Splenderous Sikkim Trek (HAD/SKM01)
Trekking in Sikkim offers a great opportunity to get a glimpse of the rich heritage and village lifestyle of north east India. The awe-inspiring state of Sikkim is replete with several mesmerizing attractions that cast a magical spell upon the visitors
01: Pick up at Bagdogra airport, transfer to Gangtok (1547m.) the capital town of Sikkim 4/5 hrs drive. O/N Hotel
02: Gangtok full day sightseeing/permit formalities visit Rumtek monastery built in 1960 by his holiness the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, when he took refuge in Sikkim after the Chinese aggression on Tibet, Institute of tibetology, Do-Drul Chorten (Stupa) biggest Stupa in Sikkim, Government Institute of Cottage Industry, Gangtok town. O/N Hotel
03:Transfer to Uttarey Valley west Sikkim 7600fts. Altitude 5/6 hrs drive. O/N Hotel/Homestay
04: Trek Uttarey Valley to Achhaly (7800fts. altitude) 4-5hrs trekking. Enroute Kagyud monastery,
Mangheem Thegu, Sherpa village, Laminey pokhari,chirping of birds, wild orchids and dense rhododendron jungle and view of mountain clad Kanchendzonga. Overnight stay at nature camp.
05: Trek Achhalay to Kalijhar (11,000. altitude) 4-5hrs trekking. En-route constant view of Mt.
Kanchendzonga, wide and beautiful lawns inside the rhododendron forests between the hills and other very rich bio-diversity of Sikkim flora & fauna and herbs. Overnight stay at nature camping.
06: Trek Kalijhar to Kalijhar via Phoktey danra/Singalila Peak (12,800 ft.) In the morning between
by 3-4 a.m one has to move towards Phoktey Danra to get the amazing view of gentle sun rise and one can get the 360 degree of panoramic and mind blowing view of Mt. Kanchendzonga with its all dominant peaks within Sikkim and the other side the great Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu,
Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lutsey and Dhaulagire range in Nepal. After the events at Phoktey Danra one has to move towards the holy peak Singalila to get the blessings and back to Kalijhar camp and overnight stay.
07: Trek Kalijhar to Gairi (11,600 fts.) 5-6hrs. trekking. Enrooted through the beautiful twin lakes of Chewabhanjyang La Pass and the stiff rocky trail of Major Deorali Darna a breath taking view of Mt. Kanchendzonga and its dominant mountain peaks in Sikkim and the great Mt.Everest along with Mt.Makalu and Dhaulagiri range in Nepal can be enjoyed. Pine trees and rhododendronforests with snow clods views makes the trail really an enjoyful. Overnight stay at nature camping.
08: Trek Gairi to Dhoor (12,300fts. altitude) 4-5hrs. In the morning during the clear day we can have the view of Himalayan Range of Mt. Everest and Khangchendzonga as the Mountains of Gold in the rays of morning sun rise and the Mountain Hamlets Nepal and Sikkim. After thebreakfast by 8.00 a.m the walk starts from the camp through a gentle uphill trekking trailtravers through the wild Alpines and varieties of Rhododendron forest.We also can have a view of herbal plants and few Primulas. overnight stay At nature camp.
09: Trek Doorn to Sikkim Megu or Choktey (4000 Mt.) :- 6/ 7 hrs Walk, The Doorn (Weyhang)camp really a unique one as is located in green valley surrounded by the Rhododendron forest.
In the morning, just before the dawn in a five (5) minute of walk up on tiny ridge in the Indo –Nepal border line may reveal the spectacular sight of sunrise on sots the mountain and valley trails.
10: Trek Sikkimey Megu Or Choktey to Chaunri Village ( 7,000 ft. ) 7 hrs walk This camp is located at a very beautiful and scenic place from where the entire part of West Sikkim and the view of Garhakhet can be seen. This place is famous for Puppy flower as entire area is covered as Puppy Garden.The walk has start by 8.00 a.m after the breakfast enroute down through theYambung Camp Site below Garhakhet in surpassing the dense Alpine tree forest with thefloating and frothing sound of river coming down from the hill tops we reach at ChaunriVilllage. Overnight stay at nature camp/Home stay.
11: After the early launch the walk start by 9.00 a.m. and catch the vehicles to Temi on the wayvisit Budha Park the tallest statue of Budha. O/N Hotel
12: Visit Samdruptse the tallest statue of Guru Padmashambawa, Chaar Dham the Hindu temple and local town. O/N Hotel
13: Transfer to Kalimpong 1243m its one of the hill station of west Bengal and town is the head quarters of the Kalimpong Subdivision a part of theDarjeeling district and its used to be gateway in the trade between Tibet and India before China's annexation of Tibet and the Sino-Indian war. 3hrs drive. O/N hotel
14: Kalimpong full day sightseeing visit Durpin monastery, Dello View Point the highest Hill in Kalimpong, paper factory, flower nurseries and local town/shopping. O/N Hotel
15: Transfer to Darjeeling (2123m.) its a town and municipality in the Indian State of West Bengal, Darjeeling is the head quarters of Darjeeling district which has partially autonomous status within the state of West Bengal, Darjeeling has several british style Public Schools which attract students from all over India and neighboring countries 2/3 hrs drive on the way visit Ghoom monastery one of the oldest monastery in Sikkim. O/N Hotel
16: Darjeeling full day sightseeing/shopping visit Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoo, Tea Factory. O/N Hotel
17:Transfer to Bagdogra airport fly back to Delhi/Kolkata