Brief Event Description
|Event Location||Sikkim, Darjiling, Pelling, Yuksum, Dzongri, Kanchendzonga trekking, Himalayan trek|
|Pickup Point||Arrive NJP / Bagdogra Airport|
|Pickup Time||8 : 00 a.m|
|Things to Carry||NA|
|Itinerary||Day 1: 15 May' 2015: Arrive NJP / Bagdogra Airport : Meet the guide at the airport and drive to Kalimpong (80 km / 3 hrs drive). Overnight hotel. Day 2: Drive to Yuksum from Kalimpong - evening walk to yuksum Coronation site, Ani Gompa - o/n in Yuksum. Day 3: Trek Starts: Yuksum - Sachen (Alt 2750 M) Camp: Trek from Yuksum to Bakhim 14 kms time taken approx 6 hrs, walking through dense forest of pine and oak after crossing river Prek Chu it is straight 70 degree uphill climb, after reaching Sachen o/n at tented camp Day 4: Sachen- Bakhim - Tshoka (Alt 3050 M) Camp: Trek and trail strats from Bakhim passes through magnolia and rhododendron trees- Tshoka a small village - view of Mount Pandim, Aralunchong, Lamba-Lamini, o/n in Wooden Hut. Day 5: Tshoka - Dzongri (Alt 4020 M) Camp: Trek from Tshoka to Dzongri approx 5 hrs- we go through dense forest of rhododendrons- 400 floering species- reach Phethang for break - after Phethang further trek we reach Dzongri- o/n in Wooden Hut ** Here acclimatization is must for further ascending trekkers Day 6 : Dzongri (4030M) - Excursion to Laxmi Pokhari: Early rises can get up to climb to a vantage point on a ridge above the campsire to watch sunrise in Khangchendzonga, Kabru, Pandim, Rathong and may peaks of the Khangchendzonga range - full day excersion to Laxmi Pokhari - o/n in Dzongri, O/N at Wooden Hut Day 7: Dzongri - Tsokha (camp) : on this day early morning one can savor views of the mountain peaks by climbing upto Dzongri top - from here you can get a panaromic view of Kabru (7353M), Ratong (6678 M), Kanchenjanga (8534 M), Koktang (6147 M), Pandim (6691 M), Narsingh (5825 M)- towards west the Singalila Ridge - o/n stay in wooden Hut. Day 8 : Tsokha - Yuksom : Now we will be retracing our steps as we return downhill to Yuksom - it is a steep 4000ft descent and takes about 7 hrs - evening we bid farewell during a gathering with the porters and all the trekking staff - o/n at hotel. Day 9 : Yuksom - Pelling : After bfast drive from Yuksom to Pelling via visit Khecheopalri Lake - 0/n in hotel Day 10 : Pelling - Darjeeling : After bfast transfer from Pelling to Darjeeling (110 km / 4 hrs)- evening free for shopping, mall - o/n hotel. Day 11: 25th May'15: Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (4am) to view sunrise over Kanchenjanga, back to hotel, breakfast and then check-out, start return journey towards airport at 10am, reach bagdogra by 11.45am, fly out Includes: > Airport/railway station pick up and drop to hotel, local transfers. > Clean good category hotel accommodation in Kalimpong, Yuksom, Pelling, Darjelling. > Bed and Breakfast during hotel accommodation > All meals during trekking days > Trekking support with trekking guide, cook, potters, yaks, trekking accommodation with meals and beverages (non alchoholic) > Services for trekking permit, > Khangchendzonga National Park Fees, Sikkim Royalty > Dome / Alpine trekking tents on twin sharing basis, camping mattresses, camping stool, kitchen tent. > Medical Kit > Expertise & Guide Excludes > Food during Railway/Air Journey > Travel from hometown to NJP / Bagdogra airport and NJP / Bagdogra airport to hometown > Cold Drinks, Mineral Water, fast food eatables like Chips, biscuits etc. > Personal shopping, tips, laundry, telephone, alchohol etc. > Anything not mentioned in included list considered not to be included.|
|Instructions & Guidelines||NA|
Sikkim is a land of unparalleled scenic beauty located within one of the most diverse geographical areas on part of Himalaya. Which is Nestled high in the Himalayas between China to the north, Bhutan to east and Nepal to eastern frontier ,it has retained its essentially agrarian and medieval character. Its wondrous history and geography are still the defining aspects of everyday life.“SIKKIM HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR PEACE AND TRANQUILITY HOT TOURIST DESTINATION FROM THE VISITORS WHO CAME TO VISIT IN SIKKIM “Sikkim has an unsurpassed range of environments, ranging to the snowy summit of the mountain range on Earth. Traveling in Sikkim not only offers an opportunity to submerge in Himalayan bliss but also a chance to step back in time. Standing before the entire world as a vivid of picturesque landscapes, exotic wildlife, arid high-altitude meadows, magnificent mountains, incredible travel destinations, unique culture, festivals, ancient heritage, pristine backwaters, and exotic cuisine, Sikkim is undoubtedly a traveler’s delight. Trekking in Sikkim is often referred to as walking through the paradise on earth.