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Gangtok, the lovely capital city of the north eastern state of Sikkim in India is a picturesque marvel. It is one of those places which are rich in scenic views and boast of the exquisite beauty lent by the Himalayas. The state of Sikkim often cited as the seventh heaven on earth is known for misty mountains and spectacular slopes which entice you with their beauty. Gangtok exudes several gorgeous hill ranges and a diverse terrain that allows a number of trekking options for adventure enthusiasts. Invariably, a trip to Gangtok will remain incomplete if you do not toss up some marvellous trekking expedition in the lap of breathtaking Himalayas.The best trekking tour of Kanchenjunga Base Camp is the best way to experience adventure and encounter some exotic and divine trekking trails in Sikkim

Gangtok is renowned to have a splendid landscape with a tricky topography that allows all the adventure seekers the authentic taste of thrill and excitement. The captivating beauty of Himalayas is best appreciated with a trekking trip in Gangtok as you encounter the gorgeous waterfalls and sparkling lakes. The plethora of scenic vistas in Gangtok will make you breathe new life and keep coming back for bounteous best trekking routes and walking tours in Sikkim Himalayas. Embark on a trek with friends and family to witness the rolling green hills that kiss the azure blue sky in the backdrop of sprawling forests showcasing the postcard perfect beauty of Sikkim.

From easy to difficult treks, Gangtok has a range of some finest treks in India. All you need to do is just step out of your comfort zone and plan a trip to Gangtok to have an unparalleled adventure on a memorable vacation in the midst of Himalayas. Whether you are an adventure aficionado or just a beginner on a curious streak, Gangtok is the perfect destination to encounter the alluring beauty of Himalayas on a trek. Find out the best trekking tours in Gangtok here.
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek from Darjeeling, 2020
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek from Darjeeling, 2020

11D/10N

Darjeeling

About the Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling:Arraying beyond the sea point to a few hundred meters, the dales of Kanchenjunga exhibit amazing land diversity. Exceeding through the numerous tea estates and heavily wooded dells, Kanchenjunga is overloaded with vast stretches of alpine pastures. The trek to Khadchendzonga or Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling is a challenging one. For some, it may sound strenuous and challenging, while for all others, the trek is a sight of delight. Initially, Kanchenjunga trekking was prohibited, later, the trekkers started unwinding the different trekking routes to make their own way. This leads to the exploration of hidden treasures of the Kanchenjunga valley such as tribal villages, gorgeous lakes, abundant flora and fauna, and dense forest covers.  On your way to Kanchenjunga, be ready to treat your eyes with the delightful vistas of a misty cloud-based canopy, snow-blanketed gleaming mountain ranges, and vast stretches of dramatic landscapes. Your trek to Kanchenjunga begins from Darjeeling which is populated by the presence of vastly stretched tea estates. Luxuriantly thick covers of pines, rhododendrons, spruces, yak pastures, green meadows, and giant magnolia forests – all sums up the charming beauty of Darjeeling. With numerous stopover points such as Yuksom, Sachen, Tshokha, Phedang, Dzongri, Thangshing, Goecha Lamuney the trek becomes a bit difficult to endure for time-bound adventure enthusiasts. Thus, just like the Zanskar Valley trek, this trek too can be accomplished with small trekking journeys for people strapped tightly to their time zone. No matter what time you can dedicate for trekking here, trekking to Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling is undoubtedly going to bloat you with a bundle of memories so that you revisit the spot either in person or in reality. Except for Monsoons and peak winters, every other season is best to put your adrenaline to pump faster than ever with this not so tricky trek. While the routes may turn out to be slippery in monsoons, you may face the extremities of heavy snowfall in winters. Quick Facts:Kanchenjunga Temperature: 10 to 15 degrees in the morning and 2 to 5 degrees at nightKanchenjunga Trekking Distance:  90kmKanchenjunga Height : 17,000ftDifficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult  Base Camp: Yuksom
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Goechala Trek, Sikkim 2020 | Book Online @ Flat 22% off

