Sikkim is located in the eastern Himalaya, sits between Nepal and Bhutan, and Tibet to the north. This north Sikkim trek is a high altitude trek with the trail leading through mostly alpine vegetation consisting of beautiful alpine flowers and plants of medicinal value and only the first 2 days of the trek is covered with forest area consisting of mainly of different species of Rhododendrons, Silver Fir.
There are no villages, lodges or trekkers hut along the trails, it is a purely camping. At places temporary bridges have to be built across rivers as there are no permanent bridges along this route. This trek offers very close and majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Spinach (considered one of the most beautiful peaks in the world), Mt. Simon, Tent Peak, Nepal peak, the Shorten Mina Range and few many more. Please note that for north Sikkim trek we need a minimum of 04 pax in order to obtain the trekking permit and maximum number for the trek is around 12. Clients Bio-Data, passport and Valid Indian Visa details along with 4 Nos. of passport size photographs has to be submitted to us 2/3 months in advance as the permits for North Sikkim is processed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defence, New Delhi.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing or Free day
Day 03: Fly to Bhadrapur and drive to Darjeeling ( 7,500 ft )
Day 04: Darjeeling
Day 05: Darjeeling – Gangtok
Day 06: Gangtok
Day 07: Gangtok – Pemayangtse (6,800ft)
Day 08: Pemayangtse – Yoksum (5,800ft)
Day 09: Yoksum – Bakhim (9,150ft)
Day 10: Bakhim -Dzongri (13,221ft)
Day 11: Dzongri – Gingay Dara – Dzongrig
Day 12: Dzongri – Thangshing (12,467ft)
Day 13: Thangshing – Samiti (14,400ft)
Day 14: Samiti -Goecha La (16,400ft) – Thangshing
Day 15: Thangshing- Phedang – Bakkim
Day 16: Bakhim-Yoksum
Day 17: Yoksum – Tashiding – Darjeeling
Day 18: Darjeeling – Bagdogra
Day 19: Bagdogra – Bhadrapur and fly back to Kathmandu
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping
Day 21: Transfer to the Airport for journey back home
What’s not included