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About the Activity:
  • Fixed Departure: 02-10-2016
  • Pack 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.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    New Jalpaiguri railway station to Yuksom

    Get picked up from NJP Railway Station in Siliguri around 10:00 A.M.

    Arrive at Yuksom, which is the basecamp for the trek.

    Stay overnight in Yuksom.

  • Day 2 -

    Trek from Yuksom to Sachen

    After breakfast, start your trek from Yuksom towards Sachen, which will take around 4 hours.

    During your trek from Yuksom to Sachen, pass through the beautiful and ancient Oak, Conifer and Bamboo forests and the luxuriant ferns and delicate orchids that line the trail.

    Overnight stay in Sachen in loghuts for complete relaxation.

    Yuksom is at 5800 feet and Sachen is at 7250 feet above sea level.

  • Day 3 -

    Trek from Sachen to Tsokha

    In the morning after breakfast, set out for an amazing trek to Tsokha from Sachen which will take around 4 hours.

    During your trek, pass through Bakhim, where you will take a break and enjoy some refreshments.

    After reaching Tsokha, relax and spend some time at leisure.

    Stay overnight in camps at Tsokha.

    Sachen is at 7,200 feet and Tshoka is at 9,650 feet height above sea level.

  • Day 4 -

    Trek from Tsokha to Dzongri via Phedang

    Today, after breakfast, head towards Tsokha, which will be a little steep climb.

    During your trek, pass through the beautiful Rhododendron forests where the trail is laid out with wooden logs.

    On the way, stop for lunch in Phedang, located at a height of 12,000 feet above the mean sea level.

    After that, continue your trek to Dzongri and the complete trek will be covered in 6 to 7 hours.

    Stay overnight in Dzongri.

    Dzongri is at a height of 12,980 feet above sea level.

  • Day 5 -

    Trek from Dzongri to Dzongri top and back

    Today's trek will be a steep one to Dzongri top and will take one hour to reach.

    The Dzongri top will be the highest point on the trek and will give you an amazing panoramic view of Kanchenjunga range.

    After reaching to the top, relax and spend some time at leisure.

    In the afternoon, post lunch, head back to Dzongri and reach in the evening.

    Stay overnight in Dzongri.

  • Day 6 -

    Trek to Lamuney via Kockchurang

    Start today's trek to Lamuney which will take almost 6 to 7 hours.

    From the camp, head east to a series of cairns above the Prek Valley.

    Descend a steep through rhododendron forest that leads to the riverbed and then continue walking to see a bridge over the Prek River.

    The trail leads to the meadows at Thangsing at a height of 3930 meters.

  • Day 7 -

    From Lamuney to Goecha La and back to Kockchurang

    Start early to trek toward Goecha La at 16000 feet.

    The trek takes you to have a view of the East Ridge of Kangchenjunga high above the Talung Glacier as well as the high ridges and peaks that enclose the upper Prek Valley.

    Later, pass through the sandy section alongside the Onglakhing glacier.

    Continue the trail to reach Kockchurang.

    Use the option to set up your own tent near the bank of the river or reside in the trekker's hut.

    The total time of the trek today would be 10-12 hours.

  • Day 8 -

    Trek back to Tsokha via Phedang

    Enjoy your trek from Kockchurang to Tshoka via Phedang.

    The trek takes up to 6 to 7 hours to get finished.

  • Day 9 -

    Trek back to Yuksom

    Head to retrace your trail to Yuksom via Bhakim and Sachen.

    The duration of the trek would be around 6 hours.

  • Day 10 -

    Drive from Yuksom to NJP or Siliguri

    Reach New Jalpaiguri railway station around 08:00 PM and the tour gets over there.

Stay

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  • Stay in huts, tents and camps on sharing basis

Meal

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  • Veg
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  • All Meals Included

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • All necessary permits and entry fees for the trek are included.
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  • All the trek equipment like tent, sleeping bag will be provided.
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  • All safety equipment, first aid kit, oxygen cylinder are included.
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  • Service of an expert team.

Transport

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  • Two way transfers from NJP to Yuksom is included
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  • Transport during the trek is included, wherever necessary

Things To Carry

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  • Camera
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  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Warm clothes
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  • Necessary Medications
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  • Extra Set of Clothes

Advisory

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  • Transport from pick up point to Base Camp and vice-versa will be at a particular time. So you have to report this place before that time.
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  • Carry your own backpacks. All common gear will be carried by the support team. If for some reason a trekker is unable to carry his or her backpack, he/she can offload the same by paying an additional charge.
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  • If for any reason a participant has to drop out from the trek/cycling/camp on any day then we will make arrangements for his/her return to the nearest road head. A staff will accompany the participant to the nearest road head.
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  • The tour providers will not be responsible for any loss/damage of your gears/equipment or other belongings on the trek/cycling/camp. And if you damage or lose any of our equipment then you have to pay the full market price of that equipment.
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  • Drinking and smoking during the trek/cycling/camp is strictly prohibited. If found flouting the rules, your participation on the trek/cycling/camp will be cancelled with immediate effect.
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  • In case of any medical emergency, Medical expenses, if required, at the medical centre are to be borne by the participant.
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  • The tour providers have the right to postpone cancel the trek/ cycling/ camp/ expedition with or without any reason. We also have the right to terminate the participation of any member at any stage.
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  • In case of any delay due to bad road condition or other unforeseen reasons, the tour providers will not be responsible.
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  • All the issues will be subject to the jurisdiction of Kolkata.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour
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  • The tour requires minimum 6 people but you will join another group of trekkers at the site.

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made prior to 30 days from the start of the trek, then 20% of the booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee.
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  • If cancellations are made between 30 days to 20 days prior to the trek, then 50% of the booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee. 7
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  • If cancellations are made in less than 20 days to the start of the trek, then 100% of the booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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