10D/9N

Gangtok

About the Goechala Trek:You are happily invited to take part in a 10-day Goechala trek to watch the mighty Kanchenjunga closer to your eyes alongside the best Himalayan peaks in the region. The Goechala trek begins with your arrival at Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station. Yuksom is where you will stay on the first night and from there, the exciting trek to Goechala commences. Teesta River and the uphill drive to cross a bridge in Legship will be an irreplaceable act of happiness. Yuksom to Sachen covering Rathong River, Paha Khola Bridge and lush green forests will be the most happening route of the trek until you reach Tshoka that is undoubtedly beautiful with the presence of Prek Chu River, Viburnum Plantations and many more scenic visuals.Tshokha to Phedang will take you to experience the cuddling features of thick rhododendron forests whereas Dzongri will be offering you the best views of Koktang, Rathong, Kabru, Kanchenjunga, and Pandim which are the towering peaks in the Himalayas. Thangshing would be waiting for you with multiple prayer flags, chortens, and the abnormally beautiful views of the Pandim Peak along with the gushing sounds of Prek Chu River. Climbing uphill through the moraines, to reach the Samiti Lake and the Zemathang Plateau which are the gateways to Goechala. Capture all the possible moments overwhelmingly beautified by the sights of Kanchenjunga and other major peaks touching the white clouds above and complete your trek on the 11th day after returning to Yuksom and from there to Bagdogra.The two major things you should do before the start of the trek are making an entry at the police station with submitting a photo identity proof copies and paying the permit fees at the forest check post. Also, the camera charges would be additional but you can get this done with the help of your trek leader by paying the amount.About the Goechala:Goecha La is a tiny place located in Sikkim, and Goecha La trek is a dream and desire for hundreds of adventure lovers throughout the country. Entangled amidst vibrant and colorful flora and fauna, it is also the way to the astounding Kanchenjunga National Park to dive into the natural beauty. It is not about Kanchenjunga alone but the combination of other big summits around it makes Goechala Trek an absolute adventure to many and it is a great pleasure to watch these summits from the landscapes filled with exotic flowers and immensely attractive meadows and forests.To watch the mountains clearly, you should visit Goechala from October to November since the sky will be completely clear during this time and the sunset, as well as sunrise views, would be perfect. But the cold climate that welcoming winter season would be a bit tough but still it is considered to be a suitable time to enjoy the snow-clad peaks without restraints. The altitude Goechala is posing before the trekkers are 4940 meters and that is the best reason for gathering trekkers from all over the world to the small state of Sikkim.Quick Facts About Goechala Trek:Goechala Trek distance: 90 KmGoechala Trek height: 16,200ftGoechala Tempertaure Range:April – June: 15 to 22 Degrees (Days); -1 to 7 Degrees (Nights)September – Nov: 10 to 15 Degrees (Days); -5 to 5 Degrees (Nights)Goechala Trek Difficulty Level: DifficultStarting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at YuksomRailway Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest railway station, which is 150 km away from YuksomAirport: Bagdogra Airport which is 155 km from YuksomBase Camp: Yuksom (6-7 hrs drive from Bagdogra Airport/NJP)ATM: Jorethong which is one the way Yuksom thas the last ATM point before your trek begins.
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Singalila Trek, Sikkim 2020 | Book Online @ Flat 10% off Best Seller
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17D/16N

Pelling

About the Singalila Trek:With hundreds of admirers, Singalila trek becomes more enthusiastic every year and you are also invited to be a part of the amazing trek this year. A 17 day long Singalila trekking package comes to pick you up to be at the beautiful region in Sikkim and explore the world’s highest peaks with complete excitement. Arrive at Bagdogra airport to begin with this long energetic trek. Hit the tranquilizing trails going through Pelling, Uttarey, Chiwa Bhanjyang, Dhor, Pare Megu, Lam Pokhari, Gomathang, Tikip Chu, Dzongri, Lamuney, Goecha La and Thangshing. All the routes are dominated by dense forest ranges, wild flowers, open meadows, summit views from the distance and many more steep climbs to reach each destination.This long Singalila Ridge trekking package has everything to make you surprised from the first day onward. It ranges from the quaint villages in Sikkim and Nepal border to the wonderful sights of the Everest as well. Some days are completely dedicated to great heights which are accessible after shedding so much sweat. The routes will be not friendly many times and you will need to negotiate in a perfect way. Tshoka to Yuksom is the last stretch of the Singalila trek and at Yuksom, you are getting a free day to explore and enjoy watching many tourist attractions. After getting dropped at Bagdogra airport from Yuksom, you 17 day long trek comes to an end.About the Singalila:Singalila Ridge Trek is one of the most admired as well as fascinating treks in India since it opens the gates to some of the mystic trails around Sikkim. Singalila is known for its strenuous routes and finally ends with an enchanting visit to Darjeeling, the Queen of Hills. Along with fun and excitement of trekking, this tour also provides some of the astounding views of the mighty Mt Everest and Kanchenjunga peaks. Some of the other lofty summits of the Himalayan Range can also be witnessed.Singalila Ridge Trek is a century old one with a narrow path going alone the Indo Nepal border cutting across the edges of rhododendron and other forests. It is one of the rarest spots in India where you will get the opportunity to watch different summit above 8000 meters. The Darjeeling Hills can offer you the best sightseeing moments as well along with the long stretches of tea plantations and monasteries on the borders of Tibet and India. Also, the cascading rivers and lush greenery add more charm to the beautiful trekking trails resulting in the extravagant appearance of Singalila ridge.Singalila Trek Highlights:- The highest peaks in the world located at a height of more than 8000 meters would be visible on this trek:  Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Kanchenjunga- You will be able to witness more than 20 peaks spreading across Sikkim and Nepal like Chomolhari, Narsing, Jupono, Goecha Peak, Forked Peak, Kanchenjunga, Kumbhakarna, Frey, Rathong, Koktang, South Kabru, North Kabru, Tenchenkhang, Pandim, Simvo and so on.- The beautiful rhododendron forest in the Himalayas will be your accompaniment throughout the route. From March to July, these forests will have the colorful flowers as well.- If you are lucky, you can spot some rare birds and animals on the way.- Exotic sunset and sunrise views as well as the golden chance to know the culture of Bhutan and Nepal along with Sikkim.Quick Facts About Singalila Trek:Maximum Altitude: 12,140ftSingalila Trek Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate Temperature: 1°C to 12°CRailway Station: New Jalpaiguri, West Bengal is the nearest railway station Airport: Bagdogra, West Bengal
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Trekking Expedition to Dzongri and Goecha La
Trekking Expedition to Dzongri and Goecha La

