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10-Day Goecha La Trekking by Lamdik Eco-ventures Tours and Trekking

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Group trip
10 days 9 nights
The most popular and extraordinary trek at Kanchenjunga national park, a world heritage sanctuary. The trek is high altitude (reaches almost 5000 meters) and gets very close to the third highest mountain in the world, Mt Kanchenjunga. Note that this operator provides differently graded packages depending on the number of people in a group, the quality of the services, accommodation, and food provided. Please request for the full pricing list!

Meet your guide

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Lamdik Eco-ventures Tours and Trekking

Our Pick!
Social Enterprise
Sustainable
Fluent English
12 years experience
The owner, Binay, comes from a remote village in West Sikkim. He started as a porter and slowly climbed his way up the trekking ladder and became of the leading guides in Sikkim. He started his own company focusing on sustainable tourism and environmentally responsible trekking. He's extremely community-minded and has trained many guides from the different villages to get them out of poverty. He invests his profits and his free time into doing social work and helping local communities introduce sustainable tourism practices. He's amazing and his company is extra special and professional.

Prices

Prices start from USD$55 per person Prices start from INR3,813.92
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station - Yuksom

Today you will arrive at Yuksom

  • Pick-up at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station
  • Drive up to the border of West Bengal and holy river Rathong (6 hours).
  • Overnight at Hotel Red Place
Day 2: Yuksom - Sachan

Cover 10km in 4-5 hours

Accommodation: Ejam Residiancy -

  • The route will start with a gradual ascend and descend through the dense semi-tropical forest along Rathong River's gorge.
Day 3: Sachan - Tshoka

Cover a 650m incline in 4 hours

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • It is a steep incline and will bring us to the small settlement of Tibetan village and small Tibetan Monastery.
  • Tshoka offers a view of Mt Pandim, Tinchi Khang and Narsing.
  • Overnight Camp
Day 4: Tshoka - Dzongri

Cover a 1050m incline in 5 hours

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • From Tshoka, the trail continues to Phedang (3450m) which will take about 2-3 hours.
  • Break for lunch.
  • The transition from the coniferous forest to the rhododendron forests. The 2 hours walk brings you to Dzongri.
  • Overnight camp.
Day 5: Dzongri

Allow yourself to acclimatize to the altitude in Dzongri.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Head to Dzongri viewpoint early morning to catch the sunrise.
Day 6: Dzongri - Thansing

Trek for about 5 hours today

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • The trek starts flat for half an hour, followed by a steep descend through the rhododendrons, towards the Glacial Prek River.
  • After crossing the river, it will be another 1-hour gentle climb to Thansing.
  • Overnight camp.
Day 7: Thansing - Lamune

Trek for about 3 hours today

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Follow an easy trail up to the valley.
  • A steep climb of 40 minutes takes you over an old glacier Moraine and down to Lake Samiti.
  • Overnight Camp.
Day 8: Lamnue - Zamathang Viewpoint - Thansing

Catch the sunrising against the Himalayan landscape.

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Start at 04:00 hrs and summit the peak before the sun rises.
  • Catch the sunrise.
  • Descend down to Lamune, followed by a gentle walk to Thansing.
  • Overnight camp.
Day 9: Thansing - Tshoka

Trek for about 6 hours today

Accommodation: Ejam Residiancy -

  • Follow the traditional route back to the main valley then to old capital Yuksom.
  • Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Yuksom - Bagdogra/NJP

Departure

  • Breakfast
  • 6-hour transfer to Bagdogra Aiport/ NJP Railway Station.
  • Note: Set off early.

What's included

  • 2 nights accommodation at Yuksom
  • National Park Fees and Trekking Permits
  • Guides/ Porters/ Sherpas/ Yaks
  • Camera Charges
  • Organic Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Pick-up and Drop-off to airport
  • Vehicle Transfers
  • Local food and drinks at the end of the trek

Where you'll be staying

Basic Accommodation: No additional charge
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Bed Types
  • Double Bed
Amenities
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot Shower
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hot Shower
Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
Amenities
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Breakfast
Tier 1 Accommodation: Additional charge from USD$40/person
Bed Types
  • Double Bed
  • Twin Beds
Amenities
  • Hot Shower
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
  • Hot Shower
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
Tier 2 Accommodation: Additional charge from USD$100/person
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Bed Types
  • Double Bed
  • Twin Beds
Amenities
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Wifi (Room & Common Area)
  • TV
Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
Amenities
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Breakfast

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Flexible
Pick-up Point
Airport/railway station according to flight/train timing
Drop-off Time
Flexible
Drop-off Point
Airport/railway station according to flight/train timing

What to bring

Proper trekking shoes
Sufficient clothing

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Flexible cancellation policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. If the adventure is cancelled more than 7 days before the adventure start date, the adventure will be fully refunded as well. Cancellations within 7 days of the adventure start date, will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 23 Oct 2019
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