Takeover Point: Delhi / Darjeeling
Duration: 14 - 16 Days
: SILIGURI - GANGTOK( Alt. 1670 m)
Arrival at Bagdogra airport from Delhi or Calcutta-
Or NJP by Train - Or Kakarvita those coming from Nepal.
Same day 4 hrs Drive from Siliguri to Gangtok 110 kms
(or by helicopter). Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 2 : GANGTOK ( SIGHTSEEING )
Early morning visit Tashi View Point , Ganesh Tok, and
Hanuman Tok. After Breakfast Drive to Rumtek Monastery
built in 1740 on the way back visit Chorten monastery(1958).
Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 3 :
GANGTOK- YUKSUM ( Alt. 1760 m)
Drive form Gangtok to Yuksum Time taken 6 hrs on the
way visit Bonn monastery near Ravongla. Overnight stay
in a hotel.
: YUKSUM - TSHOKA ( Alt. 3050 m)
Trek from Yuksum to Tshoka 18 kms time taken approx.
6 hrs. Walk through dense forest of pine and oak After
crossing river PrekChu it is straight 70 degree uphill
climb this is the toughest stage in the entire Trek
then we reach Bakhim the trail from Bakhim passes through
magnolia and rhododendron trees. Tshoka is a small village
. Overnight stay in a tent or lodge.
: TSHOKA- DZONGRI ( Alt. 4020 m)
Trek from tshoka to Dzongri is still a steep climbing
time taken approx 5hrs we go through dense forest of
rhododendrons there are over 400 flowering species ,
a place called Deorali Dara provides a magnificent view
of mountains. Then we reach Phethang for a break. After
Phethang still further climbing we reach Dzongri here
the Vegetation is thin and we tend to
find only small bushes and shrubs for the night stay
here is a tourist hut Its usually overcrowded and noisy.
In Dzongri early morning we take a walk to Dabla Khang(
Dzongri Top) the view from this place is magnificent
one can view all the peaks.
Acclimatization here is must for further ascending trekkers.
Overnight stay in a tent.
DZONGRI - Halt
DZONGRI - THANGSING
THANGSING - TSHOKA
TSHOKA - YUKSUM
Day 10: Back
to Gangtok-hotel stay.
Day 11: Back
to Darjeeling-hotel stay.
Day 12, 13,
14 : Back to Siliguri - train travel for Delhi