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9-Day Goecha La Trekking

By Hidden Paradise

Overview

9 days 8 nights
Private trip
Price from USD$550.80 INR39,023.83 per person
You will pass through tropical jungles, cross raging rivers and waterfalls and see white monkeys and rhododendrons such as the arboretum, falconeri and barbatum, as well as many other types of flora and fauna. When you pass through Bakhim (at 2700m), you can see the wonderful views of the beautiful valleys looking towards Yuksom, Pelling, and Darjeeling, and enjoy a close view of Mt Pandim (6691 m), Mt Tenchinkhang (6090 m) and Mt Jopuno (5890 m). You can also catch a beautiful sunrise view from Dzongri viewpoint (4200m), as well as a majestic view of Khanchendzong range. You will see Mt Khanchendzonga (8586 m), North and South Kabru (7317 m), Mt Rathong (6870 m), Mt Kokthang (5860 m), Mt Pandim, Mt Tenchingkhang, Mt Jopuno, Mt Narsing and Black Kabru as well. On the way to Thangsing, you will be walking over alpine pastures with amazing views of the entire Khangchendzonga mountain range. The Goechala pass overlooks the Talung Valley and commands a very impressive view of the south faces of Mt Khanchendzonga. Seeing the view from here is like seeing paradise.
  • Equipment: dome/alpine tents, kitchen tents, insulated ground sheets, toilet tents, tables, and chairs, etc.
  • Food: all meals (menu will be a mix of Chinese, Indian, Sikkimese, continental and many more)
  • Guides: guides and yak men
  • Porters and Dzo: all equipment, rations, food, luggage will be carried by the Dzos and Porters (the weight of the luggage per person has to be below 15 kg for the trek)
  • Water
  • Sleeping bags (if clients don't have any)
  • National park fees and camera fees
  • Permits
  • Accommodation in Yuksom
  • Transportation
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

Meet your guide

Hidden Paradise

Hidden Paradise Adventure Tours is based in Yuksam and has been a leading trekking company since 1991. Their company is the only one that gives the money it earns directly back to the hillside communities within Sikkim. They offer a window into the natural beauty of this rich and versatile landscape and the biodiversity, flora, and fauna as well as a glance into the very different lifestyles of the Sikkimese people. The company was formed in 1991 by Mr U Bhuia and seven years ago, Mr Dawa Tsering became his business partner. Mr U. Bhutia is a senior member of the KCC 9 Kanchendzonga Conservation Committee and as so is dedicated to the protection of this stunningly beautiful national park.
28 years experience
Fluent English

Availability

Trips available daily
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Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Yuksom - Sachen

Today you will trek 8km in the sub-tropical forest.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Yuksom (1780m) and end in Sachen (2300m).
  • The trek will take about 4 hours.
Day 2: Sachen - Tshoka

Today you will trek 8km in the sub-tropical forest.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Sachen (2300m) and end in Tshoka (2900m).
  • The trek will take about 4-5 hours.
Day 3: Tshoka - Phedang - Dzongri

Today you will trek 10km along the vibrant rhododendrons.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Tshoka (2900m) and end in Dzongri (3950m).
  • The trek will take about 5-6 hours.
Day 4: Dzongri

Rest day for acclimatization

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Allow your body to acclimatize to the altitude of Dzongri.
Day 5: Dzongri - Thangsing

Today you will trek 7km.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Dzongri (3950m) and end in Thangsing (3875m).
  • The trek will take about 4-5 hours.
Day 6: Thangsing - Lamuney

Today you will embark on an easy trail

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Thangsing (3875m) and end in Lamuney (4200m).
  • The trek will take about 3 hours.
Day 7: Lamuney - Goecha La

Today you will trek 14-16km.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Lamuney (4200m) and end in Goecha La (5010m).
  • The trek will take about 7-8 hours.
Day 8: Kokchurung - Tshoka

Today you will trek 14km.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start from Kokchurung (5010m) and end in Tshoka (2900m).
  • The trek will take about 5-6 hours.
Day 9: Tshoka - Yuksom

Today you will trek 16km in the sub-tropical forest.

  • Start from Tshoka (2900m) and end in Yuksom (1780m).
  • The trek will take about 5-6 hours.

Accommodation

Transport

Meeting details
08:00AM
At the operator's office in Sikkim
Other Notes

Travellers must meet before 8.00 am
The activity will finish at 4.00 pm and end at the operator's office in Sikkim

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
Sufficient clothing
Trekking equipment (e.g. good trekking boots)

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