North Sikkim Trek
Places Covered : NJP/Bagdogra – Gangtok – Lachen – Trek – Talem – Jukthang – Yabuk – Jukthang – Trek – Pelling – Yabuk – Jakthang – Jakthang – Talem – Lachen – Gangtok – NJP/Bagdogra
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
North Sikkim Trek
About the circuit: Rhododendron locally known as “ Guras ” is the delight of the Eastern Himalayan mountains, this trek will take you to a land of flowers and ever smiling people. You can experience the sleepy Himalayan village with all its beauties, nurtured in the lap of the wonderful Himalayan Kingdom.
Day 01: NJP/Bagdogra-Gangtok
Reception at Siliguri and Proceed to Gangtok by car (125Kms). Transfer to hotel. free evening and overnight at Gangtok.
Day 02: Lachen
Drive to Lachen (120Kms). A small scenic settlement at an altitude of 9000ft, Lachen is a traditional Lepcha village and the gateway to the higher altitude of Northern Sikkim. The trek to Green Lake starts from here. Overnight at Lachen.
Day 03: Trek to Talem
Trek to Talem (12Kms). at an elevation of 10500ft. The trek passes through the dense coniferous forests of Kunchenjangha National Park. Approx time: 5hrs. Overnight in tents.
Day 04: Talem to Jukthang
Trek from Talem to Jukthang (8Kms). Elevation 10700ft. This is a leisure trek, as it does not require any steep climbing. Approx time: 4hrs. Overnight at Jukthang.
Day 05: Jukthang to Yabuk
Trek from Jukthang to Yabuk (10Kms). Elevation 13200ft. Approx time: 5hrs. Overnight in tent.
ay 06: Jukthang to Rest Camp
Trek from Jukthang to Rest Camp (7Kms). Elevation 14400ft. Approx. time. 3hrs. Acclimatisation and overnight at Rest Camp.
Day 07: Trek to Pelling
Trek from Rest camp to Green Lake (4Kms). Elevation 15400ft. Approx time 3hrs. Overnight at Green Lake.
Day 08: Yabuk
Return trek to Yabuk and halt.
Day 09: Yabuk to Jakthang
Trek begins from Yabuk to Jakthang, a trek down hill which will give you a unique experience of the pristine beauty of the Valleys overlooked by Himalayan Peaks.
Day 10: Jakthang to Talem
Today we will trek from Jakthang to Talem. Overnight at Tent
Day 11: Talem to Lachen
Trek from Talem to Lachen
Day 12: Lachen to Gangtok
Transfer from Lachen to Gangtok. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Gangtok
After breakfast you are free to explore the beautiful capital of Sikkim. Ovenight at hotel.
Day 14: Gangtok
This morning visit Rumtek Monastery and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. OVernight at hotel.
Day 15: Transfer to NJP/Bagdogra
After breakfast you will be transferred to NJP/IXB (Bagdogra Airport) for your onward journey. Tour Ends.