10D/9N

Bagdogra

About the Activity:Fixed Departure: 02-10-2016Pack your bags to take part in this amazing 10 days long trekking to Goechala in Sikkim and enjoy the tough paths to the top of several snowy hills.Your trek starts from Yuksom, enjoy an overnight stay there and from the next day onward you will be trekking to different tourist spots.The trek will go through Sachen, Rathong river valley, Tshoka, Dzongri, Thansing, Lamuney  with challenging and moderate paths.The main attraction of the tour is the trek to Goecha La and wind up the tour after getting dropped off at New Jalpaiguri railway station.The tour is inclusive of food, accommodation and transportation during the tour.
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Tinjure Trek, Gangtok 2020 | Book Online @ Flat 19% off New
Tinjure Trek, Gangtok 2020 | Book Online @ Flat 19% off

11H

Gangtok

Pick-Up & Drop Point: Your Hotel (with in city limit)Starting point: GolitarFinishing Point: Tinjure PeakTimings: 6 AM - 5 PMAbout Tinjure Trek:Tinjure trek is a easy day trek which passes through Fambong lho wildlife sanctuary. The trek is A++ on cleanliness as you will not find any garbage anywhere on this trek. Tinjure trek is very easy, but you will be having one of the most exciting and heart whelming views of mountains. The peak of Trichuli Tinjurey Trek gives a panoramic view of mountains ranges from all side.The Tinjure trek starts from Tinjure base camp(Golitar) which is 30 min drive from Gangtok after breakfast. It takes a few steep climbs in some stresses and covers 5kms in about 3hrs. The trek goes through the forests of magnolia, maple and pine. The forest is also home to deer, Leopard and many colourful birds. Enjoy the freshness of the surroundings while proceeding to the highest point at 2433m (7980ft) of the sanctuary.About Destination:From the watchtower at Tinjurey Top you can see a fascinating view of the Gangtok town and Teesta Valley on one side and the towering Kunchenjungha peak on the Northern horizons. Pack lunch will be served at Tinjurey. Spend a leisure hour at the top of the hill and take some splendid photographs before coming back to Gangtok in the afternoon. This trek included pick up from your Hotel within the city limits and also drop back to the same place after coming back from the trek. Book this Tinjure trek and get the best experience of trekking in Tinjure, Gangtok. This Trek is suitable for all age group and for group of friends, family & couples.Quick Facts About Tinjure Trek:Height: 6000ft approxTrek length: Approx 4-5 km Time of trek: 3-4 hrs depending upon stamina. Tinjure Trek Difficulty level: Easy
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Expedition to Tinjure Trek in Gangtok Flat 13% off New
Expedition to Tinjure Trek in Gangtok Flat 13% off

2D/1N

Gangtok

Pick-Up & Drop Point : Hotel (with in city limits)Pick Up Time : 9 AMCamping at Tinjure will provide you with once in a lifetime experience.  Tinjure hilltop is well known for its amazing sunrise view and stargazing nights. Sunrise through Kanchenjunga will be a jaw dropping one. When the golden rays of the sun start hitting the peaks slowly white turns into golden orange, one by one all the 5 peaks will lit up. From the watchtower at Tinjurey Top you can see a fascinating view of the Gangtok town and Teesta Valley on one side and the towering Kunchenjungha peak on the Northern horizons.One will be having one of the most exciting and heart whelming views of mountains.To reach this beautiful point one needs to trek , Tinjure Trek is an easy day trek which passes through Fambong Lho wildlife sanctuary. The trek starts from Tinjure base camp (Golitar) which is 30 min drive from Gangtok after breakfast. It takes a few steep climbs in some stresses and covers 5 km in about 3 hrs. The trek goes through the forests of magnolia, maple and pine. The forest is also home to deer and many colorful birds. Enjoy the freshness of the surroundings while proceeding to the highest point at 2433 m (7980 ft) of the sanctuary. The approx height of trek is around 6000 ft. Dinner is served at the campsite at the time of bonfire, enjoy the meal with an amazing view of the sky full of stars. Next morning enjoy the beautiful sunrise followed by morning tea and breakfast and trek back to base camp.This camping package includes pick up from your Hotel within the city limits and also drop back to the same place next day after coming back from the hilltop. Book this camp  and get the best experience of trekking and camping in Tinjure, Gangtok. Available Package OptionCamping with 2-3 PaxCamping with 4-5 PaxCamping with more than 5 PaxNote:Children aged above 10 years will be counted as adults.
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Yambong Singalila Trek
Yambong Singalila Trek

