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Sikkim Trekking Tour (15 days)

Trip Code:NETE-IN-SKTR1

  • Trip Type Camping Trek
  • Duration 15 days
  • Grade Moderate
  • Max.Altitude 4210m.
  • Group Size 2+
  • Travel Mode Land & Flight

This 15-day Sikkim Trekking Tour is a fantastic journey to the western Sikkim. The Sikkim Trekking tour starts with a day worth of exploration of Darjeeling followed by a drive to Pelling to observe emayangtse Monastery, Kechipalri Lake and Kunchenjunga Water Falls. The trek will take you to the settlements of the local people such as Lepchas and Bhutias with excellent views of Eastern Himalayas and natural surroundings including lakes, rivers, and wildlife.
 
 
Note:
 
Dzongri/Dochela trek starts from and ends at Yuksom, this newly opened trek route is a circular trek, easier and offers the spectacular views of the majestic Himalayas falling both in Sikkim and Nepal. Being a new route, it is sparsely used, not crowded and the trekkers can enjoy the total peace and tranquility of the Himalayas throughout the trek.
 

 Trip code: NETE-IN-SKTR1
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 15 days
 Trip Type: Camping Trek
 Trip Grade: Moderate
 Min. Group Size 2+
 Max Altitude: 4210m.
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: SEP-OCT-NOV
MAR-APR-MAY
JUN-JUL-AUG
 Transportaion: Land & Flight
 Meals: 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Accommodation in Kathmandu
Camping Accommodation during Trek

Fly from Kathmandu to Kakarvitta (Bhadrapur), a small town on the Indo-Nepal border which is about 110 kms from Darjeeling.
 
Transfer from Bhadrapur airport to Darjeeling (4/5 hours drive). Stay overnight at the hotel in Darjeeling.

Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill to view the sunrise over Mt.Kunchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world.
 
On the way back, visit the Ghoom Monastery located at the highest natural railway station in the world. Back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Darjeeling that includes – Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, nearest tea garden to witness the manufacturing process of Darjeeling tea. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Transfer to Pelling (West Sikkim), (72 kms, 4/5 hrs drive) via Jorethang.
 
Pelling offers the awe-inspiring views of Eastern Himalayas. Sightseeing tour of Pelling includes Pemayangtse Monastery, Kechipalri Lake, Kunchenjunga Water Falls and the ruins of Rabdentse the second palace of erstwhile Sikkim . Stay overnight at the hotel.

Drive to Yambong (approximately 10 kms) then take a short trek to Rimbi, Altitude: 3600 meters.
 
Rimbi is a small village inhabited by the ethnic Sikkimese Bhutia and Lepchas. In the evening, attend a cultural program organized by the local community and enjoy the hospitality. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek Rimbi - Neytham to Sang Khola, 7 kms/5 hrs (2050 m). Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek Sang Khola to Nayapatal 6km/4 hrs, Altitude: 2500 mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Nayapatal to Upper Yamgong , 7 kms/5 hrs, alt.,3735 mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Yambong to Gomathang, 5kms/4hrs, alt., 3735.
 
En route stop at Daphney Bhir to enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayas of Nepal and Sikkim. Stay overnight in the Camp.

Trek from Gomathang to Pangding, 5 km/4 hrs, Altitude: 4210mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Pangding to Dzongri, 7 km/5 hrs, Altitude: 3735 mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Dzongri to Lamune, 7 km/5 hrs, alt. 4164 mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Lamune-Samiti-Thangsing, 8 km/7 hrs, alt. 3936 mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Thangsing to Tshoka, 7 km/5 hrs. alt.2828 mtrs. Stay overnight in the camp.

Trek from Tshoka to Yuksom, 7 km/5hrs. Stay overnight in the Hotel.

Drive from Yuksom( Sikkim) to Kakarvitta (Bhadrapur Airport) for onward flight to Kathmandu.


The price includes the following services:
  • English Speaking guide
  • Porters and other staff
  • Private ground transportation throughout the tour
  • Travel Permit
  • Accommodation in hotels during the tour in 3 star hotel in twin sharing basis, breakfasts.
  • Sighseeing tour
  • Monastries entry fees.
 
 
The price does not include:
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepal re-entry visa
  • Flights wherever applicable
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.
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