Takeover Point: Delhi/Bagdogra
Moderate to Difficult
Nights /18 Days
Trek to Green lake, Zemu
glacier at the base of Mt. Kanchanjunga and continue
over the Theulacha to Muguthang. Meet the Lachenpas(Lepcha)
the inhabitants of Northern Sikkim and trek to East
Base Camp of Mt Kanchanjunga at Green Lake from the
eastern side. Trek through villages, hills and river
valleys along the foothills of the great Kanchanjunga
Range. Pristine areas and villages visited by a very
few westerners till today. Newly opened, little trekked,
area close to the Tibetan border in North Sikkim. Spring
is best for many varieties of rhododendron and high
altitude plant life. Spring/summer treks are of interest
to birdwatchers and flowring plants. Octover-November
is best for clear weather and good mountain views.
6 months notice required to process permits for North Sikkim.
Tours starts and ends at Bagdogra or Bhadrapur Airport or
NJP Railway Station.
Pick up at Bagdogra or Bhadraput Airport.
Drive to Gangtok Overnight hotel.
DAY 02: Sightseeing of Gangtok and
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03: Drive to Lachen in North Sikkim.
Lodge or Tent.
DAY 04: Start Trek to Talem. Overnight
DAY 05: Trek to Jakthang. Tent.
DAY 06: Trek to Yabuk. Tent.
DAY 07: Trek to Rest Camp. Tent.
DAY 08: Trek to Green Lake. Tent.
DAY 09: Exploration day hike to Zemu
DAY 10: Trek back to Rest Camp. Tent.
DAY 11: Trek before Thieulacha. Tent.
DAY 12: Trek to Theulacha. Tent.
DAY 13: Continue trekking to Langbo.
DAY 14: Trek to Muguthang. Tent.
DAY 15: Trek to Chopta. Tent.
DAY 16: Trek to Thangu. End of Trek.
Drive to Gangtok. Hotel.
DAY 17: Free day in Gangtok. Optional
day trip to Thangu Lake. Hotel.
DAY 18: Early morning drive to Bagdogra
or Bhadrapur Airport.
END of Green Lake Theulacha Pass Trek.
North Sikkim Rhododendron Valley Trek
Nature trek to a hidden valley full of rare flowering
Best Season: April-May-June
(Flowers) and Oct-Nov-Dec (Scenic Beauty).
Trek Grading: Moderate to Strenuous.
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Maximum Trek Altitude: 4430m/14500ft.
Maximum Camp Altitude: 4200m/13800ft
Starting & Endging Point: Bagdogra Airport or Bhadrapur
North Sikkim is a
land of the Bhutia & Lepcha tribes. Discover the
Hidden treasures of North Sikkim, valleys carpeted with
wild flowers that bloom in the spring and summer. This
trek can be done by both young and old and is of special
interest to the nature lover. During this trek you can
enjoy an abundance of wild flowers, the rare blue poppy,
many variety of rhododendrons, rhubarb, amongst many
other species. The valleys and mountain sides are the
home of the rare blue sheep and the elusive snow leopard.
There are great view of many snow capped peaks including
Karpo-la, Dongkhya peak, Lhako peak and Sengkamo. A
rewarding trek to a Himalayan valley of rare beauty.
6 months notice required to process permits for North
Tours starts and ends at Bagdogra or Bhadrapur Airport
or NJP Railway Station.
01: Arrive at Bhadrapur Or Bagdogra Airport.
Meet guide and drive to Gangtok the capital of Sikkim.
DAY 02: Gangtok town & Rumtek Monastery
DAY 03: Drive from Gangtok to Lachung.
DAY 04: Drive Lachung to Yumthang valley.
Afternoon hike around beautiful forested Yumthang valley.
DAY 05: Trek from Yumthang to Tsethang
with good view of Sengkam Peak. Tent.
DAY 06: Trek Tsethang to Chukyasa via
Lhako tso lake. Tent.
DAY 07: Trek across Lha-Bha Pass to
Lha Thang. Tent.
DAY 08: Trek Lhathang to Cave Camp.
DAY 09: Trek to Hot Springs at Tarum
Tsachu through rich Rhododendron forest. Tent.
DAY 10: Tarum Tsachu-Tarum Bridge.
Trek ends. Drive to Lachen valley. Lodge or Tents.
DAY 11: Drive Lachen to Gangtok. Afternoon
free in Gangtok. Hotel.
DAY 12: Drive to Bagdogra or Bhadrapur
Airport for departure flight.