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9-Day Goecha La Trekking

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At a Glance

At a Glance

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.

Details

9 days 8 nights
Private trip
Up to 30 persons

Activities

Hiking
Wildlife & Animals
Nature Walks
Mountain / Volcano Hikes
Waterfall Visits
Monkeys
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Suitable For

Backpackers

Trip Highlights

Yuksom
Sachen
Tshoka
Dzongri
Goecha La

What's included

What's included

  • Local Guesthouse (Various accommodations) - Standard Twin Room (Private)
  • 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
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Availability

Availability

Scheduled Trip Dates
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Hidden Paradise Sikkim Office 08:00am Details

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Yuksom - Sachen

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

  • 08:00am - Meet-up at Hidden Paradise Sikkim Office
  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Rest day for acclimatization

  • 08:00am - Meet-up at Hidden Paradise Sikkim Office
  • Allow your body to acclimatize to the altitude of Dzongri.
Day 5: Dzongri - Thangsing

Today you will trek 7km.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 04:00am - End at Hidden Paradise Sikkim Office

Meet your guide

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.
30 years experience
Fluent English

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Policies and Practices

Covid Cancellation Policy
If there are strict Covid-19 regulations that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits (can be used on multiple bookings with no expiry) or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Policies

Policies

Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Hidden Paradise would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.

Helpful Questions from Other Travellers

Q
What should I pack?
A
Sufficient clothing
Trekking equipment (e.g. good trekking boots)
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Pre-Requisites for The Trip
A
Trekkers must be 7 years old and above, and be in good physical condition.
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