 4,530 meters, . From here it is possible to see the whole of Sikkim with the view stretching out well into Tibet and Bhutan. A further hour’s contouring and a small ascent reveals the Kag Bhir La (the Pass of the Crow) where we may be lucky enough to catch a towering panorama view of the Himalayan peaks including Khanchendzonga. Reluctantly, we then must head downhill making a steep descent to our riverside camp.
Day 09. Gomathang to Tikip Chu.
After breakfast We will leave our lovely meadow camp to climb through forests of sweet smelling silver fir and rhododendrons. Soon we are in high mountain terrain again. Look out for the brightly colored Danphe birds (Impeyan Pheasant), which nest in the high crags around the Kamsey La, 4,200 mtr. As we drop down into the meadows of Kokling, we are already looking up at our next pass of 4,300 mtr. that we reach with a steady ascent up a steep crag to a skyline dominated by the dizzying pinnacles and icy cliffs of Kanchedzonga. Once again we end the day’s hike with a steep descent to our campsite by the Tikip Chu, which has its source high on the Rathong mountains (6,679 mtr.).
Day 10. Tikip Chu to Dzongri.
Tikip Chu to Dzongri – 3 hrs. 4,030 mtr. ·Today our route joins the regular trail up to the Goecha La. A steady climb through ancient fir forest, juniper and rhododendrons gradually opens out to the summer pastures of Dzongri. Another high camp, but we should be well acclimatized by now probably in contrast to some of the trekkers we meet who could be on day 3 of their Dzongri Trek at 4,000 mtr.,
Day 11.Dzongri(3950m) Rest day.
Today we will explore the area, with the chance to climb the small peaks near to the campsite for tremendous views of Mt. Khanchendzonga,Mt. Pandim,Mt. Tenzinkhang,Mt,Jopuno,Mt.Kabru,Mt. Rathong,Mt. Kokthang.. This is particularly worthwhile in the early morning and the evening. While you can rest if you wish, there will be a short acclimatization walk around the local area to help prepare us for the next few days.
Day 12. DZONGRI to Thangsing(3950m).
After breakfast, we will make our way to the prek chu river and then on to thangsing, the mornings journey we take you over the top of the valley which is covered in dwarf rhododendrons and many alpine species, you then descend steeply down into the prek chu valley passing through a forest of twisted and gnarled rhododendron trees as you make your way down to the river, after lunch at trekkers hut, you follow the prek chu river towards Thangsing passing glacial moraines and forests of rhododendrons, sorbus and abies with masses of primulas carpeting the forest floor, once reaching Thangsing you are greeted with panoramic views of the Khangchendzonga mountain range, overnight stay in tents.
Day 13. THANGSING to Lamuney
After breakfast we will start the trek to Lamuney passing through alpine meadows of dwarf rhododendrons, primulas and juniper, on this strech of the trek there is a chance to see blue sheep and the only wild yak herd in Sikkim, reach camp overnight stay in tents.
Day 14. LAMUNEY to Goechala (5010m)
Early morning start, climb up to the goechala pass which looks into Nepal, you will pass by the sacred simati lake, return to lamuney for breakfast, after breakfast we will start the trek down to the prek chu river camp, passing alpine meadows, rhododendron forests, glacial moraines and the raging prek chu river. overnight stay in tents
Day 15. Prek chu river to Tshoka.
After breakfast, we will pass through huge rhododendron forests with a back drop of mount pandim on our way to phendang for lunch, after lunch decend down to Tshoka which will again have us trekking through giant rhododendron forests, reach Tshoka, overnight stay in tents
Day 16. TSHOKA to Yuksam.
After breakfast, decend down to Yuksam(1st capital of Sikkim), on the way down you will pass through temperate forests of Oak, Magnolias and rhododendrons which are inhabited by white monkeys, passing over raging rivers and waterfalls, making your way through tropical forests eventually reaching Yuksam, overnight stay in hotel on a b&b basis
Day 17. Yuksom to Darjeeling.
After breakfast,you will drive towards Darjeeling,the Queen of Hills”.
Today you will drive through small villages,crossing rivers,climbing tea hills with full of tea gardens,you will also chances to see women picking tea in th tea gardens.
Afternoon free to explore Darjeeling main town and its old markets.
hotel on a b&b basis
Day 18. Darjeeling day tour.
early morning pick-up to be taken to see the sun rise from Tiger Hill, this is a scared moment when you will see the Mount Khangchendzonga light up with the new rays of the morning sun, after this we will take you to visit the famous Ghoom monastery, taken back to hotel for breakfast, after breakfast you will spend the day sightseeing, visiting the Gurkha memorial, darjelling Toy railway, Darjelling zoo,HMI, Tibetan Refugee Centre,Tea Garden and many many more sights, evening free to explore, overnight stay in hotel on a b&b basis.
Day 19. Darjeeling to Bagdogra.
After breakfast you will drive back to the airport. It will take 04 hours to reach Bagdogra.