17D/16N

Bagdogra

Yambong in Singalia presents the amazing Trekking experiences in Sikkim with the most spectacular sights of Mt. Everest ranges and Kanchendzonga. The region and tracks are full of beautiful flora and fauna which covers the South West of the Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary of Sikkim. The trek begins from the helmets of Culmiates and Ambu at Yuksom. The most well known ranges that cover the holy countryside scenes of Mt. Khangchendzonga which are know as Singalila. The famous ranges of Yambong Singalila trail is the fortune ranges of the mountain, which we can explore, and is considered as the most amazing hidden heaven on earth. A person who loves trekking adventures, different cultures and nature can take advantage of the most pleasurable trekking experience. It also offers the most panoramic sightseeing experience of Khangchendzonga, Mt. Pandim, Singalia Trek, Dzongri and its surrounded ranges. The trek trails crosses through the ranges of Singallia which is the border of the Sikkim and east of Nepal. The region surrounding the park offers the most amazing wilderness mountain peaks and are the highest mountains which are towering at the top of virtually untouched covering forest. You can also view glaciers in the areas of the park. Yambong is also known for its cultural fusion which is visible clearly. This valley offers everything fulfilling for every tourists desire as it is the land of festivals and fairs, holy peaks and rivers, living local cultures and caves, pilgrim spots and snow covered mountains and also present the most beautiful flora and fauna of the valley.  
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10D/9N

Gangtok

About the Tholung Trek:This 10 day Tholung trekking tour of Tholung takes you through a picturesque locality filled with beautiful valleys, tea estates, mountain peaks and much more.The places you will be visiting during this Tholung trek are Gangtok, Lingza, Tholung Gompa, Upper Tholung, Changey and Singhik.Embark on to relish the sights of tea plantations, tropical forests, rustic hamlets, alluring rivers and lakes, monasteries, hillocks, mountain peaks etc.The routes are perfect for those who really seek for trekking in north east.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.
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Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek 2020, Sikkim | Book @ 10% off Best Seller
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11D/10N

Yuksom

About the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:Kanchenjunga base camp trekking package for 11 days is right at your fingertips to let you marvel the adorning beauty and charisma possessed by the third highest peak in the world. The trek starts at Yuksom, a tiny village in Sikkim and the first trails take you to reach Bakhim. Wait for the jaw-dropping sights of Rathong River, the evergreen fern plantations, orchids, rare birds and reach the Paha Khola Bridge and witness the high altitude waterfall and the swimming pools there. Prek Chu River views are the perks you will obtain on the first day.Dzongri trek will be the finest part of the whole Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek which will let you move through the Tshoka hamlet and then comes Phedang Pass and showing you the best views of Pandim, Thenchinkhang, Jhuponu mountains. Dzongri will be your clam host for two days. It can offer you the mesmerizing sunset views and later your destination will be Bikhbari and following it would be the focus of your journey that is Khangchendzonga Base Camp. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling conducts some of the advanced mountaineering courses at the camps every year.  At the base, you will be able to watch the mystique beauty of Frey's peak, Koktang, Kabur and Rathong.The Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek reaches the point of returning to the start after the sixth day of the trek. Bakhim will offer you a free day to enjoy the sights and the reminiscence appear around. Once your reach Yuksom, the majestic Kanchenjunga base camp trek comes to an end with hundreds of beautiful memories.About the Kanchenjunga:The Khangchendzonga or Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek is considered to be one of the awe-inspiring treks in India. Offering some of the challenging yet delightful trails, this trek is undertaken by trekkers from different parts of the world. While for the non-adventurers this trek might sound difficult and strenuous, for the thrill mongers it is a dream come true. Geographically, Kanchenjunga and other surrounding five massive peaks are together forming the third highest peaks in the world. They are in the mighty Himalayas located in the small beautiful state of India, Sikkim. Kanchenjunga stands at an elevation of about 8586 meters and covers a large portion of Himalaya which is known to be the Kanchenjunga Himal, around 7000 meters area. The Main, Central and South are the three major sections of the peak and they are all located in touch with the borders of India and Nepal.Trekking was not allowed here initially and later when explorers started unwinding the trek routes, they could find the hidden treasures like lakes, dense forests, tribal villages, landscapes and rich flora and fauna. The massifs spans across the major boundaries of Nepal, Tibet and India and the fact is that till 1849, Kanchenjunga was considered to be the highest peak in India before the discovery of Everest and K2. The verdant meadows, quaint villages, gleaming mountains, secluded regions, snow-clad summits, gushing rivers and lakes are the prominent attractions lying on the way to the base camp. These are the simple reasons for trekkers to choose this strenuous trek to rejuvenate themselves.Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Highlights:- Embark on this trek to enjoy the panoramic view of the neighbouring mountains - Frey Peak (5830m), Koktang (6,148m), Kabru Peak (7,412 m), Ratong, Chandra Peak and the Kabru Dome (6600m).- Make use of the chance to meet the local people dwelling in the beautiful villages.- The third highest mountain in the world offering you the best adventure possible will be in your heart forever and the trek done here is one of the greatest achievement you could get.-Tour of Sikkim tea garden will be an additional experience which lets you learn about the various kinds of teas and get the chance to return to the magnificent beauty of nature again.- A monastery tour of Sikkim can also be done to explore the cultural and traditional variations the tiny state holds.Kanchenjunga Base Camp Weather conditions:Except for monsoon and high winter, every other season is perfect for the trek to the Kanchenjunga Base Camp. During monsoon, the routes will be slippery and also the roads get blocked due to heavy rain.  When it is winter, trekking becomes impossible at times due to heavy snowfall and the roads get inaccessible also. During summer that is from May to June, the temperature would come up to 25 degree Celsius during daytime and the same comes to 7 to 15 degree Celsius at night. July to August end or mid-September is the monsoon period and it is better to avoid trekking that time. At Dzongri, during summer, the weather ranges from 7°C to 15°C during the day and at night it is from 3°C to (-2) °C.Autumn comes by September end and remains till the end of October with a day temperature of around 13 to 20 degree Celsius and night temperature dropping down to 2 degree Celsius maximum. Day temperature at Dzongri this time is from 2 to 7 degree Celsius and at night it will be from 3 to -4 degree Celsius.Quick Facts About Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:Kanchenjunga Temperature: 10 to 15 degrees in the morning and 2 to 5 degrees at nightKanchenjunga Base Camp Trekking Distance:  90kmKanchenjunga Height : 17,000ftKanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at YuksomRailway Station: New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station to Yuksom Airport: Bagdogra airport (160 Kms from Yuksom)Base Camp: Yuksom
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Sikkim Dzongri Trek
Sikkim Dzongri Trek

