Goechala Trek - Towards Khangchendzonga

Starting at altitude of 6000 ft in sub-tropic moss -laden forests of pine, magnolia and rhododendron steadily progressing upwards through wild and uninhabited alpine landscapes finally takes us up to Goechala Pass, opposite to the eastern phase of Khangchendzonga (8435 mtrs) third highest mountain in the world.

The package trail the Goechala Trek - Towards Khangchendzonga , starting at altitude of 6000 ft in sub-tropic moss-laden forests of pine, magnolia and rhododendron steadily progressing upwards through wild and uninhabited alpine landscapes finally takes us up to Goechala Pass, opposite to the eastern phase of Khangchendzonga (8435 mtrs) third highest mountain in the world.

Goechala, at 5000 mtrs is the northernmost and the highest point in the trekking itineraries of Sikkim.

Each walking Day may differ with different groups, some taking longer and others less. The group leader or your guide can alter the schedule if necessary and advise you of the same.

 
   
Day 01 Transfer from airport - Gangtok Distance:124 kms Time: 5 hrs drive
Day 02 Gangtok - sightseeing of Rumtek Monastery, the premier Kagyu Monasterry and seat of HH Gyalwa Karmapa, the Local Handicraft Center, Research Institute of Tibetology, Flower Exhibition and the Enchey Monastery.
Day 03 Gangtok - Yuksom
Distance:138 kms Time: 6 hrs drive
Day 04 Yuksom - Tsokha (2745 mtrs) (trek starts)
Distance:12 kms Time: 8 hrs trek
Day 05 Tsokha - Dzongri (4200 mtrs) Distance: 9 kms Time:3 hrs trek
Day 06 Acclimatization in Dzongri
Day 07 Dzongri - Thasning (3800 mtrs) Distance: 8 kms Time: 61/2 hrs trek Distance: 6 kms Time:3 hrs trek
Day 09 Samiti Lake - Goehala (5000 mtrs) and back to Samiti
Distance: 8 kms Time:7 hrs trek
Day 10 Samiti Lake - Thansing
Day 11 Thansing - Tsoka
Day 12 Tsoka - Yuksom (trek ends)
Day 13 Yuksom - Pemayangtse (halt at Mt. Pandim)
Distance: kms Time:3 hrs drive
Day 14 Pemayangtse :Morning - visit Pemayangtse Monastery, the premier Nyinmapa Monastery and Rabdentse Palace ruins.
Distance: kms Time: 3 hrs tour

Afternoon - visit Tashiding Monastery, a 17th century Nyinmapa Monastery situated on top of a hill.
Distance:kms Time:2 hrs drive

Day 15 Pemayangtse - drop to airport/railway station
Distance: 124 kms Time: 5 hrs drive
 

 

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