North Sikkim High Altitude Trek

North Sikkim High Altitude Trek

Sikkim, located in the eastern, Himalaya, sits between Nepal and Bhutan, while to the north lies eastern Tibet.
The North Sikkim Trek is a high altitude trek with the trail leading through mostly alpine vegetation consisting of beautiful alpine flowers and plants of medicinal value only the first 2 days of the trek is covered with forest area consisting of mainly of different species of Rhododendrons, Silver Fir. There are no villages, lodges or trekkers hut along the trails, it is a purely camping. At places temporary bridges have to be built across rivers as there are no permanent bridges along this route. This trek offers very close and majestic views of Mt. Kanchendzonga; Mt. Spinach considered one of the most beautiful peaks in the world, Mt. Simon, Tent Peak, Nepal peak, the Shorten Mina Range and few more.

Please note that for North Sikkim we need a minimum of 04 pax to obtain the trekking permit and we suggest that the maximum number of pax should be 12 which will be good for the group. Clients Bio-Data, passport and Valid Indian Visa details along with 4 Nos. of passport size photographs has to be submitted to us 2/3 months in advance as the permits for North Sikkim is processed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defiance, New Delhi.

ITINERARY

Day 01 : Pick up at Bagdogra/Bhadrapur, transfer to Gangtok (1,547m) O/N hotel
Day 02 : Gangtok sightseeing, and permit formalities O/N hotel
Day 03 : Transfers to Lachen (2728m) O/N Lodge
Day 04 : Arrangment of porters and Army Liaison officer O/N lodge
Day 05 : Trek to Thalem (2900m) O/N camp
Day 06 : Jakthang (3240m) O/N camp
Day 07 : Trek to Yabuk (3810m) O/N camp
Day 08 : Trek to Green Lake (4934m) O/N camp
Day 09 : Exploring surrounding at Green lake O/N camp
Day 10 : Trek back beyond Rest Camp
Day 11 : Trek beyond Tangchung La (5212m) O/N camp
Day 12 : Trek to Theulacha (5000+m) O/N camp
Day 13 : Trek Theu la (5212m) O/N camp
Day 14 : Trek to Langbo (4800m) O/N camp
Day 15 : Trek to Dolmasampa (4462m) O/N camp
Day 16 : Trek to Muguthang (4520m) O/N camp
Day 17 : Explore around and rest day O/N camp
Day 18 : Trek to Phoge, crossing Lugnak La (5035m) O/N camp
Day 19 : Transfer to Lachen O/N Lodge
Day 20 : Transfer to Gangtok O/N Hotel
Day 21 : Transfer, to Darjeeling O/N hotel
Day 22 : Darjeeling sightseeing, hotel
Day 23 : Early morning drop at Bagdogra/Bhadrapur Airport