11D/10N

Bagdogra

About the Activity:This enchanting 11 day tour of Sikkim including Dzongri enables you to revel in a distinct experience since the location is brimming with serenity.Embark on this tour that starts at Bagdogra and then move to witness the unrivaled tranquility of Gangtok, Yuksom, Tshoka, Dzongri and Darjeeling.Pass through the captivating mountain peaks, monasteries, tea plantations, museum and pagodas.Indulge in a local sightseeing which lets you mingle with the native people and from them you will get to know more about the indigenous culture and tradition.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.
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Green Lake Trek, Sikkim 2020 | Book Online @ Flat 20% off Best Seller
Green Lake Trek, Sikkim 2020 | Book Online @ Flat 20% off

13D/12N

Gangtok

About the Green Lake:A wonderland in the North Eastern part of the country, North Sikkim is one of the least explored destinations in the country. Jotted with scenic lakes, lofty mountains, colourful meadows, rich flora and dense forests, it truly proves to be a paradise for the visitors.Green Lake near Lachen is one such hidden gem that allows amazing view of the Kanchenjunga and other glorious Himalayan peaks. Adventurers embark on the famous Green Lake trek Sikkim, to revel in the beauty of the mountains! The winding road that leads to this stunning lake is interspersed with a large variety of rhododendrons that are a sight for the eyes. Though the going is tough through rocky terrain and dense forests, the end result is worth the effort.About the Green Lake Trek:A walk with nature is meditative, therapeutic and exciting! Begin your 13-day green lake trekking tour from Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and drive to Sikkim’s capital Gangtok. Along the drive, the gurgling Teesta River and the mountain ranges will surely mesmerise you with their immaculate beauty.The Sikkim Green Lake trek begins from Lachen, slowly scale heights and traverse through forests to reach the destination - Green Lake in North Sikkim. Rugged and uneven terrains, bright and colourful flowers, rare orchids and panoramic views are the main attraction on the way.Quick Facts About Green Lake Trek:Meal Types: Vegetarian Activities: Trekking, Ropeway Ride, Camping Duration: 12N/13D Green Lake Trek Total Trekking Distance: 32km Maximum Altitude: 5,050m Temperature Range: Summer: 100 to 280C; Winter: -50 to 150C Green Lake Trek Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult
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A Hike and Trek to Arunachal Pradesh
A Hike and Trek to Arunachal Pradesh

