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High Altitude Trek

High Altitude Trek

DAY 01 - Arrival transfer from Bagdogra to Darjeeling.

DAY 02 - Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill and Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast half day city tour of Darjeeling by walk for acclimatization visiting the Tibetan Refugee Centre, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the Himalayan Zoological Park. PM walk around colorful Darjeeling town.

DAY 03 - Transfer from Darjeeling to Yaksum. It is 150 kms and will take about 06 hrs drive. O/N trekkers hut.

DAY 04 - The 1st day of Trek, Yuksom to Bakhim – 7hrs, including one-hour lunch stop. We walk up hill following the Rathang River gorge, through dense mixed jungle with Magnolias Rhododendrons, ferns and many different varieties of orchids, brightly colored birds and occasional monkeys. The 1st days Trek ends at Bakhim forest Bungalow (alt approx 2700 mtrs.).O/N trekkers hut.

DAY 05 - Trek from Bakhim to Tshoka (3000 mtrs). This trek will be a very short trek and we halt in this place for acclimatization. O/N trekkers hut/tent.

DAY 06 - Trek Bakhim to Dzongri – 7 hrs. including one-hour lunch stop. We walk uphill passing through the last villages of Tshoka. Tshoka is a village for Tibetan Refugees, built specially for them in the year 1965. We pass through Tshoka and walk further uphill to Phithang the lunch stop. After lunch we climb further to Deorali from where the Kanchendzonga Massif starts looming in from of us. A short walk brings us to Dzongri Rest House which we can use or camp outside, or alternatively walk another 15 minutes to another delightful campsite (alt approx 4030 mtrs.). O/N trekkers huts or tents.

DAY 07 - Trek from Dzongri to Thangsing. This walk will take around 5 to 6 hrs including lunch at the river bank. During the walk, one can see the beautiful view of the Mt. Knanchandzonga range. (alt approx 3800 mtrs). O/N trekkers huts or tents.

DAY 08 - Trek from Thangsing to Lamini. It is about 05 kms and will take about 03 hours walk. It is located at an altitude of approx 4000 mtrs. O/n trekkers huts/tents.

DAY 09 - Trek from Lamini to Gochela and back to Thangsing. O/N trekkers huts/tents.

DAY 10 - Trek from Thangsing to Tshoka. O/N trekkers huts/tents.

DAY 11 - Trek rom Tshoka to Yaksum. O/N trekkers huts/tents.

DAY 12 - Transfer from Yaksum to Pemayangtse. PM visit to Pemayangtse Monastery.

DAY 13 - Transfer from Pemayangtse to Kalimpong. PM city tour of Kalimpong visiting Dzong-Dog-Phelri Monastery, flower nursery and walk around Kalimpong bazar.

DAY 14 - Transfer from Kalimpong to Bagdorga Airport.


Service details

  • USD$30 per Day
  • Available Anytime
  • Duration: Flexible
  • From 2 to 16 people
  • Starts at Bagdogra
  • Transportation available

Travel pro profile

  • Private Individual

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