A Round trip zikk zakk threw luxuriant and almost tropical valleys, visiting Peling & Pemayagtse, the sacred Kecheopri lake and Yuksum with the old Coronation throne and the Kangchenjunga mountain range. Tashiding with the Exclusive Bumchu festival, warm springs and Gantok with the Rumtek monastery. Further North and up and down beautiful valleys to remote villages where time almost stand still.
Trekking from YukSum up to the high plateau of the Kanchenjunga mountain range viewing spectacular landscape.
Can also be combined with Bhutan
Travel into Sikkim via Jeep from North - East India in beautiful and luxuriant valleys with exclusive scenery.
Recommended time to visit 14 Days February March and October
Sikkim Demojong the Hidden Fruitful Valley
Custom Itinerary Example
Day 1 Drive via Siliguri towards Sikkim border to Rumtek
Day 2 Spend the day in Rumtek seeing the old and new Monastery of the famous Black hat Lama of Tibet, Karmapa.
Day 3 Drive through beautiful landscape visiting Ralang towards Pelling
Day 4 visit Pemayangtse monastery and Rabdentse
Day 5 drive to the sacred Ketcheoperhi lake, spend the day there
Day 6 walk to Yuksum (3 - 4 h, optional) or go by Jeep and see the coronation throne
Day 7 visit Dubdi Monastery, after Lunch drive to Tashiding stay over night near the top
Day 8 seing Tashiding and after Lunch drive via the Hotsprings and Kandro Puk towards Gangtok
Day 9 visit the sacred Tsogmo lake after lunch visit Enchey gompa
Day 10 day trip to the ancient monastery Phodang
Day 11 visit Deorali chorten in Gangtok and spend the rest of the day relaxing
Day 12 Drive from Gangtok towards the Indian border and towards Silliguri and Bagdogra
Kanchenjunga trek : 7 Days extra mountain trek up to the high plateau of the Kunchenjunga mountain range from Yuksom with porter, Horses, private Chef and Guide is warmly recomended. Here one will experience mountain ranges an Himalays Shangri la scenery (full detailed info on contact and request available).
Sikkim Kanchenjunga Trek Exampel :
Day 1 walk beautiful stone paved roads from Yuksom into the valley crossing the Prek Chu river and up to the Tshoka village
Day 2 walk slowly up the wooden man-made stairways ascending threw pine, oak & rhododendron forests to Dzongri.
Day 3 trekking the high plateau passing the 4 Stupas of the 3 lamas and King viewing beautiful mountain ranges on this high plateau with the the black topped mountian that snow never covers the top, ascending down passing Thangshing crossing the river again walking up in a forest of incense tress with fairytale aroma arriving at the high plateau of Lawune.
Day 4 Relaxing at Lawunge enjoying the valleys and mountain range at each sides visiting the beautiful sacred lake and the small cave above it.
Day 5 early morning trek from Lamune up to and over the Goechala Pass (4940m) for majestic views of the Kanchenjunga Mountian range and returning by evening to Lamune :
Day 6 walk from Lamune via Thangshing down to Tshoka village
Day 7 slowly descend from Tshoka to Yuksom village
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