8D/7N

Guwahati

About the Activity: Located in the beautiful north eastern region of India, Arunachal Pradesh is a beautiful destination that is replete with all the glorious beauties. Make your dream of visiting this distant land come true with this beautiful Arunachal Pradesh Tour package. The valleys and hills, the simple homestays, the farm land, the colourful monasteries, the lush green landscape, the remote villages and the lofty mountains will charm you to no end. Head to this magical land in on an Arunachal Pradesh Tour Package and explore the beauties of this mysterious land that will captivate your imagination with its sights. If Arunachal is on your bucket list, then now is the time to explore it! Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non vegetarian Activities:Jungle Trek, Monastery Visits, Camping , Local Tours, Picnic Difficulty Level: moderate
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20 November 2018
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About the operators: Thrillophilia ties up with trek operators for this amazing trek. The team that carries the group is well trained, well versed and allows the trekkers to focus on their trekking. To provide service at such altitude with smile on face is bliss. They also have some hidden gems planned during the trek for people to be pleasantly surprised. Our trek guide Premtuk is an old hand and lives in Yaksum region. His ability to guide the team as well as captain the support staff was fantastic. He also made sure that trekkers were absolutely taken care off. He had excellent support staff and 12 horses to make sure that we had a glitch-free day’s and nights. Tenzing, vijay and others who worked tirelessly and with laughter all the time made the time memorable. About the trek: this trek offers variety for a serious trekker. The trails and paths are not the same throughout or even different times of the year. It has varied degree of difficulty and hence one needs to be physically and mentally prepared to harness the strength. One connects to self and nature throughout and comes back rejuvenated. It’s not just the moments of seeing sunrise or the summit from various points or watching Mt Pantim alone that takes your breath away but also the journey. It’s a pilgrimage to your own inner self that one ends up discovering. Finally few words of suggestions: for city dwellers who come for this trek, it’s a great idea to come and stay In yuksam few days in advance and do some of other amazing treks. Not only it helps in acclimatisation but also allows you to soak in local culture and food.
29 March 2016
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Dzongri Goechala Trek in Sikkim is one of the best treks in the town. It had been a great trek. I had a lovely time there. It was awesome. I loved it totally. One should definitely try this to know how it had been. It was definitely a nice and fun trek.
16 October 2015
Excellent
Trekking in the state of Sikkim is very different and a unique experience that you would not gain from trekking in any other part of India. The Indian Himalayas trek in Sikkim is awesome and a must take. What we enjoyed the most were the mountains, the trek trails, the people and their unique culture. This was a sharp contrast to our habits and culture. The trek is not that difficult and it is in fact very much feasible to be taken even by a first timer as well. The trekking was very nicely planned and organized with perfect budget. Do try this trek.
01 July 2015
Suryakanta Patil Goechala Trek, Sikkim, 2020
Excellent
Located in the state of Sikkim, this Goecha La trek is my dream and desire come true. This trek is a treat to all the adventure lovers who are in our country or visit our country. This place is nestled midst colourful, unique, and vibrant flora and fauna. This trek also paves way to the astounding Kanchenjunga National Park that can be visited in a day. This trek is an opulent beauty as it opens doors to murky valleys, snow clad mountain peaks, astonishing lakes, and lovely rivers in Sikkim. I was just marvelled at the spectacular beauty of this place.
14 September 2015
Excellent
I am madly and deeply in love with Sikkim. I can't believe a place like this can be so beautiful and still people are unaware about it. Walking through narrow pathways and tiny hamlets on the way make this place all the more interesting and worth the effort.
23 February 2020
Excellent
Very well managed trekking experience we had on our trip. The camps were clean and well managed. The guide was super fantastic and helped us entirely right from the starting, he briefed us about all the way and do’s and don’ts. the stays were comfortable and food also must take proper rest at nights so you can be charged for the next day. Good to go.
14 February 2020
Mohini Chattopadhyay Goechala Trek, Sikkim, 2020
Excellent
We were 8 friends and we had a lot of experience in trekking, this was extremely joyful and had a lot of workout during this, I would recommend you this trek as its experience is unforgettable and different from any other trekking. The heavy snow in the valley makes it even more memorable but take care of the guide instructions as this place is risky too.
16 March 2020
Excellent
I have done many treks and then our group decided to finally go for this one, firstly this is very long trek and you must be well prepared with stamina and willpower. The guide was knowledgeable and cheering, everything was well arranged and we had an awesome trek. This place is very beautiful, adventure seekers must try this one, this is the best.
02 March 2020
Excellent
It was my first trekking experience, but I was with my 5 other friends and they all had a good experience, we did this trek and had a super amazing experience. the guide was experienced and well mannered. He arranged everything nicely.
09 March 2020
Rati Embranthiri Goechala Trek, Sikkim, 2020
Excellent
Very beautiful place and completely different experience with lots of adventure and a good guide, we truly enjoyed it and the camping was good. The bonfire was the best part after the whole day trek. Highly recommended.

People Also Ask About Trekking in Gangtok

  1. When is the best time to visit Gangtok for trekking?

    The best time to visit the region of Gangtok is from March to June. This is the spring season which is a perfect time for trekking and various other activities in Gangtok.

  2. How can I reach Gangtok?

    By Air: The nearest airport to Gangtok is Bagdogra and is at a distance of 126 kms from there. You can take private taxis from Bagdogra. It takes about 4.5 hours to reach Gangtok from Bagdogra by road.

     

    By Train: New Jalpaiguri railway station is the nearest railway station to Gangtok and is located at a distance of around 148 kms. From here, you can get a taxi service very easily at an affordable cost.

     

    By Road: Frequent bus services are available from Siliguri and Bagdogra to Gangtok. These provide for an inexpensive medium of tour. You may also opt to go by taxi or car which may provide an additional advantage of stopping at places you feel like.

