Goecha la trek

Trek to Kanchenjungha Base ~ Goecha La, Sikkim

Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Host: Tanmay

Starts at
14199 per person

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₹ 14199 per person

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Additional Details


Inclusions:

  • Expert trek leader
  • Accommodation - Homestay and 3 Sharing Tents
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Mattress
  • Day 1 dinner to Day 9 dinner. All Food (Veg/Egg)- Team-Breakfast-Lunch-Soup-Snacks-Dinner
  • Kanchenjungha National Park Permit
  • Local and most experienced friendly guide
  • Team Porter/Yaak to carry Team goods
  • Utensils and last night special dinner
  • Supporting staffs
  • Toilet Tents
  • Kitchen and Dining Tents
  • First Aid Medical Kit

Exclusions:

  • Transportation Expenses to and from the base camp (NJP to Yuksam and Return)
  • Personal porter
  • Personal medical cost
  • Any extra food or anything which are not mentioned above
  • Expenses of extra day stay and food if any natural disaster occurs
  • Any tips to the Guide or Staffs

It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.” These are the basic “three rules of mountaineering” and for those who’re up for the challenge to put these three rules to test, we have the perfect guide of Goechala trek for them. Conquer the laborious trek that lasts for about 11 days, and takes you through about 90 kilometers of ever-changing and forever-challenging terrains on your next trip to Sikkim with this tailor-made Goechala trek.

Itinerary


Day 1: Reach Yuksom

Reach Yuksom; 6-8 hours drive from NJP via Melli, Jorethang. Overnight stay at Yuksom homestay.

 

Day 2: Yuksom to Sanchen

Yuksom (5,643 ft) to Sachen (7,200 ft); 5-6 hours, 8 Km.
We will start our Trek today. By 8:30 AM. Our trek leader will ask you to gather infront of our base camp at Yuksam. Our tre leader will give you some introduction. Aftre starting trek we will enter Kanchenjungha National Park. Our first campsite will be at Sanchen. We will cross three bridges to reach Sanchen.

 

Day 3: Sanchen to Tsokha via Bakhim

Sanchen (7,200 ft) to Bhakim (8,654 ft) to Tshoka (9,701 ft); 4-5 hours, 6 Km.
After having breakfast we will move towards Tsokha. After pushing the first day, today is the easiest walk in this full trek. After 4-5 hours trek, we will reach our Tsokha Camp.

 

Day 4: Tsokha to Dzongri

Tsokha (9,701 ft) to Phedang (10,500 ft) to Dzongri (12,980 ft); 7 hours, 9 Km.
After having breakfast, We will move towards Dzongri. First two days ttek are throughout the dense forest. You can not see any of the snow coveredmountain except the Tsokha Camp. From Tsokha camp you can see Mt. Pandim. After crossing the Phedang, it will enter the dense Rhododendron forest and hike another 2000 ft. After 7 hour trek we will reach at dongri campsite.

 

Day 5: Dzongri Acclimatisation Day

Today is Rest Day (This can be changed and moved to the next camp, decision will be made by Trek Leade. If we move we will give extra camp at Lamuney).
Today mornig we will experience a life time sunrise from Dzogri Top. We will start hiking at 4 AM. It is 1 hour hike to the dongri top and the altitude of Dzongri top is 13,675 ft.
Peaks spotted: Frey Peak, Kumbakarana, Rathong, Kabru South, Kabru North, Kabru Dome, Kangchenddzonga, Jupono, Pandim, Simro.
Instructions: Do not sleep, especially inside the tents, during the day. Go for small walks and explore the vicinity.

 

Day 6: Dzongri to Thanshing/Lamuney

Dzongri (12,980 ft) to Kokcharang (12,000ft) to Thansing (12,900 ft); 6 hours, 10 Km.
After breakfast we will move to Thanshing. From Dzongri we have to come to the foot of the Dzongri top. Today during trek we have to very conscious as it will be full downhill trek upto Kokchurang. From kokchurang again it will start ups and downs.

 

Day 7: Thansing/Lamuney to Goechala via Samiti Lake and back to thansing/kokchurang

Thanshing (12,900 ft) / Lamuney (13,650 ft) to Goecha La View Point (15,100 ft); 12 hours; 18-21 Km.
Today we will wake up by 1:30 AM. and after having some tea, we will start our trek towards Samiti Lake at 2:30 AM. We will carry only dry food and water in our small backpack. After crossing the Samiti Lake we will start hiking and small boulder zone will start ater samiti lake. Lamuney to Samiti Lake easy walk for one hour. Lamuney to Goechala View Point (15100 ft - 5 kms – 3 hrs) Steep ascent for 2 hours. Descend to Lamuney for hot lunch. Descent further to Thansing/Kokcharang.
Peaks spotted: Kabru South, Kabru North, Kabru Dome, Kangchendzonga, Gocha Jupano, Pandim, Sinvo, Tenzingkhang.

 

Day 8: Thansing/Kokchurang to Tsokha

Today we will trek direct to Tsokha and skip the Dzongri. It is another route and meets at Phedang through the forest. Over night stay at Tsokha.

 

Day 9: Tsokha to Yuksom

Last day of Ttek. After breakfast start our downhill trek through the Kanchenjungha National Park and reach Yuksam by 2-3 PM. Over night stay at Yuksom.

 

Day 10: Yuksom to Njp

Our trek leader and other staff wish you a good luck and trek ends. Team will leave Yuksom.

Meet Your Host


Hikers Adventure & Beyond
Hikers Adventure & Beyond
Trek company from West Bengal

In our life sometimes or other we all get frustrated about the whole concept of our individual existence. We crave for some introspection; we wish to challenge our limit one more time. It was that thrust, that craving, that determination to take a challenge, made us run into Nature, into the very beginning of our existence. So here we are, the Hikers trying to create a community, a companionship for adventure enthusiasts like us. It is not only a travel agency..but more of a club or a forum for like-minded folks. If you are new to hiking/trekking/travel/cycling/biking kind of stuff but ready to take the risk do not hesitate. Come.. join us and we will make sure that you have some impassioned moments of your life. Experts are also welcome. It will be our pleasure to exchange experiences. We believe in simple living.

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  • All age group.
  • Experienced trek leader and staffs.
  • Past 3 years experience of Kedarkantha trek.
  • Small Groups.
  • Safe for all gender.
  • Quality and Quantity both matter to us.

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We totally understand that unforeseen circumstances might need you to change plans, and so our cancellation policy makes it easier to do that.
  • Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trip — full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the trip — 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the trip — no refund.

In case of unforeseen weather conditions, government restrictions or any other unavoidable circumstances beyond the control of the host, certain activities during the expedition or the event itself may be cancelled, or there could be change in the itinerary. In such cases, the host will try their best to provide an alternate feasible activity or a voucher will be handed over (in case of cancellation or rescheduling of event) to you. However no refund will be provided for the same.

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