  3. Which are some famous winter treks in Gangtok?

    Some of the famous winter treks are:

     

    • YambongSingalila Trek: Yambong in Singalia presents amazing trekking experiences in Sikkim. This region consists of beautiful flora and fauna.
    • North Sikkim High Altitude Trek: The northern part of Sikkim is less explored. It consists of Mt. Khangchendzonga. The altitude is as high as 5250 mts and the treks are difficult.
    • Versay Trek: Situated between Singalila National Park in the South and the Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve in the North, this trek provides a scenic marvel in full bloom. It gives a 180 degree view of the nearby mountains.
    • Dzongri Trek: This is one of the finest treks in India and is a difficult one, even for the experienced trekkers. It provides one of the most beautiful sights of the surrounding mountains.
    • Green lake trek in Gangtok: Situated near Lanchen, this trek provides a mesmerising view of Kanchenjunga. The trek to Green Lake is a splendid walk with a variety of flowers like rhododendrons, blue poppies and primulas all in bloom.
  4. Which are some famous summer treks in Gangtok?

    Some of the famous trekking spots suitable for hiking in summers are:

     

  5. Is it safe to do trekking in Gangtok?

    Yes, it is completely safe to trek in Gangtok. Gangtok, Sikkim attracts tourists and pilgrims throughout the year. However, there are many treks that are difficult in nature and might require expert guidance and additional safety precautions.

     

    Some of the tips are to exchange the money at authorised dealing shops and always ask for a receipt. Don’t take unnecessary risks. Keep your documents handy while travelling, majorly your passport.

     

    Always carry a map even when you are with a guide. Do not leave cash or valuables in cars or taxis and majorly do not trust strangers.

  6. Which is the highest peak for trekking in Gangtok?

    Goecha La Trek is one of the highest peaks in India, trailing through Mount Kanchenjunga which has a height of 28169 ft. or 8586 metres. Goecha La is anothermost beautiful Himalayan treklocation, famous for its spectacular views of mountain peaks, especially the southwest side of Mount Kanchenjunga.

     

     It is the third highest peak standing in the whole world and can be seen from the top of Goecha La. Apart from this, you can enjoy a beguiling view of 14 other mountain peaks from Goecha La.

     

    Goecha La trek has a distance of 90 km which have to be covered in a period of few days, but it is expected to become easy to hike, once you get a grip of it.

  7. Can I do the Goecha la Trek? What sort of a trek is it?

    Goecha La is one of the most popular treks in the Himalayas. You can access the road to this trek by motorbikes. The trek initiates from Yuksom, and the best time to plan your trek here is in the month of May.

     

     Drench in the greenery of the Kanchenjunga National Park and discover the fine variety of trees and fauna. Although, it is quite challenging to cover the required distance in one day, the hike gets easier as you go.

  8. What sort of a trek is YuksomDzongri Trek? How much will it cost me?

    This is one of the famous short heightened treks in Gangtok. It is comparatively low in altitude than its peer, Goecha La. This trek initiates from Yuksom and ends at Yuksom.

     

    Offering the pristine views of meadows and grasslands, this trekking destination is a traveller’s dream and is often called as ‘walking in paradise’. It will cost you around 20,000 INR. Plan a trip to hike up this trek which can be done in a period of 10 days.

  9. Can I do Singalila Ridge Trek? What is the difficulty level?

    Yes, of course, Singalila Ridge Trek can be done. It is a moderately difficult trek situated at an elevation of 3695 m, which is rising steadily to the mountains of Kanchenjunga.

    You can witness a picturesque view of four out of world’s tallest peaks from atop the ridge. It is almost a 2 day trek to Singalilaridge .  You can indulge in a camping activity on your Sandakphu trek with parts in Nepal and parts of India, as they say, ‘Mountains know no boundaries’.

     

    However, this trek has stretched views of forests, rhododendrons and magnolias. The trek of  Singalila ridge can be done in two rounds or twice in a year. Each season offers a unique experience to the trekker. You will witness seasonal wildflowers blooming in the summers and snow patches on your trail in winters.

  10. What is special about Tholung Trek? Is it a difficult trekking option?

    Tholung trek in the North Sikkim is famous for its alluring rivers, lakes and tropical forests. This trek leads to lower valleys of ice cap mountains where you can sight grazing Yaks and cows.

     

    Walk through tea plantations, hillocks and monasteries. It is graded as an easy trek which is not very lengthy. This trekking trail has an elevation of 12000 ft but can be stretched to 15000 ft. It is usually a 5-7 days trek.

  11. What is the Green Lake Trek? Is it worth doing it?

     Green Lake Trek initiates from the beautiful Thangu valley and is situated at the base camp of Mt. Khangchendzonga.

     

    It is a melodious trek of North Sikkim, perched on the Zemu Glacier which passes through the meadows of the World Heritage Site of Kanchendzonga National Park.

     

    Green Lake base camp is more than 5,000 metres above sea level and is totally worth experiencing.

  12. How difficult is YambongSingalila Trek? How many days are required to complete it?

    Yambong in Singalila serves as an exotic trekking location, where you can sight rare view of five summits including Mt. Everest and Kanchendzonga. It is a high altitude strenuous trek which requires you to be fit and healthy.

     

    This trek is a moderately rated trail. The climb to YambongSingalila requires 10-15 days of hiking on the path and has an altitude of 5000 metres high. This place can be favourably visited from June to September & October to Mid-November.

  13. What sort of Trek is Khangchendzonga Trek?

    Mount Khangchendzonga is the third highest peak in the whole world and this moderately difficult trek is less than 4,000 ft to 16, 400 ft in height. This is full of musk deer and leopards.

     

    Get a stunning view of ice formations and Magnolia and Rhododendron trees. The best times for this trek are mid-March through April into early May. Also from October into mid-November.

  14. Is it worth doing Tosar Lake Trek? What sort of a trek is it?

    Tosar Lake is one of the popular hiking locations, bounded by Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet and is situated at the confluence of the Chola Range and the Mangan Ridge.

     

    It is a moderately difficult pass which makes its way through the forests of broad leaved plants and bamboos, temperate forests of conifer and moist alpine and rhododendron.

  15. What sort of trek is Versay Trek?

    The Versay Trek is a popular trek starting at Bagdogra and ending at the beautiful Versay crossing the areas of Hilley and Soreng. It is a famous trek known for blooming rhododendrons.

     

    Hilley is the most accessible place from where Versay is just 4 km away and this trek is also graded as a soft trek. The best time to visit Varsey is during the springtime which comprises of the months from April and May when the whole area turns really beautiful.

  16. Will we stay in camps during trekking in Gangtok?

    Yes, you will stay in camps during your trek session in Gangtok. Explore the daunting mountain slopes, dance around a campfire and go on a star watching experience during your Gangtok hike.

     

    You will find unique locations for your stay while trekking in Gangtok. During the hike at various sites you get to choose between spending a night gazing at stars or book a luxurious villa to stay in.

     

    Make that scrumptious meal over barbeque grills. Apparently, camps will be there in most of the treks but it’s always advisable to check the dates before booking, also collect information about camping facility in a particular trek.

  17. What sort of tents will be there for us?

    Tents will be spacious enough to accommodate up to 3 people. The tents will be waterproof, lightweight and equipped with comfortable sleeping mats or beds, compost toilets and hand basins.

     

    Stay in tents with insulated mats and sleeping bags, experience bonfire and music in the evenings.

  18. What things must I carry while going for trekking in Gangtok?

    The things you must carry while going for trekking in Gangtok include:

    • Walking stick
    • Map
    • Binoculars
    • Sleeping bag
    • Hiking shoes
    • Woolen clothes
    • Water, juices and energy drinks
    • Easy to eat snacks
    • Electric torch
    • Scissors
    • Sunglasses
    • Medical kit : equipped with medicines for motion sickness, fever and food poisoning
    • A good compass
    • An extra pair of clothes
  19. Is it safe for a solo female to trek in Gangtok?

    As stated earlier, Gangtok is a safe tourist destination. It is situated in Sikkim and has been rewarded as the safest state in the whole of India for girls. Thus, it is completely secure for a solo female trekker.

     

    As for girls, trekking is extremely safe. The vendors have highest regards for women safety and will ensure that they're safe during the entire trek. If there is only one girl in the trip, then she will be provided with a single tent to sleep alone. If there are more girls, then they can sleep under one tent.

     

    Always make sure that you are never left on your own. Understand your pace and be with the group.

  20. What type of sleeping bags will we get during the trek?

    Usually, all the lodges provide proper blankets and sleeping bags with efficient insulation and soft inner fabric. You will be provided with proper and comfortable sleeping mats.

     

    These will be long foamed mats on which a person can sleep with ease. These mats will help insulate your body from the cold ground.

     

    Although, it is still better to carry your own synthetic sleeping bags during the trek as you can experience rainfall or snowfall.

  21. What are the different things apart from trek which can be done in Gangtok?

    Gangtok is a beautiful place in the North of Sikkim. While there are many things that can be enjoyed in Gangtok. You can experience some of the below mentioned:

     

    • Mountain biking in the long beautiful roads or rugged terrains
    • Take a helicopter ride
    • Exploring various monasteries
    • Get into a water activity
    • River Rafting
    • Witnessing the picturesque waterfalls near the city
    • Take a Yak Ride
    • Explore the wilderness of Kanchendzonga National Park
  22. Which are some famous monasteries in Gangtok?

    The famous monasteries in Gangtok are:

    • Tsuk La Khang Monastery
    • Enchey Monastery
    • Rumtek Monastery
    • Ranka Monastery
    • Tsuklakhang Palace
    • Dodrupchen Monastery
    • Tashiding Monastery
    • Phensong Monastery
    • Pemayangtse Monastery
    • Tashiding Monastery